Tag Archives: economy

5 U.S. Banks Each Have More Than 40 Trillion Dollars In Exposure To Derivatives

When is the U.S. banking system going to crash?  I can sum it up in three words.  Watch the derivatives.  It used to be only four, but now there are five "too big to fail" banks in the United States that each have more than 40 trillion dollars in exposure to derivatives.  Today, the U.S. ...

Over The Last Ten Years 16 Million Americans Have Dropped Out Of The Labor Force

The US economy has not recovered in typical fashion. Following the Great Recession, we witnessed a large growth in those not in the labor force. Part of this has to do with an older population but that does not address the issue completely. The US has added 16 million people to the “not in the ...

Most People Don’t Believe It, But We Are Right On Schedule For The Next Financial Crash

People have such short memories.  Even though we are repeating so many of the same patterns that we witnessed in 2000-2001 and 2007-2008, most people do not think that another financial crash is coming.  In fact, with the stock market setting record high after record high lately, I have been taking quite a bit of ...

If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low?

Should we be concerned that the percentage of Americans that are either working or looking for work is the lowest that it has been in 36 years?  In August, an all-time record high 92,269,000 Americans 16 years of age and older did not "participate in the labor force".  And when you throw in the people that ...

Report: It’s YOUR Fault: Fed Says Americans Who “Hoard Money” Are To Blame For Poor Economy

By: Mac Slavo, www.SHTFplan.com Despite arguments to the contrary from the Obama administration, mounting evidence suggests that the U.S. economy is rapidly falling back into negative growth territory. More Americans are out of the workforce than ever before, median household incomes are at levels not seen since 1967, and consumer spending is coming to a veritable standstill. The crisis ...

Setting Brushfires

America seems to be stuck in a nightmare of the their own making, denial. Unfortunately, most do not realize what is happening or that anything is out of balance. Our economy began it’s very slow, planned death in 1913 with the passing of the Federal Reserve Act. There is nothing Federal about this Act. At ...

The Seven Year Cycle Of Economic Crashes That Everyone Is Talking About

Large numbers of people believe that an economic crash is coming next year based on a seven year cycle of economic crashes that goes all the way back to the Great Depression.  What I am about to share with you is very controversial.  Some of you will love it, and some of you will think ...

This Is A Financial War Going On Underneath The Surface – Dubin & Kranzler Part 2 (VIDEO)

In this segment of the conversation with Eric Dubin, Managing Editor, The News Doctors and Dave Kranzler, Chief Investment Strategist, Investment Research Dynamics, we cover three crucial topics–the economics of the new marijuana laws, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and we wrap up with Fukushima. Fukushima is a global problem that is getting zero coverage. There ...

30 Stats To Show To Anyone Who Does Not Believe The Middle Class Is Being Destroyed

The 30 statistics that you are about to read prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that the middle class in America is being systematically destroyed.  Once upon a time, the United States had the largest and most prosperous middle class in the history of the world, but now that is changing at a staggering ...

Is The Dollar And Equities Ready To Crash?

As the yearly end of summer doldrums engulf the Hamptons, the uber-wealthy position themselves for a rocky coming storm when the robust fall trading season begins. Some of the most memorable major equity collapses happen during this time of year. Logic, fundamentals and sound business analysis has very little to do in forecasting when the ...

NAFTA Is 20 Years Old – Here Are 20 Facts That Show How It Is Destroying The Economy

Back in the early 1990s, the North American Free Trade Agreement was one of the hottest political issues in the country.  When he was running for president in 1992, Bill Clinton promised that NAFTA would result in an increase in the number of high quality jobs for Americans that it would reduce illegal immigration.  Ross ...

The Public Theft Of Private Assets Always Precedes An Economic Collapse And That Time Is Upon Us

The American economy is living on borrowed time through the infusion of massive amounts of “printed out of thin air” cash being printed by the Federal Reserve. Anyone with an IQ above room temperature knows that the inevitable economic crash is looming on the horizon. The deficit is $17 trillion dollars and that is the ...

14 Reasons Why The U.S. Economy’s Bubble Of False Prosperity May Be About To Burst

Did you know that a major event just happened in the financial markets that we have not seen since the financial crisis of 2008?  If you rely on the mainstream media for your news, you probably didn't even hear about it.  Just prior to the last stock market crash, a massive amount of money was ...

Alasdair Macleod – The Silver Fix, China, Gold And Global de-Dollarization (VIDEO)

“The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Will Be the Most Powerful Economic Block We Have Ever Seen.” There are few analyst like Alasdair Macleod. Straight forward, keen sense of humor and spot on with his research. Mr. Macleod joins us today to discuss the silver fix transformation. The “fix” is not ending, but it should be a little ...

Job = Just Over Broke

If you are fortunate enough to have a job in America today, the phrase "just over broke" probably describes you.  Yes, there are a handful of jobs that certainly pay very well, but most Americans that work for somebody else are just barely making it from month to month.  More than half of all working ...

The Statistics Do Not Lie! Welfare Is The Best Paying Entry Level Job In 35 States!

Recently, a friend asked me what would I recommend his daughter major in as she begins college this fall.  I thought for a moment and answered “welfare”.  The father was quite taken back as I took out my IPAD and forwarded him some of my files which contains our recent economic statistics. There are 35 states ...

What Will Happen First, An Economic Collapse Or Martial Law?

What will happen first? Will we fall under the specter of martial law and all that entails? Or, will we experience an economic collapse prior to martial law? In the present state of affairs, it is very easy to focus on the invasion of America through our Southern border as the Fifth column insurgents make their ...