“The End Is Unforeseeable” – Negative Interest Rates Threaten The Entire Financial System

Authored by Jim Bianco, op-ed via Bloomberg.com, Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan recently said he wouldn’t be surprised if yields on U.S. bonds turned negative...

Ron Paul: The Fed Is In The Stock Market And They Don’t Want Us...

On Tuesday September 3, 2019, former Texas congressman Ron Paul appeared on an episode of the Quoth the Raven podcast to weigh in on...

Illinois’ Financial Decay Spreads To Cities Across The State

Authored by Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner via WirePoints.org, Illinois’ finances aren’t just decaying at the top, they’re falling apart everywhere. The state’s one-size-fits-all pension laws and overly generous...

“A Murderer’s Row”: Oil And Gas Bankruptcies To Accelerate As $137 Billion Debt Matures...

Oil and gas companies are facing an onslaught of bankruptcies as the "shale revolution" appears to be coming to an unceremonious end, at least on Wall...

28 Signs Of Economic Doom As The Pivotal Month Of September Begins

Since the end of the last recession, the outlook for the U.S. economy has never been as dire as it is right now.  Everywhere...

US Slaps New Tariffs On China; One Minute Later China Retaliates

The biggest reason for last week's torrid stock market rally was rekindled "optimism" that the escalating trade war between the US and China may...

Expert Asks: How Long Can Over-Leveraged Consumers Prop Up Economy?

Earlier this week, Spencer Schiff wrote an article noting the importance of consumer spending to the US economy and the consequences that will follow if Americans...

Trump Slams Central Bank: ‘We Have a Fed Problem’

President Donald Trump continued his assault on the Federal Reserve on Friday, bashing the central bank in three tweets — declaring in one that...

Forget Dudley’s Op-Ed, Trader Warns “The World Simply Can’t Afford A US Recession”

Authored by Richard Breslow via Bloomberg, When I sat down to write this morning, S&P 500 futures were up nearly one-half of 1%, having spent...

For The First Time Ever, The $100 Bill Overtakes The $1 Bill In Circulation...

In a world with $17 trillion in negative yielding debt, and the US increasingly the only source of safe, positive yielding debt... ... it's not surprising...

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