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An Excellent Analogy

Thirty-six year-old Koo Bon-hee recalled hearing a loud bang, when suddenly the ferry he was on tilted drastically in the water. The Sewol ferry, traveling from Incheon to Jeju Island in South Korea, was starting to sink, and it was … Continue reading

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IRS slams Bitcoin millionaires with new tax rules… Is gold next?

by Simon Black Bitcoin tax rules finally came to the Land of the Free yesterday. And I have to imagine there are some not-too-happy campers this morning, if they even know about it. Bitcoin taxes were inevitable. I’ve written about … Continue reading

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Presenting the #1 financial haven for dictators and criminals

by Simon Black Pop quiz: When really nasty criminals and dictators want to hide their illicit gains, which country do they go to? I’ll make this easy for you– multiple choice: a) Switzerland b) British Virgin Islands c) Hong Kong … Continue reading

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The IMF wants you to pay 71% income tax

by Simon Black The IMF just dropped another bombshell. After it recently suggested a “one-off capital levy” – a one-time tax on private wealth as an exceptional measure to restore debt sustainability across insolvent countries – it has now called … Continue reading

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Riots break out in Singapore. Think your country is immune?

by Simon Black Mohamed Bouazizi. It’s not a name that means much to most people. But you’ll recall his story. Frustrated with the absurd amount of regulation and corruption that prevented him from being able to put food on the … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee and the Stock Market

by Simon Black This morning I woke up bright and early to participate via the Internet in a live auction that was being held halfway across the world. The Hong Kong branch of Spink & Son, a British firm originally … Continue reading

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We Are Just Serfs

November 9, 2013 Singapore In 73 BC, the Thracian gladiator Spartacus led one of the biggest slave revolts in the history of the world in what became known as the Third Servile War. By most accounts, there were over 100,000 … Continue reading

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Bernanke Was Wrong

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Private banker: “Is there any good news?”

But the topic that’s on everyone’s mind right now is what’s happening in the global economy. The news this morning tells us that Thailand is in recession. Indonesia is in a bear market. India’s currency is plunging so rapidly that … Continue reading

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Here’s what happens when a central bank goes bust

by Simon Black Over the past several decades, people around the world have become so brainwashed that few people really give much thought anymore to the safety of their currency. It’s not something people really understand… there’s apparently some Wizard … Continue reading

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Beware the man on the white horse…

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Waiting around for the Revolution 2.0 to begin?

Look at what’s been uncovered lately: Morally and financially bankrupt western governments have resorted to direct confiscation of people’s bank accounts. They have used their tax services to bully political opposition groups. They have used their intelligence services to surveil … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage on “wholesale, violent revolution” in Europe

“When the next phase of the disaster comes, they will come for you“ As countless examples throughout history have shown, there will always be winners, and there will always be losers. At Sovereign Man, we write frequently about how you can end up on … Continue reading

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“The battlefield is the United States of America”

When you’ve got a guy like Senator John McCain who says “The battlefield is the United States of America,” it tells you that almost nothing is safe in the Land of the Free. Whatever remains of civil liberties is going … Continue reading

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This is why you don’t want to move gold yourself…

A few days ago, Italian authorities stopped a man who was making his way across the border into Switzerland with his wife and three children. They searched his car and found, literally, a ton of gold bars hidden in a … Continue reading

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