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New Housing Bubble: Prices Up, Ownership Down, Wall Street a Mega-Landlord: “America is Becoming a Nation of Renters”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com January 31, 2015   New Housing Bubble: Prices Up, Ownership Down, Wall Street a Mega-Landlord: “America is Becoming a Nation of Renters”     Want to own your own home, but stuck, temporarily, renting until you can? You aren’t alone. Wolf Richter outlined a pretty eery scenario. The 2008 financial Armageddon […]

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Bloodthirsty Bankers: “I Would Crawl on Broken Glass Dragging My Exposed Junk to Get This Deal”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com   Bloodthirsty Bankers: “I Would Crawl on Broken Glass Dragging My Exposed Junk to Get This Deal”   Many Wall Street bankers would do anything – literally anything – to make money. That makes for a harsh reality when you consider that the fate of the entire economy of the United […]

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Anyone That Believes That Collapsing Oil Prices Are Good For The Economy Is Crazy

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog   Anyone That Believes That Collapsing Oil Prices Are Good For The Economy Is Crazy   Are much lower oil prices good news for the U.S. economy?  Only if you like collapsing capital expenditures, rising unemployment and a potential financial implosion on Wall Street.  Yes, lower gasoline prices are […]


New Law Would Make Taxpayers Potentially Liable For TRILLIONS In Derivatives Losses

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog   New Law Would Make Taxpayers Potentially Liable For TRILLIONS In Derivatives Losses   If the quadrillion dollar derivatives bubble implodes, who should be stuck with the bill?  Well, if the “too big to fail” banks have their way it will be you and I.  Right now, lobbyists for […]

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Plummeting Oil Prices Could Destroy The Banks That Are Holding Trillions In Commodity Derivatives 1

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog   Plummeting Oil Prices Could Destroy The Banks That Are Holding Trillions In Commodity Derivatives   Could rapidly falling oil prices trigger a nightmare scenario for the commodity derivatives market?  The big Wall Street banks did not expect plunging home prices to cause a mortgage-backed securities implosion back in […]