Ten years ago, I was familiar with the battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the exploits of the AIF on the Western Front. But I was less aware of the exploits of the bloke at the top — John Monash. In this 100-year anniversary of the victories of 1918, I thought it would be fitting to cast markets aside for the day, and remind you just how remarkable this man was.
You have endless numbers of sites, blogs, feeds, that claim to deliver you the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. But do they? What this leads to is continual pressure on your senses and emotions until you reach breaking point.
Just over a month after China shut down its crypto exchanges, Russia might be following suit. The Central Bank of Russia has said it plans to take down the bitcoin exchange websites. The news did what it does best, bringing about price volatility.
Kim Jong Un’s interests in bitcoin are probably similar to most punters — its price and popularity has gone through the roof. But what Kim hopes to use bitcoin for is much more troublesome.
US politics is not looking like it’s going to be a beacon of calm over the rest of the Trump presidency. And the massive US debt ceiling problem is not going away. Such volatility usually triggers more investment into safe haven assets. To my mind Gold could be the big winner in the short term.
It’s our job to open your eyes to what you don’t see in the mainstream. To get you thinking about new, perhaps confronting ideas. Ideas that lead to opportunity.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions wants to turn the clock back to 1971. That’s when President Nixon declared a ‘war on drugs’, including cannabis.
There’s no denying the dark corners of the internet are host to some horrific stuff. But before you lay the blame on the internet, take a look at history.
In 10 years since Howard left office, Australia has seen five new Prime Ministers. Well technically four, because Kev came back in 2013.
Jeremy Corbyn could pull off Britain’s ‘Bradbury moment’. As big a shock to the establishment as Brexit. And by tomorrow we’ll know for sure.