After watching the video below, Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, the former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal, wrote there "is nothing more corrupt than 'democratic capitalism.' Ameri
The Federal Reserve may be eying its next rate hike as soon as this summer. Evidence of a possible June rate hike came Wednesday when minutes from the Fed's April meeting gave a more upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy.
It is clearly evident that the U.S. economy is rapidly deteriorating, considering reports of declining business sales, increased commercial bankruptcies and Chapter 11 filings, accelerating employment problems...
You are about to see a chart that is undeniable evidence that we have already entered a major economic slowdown.
Every politician and economist wants to see the United States - and, I should point out, Europe, Japan, and the rest of the world - return to 3%-plus growth. Given that GDP in the first quarter turned out to be just 0.6% and that growth has sputt
Have you ever noticed that nearly all the world's surplus rests on Wall Street… or maybe in the City of London? I think this is something we should pay attention to.
In 2015, it introduced new infrastructure programs to improve access to medical facilities, remodel or construct new schools, and build new road and water infrastructure. The Farm Financial Stability Loan was introduced to assist farmers affected by
During a lengthy interview on CNBC the week before last, Donald Trump, fresh from becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, came as close as any major presidential contender ever has to saying that America is not capable of repaying her debts in f
How prophetic that Donald Trump, who says that he "loves debt" and is "the king of debt," wants be president of a bankrupt America. Debt is an important issue, and Ron Paul goes to work on dispelling the many myths that surround it. Check out today's
---US Leverage Ratio At 100 Year High
The full-blown economic collapse that is happening in Venezuela right now is a preview of what Americans will be experiencing in the not too distant future.
People said I want to go and buy debt and default on debt - these people are crazy. This is the United States government. First of all, you never have to default because you print the money, I hate to tell you, okay? So there's never a default.
The situation is revolting...Why aren’t the people?
May I ask you a question? How's this great economic recovery working out for you?
Former Reagan OMB Director David Stockman talks Trump and the economy, with CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and the Futures Now Traders.
Editor's Comment: As baby boomers retire, large union groups are watching as their pensions go unstable, and they beg the government for help. Only, there isn't and never will be enough to go around.
Rubbernecking at the economic train wreck of central planners is not without hazard. A strained collar and dry eyes, for instance, are common perils. So, too, is the lasting grimace of disbelief that comes with the rollout of each zany scheme to sa
Unemployment Claims Spike Again As We Get More Scientific Evidence The Middle Class Is Shrinking
Four charts tell the story.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen didn't rule out using negative rates in a future crisis but emphasized that they would be adopted as a last resort.
The number of people who believe now is a "good time to buy a home" has been stagnant for the last 6 months,...
$1,914,651,000,000: FY2016 Taxes Set Record Through April; $12,679 Per Worker; Feds Still Run Deficit of $354,592,000,000
How severe has the economic recession since 2007 been? How thin the recovery?
Editor's Comment: The larger themes of collapse and the destruction of the dollar have been cynically orchestrated from the top-down. While a major event is in the works that will destroy wealth in the hands of most Americans, the elite at the top
We have seen this story before, and it never ends well.
Remember interest rates? Moody's, the credit-rating company, does.
Talk about a poisoned chalice. No matter who is elected to the White House in November, the next president will probably face a recession.
The heavily indebted island demonstrates the tragic consequences of forcing up the minimum wage out of sync with the market price for labor. Between 1974 and 1983, Puerto Rico was forced to increase its minimum wage in line with the federal figure, w
LANA CLEMENTS for the Express reports, SAVERS and investors have been warned to expect a crash in markets as the typically more volatile summer months approach. Stock markets have been performing relatively well since March, following the meltdown at
Donald Trump says a lot of whacko things and his recent wild pitches about defaulting on the national debt and replacing Yellen because she is not a Republican sound as if they were coming right out of his wild man wheelhouse. Certainly these stateme