Tag Archives for: U.S. National Debt

Financial Armageddon Approaches As U.S. Banks Have 247 Trillion Dollars Of Exposure To Derivatives

banksDid you know that there are 5 “too big to fail” banks in the United States that each have exposure to derivatives contracts that is in excess of 30 trillion dollars? 
ETF BASIC NEWS December 30, 2015 2:07pm

Barack Obama Says That What America Really Needs Is Lots More Debt

debtWhen it comes to taking a chainsaw to the future of America, nobody seems more eager than Barack Obama.  Despite the fact that the U.S. national debt is on pace to approximately double during his eight years in the White House, he has just proposed
NYSE:DIA February 3, 2015 2:27pm

We Are Living In A Giant Debt-Fueled Bubble That Has A Limited Lifespan [Dow Jones Industrial Average]

debtThe idea that the Obama administration has the budget deficit under control is a complete and total lie.  According to the U.S. Treasury, the federal government has officially run a deficit of 589 billion dollars for the first 11 months of fiscal year 2014.
NYSE:DIA September 15, 2014 11:14am

Fed’s Quantitative Easing Program Could Finally End In 2014 [Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI)]

Federal reserveWill this be the year when the Fed's quantitative easing program finally ends?  For a long time, many analysts were proclaiming that the Fed would never taper.  But then it started happening. 
NYSE:DIA March 20, 2014 12:17am

100 Reasons To Shut Down The Federal Reserve

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,
NYSE:GLD December 22, 2013 11:17pm

Trouble Ahead For The Petrodollar?

oildrumThe number one American export is U.S. dollars.  It is paper currency that is backed up by absolutely nothing, but the rest of the world has been using it to trade with one another and so there is tremendous global demand for our dollars. 
NYSE:USO October 24, 2013 12:02pm

Another One Trillion Dollars In Debt

debt ceilingDid you know that the U.S. national debt has increased by more than a trillion dollars in just over 12 months?  On September 30th, 2012 the U.S. national debt was sitting at$16,066,241,407,385.89.  Today, it is up to $17,075,590,107,963.57
NYSE:DIA October 21, 2013 5:20pm

What The Debt Ceiling Deal Failed To Fix

debt ceilingGarrett Baldwin: While everyone in Washington right now is patting themselves on the back in the wake of Wednesday's debt ceiling deal, the reality is that it does little to address the nation's deepest budget issues.
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Something Desperately Needs To Be Done About The National Debt

debt ceilingThe U.S. national debt is 36 times larger than it was just 40 years ago.  That is not a misprint.  That is actually the truth.  We are literally destroying the future of America, but most Americans don’t really seem to care. 
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The Greatest Debt Crisis The World Has Ever Seen Is Coming

debtThe largest mountain of debt in the history of the world just continues to grow even larger, and everyone knows that this colossal debt spiral is not going to end well.  But we all keep playing along
NYSE:DIA September 17, 2013 11:43pm

Dire Consequences Await As U.S. Debt Nears A Tipping Point

debt ceilingGarrett Baldwin: As U.S. debt as a percentage of GDP hovers at levels not seen since World War II, concerns are growing that the American economy is susceptible to a debt crisis in the near future.
ETF BASIC NEWS August 14, 2013 2:17pm

40 Reasons The U.S. Economy Is Still Struggling

economyIf you know someone that actually believes that the U.S. economy is in good shape, just show them the statistics in this article.  When you step back and look at the long-term trends, it is undeniable
NYSE:DIA May 27, 2013 9:58am

America Was Much Better Off Before The Income Tax

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
NYSE:DIA April 14, 2013 10:21pm

Economic Trouble Ahead For 2013?

Michael Snyder: Do you believe that economic trouble is coming in 2013?  If so, you have a lot of company.  According to a brand new Gallup poll that was just released, 65 percent of Americans believe
NYSE:FAZ January 3, 2013 11:12pm

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