Share
 

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.

Share
 

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.

Share
 

The Political Poison of Vested Interests
Of Two Minds | 22 April 2014
Once vested interests take control, the only possible “solution” left is collapse…

About Half of America has Zero Net Wealth
Marketplace | 21 April 2014
Wealth is the value of everything you own: stocks, bonds, your home, your car…

Businesses Feel Pressure of Rising Costs, Survey Says
The New York Times | 21 April 2014
Rising costs for materials and labor appear to be putting pressure on businesses…

Nike Kills FuelBand as ‘Wearables’ Revolution Dies Before it Begins
Yahoo! News | 21 April 2014
Is the next big thing dead before it even got here?

April 21, 2014 – AD Line
Financial Perspectives | 21 April 2014
From a market technician’s aspect there is only one thing that matters and that is price as it reflects all known information…

Fueling The New World Order: Where Does China Import Its Crude Oil From?
Zero Hedge | 20 April 2014
It was roughly half a year ago that China officially surpassed the US as the world’s largest importer of oil…

Swiss Gas Imports
Energy Delta
In Switzerland, imports of natural gas account for 100% of the total volumes…

Barclays Latest To Exit Commodity Trading, Layoff Several Thousand Staff
Zero Hedge | 20 April 2014
With JPMorgan and Deutsche Bank having exited the commodities business…

Alibaba Said to Plan Hong Kong-Style Fees for IPO Bankers
Bloomberg | 18 April 2014
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is planning to award about one-third of the fees…

First-Quarter Venture Funding at $9.6B in U.S., Highest Since 2001 (& Top 10 Deals)
Xconomy | 18 April 2014
Right out of the gate, venture capital funding surged nationwide during the first three months of 2014…

Share
 

Ukip Posters are ‘Hard-Hitting Reflection of Reality’, says Nigel Farage, as Party Pledges to Spend £3m on Euro Elections
The Telegraph | 21 April 2014
Nigel Farage has defended a new immigration-centred poster UK Independence Party…

Napster Billionaire’s Next Mission: Conquer Politics
Politico | 21 April 2014
These days — in the age of the super PAC and Citizens United — a campaign donor with a million dollars to spend isn’t cool…

Obama Seeks Wider Authority To Release Drug Offenders
NPR | 21 April 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday that the Obama administration is formulating new rules…

What The Hell is This American Plane Owned by the Bank of Utah Doing in Iran?
The Daily Caller | 18 April 2014
On Tuesday morning, a plane owned in trust by the Bank of Utah showed up in a very visible area…

Interlocks and Interactions Among the Power Elite
Who Rules America? | August 2013
The Corporate Community, Think Tanks, Policy-Discussion Groups, and Government…

Nevada Tribal Leader, 81, Sues BLM for $30M
Daily Sparks Tribune | 2011
The federal government seized Raymond Yowell’s cattle — all 132 head — and hauled them across the state and sold them at auction…

A New Wave of Environmental Protest Rocks China
Roar Mag.org | 18 April 2014
As recent protests against the construction of a PX refinery in Maoming attest…

Share
 

How Your Cell Phone Threatens Your LIBERTY
Armstrong Economics | 21 April 2014
Technology played a key role in the Arab Spring as it has in Ukraine…

Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence
T and F Online | 10 April 2014
Autonomous technology and the greater human good…

Share
 

Toxic Herbicides Now Common in Pregnant Women’s Breast Milk, Placentas, and Umbilical Cords
Mercola | 22 April 2014
Agricultural chemicals are progressively making their way into your body whether you are trying to avoid them or not…

Share
 

Workers at France’s Former Nuclear Base Fight for Mystery Illness Compensation
The Telegraph | 21 April 2014
Ex-workers of Albion plateau, France’s Soviet-era nuclear land missile base…

10 Rules for Students and Teachers Popularized by John Cage
OpenCulture | 16 April 2014
Avant-garde composer John Cage started out as a disciple of Arnold Schoenberg…

Inside ‘Tank Town’ Could Lie a Solution to the Country’s Worst Drought in Decades

YouTube | 26 March 2014
Richard Heinichen, the self-proclaimed mayor of Tank Town, never has to worry about the Texas drought again…

Miss America: Don’t Suspend Teen Over Prom Invite
Yahoo! News | 20 April 2014
Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider…

Just Because You’re A CEO Doesn’t Make You A Thought Leader…
Jeremy Waite | March 2014
Earlier last week Bizzabo (creators of killer software apps for conferences) put together a list…

Share
 

Ronald McDonald Replaced by Farmer Dirk
24/7 Wall St. | 15 April 2014
Ronald McDonald, a spokesman for McDonald’s Corp., has been mothballed…

McDonald’s Foreign Workers Call it ‘Slavery’
CBCNews | 17 April 2014
Belizian temporary foreign workers docked pay for rent in corporate apartment…

Crowdfunding Spreads to Hotels as Hard Rock Sells Stakes
Bloomberg | 17 April 2014
Real estate crowdfunding is spreading to the U.S. hotel industry…

Lockheed Sees Surge in Profits After Shutdown
The Washington Times | 01 April 2014
This time a year ago, Lockheed Martin officials warned of impending layoffs…

Robert Shiller: This One Chart Shows Why The US Is Years Away From Recession
Business Insider | 08 April 2014
Nobel laureate and Yale University economist Robert Shiller is in the camp of experts who believe the odds of a recession are very low…

More Banker Suicides… And More High Octane Speculation…
Giza Death Star | 14 April 2014
The dead bodies in the banking business just keep piling up…

Small U.S. Colleges Battle Death Spiral as Enrollment Drops
Bloomberg | 14 April 2014
At a Dowling College campus on Long Island’s south shore…

World’s Highest Minimum Wage on Ballot in Switzerland
Bloomberg | 13 April 2014
Jasmin Eicher has already axed her sole full-time employee to keep afloat her shop selling cards…

April 14, 2014 – Workday – A Case Study
Financial Perspectives | 14 April 2014
About 3 weeks ago I readied a post regarding how I felt it was time to short Workday…

BLM Selling Out America-Fabian Calvo
USA Watchdog | 13 April 2014
Real estate expert Fabian Calvo thinks the recent standoff between the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy…

TIAA-CREF to Buy Nuveen Investments for $6.25 Bln
Reuters | 14 April 2014
TIAA-CREF, a retirement services provider to non-profit organizations such as universities and hospitals…

Share
 

China Gold Demand Rising 25% by 2017 as Buyers Get Wealthier
Bloomberg | 13 April 2014
Gold demand in China, which overtook India as the largest user last year…

China Buys Glencore Copper Mine Stake
The New York Times | 13 April 2014
Glencore Xstrata, the giant commodities trading and mining company…

A Gold Obsession Pays Dividends For Indian Women
NPR | 14 April 2014
It’s indestructible. It’s fungible. It’s beautiful. And for Indians, gold – whether it’s 18-, 22- or 24-carat — is semi-sacred…

Share