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Oil Price | Oil prices have posted their strongest rally in years, jumping an astounding 27 percent in the last three trading days of August.

Michael Snyder | Russian President Vladimir Putin has introduced legislation that would deal a tremendous blow to the U.S. dollar.

USA Today | More than half of the nation’s immigrants receive some kind of government welfare.

Sputnik | Foreign countries are withdrawing their gold reserves from world’s largest gold depository.

Joshua Krause | If you’ve been paying attention to the economy for the past seven years or so, you’ve probably been wondering when the whole charade is going to come crashing down.

Martin Armstrong | The FT ran a commentary entitled, “The case for retiring another ‘barbarous relic’” on paper money.

The New Yorker | “Incredibly, the schools seem to add nothing to the market value of the students.”

Market Watch | The month of August can be pretty rough for stock investors.

Michael Krieger | We were told we needed to bail out Wall Street in order to save Main Street. Well the results are in…

Charles Hugh Smith | A core dynamic is laying waste to global financial markets.

Zero Hedge | The current VIX level of 26 is equal to the median VIX level over the last three recessions.

Charles Hugh Smith | By financial independence, I don’t mean an inherited trust fund–I mean earning an independent living as a self-employed person.

Gary North | Socialism as an ideology is finished today.

Eric Margolis | Beijing Bingo.

Charles Hugh Smith | The poor banana vendors, retirees, housewives and other newly minted punters who borrowed on margin to play the rigged casino.

Zero Hedge | At least one analyst thinks that Chinese equities are in for further dramatic declines.

Paul Joseph Watson | Eliminating physical currency necessary to give central banks more power.

Zero Hedge | On Tuesday evening, we asked what would happen if emerging markets joined China in dumping US Treasurys.

Joshua Krause | Earlier this year the Treasury Department made a stunning announcement.

Zero Hedge | On Tuesday evening, we asked what would happen if emerging markets joined China in dumping US Treasurys.

Paul Craig Roberts | In The Matrix in which Americans live, nothing is ever their fault.

Michael Snyder | On Wednesday we witnessed the third largest single day point gain for the Dow Jones Industrial Average ever.

IBT | European stock markets opened sharply lower Wednesday as volatility continued to grip Asia.

Zero Hedge | This has not been a great year to be a pensioner in Greece.

Washington Times | The economy is sluggish but growing and inflation remains low.

Michael Snyder | This is exactly the type of market behavior that we would expect to see during the early stages of a major financial crisis.

RT | The key Shanghai Composite Index sank another 7.63 percent Tuesday, extending its worst four-day rout since 1996.

London Telegraph | Global markets have swung overnight from a mystical faith in Communist competence to near revulsion. But this August storm may yet blow over.

Business Insider | If you were watching US stocks yesterday – which plunged and rallied and then fell again – you might be wondering what’s going on.

Zero Hedge | Following today’s stunning not one but countless flash crashes, many have asked: just how was the flash crash of August 24, 2015 different from that of May 6, 2010.

Infowars.com | Financial press were still pretending it was a “correction” last week.

Zero Hedge | “The risks of the world being at or near the end of its long-term debt cycle are significant.”

Peter Schiff | It’s all about QE4 and zero interest rates.

Zero Hedge | Meet Shan Jiuliang.

Charles Hugh Smith | With stock markets diving around the globe, a pressing question arises: is it time to get into Crash Positions?

Zero Hedge | We just witnessed the biggest weekly market rout in 4 years.

Washington’s Blog | The CBOE Volatility Index jumped Friday to levels not seen since December 2011.

Wall Street Journal | Signs of a sharp slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy worry investors.

Zero Hedge | One of the main reasons a month ago we started carefully following the commodity trading giants, the Glencores, Mercurias and Trafiguras of the world…

Washington’s Blog | Three cheers for Reuters pointing out that the Pentagon can’t explain what it did with $8.5 trillion that taxpayers gave it between 1996 and 2013.

Michael Snyder | What has been happening on Wall Street the past few days has been nothing short of stunning.

CNBC.com | U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open on Thursday.

The Hill | Employees at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spent $31,413 at Starbucks in 2013, according to an audit by the department’s inspector general released Aug. 11.

Mac Slavo | Officials from the Federal Reserve are beginning to acknowledge the colossal failure of their quantitative easing.

Michael Krieger | At this point, it almost feels like kicking someone while he’s down. Jeb Bush can’t even stand up to Donald Trump, let alone his own growing series of scandals.

Michael Snyder | Is the stock market going to crash by the end of 2015?

Brandon Smith | It is truly amazing how the rhetoric from the mainstream economic yes-men is changing.

Michael Krieger | Who says there’s no affordable housing in NYC or San Francisco?

Michael Snyder | Yields on the riskiest junk bonds are absolutely soaring and the price of copper just hit a fresh six year low.

Washington Examiner | The cost of cleaning up a major toxic waste spill in the West caused by an Environmental Protection Agency contractor could soar as high as $27.7 billion.

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