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Good News: “Bankers face prison as Denmark gets tough on money laundering”

“Danish authorities are to tighten anti-money laundering laws following the recent revelations in the so-called Panama Papers. The proposal is longer prison sentences for individuals involved in financial crimes… The Panama Papers investigation last year uncovered that around 500 banks … Continue reading

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“Venezuela opposition accuses Goldman Sachs of financing dictatorship”

“The president of Venezuela’s opposition-run Congress on Monday accused Wall Street investment bank Goldman Sachs of “aiding and abetting the country’s dictatorial regime” following a report that it had bought $2.8 billion in bonds from the cash-strapped country… …Goldman paid … Continue reading

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MASSIVE NEWS! “Trump Weighs Breaking Up Wall Street Banks”

“President Donald Trump said he’s actively considering a breakup of giant Wall Street banks, giving a push to efforts to revive a Depression-era law separating consumer and investment banking. “I’m looking at that right now,” Trump said of breaking up … Continue reading

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Slap on the wrist Lawsuit for 9/11 Terrorist Attacks — “Saudi banks, bin Laden companies sued by US…”

“Two Saudi banks, along with businesses related to the family of Osama bin Laden face more than $4 billion in lawsuits over the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Reuters reports the plaintiffs are more than two dozen US insurers.” https://www.rt.com/business/384711-us-saudi-arabia-911-lawsuit/Continue reading

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“Bill making cryptocurrencies legal way of payment comes into force in Japan “

“New legislation authorizing digital currency [Example: Bitcoin] as a legal payment method has come into force in Japan. The text of the law was released by Japan’s Financial Services Agency on March, 24.” https://www.rt.com/business/383101-japan-law-bitcoin-currency/

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“A Year On, Japan Banks Cope With Negative Rates Thanks to Trump”

“Japan’s biggest banks have navigated through a year of negative interest rates and choppy financial markets with their profits intact, thanks at least in part to Donald Trump… Shares of the banks have climbed at least 18 percent since the … Continue reading

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IMF chief Lagarde found guilty over [REFUSING] French tycoon payment

“A French court on Monday found IMF head Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence over a massive state payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister, but she will continue to lead the fund. Lagarde was spared… a fine … Continue reading

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