Blog/World Events

Banking Panic in Italy

We have reports from readers in Italy that ATM machines are being emptied. A run on banks is beginning in [...]

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Civil Unrest Explodes in Berlin: Over 3500 People Riot Against Police

Civil unrest is exploding. The biggest and most violent protest in Germany erupted in Berlin over the weekend, exactly with our models calling for an explosion in [...]

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The Euro on the Brink of Disaster

  We are looking at the collapse of Europe unfold much faster than anyone suspected. I have been warning that the Continental EU banks are in serious trouble. [...]

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Australia Creates Domestic Violence Tax

The politicians in Australia know how to shove a tax through that they can flip on anyone who opposes it. Australia is now implementing a “domestic violence [...]

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Just Shut up & Pay a TV Tax — So What if You Don’t Have One!

When it comes to taxes, just shut up and pay. It does not matter what the “intent” is — just pay. The German High Court upheld a broadcasting tax [...]

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Capital Flows & the Shift to USA for Taxes

Since the publication of the Panama Papers, the assets of the wealthy from around the world have been flowing into United States at a sharply increased pace. [...]

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BREXIT Wins — The Panic has Subsided as Reality Returns

  Exactly on our cyclical model, the UK voted to leave the EU (52% to 48%) in a historic referendum after 43 years (half 8.6). David Cameron has announced he [...]

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EU Wants to Charge Social Security Taxes on Robots As If They Were People

Japan’s Toshiba 6502.T robot has taken on human form and visitors to the world’s biggest travel show in March were greeted by a lifelike robot. Under [...]

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A Reader’s Comment on the Problems with Safe-Deposit Boxes

COMMENT: I am an attorney in Texas. We have been advising clients NOT to use safe deposit boxes for years. Examples are: We had a client involved in a multiparty [...]

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Pensions Continue to Spiral Downward

There are 11 million workers in Britain who assumed they had great pensions. The British Steel Pension Scheme is proposing to break its pension promises to its [...]

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