Ron Paul | Wall Street has become addicted to easy money.
Zero Hedge | Texas-sized challenges.
Martin Armstrong | What took place in Washington over the past two weeks with the repeal of Dodd Frank and then the effective repeal of the Volcker Rule sounds strikingly familiar.
Martin Armstrong | The NY money center Banks won again in Washington, the second time in a single month.
Zero Hedge | Russia not only did not sell any gold, but in fact bought another 600K ounces in the month of November.
London Independent | The US tech giant disputed the programmes findings but said it was working with its suppliers to improve conditions.
Martin Armstrong | The trend on a global basis is getting really scary.
Michael Snyder | Do you want to know if the stock market is going to crash next year?
Zero Hedge | “Russia badly needs liquidity support and the swap line could be an ideal tool.”
Michael S. Rozeff | The fall in the ruble has occurred mostly since October.
Mac Slavo | Russians have seen the writing on the wall and they know that they’re economy and currency are in serious trouble.
CNS News | The average price of a pound of ground beef climbed to another record high.
AP | Shops selling a broad range of items were reporting record sales.
Zero Hedge | “global banks are curtailing the flow of cash to Russian entities, a response to the ruble’s sharpest selloff since the 1998 financial crisis.”
CNS News | One in five young adults – ages 18 to 34 years old – live in poverty, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Bloomberg | China’s holdings of U.S. Treasuries fell to a 20-month low in October, as yuan appreciation indicated less of an impetus to buy the government securities.
NY Times | A machine that administers sedatives recently began treating patients at a Seattle hospital.
Zero Hedge | This decision was driven by the need to limit significantly increased in recent devaluation and inflation risks.
Financial Times | Around 80 per cent of that spending on the Afghanistan conflict has taken place during the presidency of Barack Obama.
Martin Armstrong | Believe it or not, Citigroup announced on Friday that it would move its headquarters from New York to the actual U.S. Capitol Building.
Zero Hedge | In space, no one can hear you scream… unless you happen to be Venezuela’s (soon to be former) leader Nicolas Maduro.
New American | As crude oil prices continue their breath-taking fall, the ripple effect is beginning to reach far beyond the gas pump.
Michael Snyder | Is this the start of the next major financial crisis?
Ellen Brown | Where did the FSB get these sweeping powers, and is its mandate legally enforceable?
Charles Hugh Smith | The drop in oil revenues has triggered a self-reinforcing feedback dynamic.
Mac Slavo | Many Wall Street bankers would do anything – literally anything – to make money.
Paul Joseph Watson | Forecaster says feds preparing for crisis.
Reuters | Improved prospects for jobs and wages and on lower gasoline prices.
Reuters | Oil fell to fresh lows not seen since July 2009.
Kurt Nimmo | Preparation for the next bankster bailout.
London Guardian | Central bank appears powerless to lift gloom as sanctions and falling Brent crude push currency down 1.5% against dollar.
Mac Slavo | The $1.01 trillion spending bill being moving through Congress right now includes some new provisions that may come as a shock to millions of American pension holders.
CNS News | The U.S. Treasury continued to rake in tax dollars at a record rate in November.
Zero Hedge | For all the talk about the boost to the US economy, the bottom line is actually not all that exciting.
Zero Hedge | While on the one hand, Iceland’s decision to inch towards lifting its capital controls is a positive step, it appears what they give with one hand they are taking with another.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that 65 percent of all children in the United States live in a home that receives aid from the federal government?
London Telegraph | “Our biggest worry is the end of the liquidity cycle. The Fed is done. The reach for yield that we have seen since 2009 is going into reverse”, said Bank of America.
Zero Hedge | NPS was established in 2014 after a number of Russian banks were hit by US and EU sanctions.
Martin Armstrong | The high-flying banks are at it again.
Prison Planet.com | An estimated $500 billion are lost annually because the U.S. tax code is so complicated and unwieldy.
Michael Krieger | Nothing screams economic recovery like 2 out of every 5 Americans living paycheck to paycheck.
Mac Slavo | According to the X22 Report, something just doesn’t seem right.
Reuters | Benchmark Brent crude slipped to its lowest in five years on Tuesday, dropping below $66 a barrel after plunging more than 4% the day before on worries over a deepening supply glut.
Prison Planet.com | A bi-partisan push to extend FDIC insurance to derivatives is working to sneak another scam into the government funding bill by Dec 11.
New American | The White House has admitted that under Obama’s proposal to offer amnesty to nearly five million illegal immigrants, those illegals would also receive tax credits and other benefits.
Mac Slavo | For nearly ten years economic forecaster Martin Armstrong sat in a federal prison.
Zero Hedge | Not a quarter passes without the Bank of International Settlements reiterating a dire warning.
Zero Hedge | Friday’s jobs data proves it.
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Martin Armstrong | There has not been a trend that lasts for more than 26 years without serious change.