Wall Street


Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year

By Against Crony Capitalism January 6, 2016   Poll: Government Named Top U.S. Problem for Second Straight Year     Gee, I wonder why? It’s so responsive and doesn’t take the citizenry for granted or anything. It’s not like the president is out there winging it with his “pen and phone” or that Congress is […]

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The Symbiotic Relationship Between Central Banking and Total War

Fed ‘Stimulus’ Has Made Inequality Worse, Hurt Economic Growth

By Against Crony Capitalism December 14, 2015   Fed ‘Stimulus’ Has Made Inequality Worse, Hurt Economic Growth     What is explained here by a former vice president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is what we have said now for years. The Fed’s actions post-Crash have exacerbated wealth inequality and generally skewed the […]


Poll: 1 in 3 Independent and Republican voters see the government as an “enemy”

By Nick Sorrentino Against Crony Capitalism November 24, 2015     Many people see the federal government as not reflecting their views at all. Some see the unending expansion of the state into every nook and cranny of life, and the gaming of the government by powerful corporate and political interests, as a real threat. […]

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Does the Bell Toll for the Fed?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute November 9, 2015     Does the Bell Toll for the Fed?   Last week Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen hinted that the Federal Reserve Board will increase interest rates at the board’s December meeting. The positive jobs report that was released following Yellen’s remarks caused many observers to […]


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The BBC’s Credibility Crisis is Terminal

By Ulson Gunnar New Eastern Outlook September 15, 2015   The BBC’s Credibility Crisis is Terminal     The BBC is seeking to establish a Russian version of its World Service. It claims it must do so to counter the well-funded “propaganda” of Russia’s RT. The UK Independent’s article, “BBC to face down Vladimir Putin with […]


This Is EXACTLY What The Early Phases Of A Market Meltdown Look Like

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog September 9, 2015   This Is EXACTLY What The Early Phases Of A Market Meltdown Look Like     There is so much confusion out there.  On the days when the Dow goes down by several hundred points, lots of people pat me on the back and tell me […]

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Lobbying firm has you covered no matter who’s in power

By Against Crony Capitalism September 1, 2015   Lobbying firm has you covered no matter who’s in power   We say often that fundamentally there is little real difference between the establishments in the Democratic and Republican parties. The below graph sums it up pretty well.   So it makes sense to have a lobbying […]


The Fed Is Spooking the Markets Not China

By Peter Schiff Euro Pacific Capital August 24, 2015   The Fed Is Spooking the Markets Not China   Fasten your seat belts, this ride is getting interesting. Last week the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down more than 1,000 points, notching its worst weekly performance in four years. The sell-off took the Dow Jones […]

Negative Rates Will Kill Growth

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We Have Already Witnessed The First 1300 Points Of The Stock Market Crash Of 2015

By Michael Snyder Economic Collapse Blog August 21, 2015   We Have Already Witnessed The First 1300 Points Of The Stock Market Crash Of 2015     What has been happening on Wall Street the past few days has been nothing short of stunning.  On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 358 points.  It […]


Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?

By Against Crony Capitalism August 17, 2015   Are we witnessing another collapse of the party system?     It is entertaining. All the “Ready for Hillary” bumper stickers seem to have vanished over the last month or so. Donald Trump is making mincemeat of the GOP party apparatus. All sorts of assumptions about the […]

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