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    In recent years there have been methods developed to decentralize investing. We take a close look at crowdfunding, the legal issues and dangers involved, and how to approach it as an entrepreneur. Crowdfunding is an important step forward in supporting both small and large efforts for the individual and groups alike.

    This Solari Special Report includes legal pathways to help navigate these new developments.

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    As we look over the fiscal cliff into our financial abyss, now is a good time to “Come Clean” about the real state of our lives, our communities, and our economy, starting with the U.S. federal finances that flow deeply and intimately throughout every aspect of our lives.

    This Solari Special Report includes (22) challenges we must address to put our federal fiscal house in order.

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    Google’s Data Play to go Head-to-Head with Realtors
    Yahoo| 30 October 2014
    “This is as close to real-time…”

    Shadow Banking Assets Increase by $5 Trillion to Record $75 Trillion, 120% Of Global GDP
    Zero Hedge| 30 October 2014
    We are not exactly sure which is scarier…leverage…unregulated…

    Why Alibaba’s ‘Tentacles’ Have Analysts Drooling
    Market Watch | 29 October 2014
    Alibaba is currently the second largest marketplace…

    Fed Completes the Taper
    CNBC | 29 October 2014
    Committee judges that the likelihood of inflation…

    Riksbank Rejects Calls for QE After Resorting to Zero Rate
    Bloomberg | 28 October 2014
    Sweden’s central bank…cutting its main interest rate to zero…

    N.Y. Top Court is Good Friend to Global Banks, Foreign Account Holders
    Reuters | 27 October 2014
    “Today’s holding permits banks doing business in NY to shield customer…

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    Something Very, Very Interesting has Happened in Novorussia
    Vineyard Saker | 29 October 2014
    Both sides agreed that this war was useless and only benefited the enemies of the Ukraine…

    Germany Turning Sour on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
    Naked Capitalism | 30 October 2014
    They give investors the right to sue over lost future…

    Gazprom Leaves Gas Talks in Brussels
    RT | 30 October 2014
    “The European Commission and Ukraine need to adjust…”

    At Least 70 Journalists Killed Around World in 2013
    The Guardian | 30 December 2013
    The CPJ is still looking into the deaths of an additional 25…

    Let’s Talk About the American Deep State
    Lars Schall | 20 June 2014
    Metaphorically the E-4B flyover of the White House on 9/11…

    Ukraine Unlikely to Receive IMF Loan Tranche this Year: Finance Minister
    Reuters | 28 October 2014
    Ukraine is unlikely to receive a second tranche of a $17-billion…

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    New EU Digital Chief Floats Tough Anti-Google Regulations
    WSJ | 30 October 2014
    Mr. Oettinger floated various anti-Google ideas…

    YouTube Launches 60SPF Video and it Looks Incredible
    Forbes | 30 October 2014
    This is the first time it has made 60fps…

    Germany Develops ‘Smart Factories’ to Keep an Edge
    Market Watch| 27 October 2014
    Designing a self-operating intelligent manufacturing system…

    Heard the One About the Chinese Ship That Sailed on Land? No Joke
    Bloomberg | 28 October 2014
    In July, almost 700 ships worldwide engaged in identity…

    KRAKKOOM! Space Station supply mission in PODULE PRANG EXPLOSION CHAOS
    The Register | 29 October 2014
    Then there appeared to be a small explosion at the base…

    Climate Is Changing, and Some Parks are Endangered, but Humans Aren’t the Cause
    National Parks Traveler | 26 October 2014
    The climate models do not even come close to forecasting actual…

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    Exclusive: U.S. Government Orders 250,000 Hazmat Suits to be Sent to Dallas
    Info Wars | 30 October 2014
    Doctor James Lawrenzi revealed that HCA… had removed protective gear…

    The Genetics Epidemic
    Foreign Affairs | 10 October 2014
    If not adequately addressed, it will also likely lead…

    Outside the Reality Machine
    Jon Rappoport | 28 October 2014
    Others, despite everything they’d been taught to think, would begin…

    MIT Survey Sheds Light on Sexual Assaults
    Boston Globe | 27 October 2014
    About one in six female undergraduates at MIT who responded…sexually assaulted…

    Paying Thousands before Health Insurance even Kicks In
    CNN | 27 October 2014
    You may still have to shell out thousands of dollars before…

