Finance

The Markets, Currency, the Transfer of Wealth and anything else that affects your wallet.


Three Reasons to Be Worried About the Economy   Recently updated !

By Yonathan Amselem Mises.org February 8, 2016   Three Reasons to Be Worried About the Economy   On January 12, America’s central planner-in-chief gave his State of the Union address. The president promised nothing less than to feed the hungry, create jobs, shape the earth’s climate, and make everyone a college graduate. There’s nothing new here, […]

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Nomi Prins

Election 2016: A Battle of Billionaires (Except for Bernie Sanders)

By Nomi Prins NomiPrins.com February 5, 2016   Election 2016: A Battle of Billionaires (Except for Bernie Sanders)   Speaking of the need for citizen participation in our national politics in his final State of the Union address, President Obama said, “Our brand of democracy is hard.” A more accurate characterization might have been: “Our brand […]


Bubble Watch: Chinese Housing

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center February 4, 2016   Bubble Watch: Chinese Housing     The Chinese economy is notoriously in a bubble, particularly its real estate market. For years reports have come out of China about brand new cities being built in the middle of nowhere, built to house millions but only being […]

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War on Cash

The war on cash continues, a dispatch from the German front

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism February 4, 2016   The war on cash continues, a dispatch from the German front   Central banks don’t like cash, particularly when they want to impose negative interest rates on a failing global economy. (If banks were to offer negative rates cash would provide a yield and as […]


The West Is Traveling The Road To Economic Ruin

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 3, 2016   The West Is Traveling The Road To Economic Ruin   Michael Hudson is the best economist in the world. Indeed, I could almost say that he is the only economist in the world. Almost all of the rest are neoliberals, who are not […]

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The Fed wants to see what happens if it moves to negative interest rates

By Against Crony Capitalism February 2, 2016   The Fed wants to see what happens if it moves to negative interest rates     It wants to see via a “stress test” of banks. But even with the Fed raising a quarter point recently, so called liftoff, the general trend globally is in the opposite […]


Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II Boondoggle. A $2 Trillion Pentagon Waste

By Stephen Lendman Global Research February 2, 2016   Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II Boondoggle. A $2 Trillion Pentagon Waste   At an estimated lifetime development, production, operational and maintenance cost of $2 trillion or more (adjusted for inflation), the F-35 perhaps most of all symbolizes notorious Pentagon waste, fraud and abuse – ripping off taxpayers, using […]

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Martin Armstrong

Vigilante of Democracy ~ Martin Armstrong   Recently updated !

By ChrisInMaryville February 1, 2016 Below is a short Tedx talk that I wanted to share that was independently organized by TEDxBattenkill featuring Martin Armstrong that was posted on January 29, 2016. When posting a video, on occasion, I may recommend turning the volume down, but in this case I would turn the volume up […]


The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself ~ Paul Craig Roberts 1

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org February 1, 2016   The West Is Reduced To Looting Itself   I, Michael Hudson, John Perkins, and a few others have reported the multi-pronged looting of peoples by Western economic institutions, principally the big New York Banks with the aid of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). […]

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Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America

Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America

By Michael Snyder End Of The American Dream February 1, 2016 Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America     Major retailers in the United States are shutting down hundreds of stores, and shoppers are reporting alarmingly bare shelves in many retail locations that are still open all over the […]


Six Years and $17 Billion Wasted in Afghanistan

By Against Crony Capitalism January 31, 2016   Six Years and $17 Billion Wasted in Afghanistan     Hey, it’s only money, your money, which we might as well have just buried in the desert. Actually it’s worse than that as dumping the money into the ground would have been a waste but wouldn’t have […]

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