Zero Hedge | San Francisco – thanks to its balmy year-round climate and hospitable reputation – has long suffered from growing homelessness which, despite the city’s nosebleed-inducing taxes, it has been unable to curtail.
Mac Slavo | There is no better time than now to prepare for the inevitable financial meltdown. There is only so much time left before the bubble bursts taking everyone down with it!
Michael Snyder | Stocks just closed at a brand new all-time record high, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ is coming to theaters, and a 24-year-old man from Wisconsin just won the 768 million dollar Powerball jackpot.
Zero Hedge | Las Cruces, New Mexico officials reported on Monday that Border Patrol agents released almost 1,600 migrants into the town of just over 100,000 residents over a 10-day period, forcing the city to spend $75,000 on humanitarian assistance.
Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner | You can’t help but call it a Ponzi scheme.
Fox News | “We’re talking about billions of dollars in taxpayer benefits over the next few years.”
Mac Slavo | Americans continue to dig themselves in a deeper and deeper hole.
The cost to care for illegal immigrants streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border is rising exponentially, with spending on food, diapers, and medical care expected to his $1.2 million in one sector alone for fiscal year 2019.
Mac Slavo | The social security Ponzi scheme is failing quickly.
CNBC | Pledges toward the restoration efforts have already surpassed 700 million euros, or $790 million.
Mac Slavo | According to Nobel Prize winner, Robert Schiller, an election victory for president Donald Trump would not only boost the stock market but postpone the impending and imminent recession.
Michael Snyder | If the U.S. economy is in good shape, why have retailers already shuttered more stores than they did in all of 2018?
Zero Hedge | The recent collapse in world trade volume is the worst since the financial crisis and as dangerous as during the dot-com bubble of the early 2000s, according to The Telegraph.
Mac Slavo | Widespread drug use and homelessness in plaguing all socialist regions of the country.
Sky News | François-Henri Pinault and Bernard Arnault will donate €300m between them to reconstruct the cathedral following the blaze.
Weasel Zippers | That debt was paid with blood on the battlefields of the Civil War.
Michael Snyder | Since the last financial crisis, we have witnessed the greatest corporate debt binge in U.S. history.
Chris Hamilton | The 2008-’09 financial crisis was a demographically driven crisis that was set decades earlier.
Mac Slavo | According to Sven Henrich, the founder and the lead market strategist for NorthmanTrader.com, this regulation of the economy by the central banks is all going to end badly. The fact of the matter is simple: central banks are hopelessly trapped.
Zero Hedge | Air pollution is poisoning Americans: A new study links air pollution spewed from industrial factories, motor vehicles, and farmlands to approximately 107,000 premature deaths each year.
American Mirror | “Now, thanks to his noteworthy 2016 presidential run and royalties on his books, Sanders’s finances have improved and his rhetoric has been slightly tweaked.”
Brandon Smith | People often ask me when they should begin to worry about the agenda for the “global economic reset” and the controlled demolition of the economy?
Michael Snyder | A plague of epic proportions is ripping through the global pig population, and CNBC is warning that this unprecedented outbreak of African swine fever “could lead to significant shortages” of pork in the global marketplace.
Daily Caller | Democratic California Rep. Maxine Waters challenged bank executives during a Wednesday morning hearing, appearing to blame them for the student debt crisis.
Mac Slavo | American consumers continue to spend money they don’t have by borrowing it.
Michael Snyder | According to the Labor Department, the number of job openings in the United States just plunged by the largest amount we have seen in nearly four years.
Daily Caller | The plans to target remittance payments come amid a broader shakeup at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Sputnik | In 2018, the Russian Central Bank bought up nearly 275 tonnes of monetary gold, in a bid to further replenish the country’s gold and foreign exchange reserves.
Michael Every | And tell me again, oh Mr Market, where this ends?
Zero Hedge | “We need a change of course at the Bank of Italy if we think about what happened in the last years.”
Fox News | “Oh no, never — nor should they.”
Michael Snyder | This is the worst economic disaster for U.S. farmers in modern American history.
Steven Guinness | The behaviour of central bankers is rarely (if ever) given sustained coverage in the national press.
The Last Refuge | This is a rather remarkable statistic. Weekly unemployment claims dropped to 202,000 for the week ending March 30th.
CNBC | China has acknowledged for the first time that the United States has legitimate gripes about IP theft, forced technology transfer and cyber hacking, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow told reporters Wednesday.
Zero Hedge | Central banking cowardice and flawed monetary policy have, over the last decade, dug the world deeper into the hole it was in prior to the crisis.
Michael Sndyer | An absolutely devastating disease is wiping out herds of pigs all over Asia, and most people in the western world don’t even realize what is happening.
Simon Black | My grandfather was just a toddler when soldiers came home from World War One in 1918.
Mac Slavo | Debt worldwide is at apocalyptic and record levels.
Michael Snyder | Surveys have shown that up to two-thirds of the country is living paycheck to paycheck at least part of the time, and an unexpected medical bill can be absolutely devastating for those that are just barely scraping by.
Zero Hedge | The reality that the UK crashing out of the EU next week isn’t only possible, but extremely probable.
Daily Caller | A nonprofit group partially funded by billionaire activist George Soros paid firms tied to Fusion GPS and dossier author Christopher Steele more than $3.8 million.
Zero Hedge | With Russia actively dumping US dollars and buying gold at the fastest paced in decades, the writing is on the wall when it comes to what the Kremlin thinks of any possibility for a detente in the painfully strained US-Russian relations.
Michael Snyder | Just like we witnessed during the last recession, major retailers are laying off tens of thousands of workers, and it looks like this will be the worst year for store closings in all of U.S. history
Free Beacon | “We will. We have it all done. It’s just a question of dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s.”
Zero Hedge | This voracious gold buying is setting an example for other countries – in the west as well as in the east.
Brandon Smith | The Federal Reserve is an often misunderstood entity, not only in the mainstream, but also in alternative economic circles.
Prison Planet.com | Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called for the elimination of private health insurance and to “get rid of the insurance companies” while defending his “Medicare for All” proposal on MSNBC.
Michael Snyder | The United States is on a path to financial ruin, and everyone can see what is happening, but nobody can seem to come up with a way to stop it.
Michael Snyder | According to Agriculture Secretary Sunny Purdue, there “may be as many as a million calves lost in Nebraska” due to the catastrophic flooding that has hit the state.