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Global Central Banks Consider Distributing Money Directly To The People

March 22nd, 2016

cashShould central banks create money out of thin air and give it directly to governments and average citizens?  If you can believe it, this is now under serious consideration.  Read more…

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The Economy Is Really Starting To Feel The Pain

March 1st, 2016

economyDid you know that there are some U.S. states that have already officially fallen into recession?  Economic activity all over the planet is in the process of slowing down, and there are some areas of the country that are really starting to feel the pain.  Read more…

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Chinese Exports Plunge 11.2 Percent As Economic Activity Continues To Collapse All Over The Planet

February 17th, 2016

Economy recessionIf the global economy is in fine shape, then why does all of the hard data tell us that global trade is absolutely collapsing?  Read more…

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Retail Apocalypse: 2016 Brings Empty Shelves And Store Closings All Across America

February 1st, 2016

retail etfMajor retailers in the United States are shutting down hundreds of stores, and shoppers are reporting alarmingly bare shelves in many retail locations that are still open all over the country.  Read more…

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Economic Activity Is Slowing Down Much Faster Than The Experts Anticipated

January 25th, 2016

Economy recessionWe have not seen global economic activity fall off this rapidly since the great recession of 2008.  Manufacturing activity is imploding all over the planet, global trade is slowing down at a pace that is extremely alarming, and the Baltic Dry Index just hit another brand new all-time record lowRead more…

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Why The Global Economic Crisis Is Getting Deeper

December 3rd, 2015

Economy recessionEconomic activity is slowing down all over the planet, and a whole host of signs are indicating that we are essentially exactly where we were just prior to the great stock market crash of 2008.   Read more…

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Global Trade Is Collapsing As The Worldwide Economic Recession Deepens

October 19th, 2015

world1When the global economy is doing well, the amount of stuff that is imported and exported around the world goes up, and when the global economy is in recession, the amount of stuff that is imported and exported around the world goes down.  Read more…

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Commodities Collapsed Just Before The Last Stock Market Crash

July 22nd, 2015

market correction bearIf we were going to see a stock market crash in the United States in the fall of 2015 (to use a hypothetical example), we would expect to see commodity prices begin to crash a few months ahead of time.  Read more…

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The Velocity Of Money In The U.S. Falls To An All-Time Record Low

June 1st, 2014

Economy recessionWhen an economy is healthy, there is lots of buying and selling and money tends to move around quite rapidly.  Unfortunately, the U.S. economy is the exact opposite of that right now.  Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: Stocks Afraid of Tapering?

September 15th, 2013

wall streetChris Ciovacco:  As we outlined recently, the Fed’s course of action is always well-planned in advance. The clear message since the late May utterance of “tapering” from Chairman Bernanke’s lips has been Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average: This Will Crush Stock Market Gains

August 19th, 2013

interest-ratesIf you want to track how close we are to the next financial collapse, there is one number that you need to be watching above all others.  The number that I am talking about is the yield on 10 year U.S. Treasuries, because it affects thousands of other Read more…

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What Impact Will Ben Bernanke’s Departure Have On The Markets?

June 19th, 2013

ben bernankeFederal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is on the way out the door, but the consequences of the bond bubble that he has helped to create will stay with us for a very, very long time.  During Bernanke’s tenure, interest rates on U.S. Treasuries Read more…

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The Japanese Financial System Is Beginning To Implode

May 27th, 2013

japanese GDP growthThe financial system of the third largest economy on the planet is starting to come apart at the seams, and the ripple effects are going to be felt all over the globe.  Nobody knew exactly when Read more…

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America Was Much Better Off Before The Income Tax

April 14th, 2013

recession governmentDid you know that the greatest period of economic growth in American history was during a time when there was absolutely no federal income tax?  Between the end of the Civil War and 1913, there was an explosion 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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