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SHTFplan: Chinese Billionaire: The US Will ‘Suffer More’ Than China In Trade War

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. According to Jack Ma, a billionaire and the founder and outgoing executive chairman of Chinese tech titan Alibaba, it’s the United States that will end up losing out in a trade war with China. Ma said the U.S. would inevitably  “suffer more” and there was no logic behind the […]

SHTFplan: The Interest Rate Is Going To Be Rising A Lot And Fast

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. Interest rates will rise quickly and those hikes are going to be pretty big.  Those with home equity loans, credit card debt and other variable rate loans will soon feel the pinch in their wallet, forcing them to cut back in other areas if their finances are […]

Financial Experts Warn: Americans WILL Pay The Cost Of A Trade War

With most of the media in a tailspin over the tensions between the United States and China because of a trade war, many are missing the bigger picture.  Financial experts have been sounding the alarms, but no one appears to want to hear that it isn’t possible to win a trade war. Everyone loses when […]

U.S. Consumers On An Unprecedented Debt Binge As Credit Card Debt Soars To An All-Time Record High

This report was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse Americans are on an absolutely spectacular debt binge. Does this mean that the economy is getting better, or does this mean that U.S. consumers are totally tapped out and are relying on borrowed money to make it from month to month? On Monday, […]

The Trade War Could Soon Hit Your Wallet HARD

As the trade war between the United States and China continues to ramp up, it gets closer to affecting consumers.  If it continues, the trade war could have a very negative impact on disposable income – which is horrible news if you’re already living paycheck to paycheck. American consumers can expect higher prices and diminished economic […]

It’s A Retail Apocalypse: Sears, Macy’s And The Limited Are All Closing Stores

It has only been two weeks since Christmas, and already we are witnessing a stunning bloodbath of store closings.  Macy’s shocked the retail industry by announcing that they will be closing about 100 stores.  The downward spiral of Sears hit another landmark when it was announced that another 150 Sears and Kmart stores would be […]

The Petroleum Industry Saved the Whales

mises.org / Bill Wirtz / December 5, 2016 At the beginning of the Industrial Age, whales were an important natural resource which humans had been exploiting for centuries. Indeed, the oil that was extracted from whales, notably that from the Physeter macrocephalus, the sperm whale, whose oil was extracted through the nose, had multiple uses ranging from heating […]

Retailers See Sharp Decline: Half Of All Consumers “Continue to Feel Pain”

This article was written by Tyler Durden and originally published at Zero Hedge. Editor’s Comment: Those at the top of the heap are generally too out of touch to connect with the pressure and burden that those on the lower end of the spectrum are feeling. Dollar General, however, caters to the working poor, those […]

The Apotheosis Of Bubble Finance—–Folly Of The FANGs, Part 1

davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by David Stockman / August 29, 2016 ……….The inexorable effect of contemporary central banking is serial financial booms and busts. With that comes increasing levels of systemic financial instability and a growing dissipation of real economic resources in misallocations and malinvestment. At length, the world becomes poorer. Why? Because gains in real output and wealth […]

What the Fed Hasn’t Fixed (and Actually Made Worse)

charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2016 The Fed has not only failed to fix what’s broken in the U.S. economy–it has actively mad those problems worse. The Federal Reserve claims its monetary interventions saved America from economic ruin in 2009, and have bolstered growth ever since. Don’t hurt yourself patting your own backs, Fed […]