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The Stock Market In 2015 Is Starting To Look Remarkably Similar To The Stock Market In 2008

April 1, 2015 - Are we watching a replay of the last financial crisis?  Over the past six months, the price of oil has collapsed, the U.S. dollar has soared, and a whole bunch of other patterns that we witnessed just before the stock market crash of 2008 are repeating once again.  But what we have not see ...

One Last Look At The Real Economy Before It Implodes - Part 3

March 18, 2015 - Brandon Smith Activist Post In the previous installments of this series, we discussed the hidden and often unspoken crisis brewing within the employment market, as well as in personal debt. The primary consequence being a collapse in overall consumer demand, something which we are at this very mo ...

Janet Yellen Is Freaking Out About Audit The Fed Here Are 100 Reasons Why She Should Be

February 25, 2015 - Janet Yellen is very alarmed that some members of Congress want to conduct a comprehensive audit of the Federal Reserve for the first time since it was created.  If the Fed is doing everything correctly, why should Yellen be alarmed?  What does she have to hide?  During testimony befo ...

14 Signs That Most Americans Are Flat Broke And Totally Unprepared For The Coming Economic Crisis

February 24, 2015 - When the coming economic crisis strikes, more than half the country is going to be financially wiped out within weeks.  At this point, more than 60 percent of all Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, and a whopping 24 percent of the country has more credit card debt than emergency savings ...

Why The Damage To The Economy Caused By The Oil Crash Is Going To Get Progressively Worse

January 28, 2015 - We are really starting to see the price of oil weigh very heavily on the economy and on the stock market.  On Tuesday, the Dow was down 291 points, and the primary reason for the decline was disappointing corporate sales numbers.  For example, heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar is bl ...

Wealth Gap: 10% of Americans Own 91% but the Queen and Rothschilds Still Own Almost Everything

January 27, 2015 - Melissa Melton Activist Post Are you fighting for your servitude as if for your salvation? Then you have been well-deceived. You have been sheeple-compromised. Your thoughts are not your own. Your actions are not your own. You are in all ways a conditioned puppet who is under the delusion that ...

Failing Stimulus And The IMF's New ''Multilateral'' World Order

January 27, 2015 - Brandon Smith Activist Post My theme for 2015 has been the assertion that this will be a year of shattered illusions; social, political, as well as economic. As I have noted in recent articles, 2014 set the stage for multiple engineered conflicts, including the false conflict between Eastern and ...

4 in 10 American children live in low-income families

January 21, 2015 - Activist Post Four out of every ten American children live in low-income families, according to new research from the National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. This finding from the 2015 edition of the center's Basic Facts about Low-I ...

12 Signs That The Economy Is Really Starting To Bleed Oil Patch Jobs

January 20, 2015 - The gravy train is over for oil workers.  All over North America, people that felt very secure about their jobs just a few weeks ago are now getting pink slips.  There are even some people that I know personally that this has happened to.  The economy is really starting to bleed oil p ...

Swiss Shocker Triggers Gigantic Losses For Banks Hedge Funds And Currency Traders

January 20, 2015 - The absolutely stunning decision by the Swiss National Bank to decouple from the euro has triggered billions of dollars worth of losses all over the globe.  Citigroup and Deutsche Bank both say that their losses were somewhere in the neighborhood of 150 million dollars, a major hedge fund that ...

Who Is Behind The Oil War And How Low Will The Price Of Crude Go In 2015?

December 31, 2014 - Who is to blame for the staggering collapse of the price of oil?  Is it the Saudis?  Is it the United States?  Are Saudi Arabia and the U.S. government working together to hurt Russia?  And if this oil war continues, how far will the price of oil end up falling in 2015?  As ...

Billionaire Warns Of Massive Economic Crash That Will Wipe Out Americas Colleges

December 28, 2014 - Mac Slavo Activist Post The billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks says America’s colleges are in serious trouble and that over a trillion dollars in student loans will put many of them out of business. For years the federal government has been subsidizing loans, much like they did with ...

