Economy

Not Just Oil: Guess What Happened The Last Time Commodity Prices Crashed Like This?…

Posted by on December 10, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Not Just Oil: Guess What Happened The Last Time Commodity Prices Crashed Like This?…

Just like junk bonds, industrial commodities are a very reliable leading indicator. In other words, prices for industrial commodities usually start to move in a particular direction before the overall economy does. We witnessed this in the summer of 2008 when a crash in commodity prices preceded the financial crisis in the fall by a couple of months. And right now, we are witnessing what may be another major collapse in commodity prices.

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The Economic Collapse Warning Sign You Need To Know

Posted by on December 8, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Economic Collapse Warning Sign You Need To Know

When the price of oil falls dramatically – it is a sign that economic activity is really slowing down. Stefan Molyneux discusses the current state of the economy, the reliance on debt for immediate financial survival, the drop in the price of oil, the OPEC (Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, and Venezuela) price battle against American oil producers, the economic proxy war, sword of Damocles commodity derivatives and how this will impact the average person.

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‘Near Perfect’ Indicator That Precedes Almost Every Stock Market Correction Is Flashing A Warning Signal

Posted by on December 8, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
‘Near Perfect’ Indicator That Precedes Almost Every Stock Market Correction Is Flashing A Warning Signal

Are we about to see U.S. stocks take a significant tumble? If you are looking for a “canary in the coal mine” for the U.S. stock market, just look at high yield bonds. In recent years, almost every single time junk bonds have declined substantially there has been a notable stock market correction as well. And right now high yield bonds are steadily moving lower. The biggest reason for this is falling oil prices.

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Nobel Prize Winning Economists, Federal Reserve Chair and Other Top Experts: War Is BAD for the Economy

Posted by on December 2, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Nobel Prize Winning Economists, Federal Reserve Chair and Other Top Experts: War Is BAD for the Economy

One of the more enduring myths in Western society is that wars are somehow good for the economy.
It is vital for policy-makers, economists and the public to have access to a definitive analysis to determine once and for all whether war is good or bad for the economy.

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Mainstream Media Finally Admits to Massive Gold Manipulation

Posted by on December 1, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Mainstream Media Finally Admits to Massive Gold Manipulation

For most gold investors, the manipulation of the price of precious metals has been blatant and obvious. Almost everyone who buys physical gold and silver believes that big banks and governments have a vested interest in keeping prices down to support their fiat currencies, and that the market is rigged with massive amounts of “paper” gold.

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

Posted by on November 30, 2014 in Economy with 104 Comments
Guess What Happened The Last Time The Price Of Oil Crashed Like This?

When the price of oil falls dramatically, that is a sign that economic activity is slowing down. It can also have a tremendously destabilizing effect on financial markets. As you will read about below, energy companies now account for approximately 20 percent of the junk bond market

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Woman Opens Professional Cuddling Shop, Struggles to Keep Up with Demand

Posted by on November 23, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Woman Opens Professional Cuddling Shop, Struggles to Keep Up with Demand

This Oregon woman is paying her bills by cuddling with people all day. It might not sound like much of a career choice, but believe it or not, Samantha Hess is making a decent living out of hugging. Within a week of opening her store – ‘Cuddle Up To Me’ – she has already gotten requests from a whopping 10,000 customers!

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Four Countries That Will Revolutionize Food Production

Posted by on November 20, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Four Countries That Will Revolutionize Food Production

It started off as a simple border checkpoint to keep what Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov called “Western agents” out of East Berlin. Then they erected a barbed wire fence and started using a system of official travel passes to cross the new border. East Germans who wanted to visit West Berlin needed to first be granted permission.

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Walmart Workers Worldwide Call out World’s Richest Family for ‘Shameful’ Labor Practices

Posted by on November 19, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Walmart Workers Worldwide Call out World’s Richest Family for ‘Shameful’ Labor Practices

‘The Waltons are at the center of the income inequality problems that are hurting the global economy and all of our families,’ says worker

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This Crisis Was Foreseeable … Thousands of Years Ago

Posted by on November 18, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
This Crisis Was Foreseeable … Thousands of Years Ago

We’ve known for 5,000 years that mass spying on one’s own people is always aimed at grabbing power and crushing dissent, not protecting us from bad guys.

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The Economic End Game Explained

Posted by on November 12, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Economic End Game Explained

Throughout history, in most cases of economic collapse the societies in question believed they were financially invincible just before their disastrous fall. Rarely does anyone see the edge of the cliff or even the bottom of the abyss before it has swallowed a nation whole. This lack of foresight, however, is not entirely the fault of the public. It is, rather, a consequence caused by the manipulation of the fundamental information available to the public by governments and social gatekeepers.

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Is an Invisible ‘Berlin Wall’ Being Built to Trap Your Money?

Posted by on November 11, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
Is an Invisible ‘Berlin Wall’ Being Built to Trap Your Money?

It started off as a simple border checkpoint to keep what Soviet Foreign Minister Vyacheslav Molotov called “Western agents” out of East Berlin. Then they erected a barbed wire fence and started using a system of official travel passes to cross the new border. East Germans who wanted to visit West Berlin needed to first be granted permission.

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The Economy is So “Strong” it Just Cost Obama the Senate

Posted by on November 5, 2014 in Economy with 0 Comments
The Economy is So “Strong” it Just Cost Obama the Senate

America is on the verge of a second golden age. Sadly, for Obama, and last night’s epic rout for Democrats, it was all a lie- a lie perpetuated by a manipulated S&P500 which now hits daily record highs on unprecedented central bank liquidity injections which have now terminally disconnected the “markets” from the economy, and the welfare of the vast majority of the common “folk” – and said “folk” saw right through it.

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Banks to Begin Charging Customers… Negative Interest?

Posted by on November 4, 2014 in Economy with 2 Comments
Banks to Begin Charging Customers… Negative Interest?

European Central Banks say that negative interest rates will “benefit savers in the end because they support growth and thus create a climate in which interest rates can gradually return to higher levels.”

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Infuriating Facts About Our Disappearing Middle-Class Wealth

Posted by on November 3, 2014 in Economy with 1 Comment
Infuriating Facts About Our Disappearing Middle-Class Wealth

A recent posting detailed how upper middle class Americans are rapidly losing ground to the one-percenters who averaged $5 million in wealth gains over just three years. It also noted that the global 1% has increased their wealth from $100 trillion to $127 trillion in just three years.

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