The political class is using Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged as an instruction manual
Erik Voorhees (Coinapult, Bitinstant) on Bitcoin - Dianna Henry & Greg Schoen, Seed Keepers/Speakers @ Seed Wisdom: Benefit for Grandmother Flordemayo’s Seed Temple - John Perkins (Confessions of an Economic Hit Man; Hoodwinked) provides insight on o
Remember when the Fed got its Series 7 and Series 63, and was solely engaged in the business of advising on stock valuation? Neiter do we.
There’s little debate among academic economists about the effect of minimum wages.
The stock market may be soaring to unprecedented heights, but things just continue to get even tougher for the middle class. In this economic environment, there is intense competition for virtually all kinds of jobs. For example, more than 1,600 ap
Most economic observers are predicting that 2014 will be the year in which the United States finally shrugs off the persistent malaise of the Great Recession.
Economist John Williams thinks 2014 will mark the beginning of hyperinflation.
On December 17, 2013, Patrick M. Byrne, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO of Overstock.com, discussed "Naked Shorts, Bust-Outs, and the Once and Future Cataclysm: Economic Warfare as an Instrument of Transnational Organized Crime."
Overstock.com has become the first major online shopping retailer to accept the digital currency bitcoin as payment in exchange for any of our million products. We are doing this for both business and philosophical reasons.
The above article explains that most of us do not realize that when you deposit money in a bank, that it becomes the property of the bank and we become unsecured creditors of the bank!
Patrick Byrne (CEO Overstock.Com) comes on the show to provide an update on Overstock.Com, Bitcoin, market conditions/predictions for 2014 Patrick Byrne speaks at FreedomSummit 2014 www.FreedomSummit.com
It’s ironic that in a day and age where Keynesian economics is the “accepted view” we still don’t pay enough attention to what Keynes said about inflation.
Many of us in the Long Emergency crowd and like-minded brother-and-sisterhoods remain perplexed by the amazing stasis in our national life, despite the gathering tsunami of forces arrayed to rock our economy, our culture, and our politics.
A few days into the experiment, the new world of legal-recreational-marijuana sales in Colorado appears to be a big success — so much so that pot shops are finding it impossible to keep up with demand.
Bob Anderson, in studio, to discuss energy, market conditions, future predictions, and Freedom's Phoenix Headline News - Electric car & Motorcycle racing - Rocket Racing League - Elon Musk 3D CAD and Printing of Rocket Engines - Solar Power
Puerto Rico’s public debt of $53 billion is nearly $15,000 per person, but when we add inter-governmental debt it rises to $70 billion, or $17,500 per person. Throw in pension and healthcare obligations, that's $160 billion. That’s $46,000 per person
There are two types of gold investors: those trying to make money on short-term market timing and those looking for long-term asset preservation.
Arthur Laffer is a legend in Washington, having been the leading voice on President Ronald Reagan's hawkish Economic Policy Advisory Board.
In wrapping up 2013, I wrote on the day after Christmas that the year ahead “promises to be one of the most dramatic in the markets in our short-term memories.
Oops. While Phil LeBeau was proudly crowing about how great the auto industry 'was' doing, the actual data of how it 'is' doing printed with a dismal drop from Novermber's exuberance.
Real estate bubble, sub-prime mortgages, securitized products and their derivatives were largely responsible for the ultimate collapse, leading us to the economic conditions of today.
Have you seen the economic recovery? I haven’t either. But it is bound to be around here somewhere, because the National Bureau of Economic Research spotted it in June 2009, four and one-half years ago. It is a shy and reclusive recovery, like the
Magpul Industries, a manufacturer of ammunition magazines, is making good on its threat to leave Colorado because of new gun restrictions. "Moving operations to states that support our culture of individual liberties and personal responsibility is im
Forget "the 1%-ers", meet the 3%-ers.
WTI crude is back below $95.50 - its lowest in a month - as the price of the front-month has dropped over 3% today - its biggest single-day drop since November 2012.
Despite the best efforts of 330RAMP CAPITAL, US equity indices ended the first trading day of the year with the biggest loss (on that day) since 2008.
Home prices are rising in the Sun Belt and most big cities. Everybody talks about rising housing prices as a good thing, but it’s not so great for people trying to buy a house.
A term coined in 1985 by an unnamed staffer of the Reagan administration was “Starve the Beast”. This referred to a fiscally conservative political strategy to cut government spending by paying less in taxes. So, in the original sense, “the Beast”
The legend of the waiting list for Packers season tickets in Green Bay has grown over the years. Newborns get put on the list, with parents hoping some day their offspring hits the top of the list.
Market disruptions often occur — or not — as the direct result of unintended collisions between breakthrough technologies and their more incremental regulators