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Profiting From The Rising Chinese Yuan

February 17, 2015
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[The following post is written by Director of TDV Offshore, Paul Seymour]

At TDV, we aren’t fans of holding a significant amount of your assets in fiat currencies.  However, as those holding the Swiss franc recently found out, as it rose 30% overnight, there is a time and place for everything.

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Boy Its Easy To Scare People in the Home Of The Brave

February 16, 2015
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[The following post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

I had barely just recovered from panicking over SARS, swine flu, ebola, ISIS and North Korea when another super-important crisis came on the scene that demands immediate attention!  The measles!

No, I'm not kidding.  Apparently this latest mainstream media panic is how measles is everywhere and if we all don't get immediately vaccinated we will all get the measles!  I guess, somehow, ebola morphed into the measles... what we really need is a vaccine for propaganda.

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Americans Are Stressed Out About Money, Annual Survey Shows - TDV Week In Review: February 15, 2015

February 15, 2015
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[The Following post is by TDV Correspondent, Justin O'Connell]

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A Perfect Conspiracy

February 13, 2015
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[The following post is by TDV Legal Correspondent, Jim Karger]

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TSA: New Sheriff, New Rules?

February 12, 2015
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[The following post is by TDV Contributor, Wendy McElroy] Changes within the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) should  prompt you to reconsider the wisdom of crossing into or out of the United States. The TSA is slowly turning from counter-terrorism to criminal law enforcement, which will include the pursuit of tax violaters. And you may not be able to rely on the agency's notorious incompetence for much longer.    Meet the New Sheriff. Not Quite like the Old

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US Government To Extort Only 14% From Overseas Corporations In Rare Limited Time Offer

February 11, 2015
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[The following post is by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

Some are heralding a possible “tax holiday” for overseas US corporations proposed by Barack O'bomber. The reality is many companies have found a way to arbitrage the tax code and create their own personalized tax holiday year-round thanks to clever planning, so they likely won't be repatriating their funds.

So what does the Lameduck King want?

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Bitcoin Watch: The Gamemakers Wait

February 10, 2015
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[The following post is by TDV Contributor, Scott Freeman]

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TSA Demands Internal Passport for Domestic Travel

February 9, 2015
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[The following post is by TDV Contributor, Wendy McElroy]

Precedents exist for requiring citizens to produce special ID for domestic travel; they include Nazi Germany, apartheid South Africa and Russia (both Imperial and Soviet).

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Silver-Investor David Morgan On Industrial Demand, Bitcoin, Dividends & Oil - TDV Week In Review

February 8, 2015
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This week Justin O'Connell sits down with Silver-Investor David Morgan for a chat. Post originally appeared on GoldSilverBitcoin.

How long have you been investing in silver?

Since my early 20’s, once I had a job and some sort of cash flow that was the real beginning.  I did buy a few silver coins as a kid but nothing of significance.

What got you interested in silver?

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Get Your Kids Out Of Public School

February 6, 2015
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[The following post by TDV Chief Editor, Jeff Berwick]

The face of socialized "education" is really starting to rear its ugly head now.  It's always been bad but now it is going nightmare-level bad very quickly.

While I could pick from hundreds of public school atrocities from this week alone, just take a look at these two, both in the supposed "freer" state of Texas.

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