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A ‘Worldwide Depression Is Coming, Central Banks ALWAYS Cause Depressions’

Michael Pento, a money manager and economist says it is no longer a matter of IF our economy tanks, but WHEN.  And he says this time, we’ll be flung into a worldwide depression handed to us by the “hubris” of the central bankers. In an interview with USA Watchdog‘s Greg Hunter, Pento says the next […]

Sharing Economy Shambles – Airbnb Hosts Having Difficulty Refinancing Homes

zerohedge.com / by Ashlee Kieler via Consumerist.com / Sep 8, 2016 1:10 PM Until recently, home loans generally covered two types of properties: primary residences or investments. That was before services like Airbnb allowed anyone with an extra room to make a bit of extra money by renting it out for short periods of time. This blurred […]

George Soros Is Preparing For Economic Collapse – Does He Know Something That You Don’t?

Why is George Soros selling stocks, buying gold and making “a series of big, bearish investments”?  If things stay relatively stable like they are right now, these moves will likely cost George Soros a tremendous amount of money.  But if a major financial crisis is imminent, he stands to make obscene returns.  So does George […]

Something Big That Always Happens Right Before The Official Start Of A Recession Has Just Happened

What you are about to see is major confirmation that a new economic downturn has already begun.  Last Friday, the government released the worst jobs report in six years, and that has a lot of people really freaked out.  But when you really start digging into those numbers, you quickly find that things are even […]

Why Investing In Silver Is Vastly Superior To Investing In Gold Right Now

When panic and fear dominate financial markets, gold and silver both tend to rapidly rise in price.  We witnessed this during the last financial crisis, and it is starting to happen again.  Because I am the publisher of a website called The Economic Collapse Blog, I am often asked about gold and silver when I […]

Global Stocks Continue To Crash As Oil Plummets And Gold Skyrockets

Stock markets around the world continue to collapse as this new global financial crisis picks up more steam.  In the U.S., the Dow lost 254 more points on Thursday, and it has now fallen for five days in a row.  European stocks continued to get obliterated, and financial institutions are leading the way.  But this […]

Oil Slides Dragging Global Stocks, US Futures Lower, After Saudi Aramco Supply Comments

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/25/2016 06:48 -0500 After the biggest two-day surge in oil in seven years, early in the overnight session both Brent and WTI continued their run for a third day, entering a bull market, 20% up from recent lows hit just last week (yet still 15% down on the year) when Saudi […]

Why We Need a Recession

mises.org / Ronald-Peter Stöferle / JANUARY 20, 2016 According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a recession is defined as a “significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months.” Often, this is understood as two consecutive quarters of negative economic growth as measured by a country’s GDP. Public […]

2015 Was The Worst Year For The Stock Market Since 2008

It’s official – 2015 was a horrible year for stocks.  On the last day of the year, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down another 178 points, and overall it was the worst year for the Dow since 2008.  But of course the Dow was far from alone.  The S&P 500, the Russell 2000 and […]

Will the Fed’s Higher Rates Destroy “ZIRP Age” Investments?

acting-man.com / Bill Bonner / December 22, 2015  Faded, Tired, and Shredded POITOU – It doesn’t look as though investors will get much Christmas cheer in their stockings this year. Last Wednesday, the Fed raised interest rates – as expected – by a token amount… At first, there was a little rally in stocks. But in the […]