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Ted Bauman the Bayan Hill editor

For the regular readers of the publications of Bayan Hill, the name Ted Bauman is familiar to them. He is famous for his work at Bayan Hill, specifically the Bauman letter that he writes. He began writing for Bayan hill five years ago an currently apart from the Bauman letter, he is also the editor of Plan B club and Alpha stock alerts. All his work is basically about investments that are less risky, privacy issues, global migration issues and issues on the protection of assets for entrepreneurs and business persons as well as investors. Ted’s main role at Bayan Hill Publishing is senior editing.

Ted was born in the United States but migrated to South Africa where he got his University education at the Cape Town University where he got his History and Economics degree. From the time he graduated, Ted Bauman has worked in the non-profit sector for two and a half decades now. His work was majorly based in South Africa. He has worked for renowned organizations like HABITAT and the United Nations. He had also done some work before as a researcher and writer for part of his life and held numerous leadership positions for multiple establishments all in the non-profit sector in South Africa until 2013 when he joined the Bayan Hill Publishing community after settling back in the United States’ Atlanta State with his family.

Ted has literally dedicated his life to helping people access the resources that they require to become sufficient and better their lives without seeking any form of help from the government whatsoever. Ted Bauman is the collaborating founder of a foundation that develops houses for the slum dwellers. The foundation called Slum Dwellers International has been able to help millions of people from different parts of the globe. Through the Bauman letter, Ted is able to give insight to his readers about issues like the recent taxation law act that has been passed in the United States and help them understand what it means and how they stand to benefit from it. Bauman has also published a collaboratively-authored book called Where to Stash your Cash among several other journals within and out of Bayan Hill.

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Matt Badiali: From Scientist to Investor

Matt Badiali began his career as a scientist after garnering degrees in earth science and geology from Penn State University and Florida Atlantic University, respectively. While living in Miami, Fl, he took a position as an environmental geologist – a job he would later cite as being his least favorite due to the dangerous and filthy aspects of the position. While he did not like his time as an environmental geologist, he cited it as the catalyst for his decision to seek higher education In 2004, while attending the University of North Carolina, where he was studying for his Doctor of Philosophy degree, he bumped into a friend who, realizing the unique skill set Mr. Badiali possessed due to his background in geology, commissioned him to join him in seeking new methods for assisting the average investor. Over the next 10 years, Matt Badiali would establish himself as a formidable presence within the world of investing, particularly in regards to the natural resources, energy, and metals sectors, helping his clients to regularly see double and triple-digit returns on their investment. In 2017, he joined the team at Banyan Hill Publishing, where he is currently the editor of the newsletter and advisory service, Total Wealth Strategist. In a recent Q & A, Matt Badiali sat down to discuss his work process, as well as the trends that have him excited about the future. Read more on  Talk Markets about Matt Badiali


When writing, Matt Badiali feels that it is his job to bring the content he is discussing to life. In order to do so, he relies on his extensive research skills, being that he is an avid reader, but he also falls on his real-world knowledge of events, trends, and cycles. As he always chooses to take a hands-on approach when work, Matt Badiali has traveled to oil drilling sites and mines all over the world, including Singapore, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Haiti, and Papua New Guinea. This “boots on the ground” mentality, has been extremely fruitful for Mr. Badiali, and in a short time, he has already garnered a significant following with Total Wealth Strategist.

In looking to the future, Mr. Badiali is extremely excited about the prospects associated with a world that runs off of electricity. The implementation of electric-powered vehicles is slowly but surely picking up steam, and in the coming years, Mr. Badiali believes that the effect that electric-powered vehicles will have on the world will be similar to the impact felt when kerosene began replacing whale oil.

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Ian King Warns Crypto Investors to Watch Out for Tether

Tether is a cryptocurrency exchange that offers a coin, the tether, that is tied to the United States dollar. That’s what’s called a “stablecoin.” Because they are worth the same as one dollar, stablecoins allow cryptocurrencies to buy and sell positions in different cryptocurrencies without having to cash out from the exchange and deposit actual dollars into a bank account, only to withdraw them again. That creates a taxable event involving capital gains, so it’s much easier and less expensive to exchange one crypto asset for another crypto asset for another because that’s a nontaxable like-kind exchange. However, it only works as long as the stablecoin is truly backed up by a US dollar. Read more on bitcoin about Ian King at Banyanhill.

In a recent article for Banyan Hill Publishing, Ian King warns his readers about possible misbehavior on the part of the Tether exchange. According to Tether’s website, the last audit was conducted on September 15. The accounting firm found $443 million to back up 420 billion tethers. That’s great so far. But that accounting firm has since stopped working for Tether. Also, Tether has issued a total of at least 2.2 billion tethers. Do they have $2.2 billion in a bank account to back up those 2.2 billion tethers?

The United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission sent subpoenas to the group that own both Tether and Bitfinex, another exchange with the same CEO. So far, there have been no results announced from the subpoenas.  Check:

If Tether really has issued more tethers than it has US dollars to back them up, that’s an ironical situation. That’s the kind of money manipulation bitcoin was created to eliminate. Our current paper money began as receipts for gold held by the local goldsmith, before banks were invented. Gold is heavy and subject to theft. In the old days, even a small gold coin was probably worth a lot more than bushels of wheat in a market, dresses in a store or beer in a tavern, making it difficult to spend for such small transactions. Therefore, people let the local goldsmith hold it in secure storage. The goldsmith gave receipts for the amount of gold. When people did business, they would just sign their receipts over to each other because that was easier than taking it out of storage, handing it over to the other party, who then had to put it back in secure storage. So dishonest goldsmiths could issue more receipts than they had gold in storage.

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Ted Bauman reveals how investors can make money off the tax cuts

Just the other day, Ted Bauman wrote an article predicting the implications of the tax cuts passed by the House of Representatives recently. He goes further to reveal how investors can benefit from this action and make some money off of it. R. Bauman begins the article with a personal account of his younger years more than 30 years ago when he landed in South Africa. In South Africa the United States dollar was far much stronger than the South African Rand back then, Ted immediately spotted an opportunity and consequently bought an asset which has paid off all through. In the article, Ted recommends this move to his readers encouraging them that they could never go wrong. Ted goes further to elaborate reasons as to why he finds this to be the most pertinent time to strike by saying that he predicts a weakening of the US dollar in most financial markets in the near future in the wake of the recently passed tax cuts by the house of representatives. Visit to know more about Ted Bauman.

Ted took his time to break down the financial market dynamics and how they relate to different economic indicators of any given country. A strong dollar is beneficial to Americans traveling abroad especially to countries where their currency is weaker compared to the dollar as they find stuff there to be really cheap and hence affordable while on the other hand, products made in the US find it hard to penetrate such markets since the products seem to be highly priced. This in effect hurts the US manufacturing sector and therefore increasing the rates of unemployment given that the industry is one of the country’s top employer. On the other hand, a strong US dollar means that imports from countries with weaker currency when compared to the dollar seem cheap and affordable to most American consumers hence their preference which also, in turn, hurts the manufacturing and industry and balance of trade. Read this articles about precision profits, click here.

Analysts predict that the tax cuts will cause a $1.5 trillion federal deficit which will, in turn, lead to a weakened US dollar making it the perfect time to invest in foreign assets that are priced at local currencies which are weaker compared to the dollar. When the dollar starts dropping, the value of the foreign assets will thus be higher in US dollars than when you bought them.

Ted Bauman is an experienced financial expert who specializes in asset protection and low-risk investment.

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