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Just How Much S**t Is The Economy In?

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

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I’d like to let you in on a TV program I found out about the other day. My wife sent me this link:-
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/britains-trillion-pound-horror-story/4od#3139408
If that link is dead then it’s in full on Youtube here: – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOsqBf5hDjI
Or if that’s gone too, then it’s broken into sections here: -
1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gd6-zfeeaM
2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrASFrpi8zA&feature=related
3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thUrVB7bFdE&feature=related
4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kotac3meVM&feature=related
5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPtayYoHoCY&feature=related
The program was “Britain’s [...]

Who Is Really Pulling The Strings?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 2nd November 2009
A few conspiracy theories here.
I read a few years ago that Tony Blair had been promised the job of president of Europe and that when that role came up that he would simply get it. I forget exactly what he did in order to get that role, but I know one [...]

Why The Banks Don’t Need To Lend Money

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 19th October 12009
I have been watching the banks over here in Cyprus having Russian money literally poured into them and yet I have not seen a really significant change in the banks appetite for lending. So I decided to dig a little deeper to find out why the banks do not really need [...]

So The Recession Is Over, Is It?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 1st October 2009
Figures are going to be out soon that will allow the statisticians and the media to announce that the recession is over and that we will start to come out of this soon. Thanks to the way they measure recessions then they will be able to say that but the truth [...]

Timing Will Be Everything In Avoiding Absolute Disaster

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 18th September 2009
This article is just covering something that is likely to be a problem to us in a few years’ time. It is not on the horizon now, however, if you are aware of it then you will see some talk of it in the media and it will give you a [...]

The Spanish Banks Are Liars And The Truth Will End Up Hurting You

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 11th September 2009
Hi,
Quick update:
I’ve been off for a while now as I have been travelling to the UK and am in the process of the final few stages of some new businesses starting. So time has not been my friend for the last few weeks and probably won’t be much for the next [...]

What Will The Pain Look Like When It Comes?

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 31st July 2009
I spoke about the pain we will be having in the UK when the new government comes in, that will indeed be needed if we are to turn around the debt we now have in the UK. Then I read an article about what Ireland is having to endure already and [...]

“Too Big To Save”

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 27th July 2009
We’ve all heard the term “too big to fail”, but we are going to start sometime very soon hearing about the European banks with the very real problem that they are “too big to save”. In the US they had banks that were too big to fail and so they stepped [...]

Looming Worldwide Protectionism Is A Problem That Will Affect You

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 24th July 2009
I’m going to cover something on protectionism, something on the coming banking crisis and something relating to an audio book I am listening to, but first something on how wealthy people losing money is really bad for us.
Why We Should Care Greatly That The Wealthy Have Lost A Fortune
I was brought [...]

Predicting The Future Is Easy: Look At The Past

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

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Originally posted 22nd July 2009
And what can be even more useful is to watch someone else’s present and recent past and study it to see if it could be your future…
Around 1.5 years ago I wrote an article that said we would not follow Japan’s line. Then around a year ago I wrote that we [...]

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