CNBC | Yellen will succeed Bernanke as chair of global banking cartel.
Zero Hedge | ‘Clock is ticking’, says Chinese minister, as US fails to break deadlock over government shutdown and fast-approaching ‘debt ceiling’ deadline.
Michael Snyder | A U.S. debt default that lasts for more than a couple of days could potentially cause a financial crash unlike anything that the world has ever seen before.
Business Insider | Thanks to the government shutdown, there’s no government economic data.
London Independent | ‘Clock is ticking’, says Chinese minister, as US fails to break deadlock over government shutdown and fast-approaching ‘debt ceiling’ deadline.
Washington’s Blog | The “Five Eyes” Spy On Economic Rivals.
Reuters | U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Sunday that there is “no way” Republican lawmakers will agree to a measure.
Business Insider | Good morning! Markets are tumbling around the world.
cryptogon.com | If families, acting in their own best interests, “Can starve the global economy,” something is very wrong with the global economy.
New American | President Obama complained about the shutdown of parts of the federal Head Start pre-school nutritional assistance program in his weekly address.
Bob Adelmann | The only real asset owned by the cartel is gold. Everything else is just paper that is only redeemable in others’ promises to pay.
The Hill | The House on Friday passed its sixth and seventh narrow appropriations resolutions of the week.
Zero Hedge | Twitter (TWTR), Tweeter (TWTRQ), what’s the difference. Just buy, buy, buy.
Kurt Nimmo | Democrats have called for Obama to raise debt limit without congressional approval.
Zero Hedge | “It is only a matter of time before the US stock market runs into devastating problems due to the Fed QE program.”
Natural News | Here are some of the most egregious examples of Obamacare damage.
Zero Hedge | One senior executive said his bank was delivering 20-30 per cent more cash than usual in case panicked customers tried to withdraw funds en masse.
Michael Snyder | Why are young people in America so frustrated these days?
Zero Hedge | The Dow is down for the 9th day of the last 11 since the exuberant Un-Taper spike in stocks.
Daily Caller | Say hello to Obamacare phones.
Business Insider | There’s not much good to be said about the ongoing U.S. government shutdown, which was triggered by Congress’ inability to come to a budget deal.
Zero Hedge | Odd that the mainstream media is not discussing the 4% spike in precious metals this morning as vociferously as they discussed the imminent demise of gold and silver yesterday.
Kit Daniels | Defense Dept. doesn’t slow down spending for surveillance.
Mac Slavo | Switzerland has revealed that they, like the US government, have been simulating collapse fall-out scenarios that could stem from widespread economic collapse.
Washington’s Blog | It’s on a runaway train.
Prison Planet.com | We’re getting very close to a stock market crash.
Zero Hedge | Defaults have risen to the highest level since 1995.
BBC News | The dollar has fallen against a range of currencies, driven by fears that a partial shutdown of the US government will hit the country’s economy.
Michael Snyder | Karen Hudes is a graduate of Yale Law School and she worked in the legal department of the World Bank for more than 20 years.
New American | Last week’s poll from Bloomberg showed that 68 percent of Americans — two out of every three — say that the country is heading in the wrong direction.
London Guardian | Trend sparks fears among low-paid workers that they will be hit twice: by having earnings cut and paying more for healthcare.
Reuters | The Internet search giant paid a tax rate of 2.6 percent.
The Hill | Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said Sunday that ObamaCare insurance exchanges set to go live this week “are being held together right now with duct tape and chicken wire.”
Zero Hedge | “One day this whole credit bubble will be deflated very badly – you are going to experience a complete implosion of all asset prices and the credit system…”
Lew Rockwell Blog | I thought Republicans on the state and local levels were more “conservative” than those on the national level?
Business Insider | Not surprisingly, markets are ugly today. Pretty much everywhere.
Business Insider | If Congress doesn’t pass a budget to keep the government running, there’s going to be a shutdown that could lead to military members not getting their Oct. 15th paychecks.
Zero Hedge | During a recent round-table discussion (accessible below), Marc Faber explained his asset allocation strategy and his incredulity at what the Fed is doing.
Mac Slavo | The assault on the U.S. Constitution and the Second Amendment continues.
Adan Salazar | Top 8 health insurance firms’ stocks rise since Obamacare implementation.
Natural News | A leading U.S. senator says there is no need to try to defund Obamacare, because he and other lawmakers believe that the law will simply collapse in on itself.
Mac Slavo | Do you still keep a hefty portion of your savings in a U.S. bank?
The Foundry | Did you know that since President Obama came into office, the debt limit has been raised seven times?
Zero Hedge | Not everyone loathes this insipid and meaningless annual ritual.
Americans For Tax Reform | The IRS is unable to account for $67 million spent from a slush fund established for Obamacare implementation, according to a TIGTA report released today.
Zero Hedge | As Boockvar notes, “there is 0% chance this ends well.”
cryptogon.com | This is interesting, but I’m sure that these news based trades are being set up days in advance with much smaller volumes.
Michael Snyder | Now that “bail-ins” have become accepted practice all over the planet, no bank account and no pension fund will ever be 100% safe again.
Ron Paul | One unique aspect of my homeschool curriculum is that students can start and manage their own online business.
Weekly Standard | “Secretary of State John Kerry announced Monday the provision of $10 million in funding for a new U.S. initiative, Safe from the Start.”