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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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

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Why (some) millennials are embracing socialism

By Against Crony Capitalism January 29, 2016   Why (some) millennials are embracing socialism     The author of the attached article, the former CEO of Office Depot Steve Odland, is right on the money. In the face of a deeply crony economic and political system, one which walls off opportunity for many while unfairly […]


The Continuing Demonization Of Cash

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center January 27, 2016   The Continuing Demonization Of Cash     The insidious nature of the war on cash derives not just from the hurdles governments place in the way of those who use cash, but also from the from the aura of suspicion that has begun to pervade […]

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Clueless in Davos

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital January 27, 2016   Clueless in Davos   Making their annual pilgrimage to the exclusive Swiss ski sanctuary of Davos last week, the world’s political and financial elite once again gathered without having had the slightest idea of what was going on in the outside world. It  appears that […]


Americans hate the U.S. government more than ever

By Against Crony Capitalism January 27, 2016   Americans hate the U.S. government more than ever     Now why oh why might this be? Could it be that Washington’s curtain has been pulled back by the Internet? That’s part of it. Could it be that many Americans continue to struggle while they see the […]

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Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog January 27, 2016   Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated     We have not seen global economic activity fall off this rapidly since the great recession of 2008.  Manufacturing activity is imploding all over the planet, global trade is slowing down at a […]


Cashless Society War Intensifies During Global Epocalypse

By David Haggith The Great Recession Blog January 25, 2015   Cashless Society War Intensifies During Global Epocalypse       In the fall of 2015, the world descended into an economic apocalypse that will transform the globe into a single cashless society. This bold prediction is based on trends in nations all over the earth as shown […]

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