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Simon Thorpe
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Ca y est ... mon cousin Chris et moi (cofondateurs de l'Association Monnaie Honnête) ont fait notre première réunion publique hier soir à Castelnaudary. Ca a été annoncé depuis pas mal de temps sur le site de l'association Qu...
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Message to François Hollande : How to save over €50 billion in taxpayers money per year
Following the catastrophic results for the governing socialist party in last weekend's French municiple elections, François Hollande (the French president) has nominated someone from the  right-wing of his party as Prime Minisiter - Manuel Valls. Valls is k...
Following the catastrophic results for the governing socialist party in last weekend's French municiple elections, François Hollande (the French president) has nominated someone from the  right-wing of his party as Prime Mini...
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Euroclear - €572.8 trillion in transactions in 2013
EuroClear  released a press release on he 28th February 2014 , that gives some more impressive numbers about the scale of financial transactions.  "Turnover, the value of securities transactions settled, was a record EUR
572.8 trillion, a 5.8% increase ove...
EuroClear  released a press release on he 28th February 2014, that gives some more impressive numbers about the scale of financial transactions.  "Turnover, the value of securities transactions settled, was a record EUR 572...
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UK financial transactions in 2013 : At least £1840 trillion
It's the time of year when I like to have a look at how financial transactions were doing in 2013. Many of the key players are quite keen to boast about just how much activity they are handling.  For example, CLS group has a report saying that it handled an...
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Videos from Positive Money's Conference
For those of you who weren't at Positive Money's Conference on the 1st of March, I can thoroughly recommend watching Ben Dyson's superb 30 minute talk on Sovereign Money Creation. You can find the video here. Positive Money's blog on the Conference also has...
For those of you who weren't at Positive Money's Conference on the 1st of March, I can thoroughly recommend watching Ben Dyson's superb 30 minute talk on Sovereign Money Creation. You can find the video here. Positive Money's...
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The biggest Bank scam of them all - Banks lending inexistant money to governments and charging interest
Now that the Bank of England has openly admitted that Commercial Banks create money out of thin air when they make loans - they lend money that they don't have - I thought it would be worth pointing out clearly what this means in the case of soveriegn debt....
Now that the Bank of England has openly admitted that Commercial Banks create money out of thin air when they make loans - they lend money that they don't have - I thought it would be worth pointing out clearly what this mean...
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NYSE Liffe Europe : €474 trillion in 2013 - up 27.6%
I've just had a look at the transaction figures for NYSE Liffe. They really are very open about them - you can download all the details on their Monthly Statistics page . So I did. And here are the results for the period 2006-2013. Activity peaked at over €...
I've just had a look at the transaction figures for NYSE Liffe. They really are very open about them - you can download all the details on their Monthly Statistics page. So I did. And here are the results for the period 2006-...
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  • University of Oxford
    1974
  • Bognor Regis Comprehensive School
    1967 - 1974
  • St Catherine's College, Oxford
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