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.


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.


Alibaba issues Additional Shares to Raise IPO Total to $25 Billion
Reuters | 22 September 2014
The underwriters of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s IPO have issued additional shares…

Russia Introduces Customs Duties on Ukrainian Goods
Russia Beyond the Headlines | 21 September 2014
Russia has introduced customs duties on Ukrainian goods, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has announced…


Humbling Proof In High Probabilities
Joshua Pollard | September 2014
There is humbling proof in high probabilities. As an economist, statistician and housing expert, I am lamentably confident that home prices will fall by 15%


Modi: Today’s Era Once Again Belongs to Asia
CNN | 20 September 2014
After your election people have begun asking again a question that has been asked many times for the last two decades…

The PetroYuan Cometh: China Docks Navy Destroyer In Iran’s Strait Of Hormuz Port
Zero Hedge | 21 September 2014
Since China fired its first ‘official’ shot across the Petrodollar bow a year ago…


Japanese Firm to Build Space Elevator by 2050
CNBC | 22 September 2014
Japanese construction firm Obayashi says it will have an elevator to space in operation by 2050…


OECD Unveils Proposals to Curb Corporate Tax Avoidance
Reuters | 16 September 2014
New international tax rules proposed on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies such as Google Inc…

Occupy Abolishes $4 Million in Other People’s Student Loan Debt
CNN | 17 September 2014
After forgiving millions of dollars in medical debt, Occupy Wall Street is tackling a new beast: student loans…

Brazilians, the Real Spenders
The Wall Street Journal | 21 December 2011
Ana Ligia Paladino traveled 5,000 miles from her home in southernmost Brazil last month to jostle for Black Friday bargains at Macy’s in New York City…

Citi Warns Moody’s May Put France On Downgrade Review This Friday
Zero Hedge | 16 September 2014
One of the more impressive moves in recent months among the universe of European bonds…

Almost Half of China’s Rich Want to Emigrate
Bloomberg Businessweek | 15 September 2014
Even as the number of Chinese millionaires grows, the number of those aiming to leave China is getting ever larger…

Britain to Include China’s RMB as Foreign Currency Reserve
Xinhuanet | 13 September 2014
British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced Friday that the British government intend to issue a Renminbi denominated bond…

Chinese Gripe at Being Left Out of Alibaba’s IPO
Bloomberg | 15 September 2014
Zhou Nushi, a retired factory worker in Shanghai, would like to buy shares…


Growing Imbalance Between Germany and France Strains Their Relationship
NY Times | 14 September 2014
The two countries are in such different places — economically, socially and politically — that the vaunted partnership teeters on the verge of a breakdown…

US to Sell Missiles to Poland Amid Russia Tensions
Telegraph | 14 September 2014
The sale of 40 air-launched AGM 158-missiles to Warsaw was approved by the US State Department on Monday…

Chinese Militants Get Islamic State ‘Terrorist Training’
Reuters | 14 September 2014
Chinese militants from the western region of Xinjiang have fled from the country…

Putin Plans to Attend G20 Summit in Australia
Reuters | 14 September 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin plans to attend a Group of 20 summit…

New Zealand Launched Mass Surveillance Project While Publicly Denying It
The Intercept | 14 September 2014
The New Zealand spy agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB)…

India Applies for Full Membership of SCO
Business Standard | 12 September 2014
India Friday formally applied for full membership in the energy-rich Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)…

New Tennessee Law Allows Gun Owners to Keep Loaded Firearms in Vehicle
Timesfreepress | 09 July 2014
Under a new law that quietly took effect last week…

Dropbox Reveals Government Requests for User Information
The Guardian | 15 September 2014
More than 250 requests have been made for user information in the first half of 2014, the company’s transparency report revealed…

Russia and Islam, Part Six: the Kremlin
The Vineyard of the Saker | 09 March 2013
This is a topic which I have been most hesitant to cover for many reasons…

American Shakedown: Police Won’t Charge You, But They’ll Grab Your Money
CBS News | 11 September 2014
U.S. police are operating a co-ordinated scheme to seize as much of the public’s cash as they can…


On/Off Switch for Aging Cells Discovered
FARS | 22 September 2014
Scientists at the Salk Institute have discovered an on-and-off “switch” in cells that may hold the key to healthy aging…

Scientists Have “Hacked” Photosynthesis, and It Could Help Them Ppeed Up Food Production
Science Alert | 22 September 2014
An enzyme found in algae can make plants convert carbon dioxide into sugar more efficiently…

NASA Spacecraft Enters Martian Orbit in Rearch of Lost Water
RT | 22 September 2014
NASA’s Maven spacecraft has arrived into Martian orbit after a 10-month journey from Earth…

Boeing, SpaceX Win Contracts to Build ‘Space Taxis’ for NASA
Reuters | 16 September 2014
NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated “space taxis”…

Microsoft’s Minecraft Deal Shows its New CEO is Paying Attention
Quartz | 15 September 2014
It’s official: Microsoft is buying Mojang, the studio behind the massive cloud gaming hit Minecraft, for $2.5 billion…