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The Economy Of Japan Remains Mired In Recession

The Economy Of Japan Remains Mired In Recession

Despite the massive quantitative easing and stimulus spending the country of Japan remains mired in recession. The economy shrank at an annualized pace of 1.6% from April to June. Consumers are cutting back on spending and exports seem to be in a new slump, as the world economy slows further. The question for the reformist […]

Russia Moves To Expand War In Europe

Russia Moves To Expand War In Europe

Although the war in eastern Ukraine has been simmering for months, the escalation in violence is continuing as summer turns into fall. There has been a false sense of complacency in the West, that the situation on the ground has been frozen and that the danger of a major war has been mostly averted. Nothing […]

The Global War In Currency Escalates As China Devalues Yuan

The Global War In Currency Escalates As China Devalues Yuan

This week saw an escalation in the global currency war when China decided to embark on a major devaluation. The immediate result was a 1.8% drop in the yuan on Tuesday against the American dollar and 2.2% in relation to the Euro. It was the largest single day plunge for the currency in decades. On […]

The Global Devaluation In Currency Intensifies

The Global Devaluation In Currency Intensifies

The devaluation of global currencies is accelerating. Emerging nations around the world are being being devastated by the flight of investors from less stable currency to the major reserve currencies of the world. Confidence is rapidly eroding in the domestic currencies in some of the leading nations across Asia and Latin America. The flight to […]

The Present Market in Gold And Silver Is A Ponzi Scheme

The Present Market in Gold And Silver Is A Ponzi Scheme

For investors the present marketplace for gold and silver and other precious metals, has lost any real connection to the regular forces of supply and demand. The issuance of paper gold and silver has allowed a separation from market forces. It has divorced the true monetary values from the quantities of precious metals that are […]

Germany The Bank And Linchpin Of Europe

Germany The Bank And Linchpin Of Europe

In the later part of the 19th century the German Empire was the leading power on the continent of Europe, both militarily and economically. Britain alone could challenge Imperial Germany, due to the strength of the Royal Navy and the resources that this island kingdom could bring to bear. The British Empire ruled the seas, […]

The Long Economic Turbulent Summer of 2015

The Long Economic Turbulent Summer of 2015

The world is now witnessing the limits to government manipulation of the markets and the economy at large. The meltdown in China’s Shanghai Composite Index with a single day loss on Monday of 8.5%, is the second largest in a decade. The Shenzhen lost 7% of it value as well. The fall is a direct […]

The New Growth Industry of Cybersecurity

The New Growth Industry of Cybersecurity

The war in cybersecurity continues to escalate as more companies and governments fall prey to the onslaught of an invasion of information thieves. It is a worldwide phenomena that is costing companies billions of dollars in lost revenue as hackers make off with intellectual property, as well as personal information of employees and customers. Individual […]

The Bottom Line On Iran

The Bottom Line On Iran

The debate has already begun on whether the deal struck between Iran and a number of other world powers including the United States will serve the international community well. There are short term considerations as well as the long term expected results. The discourse is about was this the best deal that could be expected,given […]

The Rise Of The Chinese Markets And Yuan Have Been Halted

The Rise Of The Chinese Markets And Yuan Have Been Halted

As China moved from one economic success to another, it looked like the triumph of having the Chinese yuan added as a reserve currency of the world was inevitable. Not only would it underline the rising strength of this economic superpower, but would signify the beginning of the end in the American dominance of international […]