China Offshore Summit Series

08 Oct
China Offshore Summit Series 2015

Since the inception of the China Offshore Summit series in 2010, China’s HNWI, investment groups and corporations have developed an ever increasing need for sophisticated international wealth, tax and asset planning services. This demand, coupled with growing pressure from local and international taxation authorities for transparency has created a massive gap in traditional offshore planning […]

Bitcoin CFD Trading Platform

07 Oct
Voyager Golden Record This gold aluminium cover was designed to protect the Voyager 1 and 2 "Sounds of Earth" gold-plated records from micrometeorite bombardment, but also serves a double purpose in providing the finder a key to playing the record. The explanatory diagram appears on both the inner and outer surfaces of the cover, as the outer diagram will be eroded in time. Flying aboard Voyagers 1 and 2 are identical "golden" records, carrying the story of Earth far into deep space. The 12 inch gold-plated copper discs contain greetings in 60 languages, samples of music from different cultures and eras, and natural and man-made sounds from Earth. They also contain electronic information that an advanced technological civilization could convert into diagrams and photographs. Currently, both Voyager probes are sailing adrift in the black sea of interplanetary space, flying towards the outmost border of our solar system - Bitcoin

Bit4x Launches New Clients Account Manager and Generous Referral Program Roseau, Dominica, October 7, 2015 (Newswire) –’s new client backendsystem allows clients to fully manage their demo and live accounts. Traders can check their open orders and balances, manage deposits, withdrawals, set trading account leverage and more – all from one central location. First launched in […]

Interest Grows In Offshore Renminbi Trading

06 Oct

Roger Rutherford, chief operating officer of ParFX, said there has been an encouraging start to offshore renminbi trading on the electronic spot foreign exchange platform as Alan Higgins, UK chief investment officer at Coutts, said markets are overestimating how much a slowing Chinese economy will hurt growth in the rest of the world. On 14 […]

What it means when gold sells at a NEGATIVE price

05 Oct
Picture of a bottle with Silver of a purity about 99.95% - Gold price

Nearly four months ago on June 2nd, something very unusual happened in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The price of propane actually became negative, hitting an unbelievable -0.625 cents per gallon. It’s hard to believe that the price of a productive commodity could become so beat down by the market that producers would practically have to pay […]

Why an IRA Registered Foreign Investment Account Works Wonders

03 Oct
Sunset view from the back of the Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Suðurland, Iceland. The waterfall of the river Seljalandsá drops 60 metres (200 ft) over the cliffs of the former coastline - IRA

Asset Protection Strategy: You centralize your investing in a tax free environment by means of an IRA registered foreign investment account is the important news for you here. Regardless of whether it is for your current holdings only or for your future investments only; if it is emigrating investments out or immigrating investments in, it […]

Offshore Investment Diversification and Specialization

02 Oct
Ceiling frescos in Herzogenburg Abbey Church (Lower Austria) by Daniel Gran (left fresco) and Bartolomeo Altomonte - Specialization

Both diversification and specialization have a proper place and function for anyone — not just investors and speculators — who depends on an asset’s income stream or capital value. What’s comfortable for one person may be inappropriate for another. However, there are generalizations worth considering. Let’s start with a few fundamental economic facts. Man has […]

Saving For Retirement: What You Need to Know About 401(K), Traditional IRA and Roth IRA Plans

01 Oct
London Eye on the 7th of April 2006 as viewed from the rear. It is a 6 second exposure and taken with a Canon 5D and 24-105mm f/4L IS lens at 24mm, f/4 and ISO 50 - Retirement Planning?

Alliance for Investor Education’s Highlights 10 Useful Resources for Investors WASHINGTON, D.C. September 30, 2015 – At a time when nearly one of three U.S. households have $0 saved for retirement, the nonprofit Alliance for Investor Education (AIE) is making available “Saving For Retirement: What You Need To Know About 401(k), Traditional IRA and Roth IRA […]

Pension Planning Tips

30 Sep
Snow flakes highly magnified by a low-temperature scanning electron microscope (SEM). The colours are called "pseudo colours", they are computer generated and are a standard technique used with SEM images - Pension planning

What is a Pension? An annuity is not as what individuals think it is, and it assuredly isn’t just for old individuals. A personal pension is basically a simple thing: It is just a tax-free pot of money you, your manager (and at times the Government) pays into, as a way for putting something aside […]

The Next Thing Might Be Helicopter Money

26 Sep
Cappadocia Balloon Inflating Wikimedia Commons - Helicopter money

James Grant, Wall Street expert and editor of the investment journal Grant’s Interest Rate Observer, warns of ever more extreme central bank policies and bets on the comeback of gold. The global financial markets are under severe stress. The postponed interest rate hike in the United States, the fast cooldown of the Chinese economy and […]

Tax-Savvy Planning for Foreign Business Owners Seeking Temporary U.S. Residence: Alternatives to the EB-5 Visa

25 Sep
Fisherman on small boat, on backwaters in Kerala - EB5 Visa

Alternatives to the EB-5 Visa The EB-5 Visa program has been widely promoted as a legal basis for foreign business owners to gain conditional residency followed by permanent residency in the United States. The program is a great solution to the proposition “I want to live in America.” The decision to become a permanent resident […]

Market Timing the Low in Gold

24 Sep
Holy Roman Empire crown - Market timing

From a purely mental perspective it’s a snap. We know when the low will occur and the gold market will turn from a bear to a bull. It will happen when most market participants expect a higher future price than the then spot price plus the cost to carry. Ludwig von Mises, in Human Action, […]

IRS probes Belize offshore accounts

22 Sep
Hurricane damaged home in San Pedro, Belize

MIAMI, Florida, USA, Sept. 22, 2015 – “Uncle Sam” has ramped up collection efforts on US taxpayers, including US citizens, Belizeans with dual nationality and green card holders who are believed to be hiding their wealth in offshore jurisdictions in Belize, which has not only been dubbed as a “tax haven” – but has also […]