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Category Archives: Wages

SHTFplan: Labor Day: The True Meaning

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. Labor Day. The last weekend of barbecues, trips, meals, and the United States adding more girth to the average midsections of the masses. Consumption of gasoline (taxed), visits in hotels (taxed), amusement park foibles and entertainment (blowing the DI, or Disposable Income…also taxed). Yes, an incredible fun-filled […]

SHTFplan: 10 Numbers That Prove That America’s Current Financial Condition Is A Horror Show

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. This report was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse America’s long-term “balance sheet numbers” just continue to get progressively worse.  Unfortunately, since the stock market has been soaring and the GDP numbers look okay, most Americans assume that the U.S. economy is doing just […]

Inflicting ‘Social Justice’ on Gun Rights and Wages

As of this writing, it has barely been 24 hours since President Trump instructed the DOJ (Department of Justice) to ban “bump stocks,” the modification that enables a semiautomatic rifle to fire rounds at a rate of fire similar to that of a fully-automatic weapon. The Democrats already have hundreds of pages of proposed legislation […]

This Is Where The Next US Debt Crisis Is Hiding

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge As the Federal Reserve reported most recently two weeks ago, US consumer non-mortgage debt has never been higher: as of December 31, 2017, US households have a record $1.0 trillion of credit card/revolving loans, a record $1.3 trillion of auto loans and a record $1.5 trillion […]

WalMart Raises Starting Wage To $11, Provides One-Time Bonus Following Trump Tax Reform

This report was originally published by Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge Add Wal-Mart to the growing list of companies boosting employee compensation in the aftermath of the passage of Trump’s tax reform. In a just released press release, Wal-Mart Stores announced it is boosting its starting hourly wage to $11, expanding maternity and parental leave […]

US Household Debt Is Rising 60% Faster Than Wages, And One Rating Agency Is Worried

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Nov 30, 2017 11:19 AM In a report released today by DBRS titled “Consumer debt and debt burden”, the rating agency which is best known for keep Italian debt eligible for ECB monetization at the peak of the European banking crisis, looks at the latest Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit issued by […]

Home Prices In All US Cities Grow Faster Than Wages… And Then There’s Seattle

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Oct 31, 2017 10:42 AM According to the latest BLS data, average hourly wages for all US workers rose at a respectable 2.9% relative to the previous year, if still below the Fed’s “target” of 3.5-4.5%, as countless economists are unable to explain how 4.3% unemployment, and “no slack” in the economy […]

Stocks and Precious Metals Charts – Not With a Bang But a Whimper – Dedicated to the One I Love

jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / BY JESSE / 06 OCTOBER 2017 “When swept out of its normal channel, life scatters into innumerable streams.  It is difficult to foresee which it will take in its treacherous and winding course.  Where today it flows in shallows, like a rivulet over sandbanks, so shallow that the shoals are visible, tomorrow it may flow richly […]

This is what $100 buys you in Venezuela

sovereignman.com / Simon Black / September 28, 2017 The gunfire on the streets near my hotel started around 9pm last night. The sound is unmistakable, especially at night on an otherwise quiet city street. I had recently returned to the hotel after a few evening meetings. And coming back after dark it was as if they had […]

Why Wages Have Lost Ground in the 21st Century

charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2017 The problem with stagnant wages is our socio-economic system requires ever-higher incomes to function. One of the enduring mysteries for conventional economists is why wages aren’t rising for the bottom 95% even as unemployment is low and hiring remains robust. According to classical economics, the limited supply of […]