    Ebola Hoax: the “Boomslang Snake Effect”
    Jon Rappoport | 27 October 2014
    West African who are already dying from severe malnutrition…

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    Afterglow the Film
    Vimeo | 28 October 2014
    Deep pillows and Alaskan spines, all filmed at night…

    Amazon Brings Crowdsourcing to the Publishing Industry
    Advantage Family | 28 October 2014
    Similar to American Idol, prospective authors will…

    ISIS Cited as Michigan Village’s Police Push for Secrecy
    RSN | 20 October 2014
    They[Police]fund themselves through secret donations from secret benefactors…

    Ancient Stone Chambers in New England
    Brass Check TV | 23 October 2014
    Why do mainstream scientists lie about…

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    FBI Demands New Powers to Hack Into Computers and Carry Out Surveillance
    RSN | 30 October 2014
    Civil liberties groups warn that the proposed rule change…

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    It’s Not Just Spying – How The NSA Has Turned Into A Giant Profit Center For Corrupt Insiders

    MSN | 23 October 2014
    Still think we live in a free country…

    Sears to Close Stores, Lay Off about 5,500 Employees
    MSN | 23 October 2014
    At least 46 Kmart stores, 30 Sears department stores and 31 Sears Auto Centers…

    S.E.C. Rejects 2 Efforts to Create Actively Managed E.T.F.s
    NY Times | 22 October 2014
    The S.E.C. said the applicants had “not provided an adequate substitute for portfolio transparency…

    Russia Reserves Fall $7.9 Billion, Biggest Drop Since May
    Bloomberg | 23 October 2014
    Plans to shift to inflation targeting and a free floating ruble…

    What do the Pros Really Think about the Market
    Humble Student of the Market | 21 October 2014
    I was reviewing a few “institutional” manager polls…

    Forex-Rigging Fines Could Hit $41 Billion Globally: Citi
    Bloomberg | 21 October 2014
    Citigroup is the biggest player in the $5.3 trillion-a-day foreign-exchange market…

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    First Swiss Gold Poll Shows Pro-Gold Side In Lead At 45%
    ZeroHege | 21 October 2014
    The Swiss people will vote in the “Save Our Swiss Gold” initiative on November 30th…

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    Lowest Underwater Level Reached in Two Years
    GlobeSt | 23 October 2014
    A total of 15%, or 8.1 million, of US residential properties with a mortgage is seriously…

    IMF Finds Flaw in Bond Industry as Exiting Mutual Funds Is Too Easy
    Bloomberg | 22 October 2014
    They say regulators should consider new policies to prevent a mass exodus…

    Mortgage Applications in U.S. Jump 11.6% as Refinancing Surges
    Bloomberg | 22 October 2014
    Mortgage applications in the U.S. soared last week as a plunge…

    FHFA Said to Plan Steps to Ease Lending to Riskier Buyers
    Bloomberg | 17 October 2014
    The initiatives include a consensus on when defaulted loans are so flawed that lenders…

    Fannie, Freddie near Deal that Could Boost Mortgage Lending
    Originator Times | 17 October 2014
    Lenders have blamed those penalties for tight credit

    U.S. Renters “Financially Fragile”
    Squared Away Blog | 16 October 2014
    Things got markedly worse for renters after the Great Recession…

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    Russia’s Leverage Over Europe Becomes Clearer by the Day
    Russia Insider | 20 October 2014
    Both still need each other…

    Russian Oil Giant Rosneft Says It Needs $48 Billion Amid Western Sanctions
    Business Insider | 23 October 2014
    Rosneft has asked for more than 2 trillion roubles ($48.5bn) from the country’s National Wealth…

    Pardon Us For Our Country’s Existence in the Middle of Your Military Bases”
    Global Research | 14 October 2014
    Perhaps this third attempt to conquer and subjugate Russia…

    Edward Snowden and the Golden Age of Spying
    Common Dreams | 20 October 2014
    The only crime for which those inside the national security state can be held accountable …whistle blowing…

    Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plow
    Reuters | 21 October 2014
    De Margerie was a staunch defender of Russia and its energy policies…

    Russia Rating Cut by Moody’s on Sluggish Economic Growth
    Bloomberg | 20 October 2014
    “The gradual and ongoing erosion of the country’s international reserve buffer”…

