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futureAvoiding Civil War 2.0 With Better Options

There are fears that the US will have a hot civil war. There is currently what has been described as a cold civil war. This is where we have entrenched more political elites and media using social media, politics and …

businessUS-China Trade Deal Seems to Be Nine Days Away

Most financial media coverage is currently predicting conclusive US-China Trade Deal at the March 1, 2019 deadline. Many financial analysts indicate this could trigger a double-digit move upwards in share prices. Bank of America’s Savita Subramanian told that a real …

futureUniversal Basic Income Candidate Could Emerge From Crowded 2020 Field

Andrew Yang was an entrepreneur and is now running for the President of the USA for 2020 on the issues of Universal Basic Income. medicare for all and human-centered capitalism. He was CEO of a test prep company that reached …

futureUS Treasury Will Block $7 Billion in Assets from Venezuela’s Oil Company

The U.S. Treasury will block $7 billion in assets of Venezuela’s state-run oil firm PDVSA. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA) pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13850 for …

brazilWill the loyalty of Venezuela’s military follow the money?

How will Maduro be able to keep the loyalty of the military when Guaido has all the money? The USA has already started to arrange to give all of its oil purchase money and gold to Venezuela’s new President Guaido. …

chinaChina Solar and Wind Projects Must Beat Coal From Now On

China will not approve wind and solar power projects unless they can compete with coal power prices. China stopped subsidizing large scale solar projects in May, 2018. This was reported by John Parnell at Forbes. China’s leaders did not like …

chinaMany Nations Recognize Guaido in Venezuela as Possibly Millions Took to the Streets

Canada, Brazil, Peru and Colombia have joined the USA in recognizing Juan Guaido in Venezuela. This is reported by the Global News in Canada. The Miami Herald reported crowds amassed in Sucre, in eastern Caracas — one of the eight …

alibabaChina Passing the USA in Retail in 2019 But the USA Dominates in Services

In 2019 e-marketer.com forecasts that China will pass the US in total retail sales for the first time. China has more than half of the world’s retail e-commerce sales. Alibaba has more than half of China’s e-commerce market, but its …

chinaChina Offers to Buy $1 Trillion from USA to Fix Trade and Give US a China Funded Stimulus

China has offered to buy more than $1 trillion in additional imports over six years, shrinking its $323 billion trade surplus with the U.S. to zero by 2024. Global investors are increasingly confident that a China trade deal will happen. …

asiaWorld GDP Forecasts for 2030

Standard Chartered forecasts the top 10 countries in the world by purchasing power parity GDP in 2030. 1. China: $64.2 trillion 2. India: $46.3 trillion 3. US: $31 trillion 4. Indonesia: $10.1 trillion 5. Turkey: $9.1 trillion 6. Brazil: $8.6 …