LATEST NEWS: We Just Witnessed The Worst Week For Global Financial Markets In 3 Years

Is this the start of the next major financial crisis?  The nightmarish collapse of the price of oil is creating panic in financial markets all over the planet.  On June 16th, U.S. oil was trading at a price of $107.52.  Since then, it has fallen by almost 50 dollars in less than 6 months. continue […]

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LATEST NEWS: 21 Facts That Prove That Dependence On The Government Is Out Of Control In America

If you could stay home and watch television, play video games and hang out with your friends all day at government expense, would you do it?  Of course most Americans that collect money from the government each month are not abusing the system.  Many truly are incapable of taking care of themselves, and others are […]

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LATEST NEWS : The Economy Of The Largest Superpower On The Planet Is Collapsing Right Now

How do you fix a superpower with exploding levels of debt, that has a rapidly aging population, that consumes far more wealth than it produces, and that has scores of zombie banks that could collapse at any moment.  You might think that I am talking about the United States, but I am actually talking about […]

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LATEST NEWS : A Brief History of US Money – Crash Course Chapter 9

Looking at the past 100 years of the US dollar’s history, one theme becomes abundantly clear: in times of crisis, the US government has no issue with changing its own rules or breaking its own laws. And those “temporary” emergency measures have a nasty habit of quickly becoming permanent. Among the more notable milestones of […]

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LATEST NEWS : JPMorgan in talks to buy Argentine holdout bonds, among other options: DJ

JPMorgan is discussing the possibility of buying Argentina’s sovereign debt from a group of dissident bondholders, Dow Jones reported on Thursday, citing sources familiar with the matter. The South American nation is fighting a court decision that determined it must treat all bondholders the same, despite a massive restructuring agreement stemming from its default more than a decade […]

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LATEST NEWS : The United States Of Debt: Total Debt In America Hits A New Record High Of Nearly 60 Trillion Dollars

What would you say if I told you that Americans are nearly 60 TRILLION dollars in debt?  Well, it is true.  When you total up all forms of debt including government debt, business debt, mortgage debt and consumer debt, we are 59.4 trillion dollars in debt.  That is an amount of money so large that it […]

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LATEST NEWS : Fed Chair: ‘Deficits Will Rise to Unsustainable Levels’

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen, referencing the Congressional Budget Office’slong-term budget projections, told the Joint Economic Committee of Congress today that under current policies the federal government’s deficits “will rise to unsustainable levels.” continue reading at cnsnews.com

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China allows first corporate bond default

Chinese authorities have allowed the country’s first corporate bond default, inflicting losses on small investors in a painful step toward making its financial system more market-oriented. A Shanghai manufacturer of solar panels paid only part of 90 million yuan ($15 million) in interest due Friday on bonds issued in 2012, according to two bondholders. They […]

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Who Really Makes The Most Money

Of the 25 companies with the largest corporate profits in the world, banking, energy and technology firms are absolutely ranking it in. Collectively, they made $567,856,000,000 in 2012 alone. And that’s only 25 of the most profitable companies in the world. Let’s put all that cash into perspective. That enough money to … continue reading at goldsilver.com […]

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Profound Cosmic Wisdom (PCW) Revealed

Gearing up for Thanksgiving dinner, I am not going to be caught interpersonally unprepared this year, and am compiling some handy notes that I can use in the inevitable awkward family conversations, such as somebody remarking “Boy! There are some good smells coming out of the kitchen!” This year I can keep the conversation ball […]

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