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Category Archives: US Economy

US Homelessness Rate Rose This Year For First Time Since 2010 / by Tyler Durden / Dec 7, 2017 5:25 PM Here’s one statistic about the US economy that you probably won’t find in President Trump’s twitter feed. Thanks to a surge in homelessness centered around several large west coast cities, the overall rate of homelessness in the US ticked higher this year, the first increase since 2010, according […]

Subscribe Thankful for Growth / MATTHEW KERKHOFF / 11/21/2017 This economy may not be perfect, but it’s the only one we’ve got, so let’s be thankful for the many positive developments we’re seeing both here in the States and across the globe. This week, as you sit down with loved ones, take a moment to appreciate how good things truly are […]

Asian Metals Market Update: September-28-2017 / By: Chintan Karnani, Insignia Consultants / 28 September 2017 Trump tax plans if passed can result in nearly one percent more GDP growth to the US economy every year. This optimism resulted in gains for the US dollar and the fall in precious metals. Lack of escalation in North Korean risk also added to losses […]

Asian Metals Market Update: September-25-2017 / By: Chintan Karnani, Insignia Consultants / 25 September 2017 Fundamentally the US economy is strong enough to withstand an interest rate hike. Central banks stance of various economic matters like interest rates also tell us their currency stance. Currency market moves in the third quarter will be the key to precious metals and base metals. […]

Bi-Weekly Economic Review: As Good As It Gets / by Joseph Y. Calhoun • September 24, 2017 The incoming economic data hasn’t changed its tone all that much in the last several years. The US economy is growing but more slowly than it once did and we hope it does again. It is frustrating for economic bulls and bears, never fully satisfying either. Probably more important […]

Only Employment Gains In The Past Year: Those With A High School Diploma Or Lower / by Tyler Durden / Aug 4, 2017 10:22 AM In its latest, July, snapshot of the US economy, the NY Fed observed something startling, and which hasn’t received much discussion in the media: when looking at the June report, over the past year the only employment gains have gone to less educated Americans, or as the NY […]

Trump’s Fatal Mistake: The President Can’t Stop Taking Credit For The Stock Market Bubble / Mac Slavo / August 1st, 2017 So far it appears that Trump’s ascent to the White House is going to have a positive effect on the US economy. It’s good that we have a president who is willing renegotiate disastrous trade deals, back our country out of crippling agreements like the Paris Climate Accord, […]

Vice Index Nails Retail Forecast AGAIN / ANDREW ZATLIN / 07/28/2017 Heads Up: Retail Spending Momentum Turns Negative (Note: The Vice Index is lagged: recent vice spending pullbacks are reflected in the chart above starting June.) Consumer Spending Slowing Down Regular readers know the Vice Index is the real way to measure the breadth of the US consumer. It factors in many disposable […]

Brandon Smith: “Next Phase of Collapse Will Include the End of the Dollar as We Know It”

This article was originally published by Brandon Smith of The Federal Reserve Is A Saboteur – And The “Experts” Are Oblivious I have written on the subject of the Federal Reserve’s deliberate sabotage of the U.S. economy many times in the past. In fact, I even once referred to the Fed as an “economic […]

The Key Things To Look For In Today’s FOMC Minutes, And How To Trade Them / by Tyler Durden / May 24, 2017 1:00 PM Despite a near-collapse in the US economic surprise index – a key leading indicator, and major negative for the US economy… … and recent disappointing inflation readings, largely attributed to the telecom sector in general and unlimited phone plan packages, not to mention the 0.7% Q1 GDP […]