Panama Papers Leak Reveals Tax Avoidance By Powerful Figures

The release of 11.5 million documents has shamed several world leaders; however the news has largely been ignored by the US. What are the Panama Papers? The Panamas Papers are a series of 11.5 million documents which contain details of financial…

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Here Are The 50 Richest People On Earth…

The wealthiest 50 people in the world control a staggering portion of the world economy: $1.46 trillion — more than the annual GDP of Australia, Spain, or Mexico. That’s according to new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which…

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Are Central Banks Dropping Money From Helicopters?

Should central banks create money out of thin air and give it directly to governments and average citizens?  If you can believe it, this is now under serious consideration.  Since 2008, global central banks have cut interest rates 637 times,…

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Putin & The Failure Of Washington’s Propagandist Predictions

American presstitutes, such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, expressed surprise at Russia’s support for the Syrian ceasefire, which Russia has been seeking, by Putin’s halt to attacks on the Islamic State and a partial withdrawal…

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Investors Should Do These 5 Basic Things in 2016

Most of us would prefer not to relive 2015 it is my guess. Equity markets weren’t very friendly with treacherous volatility towards the end of the year. Moving sideways from about June on, markets sneaked slight gains but most investors…

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Successful Investors Do These 6 Things

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5 Stocks Retirees Should Consider in 2016

With commodities plunging, the U.S. dollar putting pressure on earnings, and debts throughout the world soaring, this doesn’t make for a comforting investment environment. In fact, if someone were to just pick a few popular names in anticipation of a…

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The Market Selloff: What Should Retirees Do Now?

There’s nothing like a market rout to remind investors of the importance of following the tenets of sound investing. The declines of the past few days have been doozies, making the start of 2016 a baptism by fire. In the…

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4 Pieces of Advice If You Win Tomorrow’s $1.4B Powerball

The chances are not good, but if you happen to have the lucky numbers in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing, Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) has some advice for you. The bank’s wealth and investment management team put together a few financial…

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Revisiting The Greatest Crash In History

A Historically Unique Event We keep watching what is happening in Cyprus with morbid fascination. As a reminder, the unhappy island was the first major “haircut” victim in Europe. Its bankers, who had flagrantly over-traded their capital and won prizes…

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