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    Surveillance Reform Theater
    Dissident Voice | 19 October 2014
    Why would the Director of the FBI knowingly advocate a strategy which is…

    US, Japan to Bolster Space Cooperation over Chinese Threat
    RT | 22 October 2014
    The space surveillance functions will be conducted by a special unit…

    Partial Sunset Eclipse Thursday Evening
    Shadow & Substance | October 2014
    A partial eclipse of the sun will occur on October 23, 2014 which can be seen from…

    Protect Yourself from RFID: Frightening Tracking Tech
    eHow | 20 October 2014
    It’s not easy to avoid RFID, since tags can be…

    Updated: Are Old Secrets Behind Lockheed’s New Fusion Machine?
    ScienceMag | 17 October 2014
    Being able to build such a small and presumably cheap reactor would be world-changing…

    Bitcoin Services Forced to Spy on Users?
    Electronic Frontier Foundation | 2014
    The State of New York has proposed BitLicense, a sprawling regulatory…

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    The Witch of the Wild Wood

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    “Everything is theoretically impossible, until it is done.” ~ Robert A. Heinlein

    By Catherine Austin Fitts

    Every day we see new announcements about breakthroughs in science and technology in numerous areas. Fusion. Robotics. Nanotechnology. Teleportation. The list is growing.

    This week, Dr. Joseph Farrell of Giza Death Star will join me for his quarterly Solari Report. We are going to engage in some “high octane speculation” about the most important scientific and engineering developments underway. What are the ones that are most important to you and me? What will the impact be on our culture, geopolitics and investment in the 21st Century?

    You don’t want to miss this one. This discussion will help you understand why I say that the changes over the last ten years are just the beginning. Strap in!

    It’s the last week of the month so no Money & Markets.

    In Let’s Go to the Movies, I will review Snowpiercer, the recent apocalyptic thriller about a group of humans surviving in an ice age traveling around the Earth on a train. More than gruesome, the speech given by Ed Harris for the last twenty minutes is one of the most remarkable descriptions of our existing governance system ever created and the ending eloquently speaks to real solutions.

    Talk to you Thursday!

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    By Catherine Austin Fitts

    Last night found me sitting in the driveway with the car full of groceries. I could not unpack because I was glued to the radio as San Francisco Giant Madison Bumgarner pitched five scoreless innings in relief after have thrown a 4 hit complete game shutout three days before and pitching seven innings in the Giants Game 1 win against the Royals another five days before.

    When the last strike was called, with a Royals runner sitting on third with the score 3-2, the quiet neighborhood around me exploded with firecrackers and noisemakers.

    Thank you, Madison! Great to see a Southern gentlemen do good here in California.

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    Why I Love the SF Giants

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    By Alex McIntyre, Edward Adams, Jeremy Scott Diamond and Blacki Migliozzi

    With a week to go before Election Day, here are the issues people are tweeting about, politicians are making ads about, and the media is writing about.

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    By DeepResource

    Pepe Escobar, Brasilian born and roving correspondent for RT and other outlets, is not a fan of the US global empire, to put it mildly. In one of his latest articles he gives thought to the question if it is possible to push the US out of Eurasia. The short answer is: yes. Escobar is contemplating the possibility that Germany could join Moscow and Beijing:

    A specter haunts the fast-aging “New American Century”: the possibility of a future Beijing-Moscow-Berlin strategic trade and commercial alliance. Let’s call it the BMB. Its likelihood is being seriously discussed at the highest levels in Beijing and Moscow, and viewed with interest in Berlin, New Delhi and Tehran. But don’t mention it inside Washington’s Beltway or at NATO headquarters in Brussels… the tectonic plates of Eurasian geopolitics continue to shift, and they’re not going to stop just because American elites refuse to accept that their historically brief “unipolar moment” is on the wane.

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    “The strategic adversary is fascism… the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.” ~ Michel Foucault

    By Catherine Austin Fitts

    This situation is not a good sign.

    The governors of New York and New Jersey, Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie, are both former prosecutors. They have both been recently targeted and are under investigation by the Department of Justice for criminal allegations. And they just happen to be doing a dance with the federal government to define how mandatory government quarantines will be implemented.

    White House Tries to get States to Reverse Mandatory Ebola Quarantines


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