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A Well-Written Overview of Governments’ Economic Misdeeds

The Impending Monetary Revolution, the Dollar and Gold, Second Edition By Edmund Contoski; American Liberty Publishers, November 2014 281 pages, ISBN-13 978-0-9655007-1-5 $28.95 on publisher’s website, The first edition of Edmund Contoski’s book The Impending Monetary Revolution, the Dollar and Gold was excellent, and it makes an outstanding textbook for a college economics course.  The second edition, released in November 2014, is even better. He has...

Swiss Bank Drops Out of IRS Tax Compliance Program

A major international bank is ending its cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service’s efforts to prevent investors from investing money in foreign countries with more favorable tax structures and policies, such as Ireland and Switzerland. During a November 2014 speech in Zurich, Switzerland, Barclays bank executive Francesco Grosoli announced the firm  had “recently exited the program” after evaluating its legal options.  Grosoli declined to reveal additional details, but said the...

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