Not Much

Chris Sprigman asks how much piracy hurts the economy:

Supporters of stronger intellectual property enforcement — such as those behind the proposed new Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) bills in Congress — argue that online piracy is a huge problem, one which costs the U.S. economy between $200 and . . . → Read More: Not Much

New Era of Stability in Some African Countries: Christopher Welch

Christopher Welch, a mining analyst with Ocean Equities, has been crisscrossing the Atlantic for most of the last year. He tells The Gold Report in this exclusive interview that recent trips have bolstered his conviction that mining plays in Africa are being overlooked, but it’s not too late for investors to get in . . . → Read More: New Era of Stability in Some African Countries: Christopher Welch

The perils of European debt crisis: divergence, retreat or decline?

Recent debacle at the summit of Brussels in the midst of the political intervention of the EU leaders to facilitate the institutional agreement between the European countries towards the formation of the European fiscal union has caused not only a long-standing dissolution of the “core countries” of the Eurozone and the UK but, more . . . → Read More: The perils of European debt crisis: divergence, retreat or decline?