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Via breibart: SOME CONSUMERS WILL SEE CREDIT SCORES JUMP, STARTING THIS MONTH

13 Apr

Via @wearebreitbartCredit scores for some consumers will jump by as much as 30 percent, starting this month, due to changes in how credit companies report consumer debt and payment history.
The new reporting standards, set to kick in on April 16, the day before Tax Day this year, will require all three major credit reporting companies to exclude tax liens from credit reports, thereby improving credit scores, CNBC reported.

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Infographic: meteoric rise of Bitcoin

26 Mar

Quick infographic on the meteoric rise of bitcoin to $10,000.00.

Shocking leak exposes corruption, secret accounts linked to Putin, Assad, FIFA | Washington Examiner

4 Apr

Millions of sensitive documents were leaked from a large and secretive Panama wealth services firm, according to reports Sunday.The nonprofit Center for Public Integrity said the leak exposes a cast of characters who use offshore companies to facilitate bribery, arms deals, tax evasion, financial fraud and drug trafficking.Behind the email chains, invoices and documents that make up the Panama Papers are often unseen victims of wrongdoing enabled by this shadowy industry, the center said in a report.The report sparked speculation about corruption linking prime ministers, plutocrats and criminals. The Prime Minisister of Iceland walked out of an interview when asked about ties to a tax haven exposed by the leak.

Source: Shocking leak exposes corruption, secret accounts linked to Putin, Assad, FIFA | Washington Examiner

Deutsche Bank: It’s time to buy gold

27 Feb

Gold is still expensive, but rising economic risks and market turmoil mean investors should buy it for insurance, Deutsche Bank said Friday.

Source: Deutsche Bank: It’s time to buy gold

Mapped: Negative central bank interest rates now herald new danger for the world – Telegraph

16 Feb

Sub-zero rates are becoming the “new abnormal” in a shaky world economy. With fresh panic hitting markets, are we finally hitting the limits of what monetary policy can achieve? Click on the countries to find out

Source: Mapped: Negative central bank interest rates now herald new danger for the world – Telegraph

Why the correction? Machines have taken over

15 Jan

“It feels like sell program after sell program,” said Michael Cohn, chief market strategist at Atlantis Asset Management.

Source: Why the correction? Machines have taken over

Saudi Arabia buying up farmland in US Southwest

15 Jan

Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries are gobbling up farmland in drought-afflicted regions of the U.S. Southwest.

Source: Saudi Arabia buying up farmland in US Southwest

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