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The Growing Threat To Capitalism

April 18th, 2014

government americaShah Gilani: American exceptionalism, the country’s qualitatively demonstrable advantage over other nations, used to be characterized by individualism. Read more…

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The USA: Worst Government That Money Can Buy

April 8th, 2014

government americaJeff Nielson: History tells us that when governments become excessively oppressive and/or descend into saturation corruption (like the rancid regimes of the Western bloc), that such scenarios rarely “end well” – i.e. a peaceful transition back to responsible, Read more…

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What A U.S. Debt Default Would Mean For The Global Economy

October 7th, 2013

debt ceilingA U.S. debt default that lasts for more than a couple of days could potentially cause a financial crash unlike anything that the world has ever seen before.  If the U.S. government purposely Read more…

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Dow Jones Industrial Average & S&P 500: Prepare For The “October Effect”

October 4th, 2013

octoberMoe Zulfiqar: October has just begun, and it’s one of the most interesting months for key stock indices. In the past, some of the major crashes occurred during this month. For example, on October 19, 1987, key stock indices, like the Dow Jones Industrial Average Read more…

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Cyprus-Style Wealth Confiscation Happening All Over The Globe

September 24th, 2013

emerging-marketsNow that “bail-ins” have become accepted practice all over the planet, no bank account and no pension fund will ever be 100% safe again.  In fact, Cyprus-style wealth confiscation is already starting to happen all around the world.  Read more…

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How Gold and Silver Can Save Your Portfolio

September 24th, 2013

gold silver metals: The financial crisis struck the U.S. economy five years ago. Those who remember the collapse of Lehman Brothers know how much uncertainty was actually there. It seemed the U.S. economy was going to halt and the Read more…

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The U.S. Economy Is Close To Imploding

September 20th, 2013

economyHaving allowed a couple of days for the tidal wave of mainstream, post-“tapering” nonsense to subside; it’s now time to look at the facts, as once again The Boy Who Cried Exit Strategy got in front of microphones to say “just kidding.” Read more…

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The Smell Of Collapse Is In The Air

September 19th, 2013

market correction bearGary Christenson: The U.S. stock market (NYSEARCA:DIA) is near all-time highs, while politicians and economists are blathering about recovery, low inflation, and good times, but instability and danger are clearly visible in our debt based monetary system.  Read more…

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What Is The Fear Index Showing About Volatility

September 10th, 2013

technical bounce: We have now entered into September, one of the most volatile weeks for the key stock indices in the U.S. economy. With this, there are questions as to where these key stock indices are going next. The bulls and the bears are at it again, Read more…

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The 441 TRILLION Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Time Bomb

June 25th, 2013

ratesDo you want to know the primary reason why rapidly rising interest rates could take down the entire global financial system?  Most people might think that it would be because the U.S. government would have to pay much more interest on the national debt. 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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U.S. Government Launches Revenge-Attack Against Standard & Poors

February 6th, 2013

Standard and poorsJeff Nielson: On February 5th, 2013; we learned something. We learned precisely how long of a memory-span that the U.S. government believes Market Sheep to possess: 18 months. How do we know this? Because 18 months to the day after credit-rating agency Standard & Poors Read more…

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Why The Official 2012 Unemployment Rate Is Wrong

December 9th, 2012

Michael Snyder: The mainstream media is heralding the decline of the official unemployment rate to 7.7 percent as evidence that the U.S. economy is improving.  But it is a giant lie.  Read more…

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Why The U.S. Tax System Is Broken

December 6th, 2012

Michael Snyder: Every year average Americans pay dozens of different types of taxes, and yet many of our politicians are very open about the fact that they want to raise rates even higher Read more…

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The U.S. Government Debt Is Unsustainable (GLD, SLV, TZA, FAZ, AGQ, INDEXSP:.INX)

October 11th, 2012

Michael Snyder: When it comes to explaining the problems with our economy, one of the hardest things to do is to get people to understand that we are living in an economic fantasy world that is completely and totally unsustainable.  As a nation we consume far more than we produce, Read more…

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