Monthly Archives: February 2015

Is This The Greatest Threat To The World?

With the Dow near 18,200, crude oil still below $50 and gold on the move, today a legend in the business sent King World News a powerful piece warning about one of the greatest threats to the world that would violently impact every major market and individual around the globe. From Art Cashin’s notes: “Stagnant Read More

Pending Home Sales Miss For 5th Month In A Row – NAR Spews Contradictions as Usual

Despite a modest 1.7% rise (after dropping 1.5% in December), Pending Home Sales missed expectations of a 2.0% rise – the 5th monthly miss in a row. It appears NAR’s chief economist Lawrence Yun, whose specialty is revising the script to goalseek any desired outcome until the deviation from reality is so massive the NAR Read More

The Economic Consequences Of Greece

Authored by Alberto Bagnai, Brigitte Granville, and Antoni Soy, originally posted at Project Syndicate, The first sentence of the 1957 Treaty of Rome – the founding document of what would eventually become the European Union – calls for “an ever-closer union among the peoples of Europe.” Recently, however, that ideal has come under threat, undermined Read More

Is This The Most Important Chart For The Future Of The World’s Reserve Currency?

When it comes to the future of the dollar status as the world’s reserve currency, the most important chart may be the fact that the US is now so woefully buried in debt that another global military conflict appears inevitable… … or that it now takes virtually unlimited monetization of the debt shown above to Read More

Richard Russell Just Exposed A Coming Event That Is Going To Shock The World!

As people continue to digest breaking news out of Greece and Ukraine, today the Godfather of newsletter writers, 90-year-old Richard Russell, just exposed a coming event that is going to shock the world. Russell also warned the world is completely unprepared for this and told investors how to position themselves. The Disease – Deflation And Read More

Why It’s So Difficult to Repair Stuff: It’s Made That Way

by Charles Hugh Smith Of Two Minds Everything made with cheap, unreliable parts/components will break down long before the entire assembly has lost its utility. In Here’s What’s Wrong with Corporate America–and the U.S. Economy (December 17, 2014), I concluded that once Corporate America books the sale, they’re done with customers. Customer service after the Read More

How Our Crazy Money System Works

by Bill Bonner Acting Man Squirrelly and Subtle Yes, we were in London, taking care of business. Now, we’re back in Buenos Aires. We’ve tried medication. We’ve tried prayer. We’ve tried heavy drinking – all in an effort to understand how our crazy money system works. And where it leads. You’d think it would be Read More

Most Americans Are Slaves And They Don’t Even Know It

By Michael Snyder Most Americans spend their lives working for others, paying off debts to others and performing tasks that others tell them that they “must” do. These days, we don’t like to think of ourselves as “servants” or “slaves”, but that is what the vast majority of us are. It is just that the Read More