58 Stunning Facts About The U.S. Economy

economyThe world didn’t completely fall apart in 2015, but it is undeniable that an immense amount of damage was done to the U.S. economy. 
NYSE:DIA December 28, 2015 12:27pm

It’s Official: Over A Trillion Dollars A Year Will Be Added To The Debt During Obama’s Presidency

recession governmentUnder Barack Obama, the U.S. national debt has risen from $10,626,877,048,913.08 on January 20th, 2009 to $18,795,033,928,275.59 on December 21st, 2015. 
ETF BASIC NEWS December 22, 2015 3:55pm

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

The Economic Depression In Europe Just Keeps Getting Deeper

europeThe unemployment rate in the eurozone is higher than it has ever been before.  This week we learned that eurozone unemployment came in at an all-time high of 12.2 percent for September.  Back in January 2012, it was sitting at just 10.4 percent
NYSE:IEV November 1, 2013 12:36pm

The Japanese Debt Bomb Could Set Off Global Panic At Any Moment

japanese GDP growthHow much is 1,000,000,000,000,000 yen worth?  Well, a quadrillion yen is worth approximately 10.5 trillion dollars.  It is an amount of money that is larger than the "the economies of Germany, France and the U.K. combined".  It is such an astounding
NYSE:EEM August 12, 2013 12:39pm

U.S. Economy: 36 Hard Questions The Mainstream Media Should Be Asking?

economyIf the economy is improving, then why aren't things getting better for most average Americans?  They tell us that the unemployment rate is going down, but the percentage of Americans that are actually working is exactly the same it was three
ETF BASIC NEWS July 2, 2013 1:58pm

15 Signs The Economy Is Headed For Recession In 2013

economyMichael Snyder: You better get ready, because there are a whole host of signs that economic trouble is on the horizon.  U.S. economic growth slipped into negative territory during the fourth quarter
NYSE:FAZ January 31, 2013 10:20pm

Why Is The Federal Reserve So Adamant About Maintaining Their Monopoly Over Money Creation

Michael Snyder: Barack Obama has greatly expanded the powers of the presidency during his time in the White House, but there is one institution that he simply will not mess with.  There is one organization that is considered to be so sacred in Washington D.C. that Obama will not dare utter a single negative word against it.
NYSE:FAZ January 14, 2013 1:09pm

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

Fiscal Cliff Deal: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Michael Snyder: The fiscal cliff deal contains more bad news than it does good news.  Yes, the tax increases on the middle class could have been much worse, and we should be thankful that Congress at least did something for the middle class.  Unfortunately, they didn't do enough.  Every American worker is going to pay higher taxes next year as a result of this deal.
NYSE:FAZ January 3, 2013 11:23am

Fiscal Cliff: Why The Government Is Gambling With Our Economy

Michael Snyder: The fiscal cliff is coming!  Run for the hills!  There have been endless stories in the mainstream media about the "fiscal cliff" that our country is facing if the Democrats
NYSE:AGQ November 29, 2012 1:04am

Will The Student Loan Debt Bubble Damage Our Financial System?

Every single year, millions of young adults head off to colleges and universities all over America full of hopes and dreams.  But what most of those fresh-faced youngsters do not realize is that by taking on student loan debt they are signing up for a life of debt slavery. 
NYSE:SPY September 10, 2012 5:45pm

The Financial Crisis In Europe Has Only Been Put On Hold Temporarily (VGK, IEV, EWP, EWI, EWG, VWO)

Michael Snyder: Has Europe (NYSEARCA:VGK) finally been saved this time?  Has this latest "breakthrough" solved the European debt crisis?  Of course not, and you should know better by now.  European leaders have held 18 summits since the beginning of the debt crisis. 
NYSE:EWG July 2, 2012 11:02am

Economy: We Are Living In The Greatest Debt Bubble In The History Of The World (XLF, TZA, FAS, FAZ, SPY)

Michael Snyder: What is the biggest economic problem that the United States is facing?  Very simply, our biggest problem is that we have way too much debt.  Over the past
NYSE:FAS June 25, 2012 11:02pm

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