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Nationalism and anti-globalism to be the main topics at the upcoming G20 meeting

Just as 1914 was a frequency shift away from empires and towards individual nation states, so too is the world repeating this paradigm shift following the June Brexit vote, and growing anti-European Union sentiment.  And as the top economies head to Hangzhou China during the first week of September for the next meeting of the G20, the primary topic will be the return of nationalism, and the move away from g ...

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China gets foothold into Europe by purchasing Greek port

Chinese influence around the world continues to grow as on Aug. 11 they achieved a foothold into Europe through an acquisition of the Greek port of Piraeus. COSCO, one of China's largest shipping consortium's, purchased a 51% share in the port of Piraeus as part of the Silk Road 2.0 initiative with the expectation of increasing that stake to 67% in the coming years. China’s COSCO Shipping group has complete ...

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China looks to crack the global reserve currency by announcing SDR issuance in August

For the past 43 years the world has had to use the dollar as the primary medium of exchange when conducting international trade.  In fact, this ability to control the global reserve currency has been the key catalyst in supporting U.S. hegemony around the globe. But over the past three years China has been slowly usurping market share of the dollar through its programs of direct bi-lateral trade and the dup ...

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Brexit event opening the door for the UK to begin making new trade agreements with China

In the aftermath of the UK's Brexit vote, it has opened the door for the soon to be former EU nation to begin conducting its own trade agreements without having to deal with the bureaucratic demands of an un-elected body out of Brussels.  And in light of the deteriorating economic conditions proliferating all across Europe, Britain may be looking Eastward rather than to the West to forge new trade opportuni ...

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China offers globalist agenda at G20 when they suggest an international tax system

For all their efforts in the past decade to support direct bi-lateral trade and political autonomy between trading partners, on July 23 China's finance minister put on a globalist hat and proposed to G20 ministers the need for a systematic international tax system to be used by all nations. An international or 'global tax' has been the desire of Western elites for many years, and the groundwork for one was ...

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The big winner in the Brexit vote may be China and the RMB

Prior to the UK Brexit vote two weeks ago, the City of London had already begun issuing Yuan denominated bonds to help begin the internationalization of the Chinese currency.  And with Britain choosing to break away from the oligarchical government that was being run out of Brussels, a new allegiance with China and their monetary system could aid in lessening Britain's financial struggles, and make China th ...

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As Western central banks mull over new QE programs within the status quo, Russia and China discuss a new monetary system

Over the weekend, well known author and economic analyst Willem Middelkoop sent out an email regarding some insider information he received about a meeting between Russian and Chinese leaders where they discussed ending dollar hegemony, and cultivating the establishment of a new financial order.  This meeting, and its main thesis, is occurring at the same time that Western financial institutions in both Ita ...

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Russian-US perceptions come full circle as the world now trusts Putin more than the US President

50 years ago, the former Soviet Union was vilified as a rogue nation bent on destroying any possibility of world peace.  And from this the United States became the sole beacon of protection, and subsequently, the most powerful empire the world had ever seen. But after the fall of the 70 year Communist regime in the early 90's, the U.S. found itself with no opposition, and a government and economy that had b ...

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Hillary Clinton, the best Saudi candidate money can buy

A little more than 20 years ago, William Jefferson Clinton gained the Presidency by selling his soul and American technology to China in exchange for campaign contributions that rocketed him into the Oval Office.  Now in 2016, his wife and former first lady is following in his footsteps by using foreign contributions from Saudi Arabia to try to accomplish this same feat. In a report that was published and t ...

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China on path to surpass the U.S. in foreign acquisitions

Ever since 2007 the United States has led the world in foreign acquisitions.  However, with China already surpassing their last year's numbers through the first five months of 2016, the Asian power is on pace to usurp America's position as the global leader in offshore asset purchases. China's purchases of foreign businesses and assets extend all the way across the globe, including even the U.S. itself when ...

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China overtakes the U.S. as most competitive global economy

In their annual ranking for most competitive global economies, IMD announced on May 30 that China's Hong Kong sector surpassed the United States on the list to move into the number one spot for 2016. The U.S. had been number one of the rankings scale for the past three years, but massive regulation, higher taxes, declining infrastructures, and moves towards closed trade (TPP, TPIP) led to their dip down to ...

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World’s largest banking center isn’t in the U.S. or Europe, but in China

A new report came out on the recent rankings from S&P Global Market Intelligence that shows that China not only has the world's largest individual bank, but with four of the top 10 financial institutions on the list they are also the world's largest banking center. The U.S. came in with only two banks in the top 10. What is also interesting is that China is considered the world's largest production econ ...

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