Plummeting Oil Prices Could Destroy The Banks That Are Holding Trillions In Commodity Derivatives

December 3, 2014 - Could rapidly falling oil prices trigger a nightmare scenario for the commodity derivatives market?  The big Wall Street banks did not expect plunging home prices to cause a mortgage-backed securities implosion back in 2008, and their models did not anticipate a decline in the price of oil by m ...

Will Crashing Oil Prices Prevent Economic Collapse or Speed It Up?

December 2, 2014 - Eric Blair Activist Post Lower oil and gas prices may keep the economic illusion going for a bit longer in America, but it also may quicken the collapse. Many people assume economic collapse will happen in one dramatic moment; a flash crash of the stock market, or massive failure of the dollar, ...

The Retail Apocalypse Accelerates: Collapsing Holiday Sales Are A Signal That A Recession Is Coming

December 1, 2014 - Retail sales during the four day Thanksgiving weekend were down a whopping 11 percent from last year.  This is a “make or break” time of the year for many retailers, and if things don’t turn around during the coming weeks we could see a tsunami of store closings in January and ...

Guess What Happened The Last Time The Price Of Oil Crashed Like This

November 30, 2014 - There has only been one other time in history when the price of oil has crashed by more than 40 dollars in less than 6 months.  The last time this happened was during the second half of 2008, and the beginning of that oil price crash preceded the great financial collapse that happened later tha ...

Did We Just Witness The Last Great Black Friday Celebration Of American Materialism

November 28, 2014 - Americans are going to spend more than 600 billion dollars this Christmas season, and on Friday we got to see our fellow citizens fight each other like rabid animals over foreign-made flat screen televisions and Barbie dolls.  As disgusting as this behavior is to many of us, there may soon come ...

Soros: The European Union is a Failed Experiment In International Governance

November 27, 2014 - Steven MacMillan Activist Post Is the Western elite’s brainchild – the European Union – disintegrating? Due to persistent economic problems, the rise of “popular resentment” across the continent, the political fallout after the illegal coup in Ukraine and the subseq ...

This Is Why You Should NEVER Trust a Bank

November 25, 2014 - Mac Slavo Activist Post The recent actions of mega behemoth Wells Fargo show us just why so many people are distrustful of large financial institutions. The bank, which claims it will help you achieve what’s important, has done exactly the opposite in the case of Rosemary Ronstein. A ...

The Federal Reserve Is At The Heart Of The Debt Enslavement System That Dominates Our Lives

November 24, 2014 - From the dawn of history, elites have always attempted to enslave humanity.  Yes, there have certainly been times when those in power have slaughtered vast numbers of people, but normally those in power find it much more beneficial to profit from the labor of those that they are able to subjuga ...

Are You Better Off This Thanksgiving Than You Were Last Thanksgiving

November 21, 2014 - Are you in better shape financially than you were last Thanksgiving?  If so, you should consider yourself to be very fortunate because most Americans are not.  As you chow down on turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce this Thursday, please remember that there are millions of Americans tha ...

3 Of The 10 Largest Economies In The World Have Already Fallen Into Recession Is The US Next?

November 18, 2014 - Are you waiting for the next major wave of the global economic collapse to strike?  Well, you might want to start paying attention again.  Three of the ten largest economies on the planet have already fallen into recession, and there are very serious warning signs coming from several other ...

Founder and CEO of Uber on Insane Government Regulations

November 17, 2014 - By Luke Rudkowski In this video Luke Rudkowski has an exclusive interview with Uber CEO and Founder Travis Kalanick about the harsh regulations and insane prosecution surrounding ridesharing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HypYC7wi5xE Visit WeAreChange.org

Matt Taibbi on JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare

November 12, 2014 - James Hall Activist Post The attention that Matt Taibbi is receiving for the Rolling Stone essay, The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare, may push forward a serious debate on the systemic corruption that is common knowledge among informed observers of the financial structu ...

