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Category Archives: Economic Depression

After Raising Rates Once During The Obama Years, The Fed Promises Constant Rate Hikes During The Trump Era

Now that Donald Trump has won the election, the Federal Reserve has decided now would be a great time to start raising interest rates and slowing down the economy.  Over the past several decades, the U.S. economy has always slowed down whenever interest rates have been raised significantly, and on Wednesday the Federal Open Market […]

The Shocking Truth About How Barack Obama Was Able To Prop Up The U.S. Economy

Barack Obama is one of the biggest “Keynesians” of all time, but unfortunately most Americans don’t even understand what that means.  In this article, I am going to share with you the primary reason why Barack Obama has been able to prop up the U.S. economy over the past eight years.  If Barack Obama had […]

June 23, 2016: The Brexit Vote Could Change EVERYTHING And Plunge Europe Into Financial Chaos

On June 23rd, a vote will be held in the United Kingdom to determine if Britain will stay in the European Union or not.  This is most commonly known as the “Brexit” vote, and that term was created by combining the words “Britain” and “exit”.  If the UK votes to stay in the European Union, […]

“Step Up the Aid to Refugees” Merkel Tells Greece

mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / 05 March 2016 Instead of looking in the mirror and doing the least bit of self-assessment of the refugee crisis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel pointed the finger at Austria and nine Balkan countries,  then at Greece, in an interview with Bild. Despite the fact that Greece is broke, in an […]

The Economic Collapse Of South America Is Well Underway

The 7th largest economy on the entire planet is completely imploding.  I have written previously about the economic depression that is plaguing Brazil, but since my last article it has gotten much, much worse.  During 2015, Brazil’s economy shrank by 3.8 percent, but for the most recent quarter the decline was 5.89 percent on a […]

Brazil’s Easy-Money Problem

mises.org / Lucas Vaz / JANUARY 26, 2016 Brazil is undergoing what is considered its worst economic crisis in seventy years, and there is usually no agreement when it comes to the causes of this situation. President Rousseff and the Labor Party say that it was the corollary of the “International Crisis,” a ghost of the 2008 […]

Global Crisis: Goldman Sachs Says That Brazil Has Plunged Into ‘An Outright Depression’

One of the most important banks in the western world says that the 7th largest economy on the entire planet has entered a full-blown economic depression.  Brazil’s economy has now contracted for three quarters in a row, and many analysts believe that things are going to get far worse before they have a chance to […]

Right Now There Are 102.6 Million Working Age Americans That Do Not Have A Job

The federal government uses very carefully manipulated numbers to cover up the crushing economic depression that is going on in this nation.  For the month of September, the federal government told us that 142,000 jobs were added to the economy.  If that was actually true, that would barely be enough to keep up with population […]

I Am Mourning For America

I am mourning for America, because she is dying.  I am mourning for a nation that once knew such greatness but that has now fallen to depths that were once unimaginable.  I am mourning for the death and destruction that are coming, and I am mourning for a future that our children and our grandchildren […]

FATHER’S DAY MUSINGS – OF AN OMINOUS, UNCERTAIN FUTURE

blog.milesfranklin.com / Andrew Hoffman / June 19th, 2015 Normally, I take Friday mornings off from writing – but find time to “fit” an article in on Friday afternoon, Saturday, or Sunday.  However, I’m writing this Friday morning – as not only is my wife’s family coming to town; as her ballet school’s dance recitals are held; but […]