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US Consumers Tap Out: Personal Savings Rate Plunges To 10 Year Low While Americans Splurge

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 22, 2017 8:54 AM The latest confirmation that the US consumer is now effectively tapped out came moments ago when the Dept of Commerce reported that in November, Personal Income rose by a lower than expected 0.3% (exp. 0.4%), while US consumers continued to splurge at an accelerated rate, with personal […]

US Construction Spending Plunged In April

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden  / Jun 1, 2017 10:07 AM If everything is so awesome (which the stock market alone is telling us it is), then why did US construction spending plunge 1.4% in April (worse than the weakest economists’ expectations)? So this is the 3rd worst drop in construction spending in 6 years… READ MORE The post […]

Why There Will NEVER Be A Political Solution To America’s Problems

Why do things never seem to change no matter who we send to Washington?  It seems like for decades many of us have been trying to change the direction of this country by engaging in the political process.  But no matter how hard we try, the downward spiral of our nation just continues to accelerate.  […]

The Democrats Won This Round, And It Wasn’t Even Close…

We have just witnessed one of the greatest routs in modern American political history.  We are still waiting to see if a spending agreement can be reached so that a government shutdown at midnight on Friday can be averted, but whether a shutdown actually happens or not, the Democrats have won this round by a […]

BofA Finds Surging Consumer Confidence Does Not Result In Higher Spending

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Apr 13, 2017 11:54 AM While markets are closed tomorrow for Good Friday, the Census Bureau will release both CPI and Retail Sales data at their regularly scheduled times. And since it will be impossible to trade these numbers as they are released, here is a courtesy advance look from Bank of […]

“Few Are Prepped For A Stock-Market Shock”: As Debt Collapse Nears, Wall Street Has Blinders On

“Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall.” – Proverbs 16:18 Fresh stock market highs are giving everyone the holiday season cheer that encourages spending and inspires optimism about the future under the incoming Trump administration. The market could hit 20,000, and investors are ecstatic… but reality is still looming over the […]

10 Things That Every American Should Know About Donald Trump’s Plan To Save The U.S. Economy

Can Donald Trump turn the U.S. economy around?  This week Trump unveiled details of his new economic plan, and the mainstream media is having a field day criticizing it.  But the truth is that we simply cannot afford to stay on the same path that Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and the Democrats have us on […]

A Reckoning Is Coming: “I Am More Hedged Than Ever” Warns Icahn

This article was written by Tyler Durden and originally published at Zero Hedge. Editor’s Comment: It is what the middle class and poor have been feeling for nearly a decade now, it is the reality that is being held up only by corrupt monetary policies and political interests. It is the great storm which can […]

Mind The Discount Aisle—-Macy’s, Kohl’s Fall on Concern About Slow Department-Store Sales

davidstockmanscontracorner.com / By Lindsey Rupp, Bloomberg Business • August 3, 2016 Shares of Macy’s Inc., Nordstrom Inc. and Kohl’s Corp. fell on Tuesday after reports about weak summer sales reignited fears of a department-store slump. Macy’s, the biggest department-store company, suffered a sales downturn in July, following improving trends in late May and June, Cleveland Research said in a note. […]

Weak Business Spending Is Choking Economic Growth

financialsense.com / MATTHEW KERKHOFF / 08/02/2016 On Friday we learned that the economy grew at a measly 1.2% rate during the 2nd quarter, about half of what most economists were expecting. Worse, growth figures for the previous two quarters were lowered as well. The economy supposedly expanded at a 0.8% rate during the first quarter of 2016 (revised […]