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One Man’s Opinion: Is it Tuesday? Time for another Banking scandal

By Simon Black Another day, another major banking scandal. It’s getting to the point where you can practically set your watch to these things. The latest involves our old friend Wells Fargo. The Wall Street Journal reported last night that … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: A Young Foreigner’s First Impressions Of America

By Simon Black Last weekend while I was in Denver, I had the opportunity to speak with a young man from the Netherlands who was attending our charity event. It was his first trip to the United States, and I’m … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Doug Casey On The New Fed Chair

Authored by Doug Casey via CaseyResearch.com, Ahead of his confirmation hearing tomorrow, a few words are in order about the likely new Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell. I don’t know the man personally. Not that it would make … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Why Decentralized Trade On The Blockchain Is The Future

By ZeroHedge  Thanks to the buzz surrounding Bitcoin and blockchain, decentralization as an approach to services is now also being brought to mainstream discussions. Bitcoin was built as a decentralized currency in the aftermath of the great recession. It was … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: How Uncle Sam Inflates Away Your Life

Authored by MN Gordon via EconomicPrism.com, “Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon,” once remarked economist and Nobel Prize recipient Milton Friedman.  He likely meant that inflation is the more rapid increase in the supply of money relative to … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: The Economy Is Okay?! U.S. Retail Store Closings Hit New Record High As West Coast Homelessness Soars

By Michael Snyder If the U.S. economy is doing just fine, why have we already shattered the all-time record for retail store closings in a single year?  Whenever I write about our “retail apocalypse”, many try to counter my arguments by … Continue reading

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