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The Greatest Forger in the History of Art

This painting that looks like the piece by the great Dutch painter of the 17th century Johannes Vermeer is actually an art piece by Han van Meegeren, one of the greatest forgers in the history of painting. Continue reading The Greatest Forger in the History of Art

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Devaluation? Have we forgotten? Reasons for fluctuating currency exchange rates Gold standard, Breton Woods System and Nixon Shock

It remains uncertain as to whether the trade war between the US and China is going to drive China to devalue the Yuan further and exacerbate their relations. Continue reading Devaluation? Have we forgotten? Reasons for fluctuating currency exchange rates Gold standard, Breton Woods System and Nixon Shock

Charles Ponzi (1882-1949): A conman whose notoriety has been forever embedded in our common lexicon

While he grew ever more desperate for yet another idea for a get-rich-quick scheme, one day, he stumbled across postal reply coupons in an envelop his friend sent him from overseas. A flash of light crossed his mind, and he was instantly enthralled by the idea, this time, for a legitimate venture. Continue reading Charles Ponzi (1882-1949): A conman whose notoriety has been forever embedded in our common lexicon