Italy

The Italian Job: Capital Flight Turns To Gold

by Mike April 4, 2013

In the “Italian Job”, a bunch of likeable rogues pulled a daring gold heist in Italy, and fled through the Alps in compact cars (British Minis). After the Cypriot banking crisis, with the bank holidays, withrawal limits, capital controls, and painful haircuts for larger depositors, many depositors in southern Europe became nervous of the safety […]

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The End of the Beginning of the End

by Scott Morales November 8, 2012

When not caused by war, nations decay slowly and gradually (e.g., modern day France, Italy, Spain, Greece etc.). Alas, now, it seems ours is no different. Its exceptionalism is dissolving into the ordinary. It’s a choice made by the people. They fore-go liberty and self subjugate themselves under ruling political and administrative classes of which […]

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