24 Reasons Why Millennials Are Screaming Mad About Our Unfair Economy

November 12, 2014 - Do you want to know why Millennials seem so angry?  We promised them that if they worked hard, stayed out of trouble and got good grades that they would be able to achieve the "American Dream".  We told them not to worry about accumulating very high levels of student loan debt because ther ...

From General Motors To General Mediocrity

November 11, 2014 - Digby Jones Activist Post When General Motors was the nation’s largest employer in the 1950s, they employed highly educated people such as engineers and scientists. Even their ‘grunt’ and semi-skilled workers were comparatively well compensated for their dedication and hard wor ...

If Everything Is Just Fine Why Are So Many Really Smart People Forecasting Economic Disaster?

November 10, 2014 - The parallels between the false prosperity of 2007 and the false prosperity of 2014 are rather striking.  If we go back and look at the numbers in the fall of 2007, we find that the Dow set an all-time high in October, margin debt on Wall Street had spiked to record levels, the unemployment rat ...

Brussels Police Fire Tear Gas After Austerity Protesters Overturned Cars Lit Fires

November 8, 2014 - Mac Slavo Activist Post Belgium’s new center-right government imposed the austerity measures to cover budget shortfalls, prompting harsh reactions from the population. The BBC said: Belgium’s new government plans to raise the pension age, freeze wages and make public service cuts ...

The Economy Of The Largest Superpower On The Planet Is Collapsing Right Now!

November 5, 2014 - How do you fix a superpower with exploding levels of debt, that has a rapidly aging population, that consumes far more wealth than it produces, and that has scores of zombie banks that could collapse at any moment.  You might think that I am talking about the United States, but I am actually ...

National Economic Suicide: The US Trade Deficit With China Just Hit A New Record High

November 4, 2014 - Did you know that we buy nearly five times as much stuff from the Chinese as they buy from us?  According to government numbers that were just released, we imported 44.9 billion dollars worth of stuff from China in September but we only exported 9.3 billion dollars worth of stuff to them.  ...

It Will Take 625 BILLION Man Years To Pay Off Federal Government Liabilities: A Mathematical Impossibility

November 1, 2014 -   Mac Slavo Activist Post We often hear government officials and mainstream financial pundits throwing around numbers like a billion or trillion. To most Americans these numbers are indiscernible. They are so incredibly enormous that we can’t even imagine what one billion ...

Serious Financial Trouble Is Erupting In Germany And Japan

October 9, 2014 - There are some who believe that the next great financial crash will not begin in the United States.  Instead, they are convinced that a financial crisis that begins in Europe or in Japan (or both) will end up spreading across the globe and take down the U.S. too.  Time will tell if they ar ...

The US National Debt Has Grown By More Than A Trillion Dollars In The Last 12 Months

September 15, 2014 - The 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.  But this number is just for pub ...

Top Cases Where International Aid Was Used To Control Populations

August 26, 2014 - Debt, Vaccines and Food as a Weapon: When International Aid is Used for Population Control Aaron Dykes Activist Post No strings attached? Yeah, right. Here’s a rundown of some of the major ways that international loans are used to control entire populations. Those seeking dominance wiel ...

30 stats to show to anyone that does not believe the middle class is being destroyed

August 21, 2014 - The 30 statistics that you are about to read prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that the middle class in America is being systematically destroyed.  Once upon a time, the United States had the largest and most prosperous middle class in the history of the world, but now that is changing at a stag ...

NAFTA Is 20 Years Old Here Are 20 Facts That Show How It Is Destroying The Economy

August 14, 2014 - Back in the early 1990s, the North American Free Trade Agreement was one of the hottest political issues in the country.  When he was running for president in 1992, Bill Clinton promised that NAFTA would result in an increase in the number of high quality jobs for Americans that it would reduce ...

Defining Away Economic Failure

August 4, 2014 - Anthony Freda Art Paul Craig Roberts Activist Post Last week’s government guesstimate that second quarter 2014 real GDP growth will be 4% seems nonsensical on its face. There is no evidence of increases in real median family incomes or real consumer credit that would lift ...

