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More Profitable than Exxon and Apple

At the beginning of this month, Janet Yellen became the first woman to lead the world’s most powerful financial institution, the Federal Reserve.  That means that she passed Oprah Winfrey as the most influential woman in the world.  That’s pretty significant, not just because it makes her, one could argue, the most powerful woman in […]

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Money Bubble – Why Hasn’t It Burst?

James Turk and John Rubino have just recently written an excellent new book entitled The Money Bubble. Where a variety of important economic questions are answered from a unique perspective. An exclusive interview with John Rubino is below for you to listen to. Enjoy!

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Kevin O’Leary Celebrates Crony Capitalism

On a recent episode of the Canadian business show The Lang and O’Leary Exchange, Kevin O’Leary, a Successful Canadian businessman and star of the reality show Shark Tank, ignorantly described how people living in poverty is “fantastic news”. O’Leary praised the recently released statistic that the combined wealth of the world’s 85 richest people is […]

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Can Doctors Fix Poverty?

Many health care professionals in Toronto are calling on their provincial government to raise the minimum wage by $3.75/hour to $14.  They argue that poverty is not just a public health issue but “the biggest barrier to good health.”  The group Health Providers Against Poverty is behind the movement and it seems that doctors orders […]

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FATCA Invades Canada

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is a legislation that was passed in the US in 2010, However, starting in July 2014 all Canadian financial institutions will be required to report to the IRS all of the account balances of a “US Person”. What does US tax law consider a “US person“? A citizen […]

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Four Horsemen – A Money and Banking Documentary

Title: Four Horsemen Director: Renegade Economist Year: 2013 FOUR HORSEMEN is free from mainstream media propaganda — the film doesn’t bash bankers, criticise politicians or get involved in conspiracy theories. It ignites the debate about how to usher a new economic paradigm into the world which would dramatically improve the quality of life for billions. […]

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Top 6 Must-Read Books on the Economic Basics

Here is a list of the six best books on “economic basics.” These books lay the foundation for understanding the fundamentals behind the current global economic crisis. 1. Economics in one Lesson by Henry Hazlitt This classic work by Hazlitt is one of the best beginner’s books on basic economic principles. This book is for […]

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Keynesian vs Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics is the oldest continuous school of economic thought. Founded in 1870, its roots date back to the early 18th century. It is thus the oldest, smallest, and, thanks to the economic crisis of the past few years, the fastest-growing school of economic thought. While Keynesian economists use a complicated series of methods (i.e. […]

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Masters of Money – Keynes, Hayek and Marx

Title: Masters of Money – Keynes, Hayek and Marx Director: BBC Year: 2012 BBC economics editor Stephanie Flanders examines how three extraordinary thinkers, Keynes, Hayek and Marx, helped shape the 20th century. Episode 1 – John Maynard Keynes. This episode is based on the philosophies of our current mainstream economic though. Let the government intervene and […]

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