Category: Z Legacy: Offshore Banking


Why Singapore is the best place to store your gold

December 4, 2014 Santiago, Chile On May 15, 1855 one of the greatest gold robberies in history occurred. Three British firms had arranged for some of their gold to be sent from London to Paris by ferry and train. The gold was stored in solidly built boxes secured within iron safes with two

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central bank negative interest rates

It begins: German bank charging NEGATIVE interest to its customers

November 4, 2014 Santiago, Chile Don Quixote is easily one of the most entertaining books of the Renaissance, if not all-time. And almost everyone’s heard of it, even if they haven’t read it. You know the basic plot line- Alonso Quixano becomes fixated with the idea of chivalry and sets out to single-handedly

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Obama’s dumbest move to date… seizing a foreign bank??

July 24, 2014 Barcelona, Spain Ten dark suited men entered the premises of FBME bank in Cyprus on Friday afternoon and took it hostage. It must have looked like a scene from the Matrix. And given the surrealism of how this conflict is escalating, maybe it was. The men were from the Central

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I pity anyone who holds funds in this banking system…

June 2, 2014 Buenos Aires, Argentina From the days of the Soviet Union, there’s a great story about a shoe factory that was under pressure by the political bosses to increase production. The factory, however, didn’t have sufficient materials to meet the quota. Fearful of the consequences, they decided to increase their production

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Meet the woman who aims to put all the corrupt bankers in jail*

May 28, 2014 Santiago, Chile Iran and Viet Nam recently put their fraudulent banksters to death. Even in Iceland, they put their banksters in jail. How about in the Land of the Free? Has any banker ended up in jail? Actually, yes. More than you’d think. Meet Christy Romero, SIGTARP. It’s a catchy

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You won’t believe this award they give out to Central Bankers

January 8, 2014 Sovereign Valley Farm, Chile The “Ig Nobel Prize” is parody of the Noble Prize that is awarded every year for the most trivial scientific achievement. (‘ig’ is short for ‘ignoble’) For example, the 2007 recipient for the ‘Ig Nobel Peace Prize’ went to the United States Air Force Wright Lab

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Senior bank executives explain how US dominance is declining…

November 13, 2013 Singapore By the early 4th century AD, the Roman Empire was suffering tremendous turmoil, including plague, barbarian invasions, deep recession, civil wars, coups, etc. Much of this had been brought on by Rome’s utterly dismal economic condition. The government simply did not have enough money to sustain its operations, let

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Some hard numbers on the Western banking system

June 25, 2013 Santiago, Chile At our Offshore Tactics Workshop in Santiago three months ago, Jim Rickards (author of the acclaimed Currency Wars) told the audience of roughly 500 people– (paraphrased) ‘If one of you stands up right now and heads for the exit, the rest of the audience probably won’t pay much

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