DOW Loses All Yearly Gains On GDP Number & Fed Tapering

August 1, 2014 - Youtube Video Report: DOW Loses All Yearly Gains On GDP Number & Fed Tapering https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0d9XW-Gn60E

Catastrophic: Hedge fund billionaire Paul Singer warns of EMP

July 30, 2014 - Imminent: ‘Only a matter of time’ until entire electric grid destroyed by natural or man-made event… Aaron Dykes Activist Post Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Singer is warning investors – and more broadly, lawmakers and leaders – about the potential destruct ...

Corporatism Stifles Innovation

July 30, 2014 - James Hall Activist Post For an economy to grow and create actual wealth, innovation is a bedrock component in the development of enhanced prosperity. Prosperity is an intriguing concept. Simply making and accumulating money falls short of establishing a successful economic model. This recent rep ...

21 Ways To End The Phrase Americans Are So Broke

July 30, 2014 - Did you know that 77 million Americans have unpaid debts that are "in collections" and that Congress is actually thinking about letting post offices offer payday loans?  We live in a country where almost everyone is drowning in debt and where most people are either flat broke or very close to ...

85 Super Wealthy People Have More Money Than The Poorest 35 Billion Combined

July 28, 2014 - The global economy is structured to systematically funnel wealth to the very top of the pyramid, and this centralization of global wealth is accelerating with each passing year.  According to the United Nations, 85 super wealthy people have more money than the poorest 3.5 billion people on the ...

Bubbles Bubbles Everywhere

July 9, 2014 - Is there any doubt that we are living in a bubble economy?  At this moment in the United States we are simultaneously experiencing a stock market bubble, a government debt bubble, a corporate bond bubble, a bubble in San Francisco real estate, a farmland bubble, a derivatives bubble and a ...

The Almighty Dollar Is In Peril As The Global De-Dollarization Trend Accelerates

July 7, 2014 - As the Obama administration continues to alienate almost everyone else around the entire planet, an increasing number of prominent international voices are starting to question why the U.S. dollar should be so overwhelmingly dominant in global trade.  In previous articles, I have discussed Russ ...

18 Signs That The Global Economic Crisis Is Accelerating As We Enter The Last Half Of 2014

July 1, 2014 - A lot of people that I talk to these days want to know "when things are going to start happening".  Well, there are certainly some perilous times on the horizon, but all you have to do is open up your eyes and look to see the global economic crisis unfolding.  As you will see below, even ...

One day in 1913 Woodrow Wilson had a shocking thought

June 26, 2014 - Jon Rappoport Activist Post President Woodrow Wilson was one of those men who saw a horrible danger to his country, looked it in the eye, and decided that, instead of trying to decentralize and dismantle that overarching power, he would hope against hope that greater cooperation among leaders of ...

Stone Cold Proof That Government Economic Numbers Are Being Highly Manipulated

June 25, 2014 - How in the world does the government expect us to trust the economic numbers that they give us anymore?  For a long time, many have suspected that they were being manipulated, and as you will see below we now have stone cold proof that this is indeed the case.  But first, let's talk about ...

Money is Our God! Tom Simmons Comedy

June 23, 2014 - TooFarTV Tom Simmons, at it again, with another socially conscious comedy routine focused on money, the federal reserve, bankers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=30bgr6lr46g Visit TomSimmonsComedy.com

Central Banks Are Secretly Buying Up the World's Corporations

June 22, 2014 - Dees Illustration Ellen Brown Activist Post "Finance is the new form of warfare – without the expense of a military overhead and an occupation against unwilling hosts. It is a competition in credit creation to buy foreign resources, real estate, public and privatized infras ...

Inflation! Only If You Look At Food Water Gas Electricity And Everything Else

June 20, 2014 - Have you noticed that prices are going up rapidly?  If so, you are certainly not alone.  But Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen, the Obama administration and the mainstream media would have us believe that inflation is completely under control and exactly where it should be.  Perhaps ...
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