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Category Archives: U.S. Economy

3 (Mis)Statements About Tax Reform

zerohedge.com / by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com / Dec 21, 2017 3:10 PM With the passage of the Tax Cut And Jobs Act on Wednesday, I wanted to address a few of the questions and misinformation currently circulating about the impact of tax cuts on the U.S. economy. Over the last couple of months, I have been […]

Yellen’s Last Testimony before Congress and Gold

sunshineprofits.com / ARKADIUSZ SIEROŃ / NOVEMBER 30, 2017 Yesterday, Yellen testified before the U.S. Congress. What do her remarks mean for the gold market? On Wednesday, Janet Yellen, still the Federal Reserve Chair, testified before the Joint Economic Committee. Given that Powell will replace her as Fed chief, it was Yellen’s last testimony before Congress. Her prepared remarks were upbeat […]

Hoisington Quarterly Review and Outlook, Third Quarter 2017

mauldineconomics.com / JOHN MAULDIN / OCTOBER 11, 2017 Lacy Hunt and Van Hoisington of Hoisington Investment Management do not exactly get us off to a hopeful start in their third-quarter review, today’s Outside the Box: The worst economic recovery of the post-war period will continue to be restrained by a consumer sector burdened by paltry income growth, a […]

Venezuela Has Officially Abandoned The Petrodollar – Does This Make War With Venezuela More Likely?

Venezuela is the 11th largest oil producing country in the entire world, and it has just announced that it is going to stop using the petrodollar.  Most Americans don’t even know what the petrodollar is, but for those of you that do understand what I am talking about, this should send a chill up your […]

Over The Last 10 Years The U.S. Economy Has Grown At EXACTLY The Same Rate As It Did During The 1930s

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on May 22nd, 2017 Even though I write about our ongoing long-term economic collapse every day, I didn’t realize that things were this bad.  In this article, I am going to show you that the average rate of growth for the U.S. economy over the past 10 years is exactly equal […]

The Federal Reserve Must Go

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on May 14th, 2017 If you want to permanently fix America’s economy, there really is no other choice.  Even before Ron Paul’s rallying cry of “End The Fed” shook America during the peak of the Tea Party movement, I was a huge advocate of shutting down the Federal Reserve.  Because no […]

The Case of the Missing U.S. Stocks

news.goldseek.com / By Frank Holmes / 10 May 2017 In the last 20 years, the U.S. stock market has undergone an alarming change that too few people are aware of or talking about. Between 1996 and 2016, the number of listed companies fell by half, from 7,300 to 3,600, according to a recent report by Credit Suisse. […]

U.S. Auto Sales Plunge Dramatically As The Consumer Debt Bubble Continues To Collapse

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on May 2nd, 2017 One sector of the economy that is acting as if we were already in the middle of a horrible recession is the auto industry.  We just got sales figures for the month of April, and every single major U.S. auto manufacturer missed their sales projections.  And […]

The U.S. Economy, Post-Payrolls And Pre-FOMC

news.goldseek.com / By: Gary Tanashian / 12 March 2017 This week’s Notes From the Rabbit Hole included a little Payrolls/Wages related economic discussion before moving on to the usual coverage of stock markets, commodities, precious metals, bonds, currencies and related indicators and market internals. With FOMC on tap there will be more data noise directly […]

A Third Of All U.S. Shopping Malls Are Projected To Close As ‘Space Available’ Signs Go Up All Over America

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on March 6th, 2017 If you didn’t know better, you might be tempted to think that “Space Available” was the hottest new retail chain in the entire country.  As you will see below, it is being projected that about a third of all shopping malls in the United States will soon […]