Saturday , 24 July 2021

Banking

The Federal Reserve Literally Makes Money – Here’s How

The Federal Reserve has vowed to provide up to US$2.3 trillion in lending to support households, employers, financial markets and state and local governments struggling as a result of COVID-19 and corresponding stay-at-home orders...[but] very little of the Fed’s money actually comes from taxpayers or sales of government bonds. Most of it, in fact, emerges right out of thin air.

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Countries With No U.S. Extradition Treaty & Other Ways To Escape the Grasp of Gov’t (+3K Views)

Suppose you were NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, or fictional international spy Jason Bourne, and the most powerful intelligence agencies on the planet were hunting you. Where would you go? A crucial factor in deciding where to go is whether or not the country has an extradition treaty with the U.S. This article presents a list of all such countries and less extreme ways to protect yourself from the untoward actions of your government. Words: 519

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Canada No Longer #1 Place For Mining Investments

Last week, the Fraser Institute released a global survey of 263 mining professionals who ranked 73 jurisdictions according to their attractiveness for mining investments. Last year, Canada ranked #1 - but not this year. 

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