Internet TV piracy, will the police be knocking soon?

Internet TV Piracy

Historically, the entertainment industry has labeled pirates as freeloaders exclusively interested in getting everything for free. In reality, it’s wiser to view them as frustrated potential consumers who’d be happy to pay for content if it was more widely available. The research confirms something many internet pundits have long instinctively

Is hyperinflation coming, is the CPI lying?

Have you ever wondered why the official inflation numbers never seem to jive with your own personal experience? For the most part, the media has dutifully reported the nonsensical CPI data as if it were scripture from the BLS. Originally, the CPI was determined by comparing the price of a

IMF and money supply flashing alarm bells – October 2019?

Money Supply

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is predicting global economic growth will slow to its weakest level since the 2008 financial crisis in its third revision of its 2019 forecast. The U.S. GDP growth rate forecast was cut from 2.6% to 2.4%. The Eurozone area is expected to see 1.2% growth, down

Ebola, a global pandemic imminent?

Over 1,800 people have been killed in the Ebola outbreak since the first cases were confirmed in Africa a year ago. The number of the dead seems to be growing at a rate of 200-400 per month and is starting to go exponential. Surpassed only by the epidemic that claimed

Fed signals QE4, medieval serfdom for how long?

Fed Powell

The Federal Reserve (Fed) cuts Fed funds by 25bps to 1.75%-2.00% rates as expected, but signals that it does not expect any more rate cuts in 2019. The Fed has never been more divided and voted 7 to 3 for the cut. Esther L. George and Eric S. Rosengren voted

Stacey Abrams, still won’t concede – civil elections gone?

Stacey Abrams

Stacey Abrams lost her 2018 bid for the Georgia governorship in a contentious race against then Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp. Despite acknowledging Kemp as the legal victor, Abrams has refused to concede the election. Abrams said, "Concession in the political space is an acknowledgment that the process was fair

$15 Trillion in Phantom Capital – FRAUD?

Phantom Capital

A new study published by the IMF (International Monetary Fund) has found that $15 trillion of the world's FDI (Foreign Direct Investments) are "phantom capital" - a term used to describe capital that is designed to avoid taxes of multinational firms. FDI is an essential driver for genuine business activity, stimulating