“Heirs to Claptrap” The Wasteland & Minefield of Student Debt

May 30, 2015

“The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large

The “Bank Run” on Gold Continues

May 29, 2015

In August 1971, under orders from President Pompidou of France, a warship slipped into dock in New York City. It’s mission? The

Offshore Banking – It’s not all Doom and Gloom!

May 28, 2015

A note to qbytes readers from Peter Macfarlane. During 2014 we saw FATCA really starting to bite. If you are a new

UK Moves Towards Being a “Cashless Society”

May 28, 2015

The following two UK newspaper articles, highlight both the subtle, and the not so subtle, nature of the seemingly inexorable drive towards

The Age of Community

May 25, 2015

By Peter H Le. As with any age, humans evolve and adapt throughout time. That includes their technology, which is another fancy

The UK and EU’s Inflation Policy – a.k.a “Push Me – Pull You”

May 24, 2015

Unlike “Mueller Auto Repair” in the image above, the strap line … … “Service that Satisfies” that is painted on the side

The Ripple Effect – What is Ripple?

May 23, 2015

By Peter H Le With digital currencies being in the limelight, especially Bitcoin, investors, governments, and institutions have a lot of information

Are We Facing “Sub-Prime Crisis” 2.0 ?

May 23, 2015

“The Fed’s unconventional monetary policies have also created ‘dangerous risks’ to the financial sector, and the economy as a whole”   ~

The “Greek Tragedy” of Debt … Is This The Final Act?

May 20, 2015

The Troika of the EU, ECB and IMF have not yet “brought the curtain down” on The Greek Tragedy of Debt that

Ripple Labs Secures Next Round of Funding

May 20, 2015

To readers who have been following the ongoing saga that is, Ripple Labs, and especially to those who caught the recently published