Category: Finance & Economy

Arizona Committee Passes Bill to Treat Gold and Silver as Money, Remove Capital Gains Taxes

Arizona takes a step in eliminating the FedEx’s monopoly on money by introducing competition into the monetary system.

March 12, 2017
In-depth topic: Monetary reset

First Residential House Printed On-site in Under 24 Hours

This concrete house became the first house which was constructed, 3-D printed rather, completely on-site by a mobile robot. Previously all printed houses were done in a factory and then transported to location where they get assembled. It took 24 hours …

March 7, 2017
In-depth topic: Automation

Fiscal Stimulus? How About a Fiscal Bloodbath Instead?

This interview with David Stockman describes a likely outcome of the much anticipated yuge fiscal stimulus and resulting market reaction.

March 2, 2017
In-depth topic: Peak debt

Fuse is Lit! Target2 Imbalances Hit Crisis Levels

Eurozone Target 2 imbalances have touched or exceeded the crisis levels hit in 2012 when Greece was on the verge of leaving the Eurozone. What gives?

March 1, 2017
In-depth topic: Monetary reset

German 2Y Yield Plunges To Record -0.95%

German 2-year yield just hit an all-time low of -0.95% this week.

February 26, 2017
In-depth topic: Monetary reset

Forget Autonomous Cars—Autonomous Ships Are Almost Here

Think autonomous vehicles are going to hit the road near you pretty soon? Autonomous ships will hit the sea ports near you even sooner.

February 18, 2017
In-depth topic: Automation

Meet The “Bionic Barrista” Whose Mission Is To Terminate Millions Of Minimum Wage Jobs

Meet Cafe X which just introduced its first robotic cafe in San Francisco.

February 15, 2017
In-depth topic: Automation

Utah Bill Would Set Stage For State Gold and Silver Depository, Further Encourage Use of Metals as Money

Following Texas’ footsteps, Utah introduces bill that would build on the state’s Legal Tender Act, creating a foundation for further action to encourage the use of gold and silver as money, and take another step toward breaking the Federal Reserve’s monopoly on money.

February 12, 2017
In-depth topic: Monetary reset

Online Grocer Debuts “Fruit-Picking Robot” In Latest Blow To Minimum Wage Proponents

An online grocer in the UK debutes a fruit-picking robotic arm for its assembly line.

February 8, 2017
In-depth topic: Automation

Here Are The Countries Where Millennials Will Struggle The Most To Support Retirees

Bloomberg’s Sunset Index, which tracks the number of working age people per retiree, by country, paints a global picture of the demographic onslaught which will put severe strains on government budgets and the younger population.

February 6, 2017
In-depth topic: Demographics