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Costco's Gold Bars Part II: From Africa to the Alps to You

So where exactly does that shiny new "999.9 fine gold minted" bar from Costco come from? Under that "Essayeur Fondeur" Swiss authenticity stamp lies a long, bloody trail of death and tears.

Apr 26, 2024 01:26 PM EDT


A Modern Neo-Feudal State, The Tech Lords Ushering in a Return to the Medieval

If ever such tech lords decide that their will should supplant that of the majority's, or that through their influence they might alter the course of history by sustaining one country's war of aggression on another or by manipulating the political landscape, democracy will be the casualty - in America and throughout the world.

Mar 26, 2024 03:28 PM EDT


The Federal Reserve's 'Death Star'. The Battle Over America's Wallets.

The CBDC debate continues. Concerns over the exploration of the creation of a central bank digital currency in the United States, commonly referred to as a CBDC, has some lawmakers up in arms regarding its potential for increased government surveillance and control.

Mar 12, 2024 05:24 PM EDT


Tech Boom in the Philippines? US Investments Could Signal Lucrative Opportunities

The United States Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo stated during an official visit to Manila on Monday that American businesses are expected to announce investments totaling more than $1 billion in the Philippines.

Mar 12, 2024 05:08 AM EDT


Shocking Numbers: Here's What You Really Need to Earn in Major US Cities

A recent analysis found that living comfortably in any of the country's major cities would cost a lot of money.

Mar 08, 2024 07:21 AM EST


“Buy at the sound of cannons and sell at the sound of trumpets.”

The old Wall Street adage says to buy when stocks plummet at the outbreak of war and sell when stocks rise as hostilities end. Buying low and selling high has long been a fundamental financial strategy particularly as it relates to gauging wartime market sentiments. And where some might hear the drums of war beating and jackboots ringing on cobblestones, others hear only the sound of cold, hard coin clanging into their coffers.

Feb 29, 2024 01:49 PM EST


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Why Elon Musk Now Fires Employees Every Day

Elon Musk is a ruthless savage when firing his employees. Last year Elon wielded his power as the new owner of Twitter axing 6000 employees including HR workers, marketers, and even a handful of high-ranking executives.

Jan 23, 2024 08:00 AM EST


Davos Experts See Subdued World Economy in 2024, Regional Divergence Expected

Davos Experts See Subdued World Economy in 2024, Regional Divergence Expected

According to a survey of leading economists issued on Monday, the global economy faces a year of muted growth expectations and uncertainty owing to geopolitical unrest, tight financing conditions, and the disruptive influence of artificial intelligence.

Jan 15, 2024 09:28 AM EST


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How to Profit From the Coming AI Boom

As more companies stake their fortunes on AI, a new era of unprecedented wealth and opportunity is on the horizon.

Dec 23, 2023 06:30 AM EST


TikTok Shop Makes Triumphant Return to Indonesia After $1.5 Billion Investment

TikTok Shop Makes Triumphant Return to Indonesia After $1.5 Billion Investment

In order to revive its online retail operation in Indonesia, social networking app TikTok has partnered with GoTo, a major player in the country's technology sector.

Dec 11, 2023 06:40 AM EST


China's Shipments Surge After Six-Month Slump, Bringing Relief to Factories

China's Shipments Surge After Six-Month Slump, Bringing Relief to Factories

For the first time in six months, China's exports increased in November, indicating that manufacturers in the second-biggest economy in the world are drawing customers with low prices in an effort to recover from a protracted decline in demand.

Dec 07, 2023 06:49 AM EST


Pakistanis Grapple with Inflation as Floods and Politics Fuel Cost Crisis

Pakistanis Grapple with Inflation as Floods and Politics Fuel Cost Crisis

The prolonged economic crisis has affected millions of Pakistanis, as the nation receives its 23rd bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 1958.

Dec 05, 2023 10:50 AM EST


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