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Marc Faber: Greece Could Spark an Economic Collapse in 2015

By Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Economic CollapseWhile mainstream analysts dismiss the risks associated with a debt default, Marc Faber is warning that such a catastrophe could spark the next stock market crash and possibly an economic collapse in 2015.During an interview on Monday, July 7th with Bloomberg, the publisher of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report discussed the Greek crisis, the Chinese economy, as well as the possibility of the delay in interest rate. Read More

2015 Predictions: U.S. Dollar to Collapse?

By Tuesday, July 7, 2015

U.S. Dollar Collapse 2015The value of the U.S. dollar is anchored in trust. As a fiat currency, the U.S. dollar isn’t linked to any physical reserves, like gold or silver; it’s just paper. For the U.S. dollar to be worth anything, it has to be backed by an economy people have faith in. Otherwise, the U.S. dollar would collapse.Regardless of its intentions, the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing (QE) experiment has left. Read More

U.S. Economy; More People on Food Stamps Now Than Entire Population of Spain

By Monday, July 6, 2015

U.S.EconomyAccording to a study by Economic Policy Institute, a nonpartisan think tank, between 2009 and 2014, the salaries of CEOs at the largest U.S. companies increased by 54.3%. (Source: Economic Policy Institute, June 22,2015.)But the average American hasn’t done that well.Between 2009 and 2013, median U.S. household income declined by four percent—from $54,059 to $51,939 in 2013. (Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, last accessed June 25,. Read More

Rand Paul: This Could Spark a Stock Market Crash in 2015

By Thursday, July 2, 2015

Rand Paul Predicts Stock Market CrashThe Federal Reserve’s reckless monetary policies have distorted financial markets, laying the groundwork for a possible U.S. economic collapse or stock market crash in 2015.At least, that’s the opinion of Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul. In a speech at Morningside College in Sioux City, the Kentucky Senator argued low interest rates enacted by central bankers have failed to stimulate the U.S. economy and potentially created a stock market bubble.. Read More

S&P 500 Up on Strong Job Numbers in June

By Thursday, July 2, 2015

S&P 500 Up on Strong Job NumbersWall Street opened slightly higher on Thursday, July 2nd, as job growth slowed down in June, lowering the probability that the Federal Reserve will raise the interest rate this year. European stock markets traded lower and the mood was one of caution with Greece set to vote on a referendum on Sunday.Job growth slows down in the summer and labor participation shrinks an indication that the Federal Reserve may. Read More

New Numbers Suggest U.S. Economic Outlook Isn’t as Good as You Think

By Wednesday, July 1, 2015

U.S. Economic OutlookTraders received another piece of disappointing economic data, suggesting the U.S. economic outlook isn’t as rosy as many economists believe.On Tuesday, June 30th, the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) reported Midwest manufacturing activity declined last month. In May, the Chicago Purchasing Manager Index (PMI) climbed to 49.4 from 46.2 last month, the fourth straight month that the index has signaled a contraction. (Source: Institute for Supply Management, June 30,. Read More

Ron Paul Says the Stock Market Crash Could Cause an Economic Collapse

By Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Economic Collapse on the HorizonA stock market crash could usher in a U.S. economic collapse, rewriting the rule book for the entire monetary system.At least, that’s the opinion of former Congressman Ron Paul. During an interview on CNBC last week, the libertarian commentator predicted a huge crash in the financial system, saying the stock market’s “day of reckoning” is near. (Source: CNBC, last accessed June 30, 2015.)Dr. Paul’s view comes from. Read More

U.S. Consumer Spending Soars 0.9% in May

By Thursday, June 25, 2015

U.S. Consumer SpendingConsumer spending recorded its largest increase in nearly six years in May, indicating that the U.S. economy is picking up momentum.Personal spending climbed a seasonally-adjusted 0.9% from a month earlier. The reading measures what consumers spend on everything from cars to clothing. Consumer spending accounts for more than two-thirds of U.S. economic activity. (Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, June 25, 2015.)Prior to May, lower gas prices and a. Read More

Interest Rates: Six Reasons They Are Going to Go Up

By Monday, June 22, 2015

Interest RatesThe Federal Reserve provides projections on U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) four times each year; in March, June, September, and December.Just a few days ago, the Fed released its June projections. The Fed expects the U.S. economy to grow between 1.8% and two percent this year. (Source: Federal Reserve, last accessed June 17, 2015.) The mainstream will take this number and run with it. But what you won’t hear. Read More

Carl Icahn Says a Stock Market Crash is Coming Soon

By Friday, June 19, 2015

Carl Icahn Stock MarketWhile mainstream economists are championing the Federal Reserve’s handling of the economy, billionaire investor Carl Icahn is warning that the stock market is primed for a crash.Writing in response to Donald Trump’s cabinet offer, he aired his views on the state of the economy and the Federal Reserve.Mr. Icahn addressed the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing (QE) program by saying “we have ‘a big fat bubble’ coming up. We. Read More

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