Finance

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


Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives

By Rory Hall The Daily Coin April 27, 2017   Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives     For several months during 2016 I was researching the SDR, Federal Reserve Note/U.S. dollar, global currencies and the people behind the scenes pulling the strings. The pulling of the strings was being conducted by oligarchs, like the […]

Gold Manipulation and $1.2 Quadrillion in Derivatives

Martin Armstrong - Economic Downturn Will Take World to War

Martin Armstrong – Economic Downturn Will Take World to War

By Greg Hunter April 22, 2017   Join Greg Hunter as he goes One-on-One with renowned economist Martin Armstrong of ArmstrongEconomics.com. Former hedge fund manager Martin Armstrong, who is an expert on economic and political cycles, says, “You have to understand what makes war even take place? It does not unfold when everybody is fat […]


Fractional Reserve Airline Seats

By Christopher P. Casey Mises Canada April 22, 2017   Fractional Reserve Airline Seats     Every year, airlines deny thousands of passengers seats on flights due to overbooking.  Airlines use sophisticated modeling to manage overbooking to maximize profits given the reality of passenger no-shows.  Legally permissible under their “contract of carriage” with passengers, fewer than […]

Fractional Reserve Airline Seats

Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

By Hans-Hermann Hoppe Mises Institute April 19, 2017   Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism   Socialism leads to the politicization of society. Hardly anything can be worse for the production of wealth. Socialism, at least its Marxist version, says its goal is complete equality. The Marxists observe that once you allow private […]

Why Politicians Win (and Workers Lose) Under Socialism

Russia and China Preparing Alternative Banking Architecture

Russia and China Preparing Alternative Banking Architecture

By James Corbett The International Forecaster April 17, 2017   Russia and China Preparing Alternative Banking Architecture     It may have arrived with little fanfare, but Russia’s SWIFT alternative has, more or less, arrived. Speaking in no uncertain terms at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin late last month, Elvira Nabiullina, the Governor of Russia’s […]


Remember the Housing Bubble of 2008? Meet the the Car Loan Bubble of 2017

Remember the Housing Bubble of 2008? Meet the the Car Loan Bubble of 2017

By  Shaun Bradley The Anti-Media April 13, 2017   Remember the Housing Bubble of 2008? Meet the the Car Loan Bubble of 2017     After nearly a decade of being able to borrow money for next to nothing, interest rates are finally beginning to creep higher. Even the relatively small increases seen so far […]


The Ticking Debt Bomb

By Peter Schiff Schiff Gold April 13, 2017   The Ticking Debt Bomb   Tick … tick … tick … That sound you hear is a ticking debt bomb. According to the most recent data released by the Federal Reserve, outstanding credit card debt eclipsed the $1 trillion mark in February, increasing 6.2% from a […]

The Ticking Debt Bomb

How Much of your State's Debt Rests on your Shoulders

How Much of your State’s Debt Rests on your Shoulders

By Raul Howmuch.net April 11, 2017   How Much of your State’s Debt Rests on your Shoulders   Uncle Sam is not the only one who can raise taxes and borrow money on your behalf. Those powers also belong to each and every state in the Union – and they all exercise them. Which means […]


Keeping the poor poor is what drives big government

By Against Crony Capitalism April 11, 2017   Keeping the poor poor is what drives big government     Is this ever true. (From The American Spectator)   Social Security is the greatest swindle of the poor ever. A new study by Peter Ferrara for the Committee to Unleash Prosperity shows that the average poor […]

Keeping the poor poor is what drives big government

Has Middle Class America Been Fleeced?

By Hunter Lewis Against Crony Capitalism April 10, 2017   Has Middle Class America Been Fleeced?     Noah Smith, writing in Bloomberg, says that it has indeed been fleeced by our national economic policies. We agree. But which policies have been responsible?   Smith mentions and immediately dismisses trade, immigration, economic regulation, and welfare policies. […]

Has Middle Class America Been Fleeced?