Canadian Women, Celebrated on 150th Commemorative Bank Notes

Dec 7, 2014 — This week the Bank of Canada announced that a special commemorative bank note will be issued in 2017 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. The Bank indicated it would like public input in keeping with its new Design Principles (those principles that failed to include a commitment to include Canadian Women). Nevertheless, this is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the contributions of both women and men to our country on a bank note by 2017. Please submit your … [Read more...]

Google, Facebook challenge global banks, Lorre White

“The competitors of tomorrow will not be large scale banks, they will concentrate on the single aspects of retail banking – it is akin to guerilla warfare,” Farhad Irani, the head of retail banking at Middle Eastern Bank Mashreq, the largest private bank in the UAE, said. Photo: Reuters SHAUN DRUMMOND The chief threats to global banks’ business model come from internet giants like Google and Facebook seeking to capture customer transaction data, and telcos moving into the payments space, … [Read more...]

Kirsty Hogg ~ REAL MONEY – Pan Asian Gold Exchange‏

Pan Asian Gold Exchange‏   Kirsty Hogg, the First Lady of Gold returns to discuss PAGE, the Pacific Asian Gold Exchange located in China! This new development threatens to completely upend the precious metals markets and may potentially sound the death knell for the Comex and London Metal Exchanges. Imagine living in a world where the price of precious metals is calculated by what they sell for rather than how much a contract trades for on an exchange? That time may be here sooner … [Read more...]

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