financial crisis


The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

By David Stockman Mises.org July 1, 2016   The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt   During Friday’s bloodbath I heard a CNBC anchor lady assuring her (scant) remaining audience that Brexit wasn’t a big sweat. That’s because it is purportedly a political crisis, not a financial one. Presumably in the rarified canyons of Wall Street, politics doesn’t matter […]

The End Game Of Bubble Finance: Political Revolt

Iceland Proves You Don’t Need a Politician or Businessman as President

Iceland Proves You Don’t Need a Politician or Businessman as President

By Alex Pietrowski Waking Times June 28, 2016     With admiration, many have been observing Iceland’s handling of the banking crisis that jolted the entire world in recent years. Now experiencing a unique economic recovery, the Icelandic public became aware in 2008 that the nation’s private banks had borrowed some $120 billion dollars, ten times the size of […]


Forget the NY Times. Here’s Obama’s Real Legacy

Forget the NY Times. Here’s Obama’s Real Legacy

By Grayson Schultze The Daily Bell April 30, 2016   Forget the NY Times. Here’s Obama’s Real Legacy       One day we’re saving the banks; the next day we’re saving the auto industry; the next day we’re trying to see whether we can have some impact on the housing market. – President Barack […]


Corporations Are Defaulting On Their Debts Like It’s 2008 All Over Again

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog April 19, 2016   Corporations Are Defaulting On Their Debts Like It’s 2008 All Over Again     The Dow closed above 18,000 on Monday for the first time since July.  Isn’t that great news?  I truly wish that it was.  If the Dow actually reflected economic reality, I […]

Corporations Are Defaulting On Their Debts Like It’s 2008 All Over Again

Watch Japan – For All Is Not Well In The Land Of The Rising Sun

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog April 6, 2016   Watch Japan – For All Is Not Well In The Land Of The Rising Sun     One of the epicenters of the global financial crisis that started during the second half of last year is Japan, and it looks like the markets in the […]

Watch Japan – For All Is Not Well In The Land Of The Rising Sun

Financial Armageddon Is Imminent

Robert Kiyosaki And Harry Dent Warn That Financial Armageddon Is Imminent

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog March 31, 2016   Robert Kiyosaki And Harry Dent Warn That Financial Armageddon Is Imminent     Financial experts Robert Kiyosaki and Harry Dent are both warning that the next major economic crash is in our very near future.  Dent is projecting that the Dow will fall to “5,500 […]


What the Federal Reserve Could Do

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center March 30, 2016   What the Fed Could Do     The financial media is abuzz with speculation about what the Fed will do next, and whether it will decide to hike the federal funds rate target at its April Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. There is a […]

Federal Reserve Holds Yet Again

The Subprime Auto Loan Meltdown Is Here

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 25, 2016   The Subprime Auto Loan Meltdown Is Here     Uh oh – here we go again.  Do you remember the subprime mortgage meltdown during the last financial crisis?  Well, now a similar thing is happening with auto loans.  The auto industry has been doing better […]

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Why Breaking Up Big Banks Is No Solution

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center February 20, 2016   Why Breaking Up Big Banks Is No Solution     Neel Kashkari used his first public speech as President of the Minneapolis Fed to argue in favor of breaking up big banks. Big banks are problematic for a number of reasons, not least of which […]


Global Stocks Continue To Crash As Oil Plummets And Gold Skyrockets

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 12, 2016   Global Stocks Continue To Crash As Oil Plummets And Gold Skyrockets     Stock markets around the world continue to collapse as this new global financial crisis picks up more steam.  In the U.S., the Dow lost 254 more points on Thursday, and it has […]

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