Part Two looks at politicians’ views and the reality of offshore finance.
The revelations of the Panama Papers have put pressure on some high-powered people. But what do they reveal about offshore finance?
Having been off many people’s wish list for the last few years, gold has once again become a sought-after asset. Even with prices higher than in the recent past, it may still be worth buying.
It’s the fifth anniversary of the introduction of FATCA: a law requiring US citizens and the financial institutions they use – wherever they may be – to annually inform the US government of accounts. Just as its effects are becoming apparent and it’s proving to be a nightmare for some, there’s talk of the possibility the law may be repealed. As it stands, is it still beneficial for Americans to invest abroad?
Part Two shows how central banks are using the wrong tools in attempting to stimulate inflation.