global economy


Brexit is Just What the Dr. Ordered

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital June 24, 2016   Janet Yellen should send a note of congratulations to Nigel Farage and Boris Johnson, the British politicians most responsible for pushing the Brexit campaign to a successful conclusion. While she’s at it she should also send them some fruit baskets, flowers, Christmas cards, and a […]

Brexit is Just What the Dr. Ordered

Wall Street's Doomsday Machine

Wall Street’s Doomsday Machine

By David Stockman Mises.org June 1, 2016   Wall Street’s Doomsday Machine   The posse of fools in the Eccles Building is so petrified of a stock market hissy fit that it has more or less created a Wall Street doomsday machine. After trolling on the zero bound for 89 straight months now, the FOMC falsely believes that it has levitated the […]


While America Debates the $20 Bill, China Moves Closer to Gold

By Tho Bishop Mises.org April 24, 2016   While America Debates the $20 Bill, China Moves Closer to Gold     On Wednesday, Jack Lew announced that the US Treasury was following Ben Bernanke’s advice and keeping Alexander Hamilton on the $10, instead deciding to bring Harriett Tubman to the $20. While Lew’s news left America distracted […]

While America Debates the $20 Bill, China Moves Closer to Gold

Confessions of a Panama Papers Hit Man

Confessions of a Panama Papers Hit Man

By John Perkins Common Dreams April 13, 2016   Confessions of a Panama Papers Hit Man     The Panama Papers should be no surprise. I was there in the 1970s, when the system they’ve exposed was set in motion. As an Economic Hit Man (an EHM), I helped forge this global economy that is based […]


Economic Collapse Is Erupting All Over The Planet As Global Leaders Begin To Panic

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog April 10, 2016   Economic Collapse Is Erupting All Over The Planet As Global Leaders Begin To Panic     Mainstream news outlets are already starting to use the phrase “economic collapse” to describe what is going on in some areas of our world right now.  For many Americans […]

It should be obvious that there is absolutely no reason to be optimistic about the direction of the global economy right now.

We Need the Pain that Comes with More Saving

We Need the Pain that Comes with More Saving

By C. Jay Engel Mises.org March 17, 2016   We Need the Pain that Comes with More Saving   The endgame of monetary side manipulations is upon us. Since 2008, central banks have done what they thought was needed to bring the markets back from the pain they experienced during the crash. The problem, of course, is […]


We Are Headed Toward a Cashless Society?

By Thomas J. DiLorenzo Mises.org March 14, 2016   We Are Headed Toward a Cashless Society?   In this article, Claudio Grass, Managing Director at Global Gold Switzerland, talks to economist and Mises Institute Senior Fellow Thomas DiLorenzo. This exclusive interview covers central bank monetary policies, Keynesian economics, the economic“recovery,“ political correctness, and much more. Claudio Grass: […]

We Are Headed Toward a Cashless Society?

Chinese Exports Plunge 25.4 Percent Compared To Last Year

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog March 10, 2016   Chinese Exports Plunge 25.4 Percent Compared To Last Year     We just got more evidence that global trade is absolutely imploding.  Chinese exports dropped 25.4 percent during the month of February compared to a year ago, and Chinese imports fell 13.8 percent compared to […]

Chinese Exports Plunge 25.4 Percent Compared To Last Year

21 New Numbers That Show That The Global Economy Is Absolutely Imploding

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog February 20, 2016   21 New Numbers That Show That The Global Economy Is Absolutely Imploding     After a series of stunning declines through the month of January and the first half of February, global financial markets seem to have found a patch of relative stability at least […]

21 New Numbers That Show That The Global Economy Is Absolutely Imploding

Vigilante of Democracy ~ Martin Armstrong

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 […]

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Brexit is Just What the Dr. Ordered

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 […]


The Fed Passes the Buck: Blame Oil and China

By C. Jay Engel Mises.org January 27, 2016   The Fed Passes the Buck: Blame Oil and China   There are a handful of themes out there on recent market action that are either totally wrong or otherwise highly misleading. For instance, regarding the recent calamity in the capital markets, one especially apparent dichotomy has presented […]

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