Red state or blue state, liberal or libertarian, Americans share an addiction to rare-earth elements imported from China.
It appears the cracks in the armor of the central bankers created by an over-enthusiastic BoJ's impact on the quadrillion JPY JGB markets are now rippling through the global market place.
The massive sell-off across emerging markets continues in force today.
This is no time to be complacent. Massive economic problems are erupting all over the globe, but most people seem to believe that everything is going to be just fine.
Chinese interbank rates surged ahead of the three-day Dragon Boat festival next week.
Canada's economy pumped out a whopping 95,000 new jobs in May in the biggest month of employment growth in more than a decade.
Investment banker Catherine Austin Fitts sums up the historic global financial problems by saying, “We have a group of people who have the power to act with impunity. They are above the law. They are centralizing and consolidating economic and polit
The International Monetary Fund has published a scathing internal self-assessment of its bailout of Greece three years ago. It isn’t pretty. The IMF underestimated the damage that fiscal austerity would do to the Greek economy in its earliest resc
This is a special first-hand report on the Cyprus disaster by George Rupert, a long-time ISIL member and American ex-pat.
Ongoing monetary stimulus is leading to heightened volatility, and the bull market which has been in place since 2009 is becoming overextended.
Police in Venezuela say they have seized nearly 2,500 rolls of toilet paper in an overnight raid of a clandestine warehouse storing scarce goods.
Jeff Berwick (Dollar Vigilante) on U.S./Int'l Economics; Precious Metals - Vernon Hershberger, the farmer who won a victory for raw milk, tells his story
UPDATE: BIST-100 Closes -10.47% - Biggest drop since March 2003
The sad, painful trading in Japan continues, as the new week begins. In early trading, the Nikkei is down 2.3%.
Good governance and the role it plays in fighting poverty is complex. A finance minister from a resource rich but otherwise poor country told me recently that the fuel subsidies in that country, designed to protect the most vulnerable from high price
A new set of regulations that most people have never even heard of that was developed by an immensely powerful central banking organization that most people do not even know exists is going to have a dramatic effect on the global financial system ove
With foreign reserves diminishing fast, Pakistan is on the brink of an economic crisis that may force its new government to ask for an unpopular bailout from the International Monetary Fund requiring a sweeping overhaul of the country's economy.
A new set of regulations that most people have never even heard of that was developed by an immensely powerful central banking organization that most people do not even know exists is going to have a dramatic effect on the global financial system
The financial system of the third largest economy on the planet is starting to come apart at the seams, and the ripple effects are going to be felt all over the globe.
The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to take Hungary off its list of budget sinners and the government claimed victory for Prime Minister Viktor Orban after years of clashes with Brussels. Orban has been at loggerheads with the European U
Board of Governors The Board of Governors of the World Bank, consisting of 188 member countries,.....
While the world's economies jockey one another for the lead in the currency devaluation derby, it's worth considering the value of the prize they are seeking.
At the beginning of April, Kyle Bass went on CNBC and slammed the "macro tourists" that were driving up Japanese stock prices.
One of the hottest trades in the world this year has been Japan.
Architect Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses?
For months now, there has been a steady rumbling of people packing up and moving out. There are few reliable figures of the numbers of people leaving, in part because many are moving within the E.U., where there are no immigration requirements
Argentina's president Kirchner, a keen observer of recent events in Cyprus, has figured out a way to kill two birds with one stone, namely attempt to put an end to tax evasion, and fund the capex of the recently nationalized state oil company YPF
MasterCard is dedicating itself to a strategy that will set a standard and become influential to the future of payments. By coercing urbanized centers to the trendiness of going cashless, their influence on the behavior of consumers and their percept
We are visiting our children in the US before heading to Europe for the summer.
Although all the news about Chinese investment in the U.S. have focused on the deals that don't get done, Chinese investment in the U.S. is at an all-time high.