Russell Napier | The world is beginning to see that central bank action is insufficient to overwhelm the forces of deflation.
Business Insider | European markets are down early Friday, following a drop in US stock futures after an Ebola scare.
Michael Snyder | The Social Security Administration has just released wage statistics for 2013, and the numbers are startling.
Zero Hedge | America’s #1 landlord may be private equity giant Blackstone, but closing in rapidly is none other than America’s very own arch nemesis and ascendent superpower, China.
Christina Sarich | Why doesn’t the industry care about other important issues, such as the use of GMOs in its delicious candy?
CNS News | The average price for a pound of ground beef climbed to another record high–$4.096 per pound.
Michael Snyder | Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the middle class is slowly being suffocated by rising food prices.
Washington’s Blog | People Will Pay a LOT of Money to Live Near the Money Spigot.
Zero Hedge | “Markets are slowly coming to grips with reality is not going to be as easy as everybody thought.”
Mac Slavo | Debt is out of control and foreign holders of U.S. Treasury bonds are getting antsy.
AP | Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.
Truth Revolt | Word is starting to leak out about how much those premiums will rise — and it isn’t pretty.
Charles Hugh Smith | Fortune will instead favor a third group: those who can innovate and create new products, services, and business models.
Reuters | This step represents a turning point in the bank’s efforts to shrink to the point where it can make money again in bond trading.
Michael Krieger | Just in case you need another reason to dislike the thieving Federal Reserve.
Business Insider | The spread of the Ebola virus has been dominating headlines in recent weeks.
Prison Planet.com | Alex Jones talks with Max Keiser about what the world economy will do next and what the elite will do to hold onto their money.
London Telegraph | Federal Reserve hints at extending quantitative easing programme as markets recover from another day of turmoil.
The Washington Times | Top public health officials have collected $25 million in bonuses since 2007.
Michael Snyder | Is Ebola going to cause another of the massive October stock market crashes that Wall Street is famous for?
Mac Slavo | Stock markets across the world are starting to crack. Last night Europe was heavily in the red with drops in excess of 3% in some market exchanges.
Kurt Nimmo | Ebola figures into stock worries.
Washington’s Blog | No More Federal than Federal Express.
Secrets of the Fed | 2014 has been the year of the Federal Reserve acting like the European Central Bank head Mario Draghi.
Michael Snyder | Is the stock market about to crash?
Michael Snyder | Most people that discuss the “economic collapse” focus on what is coming in the future.
Michael Krieger | When it comes to the restoration of the rule of law, there is simply no time to waste.
Breitbart | A new report of “economic freedom” around the world finds the US ranked 12th among 152 countries, tied with the United Kingdom, and lower than neighbor Canada or Australia.
Martin Armstrong | The only economy that has been holding up the Euro is Germany.
Biz Pac Review | The discovery of the disease on American soil has sent citizens scurrying to prepare for the worst.
Zero Hedge | The big picture involving Saudi Arabia and its biggest asset, oil.
Zero Hedge | The Swiss National Bank has lashed out at the so-called “gold initiative” efforts to “Save Our Swiss Gold” unsurprisingly proclaiming it as a bad idea.
Michael Krieger | Again this week the gold price tested the $1,200 level dropping below it on higher US dollar against most fiat currencies.
Michael Krieger | These are recoveries that only Joseph Goebbels could love.
Charles Hugh Smith | If the top 1/100th of 1% crowding airports with their private jets isn’t afraid of impoverished, disenchanted debt-serfs with pitchforks, they should be.
Michael Snyder | In terms of purchasing power, China now has the largest economy on the entire planet, but that is not the only area where China has surpassed the United States.
Michael Snyder | The student loan debt bubble in America is spiraling out of control, and it is financially crippling an entire generation of young Americans.
Patrick Thibodeau | Gartner sees things like robots and drones replacing a third of all workers by 2025, and whether you want to believe it or not, is entirely your business.
Michael Krieger | Police confiscating Americans’ hard earned cash, as well as a wide variety of other valuables, without an arrest or conviction is a disturbing and growing practice.
John Hussman | The lesson has been repeated across history.
Raul Ilargi Meijer | The greenback is busy eating currencies and economies alive.
Henry Bonner | The central bankers – Draghi, Yellen, Bernanke – have become almost celebrities in America.
Michael Krieger | The most significant challenge of our times relates to the ongoing theft of society’s wealth.
Paul Craig Roberts | The Bureau of Labor Statistics headline this morning reads: “Payroll employment increases by 248,000 in September; unemployment rate declines to 5.9%.”
Zero Hedge | People not in the labor force, rose to a new record high.
Paul Craig Roberts | It is amazing how the government manages to continue selling Brooklyn Bridges to a gullible public. Americans buy wars they don’t need and economic recoveries that do not exist.
Reuters | Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of the holders of some 83 million households and small business accounts were exposed.
Michael Snyder | For the moment, our top public health officials are quite adamant that there absolutely will not be a major Ebola outbreak in the United States.
Washington’s Blog | Bad Government Policy Has Made It Likely We’ll Have a New Financial Crisis.
Zero Hedge | “Two to three years is enough, not only to launch [settlements in rubles], but also to complete these mechanisms.”