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Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital June 8, 2016   Lather. Rinse. Repeat.   Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A Fed official walks into a bar and says the economy is improving and rate hikes are appropriate. The patrons order another round to celebrate. Then disappointing data comes out, the high fives […]

Big Policies, Bigger Failures

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 […]


Undeniable Evidence That The Real Economy Is Already In Recession Mode

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog May 17, 2016   Undeniable Evidence That The Real Economy Is Already In Recession Mode     You are about to see a chart that is undeniable evidence that we have already entered a major economic slowdown.  In the “real economy”, stuff is bought and sold and shipped around […]

Undeniable Evidence That The Real Economy Is Already In Recession Mode

More Economic Data Leaking to Markets

By Paul-Martin Foss Carl Menger Center May 2, 2016    More Economic Data Leaking to Markets     A new ECB white paper has found evidence that many major market-moving data releases in the US are leaked in advance of their official publication, allowing some investors to profit from trading stocks and Treasury securities when […]

Federal Reserve Holds Yet Again

Buffett says if the government did THIS the Dow could hit 100K

Buffett says if the government did THIS the Dow could hit 100K

By Against Crony Capitalism May 2, 2016   Buffett says if the government did THIS the Dow could hit 100K     Savers, you can forget about opting out of the stock market. If you want any kind of return you will get in the market and you will like it. So what if artificially repressed […]


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 […]

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

Beware the Bull: Equity Boom Has No Basis in Economic Fundamentals

Beware the Bull: Equity Boom Has No Basis in Economic Fundamentals

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell April 20, 2016   Beware the Bull: Equity Boom Has No Basis in Economic Fundamentals     For bull, no death throes … On Feb. 11, the day that the S&P 500 hit its correction low point, the financial press was filled with commentary from Federal Reserve Chairwoman […]


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

Japan’s Wild Monetary Experiment Is Far From Over

Japan’s Wild Monetary Experiment Is Far From Over

By Brendan Brown Mises.org April 12, 2016   Japan’s Wild Monetary Experiment Is Far From Over   The leading narrative in the foreign exchange markets is told and re-told to explain how the Japanese yen has surged this year despite an ever wilder monetary experiment pursued by the Abe government. The story seems plausible to many, and […]


Stock Market Last Gasp: Could Equities Jump Up Hard?

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell April 7, 2016   Stock Market Last Gasp: Could Equities Jump Up Hard?     The $1 Trillion Short Underlying Stocks’ Spring … Short interest reaches highest level since 2008 despite gains … Level is contrarian bullish, sets up powerful rally, says BofA … A funny thing has […]

Stock Market Last Gasp: Could Equities Jump Up Hard?

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 […]


Economics: It’s Simpler Than You Think

By David Gordon Mises.org March 31, 2016   Economics: It’s Simpler Than You Think   [David Gordon reviews John Tamny’s new book, Popular Economics. This article first appeared in the March–April issue of The Austrian.] In the view of John Tamny — an editor at Forbes andRealClearMarkets — economics as it is usually studied and taught in […]

Economics: It's Simpler Than You Think

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Politicians push for war as the way out of economic troubles

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell March 29, 2016   Politicians push for war as the way out of economic troubles     Tony Blair [in the Sunday Times]: Britain and its western allies must be prepared to send ground troops to “crush” Islamic State forces or risk a terror attack in Europe of […]


The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic

By Mark Thornton Mises.org March 29, 2016   The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic   A heroin epidemic has been spreading across the United States, expanding enormously for the last several years. With it, the number of people dying has also increased dramatically. While politicians offer failed solutions like “securing the borders,” the real […]

The Legalization Cure for the Heroin Epidemic