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11 Signs That Italy’s Economy Is Deteriorating

July 8th, 2013

italyWhen you get into too much debt, really bad things start to happen.  Sadly, that is exactly what is happening to Italy (NYSEARCA:EWI) right now.  Harsh austerity measures are causing the Italian economy to slow down even more than it was previously. Read more…

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Will Italy Be The Spark That Sets Off Financial Armageddon In Europe?

February 26th, 2013

europeMichael Snyder: Is the financial collapse of Italy going to be the final blow that breaks the back of Europe financially?  Most people don’t realize this, but Italy is actually the third largest debtor in the entire world after the United States and Japan.  Italy currently has a debt to GDP ratio Read more…

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20 Signs That The U.S. Economy Is Heading For Big Trouble In The Months Ahead

February 20th, 2013

economyIs the U.S. economy about to experience a major downturn?  Unfortunately, there are a whole bunch of signs that economic activity in the United States is really slowing down right now.  Freight volumes and freight expenditures are way down, consumer confidence has declined sharply, Read more…

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The Government Debt Bubble Will Eventually Burst

January 20th, 2013

debtMichael Snyder: Why are so many politicians around the world declaring that the debt crisis is “over” when debt to GDP ratios all over the planet continue to skyrocket?  The global economy has Read more…

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20 Shocking Facts About The Collapse Of Europe

January 9th, 2013

Michael Snyder: The economic implosion of Europe is accelerating.  Even while the mainstream media continues to proclaim that the financial crisis in Europe has been “averted”, the economic statistics Read more…

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ECB Bond-Buying: The Rape of Europe Continues

November 12th, 2012

Jeff Nielson: In the summer of 2011, I wrote a four-part series entitled Economic Rape of Europe Nearly Complete”. In that extended piece; I detailed how the combination of three malevolent forces was decimating the economies of Europe one-by-one. Read more…

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China Stimulus Highlights Western Collapse

August 28th, 2012

Jeff Nielson: Yet again we see a Tale of Two Economies. One economy has a (real) plan. One economy has (real) growth. One economy acts proactively to address its problems. Read more…

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12 Signs That Spain Is Shifting Gears From Recession To Depression (EWP, XLF, VGK, EUO, EWI)

July 23rd, 2012

Michael Snyder: Where have we seen this before?  Bond yields soar above the 7 percent danger level.  Check.  The stock market crashes to new lows.  Check.  Read more…

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Election Results: Greece Is Still Doomed And So Is The Rest Of Europe (GREK, EWP, EUO, EWG, VGK, FXE)

June 17th, 2012

Michael Snyder: The election results from Greece (NYSEARCA:GREK) are in and the pro-bailout forces have won, but just barely.  It is being projected that the pro-bailout New Democracy party Read more…

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Europe’s ‘New Austerity’ – The Cheesecake Diet (VGK, FXE, EUO, IEV, EWG, VWO)

May 23rd, 2012

Jeff Nielson: Austerity has failed. You won’t see that in any of the headlines from the media propaganda machine, and for a very good reason: our intellectually bankrupt governments have no “Plan B”. Read more…

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11 Quotes That Show How Worried The Financial World Is About Europe Right Now (INDEXSP:.INX, TNA, TZA)

May 9th, 2012

Michael Snyder: The recent elections in France and in Greece have thrown the global financial system into an uproar.  Fear and worry are everywhere and nobody is quite sure what is going to happen next.  All of the financial deals that Read more…

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Why New York Times Economist Paul Krugman Is Partly Right But Mostly Wrong (SPY, SDS, SPXU, UPRO)

May 3rd, 2012

Michael Snyder: In recent days, New York Times economist Paul Krugman has been doing a whole bunch of interviews in which he has declared that the solution to our economic problems is very easy.  Krugman says that all we need to do to get the global economy going again is for the governments of the world Read more…

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22 Reasons The Spanish Economy Is Heading Into A Great Depression (EWP, VGK, SPY, IEV, EWJ, EUO, VWO)

April 29th, 2012

Michael Snyder:  What happens when debt-fueled false prosperity disappears?  Just look at Spain (NYSEARCA:EWP).  The 4th largest economy in Europe (NYSEARCA:VGK) was riding high during the Read more…

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27 Reasons The European Sovereign Debt Bubble Is About To Burst (VGK, IEV, EWG, EUO, FXE, EWP, EWI)

April 12th, 2012

Michael Snyder:  The economic crisis in Europe (NYSEARCA:VGK) continues to get worse and eventually it is going to unravel into a complete economic nightmare.  All over Europe Read more…

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Investors: Five Savvy Ways To Conquer The Wall of Worry (GLD, SLV, AMJ, USO, VGK)

February 23rd, 2012

Keith Fitz-Gerald:  If you like extreme risk and consider living on the edge to be “normal,” today’s column isn’t for you. Today I’m writing to the millions of investors who are completely terrified by the prospect of what’s next and who simply want their  faith restored – not to  mention their investments. Read more…

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