Daily Archives: April 12, 2016

CIA behind Panama Papers leak?

The plot thickens.  Interesting… Birkenfeld, an American citizen, was a banker working at UBS in Switzerland when he approached the U.S. government with information on massive amounts of tax evasion by Americans with secret accounts in Switzerland. By the end … Continue reading

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After the debt bubble: Pitch forks coming

Over the past 20 years, as ‘financialization’ swept the world and credit securitization and derivatives became all the rage, originators and sellers extracted trillions by swapping out cash and leaving ‘iou’s’ (debt) in the drawers of most institutions, companies, governments … Continue reading

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Harvesting the ocean’s clean energy

A new approach, developed by a company called Oscilla Power, applies all that kinetic energy to a solid piece of metal instead of using it to turn the blades of an impeller. That creates an alternating magnetic polarity in the … Continue reading

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After the oil investment rush

From ‘America’s most wanted’ repeat, admitted felons Goldman Sachs, we have a good discussion on the oil and other commodities demand cycle this morning… Goldman Sachs Global Head of Commodities Jeff Currie discusses income inequality, taxes and trade. Here is … Continue reading

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Why driving a Tesla shows the future is here

Many people have missed this turn, but that’s standard procedure for humans. Few can envision the future as most are fixated on the status quo. Meanwhile across the board from Mercedes and Porsche to Gm and Honda, today’s ICE (internal … Continue reading

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