The Hill | Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Thursday that lawmakers should “scrap” the tax code.
Mac Slavo | Goldman Sachs executive Gary Cohn says we could see so much oil, there would be no way to physically store it all, resulting in falling prices, at least in certain locational areas.
Mac Slavo | A massive shutdown of America’s supply chain is now in progress because of a labor dispute between dockworkers and their employers.
Michael Snyder | The stock market continues to flirt with new record highs, but the signs that we could be on the precipice of the next major financial crisis continue to mount.
RT | Thousands of people poured onto the streets of Athens.
Reuters | Brazilians are hoarding water in their apartments.
Business Insider | The two sides couldn’t be further apart.
Mac Slavo | If you listen to mainstream financial pundits on any sort of regular basis then you’d likely believe that current stock market valuations are just the beginning of the next big boom.
Zero Hedge | It would appear the powers that be are getting nervous.
Paul Craig Roberts | Perhaps those 46,000 retail jobs is the BLS telling us that they have to come up with new jobs to report whether or not there are any.
Zero Hedge | In China, the ‘treatment’ for corrupt billionaires who love casinos, cigars, and luxury cars is much simpler… execution.
Michael Krieger | Yet no one wants to admit this.
Zero Hedge | Yes, socialists are known to demand for bailouts – in fact the more often, and the more frequently, the better.
Zero Hedge | HSBC is second only to US real estate in catering to shady offshore oligarchs, dictators, rock stars, monarchs, and even outright criminals.
London Guardian | Data in massive cache of leaked secret bank account files lift lid on questionable practices at subsidiary of one of world’s biggest financial institutions.
Zero Hedge | “Turkey could cease to be a governable country.”
Martin Armstrong | One of the most interesting aspects of my case was the astonishing claim by Republic/HSBC that $1 billion was missing and they had no possible idea of where it went.
Zero Hedge | The time for the final all-in bet has arrived.
Michael Snyder | This is the month when the future of the eurozone will be decided.
Zero Hedge | Greece is running out of money.
Ulson Gunnar | Who’s surprised?
Mac Slavo | In a speech at Ivy Tech Community Collage in Indiana President Obama couldn’t have been more proud of the work he’s accomplished over the last several years.
Kit Daniels | Governments, households in more debt than before Great Recession!
The Hill | The Federal Reserve is lashing out at Sen. Rand Paul’s plan to give Congress more oversight.
Reuters | RadioShack’s bankruptcy, which has been expected for months, follows 11 consecutive unprofitable quarters.
Zero Hedge | A complete shutdown would be catastrophic, with hundreds of thousands of jobs at risk if America’s supply chain grinds to a halt.”
Zero Hedge | It’s been an odd few days for Greece’s new PM Alexis Tsipras.
Michael Snyder | The percentage of Americans that are employed full-time has been hovering near record lows.
Business Insider | Varoufakis said Greece now is like Germany in the 1930s, before the Nazis came to power.
The Hill | The Federal Reserve is lashing out at Sen. Rand Paul’s plan to give Congress more oversight over the central bank.
Zero Hedge | Over the years we have had our fair share at the epic social(ist) experiment that is Venezuela.
Michael Krieger | Whether you want to admit it or not, CIA control of the media in the U.S. and abroad is not conspiracy theory, it is conspiracy fact.
Michael Snyder | The price of oil collapsed by more than 8 percent on Wednesday, and a decision by the European Central Bank has Greece at the precipice of a complete and total financial meltdown.
Mac Slavo | The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) is used by economists and stock traders alike as a leading economic indicator because it predicts future economic activity.
Sputnik | Gold edged up Wednesday, boosted by expectations that Greece is nearing a debt deal with its international creditors.
Mac Slavo | For those who are tired of seeing their hard earned money forcibly seized by the government and redistributed to those who refuse to contribute anything of value to society.
Prison Planet.com | The White House and Wall Street are patting themselves on the back about how unemployment is “down” to 5.6%.
Michael Krieger | “If you wanna square up to me bro, then bring it and I will f*cking fight you,” he allegedly said.
Michael Krieger | Nowhere is the fraudulent and criminal “oligarch recovery” more on display than New York City.
American Enterprise Institute | Men and women, taken as groups, are different in important respects.
The Hill | Will almost certainly get rejected by the GOP majority in Congress.
Mac Slavo | It’s time to government-proof your life.
Paul Craig Roberts | Greece’s new Finance Minister is a highly intelligent person.
The Daily Beast | It’s the bogus statistic that won’t die—and president deployed it during the State of the Union—but women do not make 77 cents to every dollar a man earns.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that the rate of homeownership in the United States has fallen to a 20 year low?
Mac Slavo | Want to own your own home, but stuck, temporarily, renting until you can? You aren’t alone.
Reuters | Oil prices roared back from six-year lows on Friday, rocketing more than 8 percent as a record weekly decline in U.S. oil drilling fueled a frenzy of short-covering.
Business Insider | McDonald’s is going to start accepting a new form of payment next week.
Zero Hedge | In case it is still unclear what Americans are spending their “gas sasvings” on, here it is one more time.
CNS News | One in five children, or 21.7 percent, received food stamps in 2014.