Showing results for tag "capital-controls"
Bitcoin flourishes in times of dire uncertainty. Indeed, it was forged in the crucible of the 2008 financial crisis.
Any government that succeeds in controlling the monetary transactions of the individual can then control the individual.
Over time, both wealth in general and the control over it will move inexorably into the hands of the banks and the political leaders. As this unfolds, we shall see numerous trial balloons, such as this one by HSBC and others. (The Cyprus bail-in was a similar but more successful trial balloon.)
For every door that closes, another opens. As the First World slides further into depression, we can expect that many smaller countries will provide expanding opportunities.
Critically important lessons on inflation from Argentina and revolutionary France.
What is the significance of the IMF now endorsing as a fact that Spain is insolvent when it was easily discernable for some time? It may be a signal that “emergency measures” are becoming more imminent.
The time-tested way to protect what’s rightfully yours is becoming increasingly difficult, but more urgent than ever.
Revealed: The biggest threat to your wealth – and how to protect yourself from it.
The original “International Man” reveals the ultimate asset protection plan.
There should be no doubt that when the US government decides to implement capital controls or other restrictive measures, they will likely have the near-total support of the media and by extension the majority of the people.
The events in Cyprus have given us an opportunity to re-learn some valuable lessons.
Geoff is a Canadian expat who is retired and lives in Cyprus. He shares with us what is happening on the ground there and how he decided to make the Mediterranean island his home.
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