When It Rains, It Pours – Red Sky in China

When It Rains, It Pours – Red Sky in China

There seems to be no end of troubles happening in China. After the immense stock exchange crash and the devaluation of the Yuen, an earth-shattering blast in Tianjin killed at least a hundred people and injured around 700, whereby several dozen people are still...
Beware of Logbook Loan Scammers When Purchasing a Used Car

Beware of Logbook Loan Scammers When Purchasing a Used Car

You must have read it in your local paper, but also online, where someone purchased a used car – it was a bargain – and later found out it was subject to a bill of sale loan, which is the proper name for a logbook loan. Imagine that you have purchased a great used...
Foxconn Invests in India

Foxconn Invests in India

After the crash China’s stock market just barely survived, with billions infused by the communist government, most investors into China are already looking for the next possibility where to continue the unstoppable economic growth. Foxconn, the Taiwan based company...
Asteroid Mining – Science Fiction or Reality

Asteroid Mining – Science Fiction or Reality

Due to extensive exploitation of resources, most of the key elements that can be obtained in the Earth’s core will be exhausted by the year 2070. While some people think the Moon or Mars were likely candidates for pilfering minerals and metals after that, some think...
Windows 10 – Update or Wait?

Windows 10 – Update or Wait?

It is horrible to behold how some PR machinery work. Apple and Microsoft have the best advertising people money can buy and they use this feature mercilessly. Windows 10 arrival has been touted for at least a year in advance, lately stressing the fact that it is given...
Schweizerische Nationalbank – in Need of a Peg Leg?

Schweizerische Nationalbank – in Need of a Peg Leg?

In recent history, the Swiss have voted already twice not to enter into some form of EU, first no was for the membership to the European Economic Union in 1992 and the second no came in March of 2001, where the Swiss people decided against any negotiations with the...
Logbook Loans under Continuous FCA Scrutiny

Logbook Loans under Continuous FCA Scrutiny

There are not many loan concepts out there, which are facing as much of a controversy as are logbook loans. In recent times guarantor loans and also payday loans were the topic of FCA increased risk assessment for consumers study, but also the FCA conducted a research...
Hold the Presses, or Rather Don’t!

Hold the Presses, or Rather Don’t!

The Eurozone is printing money and is not expecting to stop any time soon. Voices of concern echoed in EU warningly, expressing moot prospects regarding the economic growth in general and improvement of the EU GDP in particular. While the demand is here, most of the...
Cameron Trying to Be Worse Than Blair

Cameron Trying to Be Worse Than Blair

What is wrong with the UK Prime Minister? David Cameron can constantly be found in the press, always having a negative remark to share for the EU and always complaining how bad the membership in the EU is. Lately, during the Greek crisis, despite constantly approving,...
Greece – and Then There Were None

Greece – and Then There Were None

What happened with Greece all of a sudden? For weeks and weeks we were barraged with daily news of impeding catastrophes targeting that Mediterranean country, whereby the EU and EMU were apparently at stake, doomsday was officially proclaimed, the end of the World as...