Finance

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


Billions Gone: 2016 Olympics Venues in Brazil Are Now in Ruins

By Alice Salles Mises Institute February 23, 2017   Billions Gone: 2016 Olympics Venues in Brazil Are Now in Ruins   The 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil cost Brazilian taxpayers $4.6 billion, conservative estimates show. But once related expenses covered by the Brazilian government are factored in, the overall costs hit the $12 billion mark, which equates […]


One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold

One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold

By  Shaun Bradley The Anti-Media February 22, 2017   One Country’s Central Bank Is Urging Its 6 Million Citizens to Buy Gold     The central bank of Kyrgyzstan is encouraging its six million citizens to each own at least 3.5 oz (100 grams) of physical gold. The precious metal is the nation’s leading export […]


Trade v Banking – The Real Issue

By Martin Armstrong Armstrong Economics February 19, 2017   Trade v Banking – The Real Issue     While CNN and ABC news have turned really vicious against Trump, they are failing to report the real impact of world events that can undo everything. As we head into April/May, we are looking at a real […]

Trade v Banking – The Real Issue

The Globalists Strike Back With A Major Push Toward A Cashless Society

The Globalists Strike Back With A Major Push Toward A Cashless Society

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 15, 2017   The Globalists Strike Back With A Major Push Toward A Cashless Society     Their agenda may be on the rocks in the United States at the moment, but that doesn’t mean that the globalists are giving up.  In fact, a major push toward a […]


Clinton Foundation Partner Hiked Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Price By 680 Percent

By Against Crony Capitalism February 13, 2017   Clinton Foundation Partner Hiked Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Price By 680 Percent     The question is whether this hike represents a market reaction or whether this hike is because of government created monopolies as has been the case with other pharmaceuticals, like for instance, Epipens? Regardless […]

Clinton Foundation Partner Hiked Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug Price By 680 Percent

Why Donald Trump Needs The Next Recession To Start As Quickly As Possible

Why Donald Trump Needs The Next Recession To Start As Quickly As Possible

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 13, 2017   Why Donald Trump Needs The Next Recession To Start As Quickly As Possible     A new recession is coming, and Donald Trump needs it to begin sooner rather than later.  As I explained last week, most American voters tend to care about their pocketbooks […]


What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?

By Thorsten Polleit Mises Institute February 13, 2017   What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?   The US is by far the biggest economy in the world. Its financial markets — be it equity, bonds or derivatives markets — are the largest and most liquid. The Greenback is the most important transaction currency. Many currencies in […]

What Will Trump Do About the Central-Bank Cartel?

Healthcare Is Not Immune to the Laws of Economics

By Jonathan Newman Mises Institute February 11, 2017   Healthcare Is Not Immune to the Laws of Economics   One of the great things about economics is that it is devoid of all mysticism. Every person, good, service, and dollar is treated equally — nothing is special or above the rules. There’s nothing about the supply […]


Stockman to Trump: It's the Economy, Stupid

Stockman to Trump: It’s the Economy, Stupid

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute February 10, 2017   Stockman to Trump: It’s the Economy, Stupid   In a recent appearance on CNN, David Stockman suggested that Trump might best spend some time actually addressing economic issues instead of the administration’s travel ban for immigrants from Middle Eastern countries, which Stockman called “a giant misfire.” Pointing out […]


Minimum Wage and Discrimination

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com February 8, 2017   Minimum Wage and Discrimination   There is little question in most academic research that increases in the minimum wage lead to increases in unemployment. The debatable issue is the magnitude of the increase. An issue not often included in minimum wage debates is the substitution effects […]

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