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India’s Capital Controls Causes Great Demand for Offshore Accounts

India is moving aggressively to install capital controls and financial oversight by banning large currency notes, and trying to force people to store their money in banks. By doing so, the governments hopes to assert more control and oversight over people’s personal wealth and financial management. The government’s ban of 500 and 1000 rupee notes, [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Is Turkey the Next Greece? Better Prepare Like It Is

Turkey is experiencing an extremely difficult situation, with the Turkish Lira plummeting and terrorist attacks rocking the country. The situation is immensely complex as ongoing refugee crisis, slow global economy, separatist movements, and the ongoing civil war in Syria presenting Turkey with many grave challenges. In the long run, Turkey will likely prevail, but in [...]

By | December 16th, 2016|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Pound Sterling Crushed, Drops To Historical Lows

The pound sterling was crushed last week, dropping to a 31 year low against the United States dollar. Unsurprisingly, much of the pessimism appears to have been caused by still lingering concerns over the health of the United Kingdom's economy and its post Brexit future. Last week, the pound dropped to $1.2739 dollars. Not since [...]

By | November 3rd, 2016|Financial, International|0 Comments

U.S. Economic Indicators Turn South, Economy at Risk?

The United States has been among the chief bright spots in the world economy. The European Union has been dealing with anemic growth for years, the United Kingdom is grappling with the fall out of the Brexit vote, and even China is struggling with various issues. The United States economy, however, has been strong with [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|business topics, Financial|0 Comments

Liam Fox: Trade Will Be At Least As Free After Brexit

The United Kingdom's international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has come on record stating that he believes that trade will be “at least as free” after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union. Foxs believe that trade with the European Union will remain open. He also stated that the U.K. will be able to negotiate more [...]

By | October 5th, 2016|Governments, International|0 Comments

Deutsche Bank On Verge of Collapse? Bailout Coming?

Deutsche Bank, one of the largest banks in Europe and indeed the world, is in big trouble. The bank is on the hook for a $14 billion dollar fine in the United States stemming from the 2008 financial crisis. Problem is, the bank might not have the money needed to pay the fine. Deutsche Bank [...]

By | October 3rd, 2016|Financial, Governments, International|0 Comments

Bubble to Pop? Corporate Debt in Emerging Countries Surges $25 Trillion

The United Nations has expressed concern over the $25 trillion (yes, trillion with a “T”) that companies in emerging countries has amassed. Some economists even believe that this could be the next big “bubble” to pop, and it could spell trouble for the global economy. The UN Conference on Trade and Development has found that [...]

By | September 30th, 2016|Financial, International, wealth planning|0 Comments

Here’s Why Markets Surged After Fed Announcement

Global markets posted a big rally after the United States Federal Reserve announced that it would not be raising interest rates last week. The Fed did state, however, that one more rate hike was likely this year. With many investors expecting a September rate hike, the news was welcomed, and caused markets to surge the [...]

By | September 28th, 2016|International, wealth planning|0 Comments

United Kingdom postponed Brexit talks to early 2017

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has stated that Brexit talks will likely begin in early 2017. After his demand for immediate action in June and Cameron's announcement for October, this is yet another delay showing the fear British politics have. According to current rules, the United Kingdom only has two years to officially exit the Union [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Financial, Governments|0 Comments

United States Going After Corporate Tax Avoidance

We've been saying it for quite some time, the global tax environment is turning sour. Not just in Europe, but in various countries across the world. Now, the United States is looking to crack down on global corporate tax avoidance. The American Treasury department has released new guidance to limit the scope in which companies [...]

By | September 23rd, 2016|business topics, tax planning|0 Comments