Posts Tagged ‘debt’

How Long Can America Continue To Burn Up Wealth?

April 4th, 2014

wealthHow long can America continue to burn up wealth?  How long can this nation continue to consume far more wealth than it produces?  The trade deficit is one of the biggest reasons for the steady decline of the U.S. economy, but many Americans don’t even understand what it is. Read more…


Too Big To Fail Is Now Bigger Than Ever

March 10th, 2014

banksNone of the problems that caused the last financial crisis have been fixed.  In fact, they have all gotten worse.  The total amount of debt in the world has grown by more than 40 percent since 2007, Read more…


Russia Threatens To Abandon The U.S. Dollar

March 5th, 2014

dollar etfThe Obama administration and the hotheads in Congress are threatening to hit Russia with “economic sanctions” for moving troops into Crimea.  Yes, those sanctions would sting a little bit, but what our politicians should be made aware Read more…


The U.S. Has No Good Options In Ukraine

March 3rd, 2014

russiaSo much for “isolating” Russia.  The Chinese government is publicly siding with Russia on the crisis in Ukraine, and that is very bad news for the United States.  Read more…


China Starts To Make A Power Move Against The U.S. Dollar

February 20th, 2014

dollar etfIn order for our current level of debt-fueled prosperity to continue, the rest of the world must continue to use our dollars to trade with one another and must continue to buy our debt at ridiculously Read more…


The Coming Demographic Tsunami That Could Destroy Our Economy

February 11th, 2014

Economy recessionToday, more than 10,000 Baby Boomers will retire.  This is going to happen day after day, month after month, year after year until 2030.  It is the greatest demographic tsunami in the history of the United States, and we are woefully unprepared for it.  Read more…


Calls For A Global Currency To Replace The U.S. Dollar

February 7th, 2014

dollar etfThe former chief economist at the World Bank, Justin Yifu Lin, is advising the Chinese government that the time has come for a single global currency.  Lin, who is also a professor at Peking University, says that the U.S. dollar “is the root cause of global financial Read more…


The Stock Market In Japan Is Collapsing

February 4th, 2014

japanese GDP growthDid you see what just happened in Japan?  The stock market of the 3rd largest economy on the planet is imploding.  On Tuesday, the Nikkei fell by more than 610 points.  If that sounds like a lot, that is because it is.  Read more…


Top 1% Has 65 Times More Wealth Than The Bottom Half

January 21st, 2014

john-paulsonDid you know that the 85 richest people in the world have about as much wealth as the poorest 50% of the entire global population does?  In other words, 85 extremely wealthy individuals have about Read more…


Trouble Ahead For The U.S. Economy?

January 2nd, 2014

economyIs the U.S. consumer tapped out?  If so, how in the world will the U.S. economy possibly improve in 2014?  Most Americans know that the U.S. economy is heavily dependent on consumer spending.  If average Americans are not out there spending money, Read more…


100 Reasons To Shut Down The Federal Reserve

December 22nd, 2013

Federal reserveDecember 23rd, 1913 is a date which will live in infamy.  That was the day when the Federal Reserve Act was pushed through Congress.  Many members of Congress were absent that day, Read more…


83 Numbers From 2013 That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

December 16th, 2013

economyDuring 2013, America continued to steadily march down a self-destructive path toward oblivion.  As a society, our debt levels are completely and totally out of control.  Our financial system Read more…


The Gigantic Debt Bubble In China Is About To Burst

November 26th, 2013

china etfsWhen it comes to reckless money creation, it turns out that China (NYSEARCA:FXI) is the king.  Over the past five years, Chinese bank assets have grown from about 9 trillion dollars to more than 24 trillion dollars. Read more…


China To Stop Stockpiling U.S. Dollars?

November 21st, 2013

dollar etfChina just dropped an absolute bombshell, but it was almost entirely ignored by the mainstream media in the United States.  The central bank of China has decided that it is “no longer in China’s favor to accumulate foreign-exchange reserves”.  Read more…


The Federal Reserve Is Monetizing A Staggering Amount Of U.S. Government Debt

November 14th, 2013

debtThe Federal Reserve is creating hundreds of billions of dollars out of thin air and using that money to buy U.S. government debt and mortgage-backed securities and take them out of circulation. Read more…


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