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A “Micro” Example of the Increasing U.S. Totalitarianism

I begin this piece with a “microeconomic” example of the inexorably advancing (and inevitable) totalitarianism in the United States.  A manager for a local pawnshop in the state I reside informed me of a town that came out with (at first) a city ordinance for pawn stores several years ago. With time, the city’s ordinance […]

Globalists Are Telling Us Exactly What Disasters They’re Planning For The Economy

This article was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com Years ago when analysts used the term “globalist, there was an immediate recognition among liberty advocates as to who they were referring to. This was back when the movement for small government, the non-aggression principle and true free markets was small but growing. These days, […]

We Are Witnessing Unusual Stock Market Behavior That Is Unlike Anything That We Have Seen Since 2008

This report was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse We have not seen Wall Street this jumpy since just before the great financial crisis of 2008. As I have explained so many times before, when the waters are calm and there is low volatility, markets tend to go up. And when the […]

Why Are Investors Pulling Money Out Of Global Stock Funds At The Fastest Pace Since The Last Financial Crisis?

This report was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse We haven’t seen anything like this since the financial crisis of 2008. Investors are taking money out of global stock funds at a pace that we haven’t seen in 10 years, and many believe that this is a harbinger of tough times ahead. […]

Things Just Went Nuclear: “A Giant Shockwave Is About to Hit the US Economy”

This report was originally published by Michael Snyder at The Economic Collapse It is difficult to find the words to describe just how serious America’s trade war with China is becoming.  As you will see below, the two largest economies on the entire planet are on a self-destructive course that almost seems irreversible at this […]

America’s Debt Dependence Makes It An Easy Economic Target

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com There is a classic denial tactic that many people use when confronted with negative facts about a subject they have a personal attachment to; I would call it “deferral denial” — or a psychological postponing of reality. For example, point out the fundamentals on the U.S. […]

America Loses When The Trade War Becomes A Currency War

This report was originally published by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com There has been a longstanding narrative in economic circles that no matter what crisis occurs the U.S. dollar is essentially invincible. I have never been one to buy into this assumption. Reason 1: Because I remember distinctly just before the derivatives and credit crisis in […]

The Federal Reserve Is Increasing The Pace Of Interest Rate Hikes Just In Time For The 2018 Mid-Term Elections

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email If the Federal Reserve really wanted to hurt the U.S. economy, the quickest way that it could do that would be by aggressively raising interest rates.  Lower interest rates make it less expensive to borrow money, and therefore economic activity tends to expand in a low interest rate environment.  Alternatively, higher […]

Prepare For Economic Crisis: Fund Managers Warn ‘It’s Going To Be UGLY’

Fund managers have been warning that an economic downturn is in the making, and they are prepared for it.  They say it’s “going to be ugly,” but how can you prepare for the coming economic crisis? The main culprit for the looming downturn, fund managers say, is the Federal Reserve, which is expected to again raise U.S. […]

18 Times The Fed Has Gone Through A Rate Hiking Cycle, And 18 Times It Has Caused A Huge Stock Market Decline And/Or A Recession

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Since 1913, the Federal Reserve has engaged in 18 distinct interest rate hiking campaigns, and in every single one of those instances the end result was a large stock market decline, a recession, or both.  Now we are in the 19th rate tightening cycle since 1913, but many of the experts […]