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.”
Mac Slavo | Scores of nations around the world are rapidly divesting themselves from their dependency on the world’s reserve currency as a mechanism of exchange.
Zero Hedge | “Figuring out” what we have been explaining for over 3 years!
Michael Krieger | Could a political marriage of Rand Paul and Elizabeth Warren finally open up the question of the Federal Reserve?
Mac Slavo | Every so often a blaring red siren pops up that is worthy of our attention.
RT | The US-led military operation against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) militants has likely so far cost between $780 and $930 million.
London Telegraph | Foreign debt in emerging Asia has soared from $300bn to $2.5 trillion over the last decade.
Dave Hodges | Halfway to Economic Armageddon.
Zero Hedge | The president of the NY Fed is a former Goldman employee – does it get any more conflicted than that?!
Reuters | On one side of the Atlantic they’re trying to refill the punchbowl. On the other they’re getting ready to take it away. This week, investors may get a clearer idea why.
Michael Krieger | We must get inside of the devious minds of these people.
Michael Krieger | Looks like things are heating up in Deutschland.
Zero Hedge | It appears Vladimir Putin is willing to hit ‘em while they’re down.
Zero Hedge | It is perhaps no surprise that Bloomberg’s Comfort Index shows the jobless in America haven’t been this comfortable since 2007…
Martin Armstrong | The Canadian government has had to warn its citizens not to carry cash to the USA because the USA does not presume innocence but guilt when it comes to money.
Michael Snyder | Is it looks? Is it a charming personality? Is it compatibility? No, it isn’t any of those things.
Michael Snyder | When is the U.S. banking system going to crash? I can sum it up in three words. Watch the derivatives.
Prison Planet.com | Alex Jones interviews fellow talk show host Lionel about the air strikes in syria and what we can expect to see in the future.
Michael Krieger | The courtship period is over.
Bloomberg | The dollar weakened and gold gained as investors sought the safest assets amid airstrikes in Syria.
Charles Hugh Smith | As things get dicier globally, assets in periphery nations typically get dumped as mobile capital flees risk and migrates to lower risk core nations and currencies.
Michael Krieger | Morgan Stanley has put together some very interesting charts that were highlighted earlier today by MarketWatch.
Michael Snyder | The U.S. economy has had six full years to bounce back since the financial collapse of 2008, and it simply has not happened.