Student enrollment at University of Phoenix parent Apollo Group nose-dived 42 percent in the three months that ended Dec. 30, and on Monday investors learned that company executives believe it is only the beginning.
Obama plans further shift right
Wall Street banks are cutting their holdings of Treasuries at the fastest pace since 2004 as the world’s biggest bond firms bet that the economy will strengthen and demand for higher-yielding assets will increase.
There is nothing new about all the badmouthing of money we witness so often in our culture and political environment.
The Daily Bell is pleased to present an exclusive interview by Peter Schiff.
[FOX] Ron Paul discusses how raising the national debt limit is inevitable due to accumulating interest and irrational government spending. He has some advice on what to expect from the new members of CONgress.
Geithner: the US Government Is Dead Broke - The Coming Internet National ID - Decentralize Water Supplies - Reviving James Bond's Jet-Pack - 1,180 Foreign Military Bases - The World Goes Crazy - More Infringements on Our Gun Rights
The Obama administration's $78 billion cut to US defense spending is a mere "pin-prick" to a behemoth military-industrial complex that must drastically shrink for the good of the republic, a former Reagan administration budget director recently told
John Williams reports that “the level of payroll employment still stands below where it was a decade ago, despite the U.S.population growing by more than 10% in the same period.
A sampling of statistics from the newly released Statistical Abstract of the United States.
Janet Yellen, the Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve, sites a Fed paper that claims that the various iterations of Quantitative Easing, will have added 3 million jobs to the U.S. economy.
U.S.O.F.C.: the United States of Organized Financial Crime. The Status Quo is dependent on a Financial Mafia for its wealth, and it is loathe to surrender it.
In spite of the economic recovery, supposedly being in its 20th month, the number of people enrolled in the Food Stamp Program grew by 6.6% in Missouri during 2010, to a high of 33.4% in Idaho.
The "seasonal adjustment" has come in every December data series, and is the definitive evidence of why only the most gullible put any credibility in the BLS seasonal adjustment mechanics.
First, all those people talking about +500,000 are now cleaning the egg off their own faces, and I suspect their clients are going to be quite angry at the "error."
While today's unemployment number came at a low 9.4%, well below expectations, the one and only reason for this is that the labor force in America has plunged to a fresh 25 year low.
Immediate market reaction is not pretty as everyone's completely ridiculous expectation that Barclays' "95% confidence interval" of a 480,000 print ends up being that much hot air.
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner warned lawmakers Thursday that the national debt could hit the legal limit on borrowing as soon as March 31, and he urged quick action to avoid a government default that would spark "catastrophic economic conseq
Gallup has found that not only did the unemployment rate increase in December from 9.4% to 9.6%, that disgruntled part-time workers who want full-time work increased from 8.6% to 9.4%...
This chart illustrates the more subtle and pernicious nature of the current decline in consumption. The 2010 decline has exceeded both the length and depth of the complete 2008 contraction cycle...
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Obey enviro-tyranny or be banished to the ghetto, threatens new government-funded propaganda piece
We have been noticing for the past 3-4 weeks, the Unadjusted claims continue to surge, and in the last week jumped by 52k to 577,279, nearly 170k more than the Seasonally Adjusted number.
The number of poor people in the U.S. is millions higher than previously known, with 1 in 6 Americans — many of them 65 and older — struggling in poverty due to rising medical care and other costs...
[Critics] charge that Monday's rally-stoking mortgage-putback deal between Bank of America (BAC) and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is nothing more than a backdoor bailout of the nation's largest lender.
No agricultural economist has informed the public that a key claim of local-food advocates—that local-food purchases enhance the local economy—violates the core economic principles taught in every introductory economics class. Until now.
Marc Stevens fills in for Ernest / 1st Hour Barry Hess in studio
Regulations are important but fungible. And Goldman is so big that it must be right. Right?
Hyperinflation Ahead?, Guido Hülsmann talks to Lew Rockwell - Let's Get Ready To Rumble, The fight of the century begins: Ron Paul vs. the Fed - Emerging Markets, Currencies, Commodities, Jim Rogers remains bullish on silver and rice for years to com
Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre's extraordinary photographs documenting the dramatic decline of a major American city. A true photographic record of what happens when you offshore 42,000 factories.