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The U.S. economy is on the verge of a recession and the world could be on the verge of an economic collapse. At least, that’s the opinion of David Stockman. In an interview on Bloomberg TV earlier this week, the renowned businessman and politician delivered a dire warning…

Jim Rogers: Everyone Will Suffer Jim Rogers, the legendary billionaire investor and chairman of Rogers Holdings, says the global economy is about to get pounded into a recession and, as usual, the average person will be the one who suffers. “We’re all going to suffer,” Rogers said in…

Peter Schiff Sounds the Alarm Bells Peter Schiff, CEO and chief global strategist for Euro Pacific Capital, thinks the current U.S. economic recovery is the stuff of fantasy. In a recent interview on CNBC’s Street Signs, Schiff said there is no recovery and that the U.S. economy is…

The U.S. unemployment rate was reported at 4.9% last week, the first time it’s been below five percent since early 2008. Unfortunately, that low number masks what’s really going on in the U.S.: underemployment is still near double-digits, wage growth is a joke, and 15% of Americans receive…

The U.S. economy saw some good news last Friday. The U.S. Department of Labor reported that the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9%—the first time the rate has dropped below five percent since February 2008. U.S. wages also picked up as employers increased hours for workers. So, is it…

Inflation Kills Subway’s $5 Footlong Subway’s “five...five dollar...five dollar footlong” song seems to be outdated—the footlong is no longer five dollars. Yes, it’s time to erase that jingle from our memory for good. Citing U.S. inflation as the reason, Subway is hiking the price of its iconic footlong…

U.S. Economy: Peter Schiff Issues a Dramatic Warning for Investors The disappointing U.S. jobs data has once again sent markets downward on fears of another rate hike from the Federal Reserve. But investor and fund manager Peter Schiff is seeing a rate cut in the cards. Schiff explains…

A Leading Indicator of Unemployment? Is there a way to forecast rising unemployment? Can economists predict a recession before it plunges the U.S. economy into chaos? Lars Christensen certainly thinks so. Mr. Christensen is a famous Danish economist with two decades of experience in banking and government. He…

Bill Gross: U.S. Heading Toward Recession Massive leverage in the financial system could push the U.S. toward economic collapse. At least, that’s according to billionaire bond investor Bill Gross. In his latest letter to investors in his fund Janus Capital, Bill Gross gave a bleak outlook for the…

Signs Point to European Economic Collapse After a year of mayhem, the European economic collapse may finally be upon us. Key indicators are all flashing red as the continent slips into decline. The crash is coming and Germany is ground zero. A slowdown in Germany would be disastrous.…

Analyst: World on Verge of U.S. Dollar Collapse One economist is predicting that U.S. dollar will soon be replaced by another monetary unit as the world’s reserve currency. Could this mean a U.S. dollar collapse is now inevitable? Famous Dutch economist and hedge fund manager, Willem Middelkoop, predicts…

Are You Prepared for an Economic Collapse? There is a “dark side” of economic collapse that no one ever talks about. In it, the darkness is real and not metaphorical. However, a little bit of advance planning can protect you and your family, but you have to plan…

Those looking for omens and portents that an economic collapse is approaching, that the endgame for Keynesian economics is close at hand, need look no further than the latest “helicopter money” initiative from the once-prudent and conservative Swiss. To classically trained economists—there is no polite way to say…

Japan on the Verge of Economic Collapse? On Friday morning, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) cut interest rates below zero. If you needed a clearer sign the world is on the verge of an economic collapse, this is it. The surprise move was likely dictated by Shinzo Abe.…

With one month already behind us, moving further into 2016, the U.S. housing market looks like it’s on shaky ground. This could be the year when home prices decline—for the first time since 2011. Let me make my point very clear: I don’t expect the U.S. housing market…

George Soros Is Worried About This China’s state media has warned billionaire investor George Soros against betting on falls in the value of the Chinese yuan (CNY) and the Hong Kong dollar (HKD), amid widespread worries over a possible Chinese economic collapse. China’s fourth-quarter economic growth hit its…

Ron Paul: Here’s the Issue with Donald Trump Donald Trump supporters praise the GOP presidential candidate’s business credentials, but former Republican congressman Ron Paul says they should be careful what they wish for. Sarah Palin returned to the political scene last week with an endorsement of Republican frontrunner…

The U.S. jobs market is fundamentally tormented. The job numbers look great on the surface but underneath, there are major problems. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. unemployment rate declined from 5.7% in January of 2015 to just 5.0% in December 2015. (Source: Bureau…