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Alasdair Macleod: If You’ve Got Gold, You’ve Got Money – If You Haven’t Got Gold You’ve Got A Problem (VIDEO)

Economy |  | Akin to ancient Rome, the United States has over-extended herself. She has created a climate that could easily be transformed into a war on a slight pretext. Wars, as it is well known are also a means a nation can extricate itself from debt and financial responsibility.  – The U.S. Endgame, Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume, ...Read More »

The U.S. Economy Officially Joins The Global Economic Slowdown – 1st Quarter GDP Comes In At 0.5%

Economy |  | Even the government is admitting that the U.S. economy is slowing down.  On Thursday, we learned that U.S. GDP grew at just a 0.5 percent annual rate during the first quarter of 2016.  This was lower than analysts were anticipating, and it marks the third time in a row that the GDP number has declined ...Read More »

Repeal Of Glass-Steagall And The Too Big To Fail Culture

Economy |  | During the 1990’s the conventional economic wisdom supported the repeal of Glass-Steagall. However, “10 years later, the end of Glass-Steagall has been blamed by some for many of the problems that led to last fall’s (2008) financial crisis. While the majority of problems that occurred centered mostly on the pure-play investment banks like Lehman Brothers, the huge ...Read More »

Gold And Silver – A Clarion Alarm Call For All Paper Assets

Economy |  | By: Edge Trader Plus | Perhaps the most successful Ponzi scheme of all has been the Rothschild-led takeover and sapping of the entire United States since the American Civil War that started in 1861.  The final stages were set with the not-so-lawfully-passed but fully implemented Federal Reserve Act on 23 December 1913.  The fact that ...Read More »

Economy In Decline: Apple Reports Massive Revenue Decline As iPhone Sales Plummet Dramatically

Economy |  | Corporate revenues in the United States have been falling for quite some time, but now some of the biggest companies in the entire nation are reporting extremely disappointing results.  On Tuesday, Apple shocked the financial world by reporting that revenue for the first quarter had fallen 7.4 billion dollars compared to the same quarter last ...Read More »

Stories Of Despair From The Forgotten People That The U.S. Economy Has Left Behind

Economy |  | There is so much economic despair in our country today, but if you have a good job and if you live in a good neighborhood you might not ever encounter it.  There really are “two Americas” in 2016, and they are getting farther and farther apart with each passing year.  On the one hand, you ...Read More »

One More Casualty Of The 9/11 Farce - The Petrodollar

Economy |  | It’s been about 15 years now since passenger airliners struck the World Trade Center towers on 9/11, and we are still suffering the consequences of that day, though perhaps not in the ways many Americans might believe. The 9/11 attacks were billed by the Bush Administration as a “wake-up call” for the U.S., and neocons ...Read More »

In 1 Out Of Every 5 American Families, Nobody Has A Job

Economy |  | If nobody is working in one out of every five U.S. families, then how in the world can the unemployment rate be close to 5 percent as the Obama administration keeps insisting? The truth, of course, is that the U.S. economy is in far worse condition than we are being told. Last week, I discussed ...Read More »

New American Dream After Collapsed US Dollar: Picture Inner City Detroit (VIDEO)

Economy |  | By: The Voice of Reason | In the video below, I explain how after the national debt balloons past the point of no return, and after the U.S. Dollar collapses, expect to see what is happening in Detroit happen all over the country. As the needs of the federal government grow, with no help from ...Read More »

Dr. Willie: US Markets In Terminal Phase Of Economic Collapse… Extreme Pain Ahead (VIDEO)

Economy |  | In the following video, Dr. Jim Willie joins the Plane of Truth to explain more of the details of where we as a society find ourselves with respect to the collapse of the U.S. Dollar. If you’ve listened to Dr. Willie in the past, you’ve heard him talk about “The Voice,” an individual Dr. Willie ...Read More »

47 Percent Of Americans Cannot Even Come Up With $400 To Cover An Emergency Room Visit

Economy |  | If you had to make a sudden visit to the emergency room, would you have enough money to pay for it without selling something or borrowing the funds from somewhere?  Most Americans may not realize this, but this is something that the Federal Reserve has actually been tracking for several years now.  And according to ...Read More »

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

Economy |  | 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 could stop writing about “economic collapse” and start blogging about cats or football.  Unfortunately, the stock market and the economy are moving in two ...Read More »

Oil Market Hype And Crisis Signal Greater Troubles Ahead

Economy |  | Most people are not avid followers of economic news, and I don’t blame them. Financial analysis is for the most part boring and tedious and you would have to be some kind of crazy to commit a large slice of your life to it. However, those of us who are that crazy do what we ...Read More »

U.S. Economy 2016: 3 Classic Recession Signals Are Flashing Red

Economy |  | Those that were hoping for an “economic renaissance” in the United States got some more bad news this week.  It turns out that the U.S. economy is in significantly worse shape than the experts were projecting.  Retail sales unexpectedly declined in March, total business sales have fallen again, and the inventory to sales ratio has ...Read More »

Deutsche Bank Settles Lawsuit For Price Rigging, Turns “State’s Evidence” On Other Banks

Economy |  | By: Clint Siegner, Money Metals | Prior to last week, Deutsche Bank made headlines for a string of huge losses and massive exposure to risky derivatives. The last time the firm’s shares traded at prices this low, the world was in the midst of 2008’s financial apocalypse. Deutsche Bank didn’t need more bad news, but ...Read More »

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