America Is Addicted To Debt

debtCorporations, individuals and the federal government continue to rack up debt at a rate that is far faster than the overall rate of economic growth. 
NYSE:GLD June 15, 2015 2:56pm

Government Dependence Reaches Epidemic Levels

government americaDid you know that the number of Americans getting benefits from the federal government each month exceeds the number of full-time workers in the private sector by more than 60 million?  In other words, the number of people that are taking money
ETF BASIC NEWS April 18, 2014 10:43am

Facebook Inc Issued Strong Warning

in focus spotlightWhen Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) announced it was buying messaging app WhatsApp last month, people wondered whether Facebook would keep its promise to WhatsApp users that their personal information would remain private.
NASDAQ:SOCL April 14, 2014 10:22am

S&P 500: I Am Cautiously Optimistic About The Balance Of The Year

market outlookDavid Fabian: Without a doubt the market loves a good crisis.  Whether it is the shutdown of the federal government, the looming debt ceiling deadline, or the ever-present debate over when the Federal Reserve will taper their asset purchase program. 
NYSE:DIA October 11, 2013 4:33pm

Median Household Income Has Fallen For 5 Years In A Row

economyIf the economy is getting better, then why do incomes keep falling?  According to a shocking new report that was just released by the U.S. Census Bureau, median household income
NYSE:FAS September 17, 2013 8:06pm

Wall Street Faces Huge Risks Ahead

Wall streetJames DiGeorgia: A U.S. strike on Syria is off the table, at least for now, but Wall Street still faces some BIG RISKS this month — and potentially a very dark October if it doesn’t face them head-on now.
NYSE:DIA

The 441 TRILLION Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Time Bomb

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.
NYSE:DIA June 25, 2013 10:32am

35 Scary Statistics About The Working Poor In America

american dreamMichael Snyder: In America tonight, tens of millions of men and women will struggle to get to sleep because they are stressed out about not making enough money even though they

NYSE:FAZ January 15, 2013 9:43pm

The Federal Government Hands Out Money To 128 Million Americans Every Month

Michael Snyder: The number of Americans receiving money directly from the federal government has grown from 94 million in the year 2000 to over 128 million today.  A shocking new research paper by Patrick Tyrrell and William W. Beach contains that statistic and a whole bunch of other very revealing numbers. 
NYSE:FAS January 11, 2013 12:13pm

Debt Ceiling Crisis: Will Obama Just Create A Trillion Dollar Coin?

Michael Snyder: If Barack Obama can "solve" the debt ceiling crisis by printing up some trillion dollar coins, then why does the federal government need our money?  As another debt ceiling showdown
NYSE:AGQ January 7, 2013 11:15pm

50 Bold Economic Predictions For 2013

Michael Snyder: Are you ready for a wild 2013?  It should be a very interesting year.  When the calendar flips over each January, lots of people make lots of lists.  They make lists of "resolutions", but most people never follow through on
NYSE:FAZ January 1, 2013 9:36pm

Government Dependents Outnumber Those With Private Sector Jobs In 11 U.S. States

Michael Snyder: America is rapidly becoming a nation of takers.  An increasing number of Americans expect the government to take care of them from the cradle to the grave, and they expect the government to dig into the pockets
NYSE:FAZ December 27, 2012 10:45am

What If We Adopted A System Where The Banks Did Not Create Our Money?

Michael Snyder: What if there was a financial system that would eliminate the need for the federal government to go into debt, that would eliminate the need for the Federal Reserve,
NYSE:FAZ October 22, 2012 8:37pm

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

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,
NYSE:AGQ October 11, 2012 10:44am

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