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UK housing: Remove the mavericks and stabilise the property market

The wave of financial services regulations introduced over the last five years has caused deep changes in the way we invest in various asset classes, …

Deutsche Bank: We can already see how London's insane property bubble will end

In the bank's sixth "Konzepts" paper, Sahil Mahtani argues that a combination of rising interest rates, the Bank of England's tinkering with the market, and the increasing "politicisation of the housing issue" means London's insane price rises can't continue — and price falls could be likely.<p>What's …

Housing

Why the U.S. is Letting China Accumulate Gold

A lot of people think about gold as a percentage of a country’s total reserves. They are surprised to learn that the United States has 70 percent of …

The Perfect Storm for an Epic Economic Meltdown

A Perfect Storm: Brace Yourself for an Epic Economic Meltdown<p>Over the coming months, I believe we could see an economic meltdown at least six times …

Opinion

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The Safest Investments in a Dangerous World Market

The relationship between geopolitics and global finance has rarely been more densely connected and complex as it is today.<p>Knowing how to invest and …

When Borrowed Money Finances Economic Waste—–Economies Eventually Collapse

<i>Paying for unproductive friction with borrowed money has generated the illusion that free to me is actually free--it isn't.</i><p><b>We all understand how</b> …

Deleted BBC Report. “Ukrainian Fighter Jet Shot Down MHI7”, Donetsk Eyewitnesses | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>The original BBC Video Report was published by BBC Russian Service on July 23, 2014.</i><p><i>In a bitter irony, The BBC is censoring its own news</i> …

UK Interest Rate Hike to Double Households in Debt and Create 'Mortgage Prisoners', says Thinktank

The Resolution Foundation predicts that even the smallest of UK interest rate rises have the potential to double the number of households facing debt …

Rickards: Stock market reality check

Listening to mainstream market commentary on television and reading the financial press leaves one with the impression that the economic recovery is …

Sovereign debt the 'ultimate bubble': Wilbur Ross

A bubble currently brewing in sovereign debt will likely burst in the next couple of years, U.S. billionaire Wilbur Ross warned on Monday.<p>"I've felt …

Wilbur Ross

Rickards: Connecting dots in the global mosaic

The relationship between geopolitics and global finance has rarely been more densely connected and complex as it is today. Knowing how to invest and …

US money slump flashes warnings as economy contracts

The US seems caught in a Japan-style trap, endlessly masking the effect by stealing a little extra growth from the future with artificial stimulus<p>The US economy contracted sharply in the first quarter and bond yields have been falling at the fastest rate since the recession scare two years ago, in …