U.S. Economy

Ron Paul Issues Dire Warning Former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and three-time presidential candidate Ron Paul warned that government spending must be reduced if America is going to avoid a major economic collapse. “Budgets that merely tinker around the edges of the welfare-warfare state, or…

U.S. on Verge of Economic Collapse, Says Marc Faber Adding more emphasis on his belief that the U.S. is on the verge of an economic collapse, perma-bear investor Marc Faber advised retail investors not to put money in U.S. stocks; instead, according to Faber, investors should pour their…

Is the U.S. on the Verge of an Economic Collapse? Foreign governments are accelerating sales of U.S. debt they hold, a fresh signal that a U.S. economic collapse is coming soon. Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury debt and other notes have dropped to $6.18 trillion in January 2016,…

A Donald Trump presidency may cause a global economic crisis, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), a respected risk analysis firm. Updating its global risk assessment, the British firm ranked the election of Trump a 12 on a scale of one to 25, or sixth on its…

A global study has shown that Americans are less happy than they were a decade ago—a fresh signal that an U.S. economic collapse has never been closer. The new World Happiness Report 2016, released just before UN World Happiness Day on March 20, determined that the U.S. came…

Morgan Stanley, one of the top five banks in the U.S., has raised the probability of a recession hitting the world economy within the next year from 20% to 30% and warned that the S&P 500 over the next year will grow a mere 1.5% from its current…

U.S. stocks and gold futures rallied right after the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) maintained interest rates and said it sees two interest-rate hikes this year instead of four. At 2:00 p.m. in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 0.5% to an intraday high of 17,336.99.…

David Stockman, who has for years been predicting an economic collapse worse than 2008, described the U.S. Federal Reserve as “being lost” and needs to resign ahead of its two-day meeting. “I think the Fed is completely lost in its Keynesian Puzzle Palace,” the former head of the…

Peter Schiff, the top Libertarian economic forecaster, believes the U.S. economy is on the verge of economic collapse. In response to the coming recession, Schiff told RT on Friday that he expects layoffs will start sometime this year. (Source: “Fed Hoping to Will Recession Away With False Optimism,”…

Perma-bear investor Marc Faber warns that central banks around the globe—from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) to the European Central Bank (ECB)—are buying almost all financial assets, which might eventually create universal socialism. The Thailand-based Swiss investor said asset buying by global central banks is not working to…

The Shocking Truth About the Federal Reserve Think the Great Pyramid is mysterious? Compared to the Federal Reserve, a mysterious and reclusive institution that has mastered the art of hiding in plain sight, the Great Pyramid is an open book. Some investors—especially those who have benefited by “following…

In March 2009, U.S. stocks rebounded after the financial crisis and started what is currently the third-longest bull market in history. While the Obama Administration and Wall Street are busy championing the economy, the fact is that the U.S. economy is not doing that well and the bull…

Billionaire Jim Rogers’ Top Trades in 2016 Billionaire Jim Rogers has a dire prediction for the U.S. economy. Rogers is worried about the U.S. economy and sees a U.S. dollar bubble in the cards. The chairman of Rogers Holdings is buying the U.S. dollar, while shorting the U.S.…

Despite a volatile stock market, weak fourth-quarter results, tepid gross domestic product (GDP) growth, and weak global economy, some say it’s hard to find proof the U.S. is headed into a recession. If so, perhaps it’s time to broaden the scope on what defines a recession. It might…

A Zerohedge headline that shocked the world this week showed net searches for “moving to Canada” are up more than 1,000% since the “Trump bump.” The same report said that the Immigration Canada web site (one of the most boring sites on the planet) was blown because of…

Over the last century, the central planners who run our world have not only made a mess by their constant interference, but they have made a mess that can only end one way—in total economic collapse. Will the Tide Stop Coming in Because We Tell It To? Cycles…

It looks like the U.S. economy is already in a recession, according to these indicators. The Institute of Supply Management’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) has been below 50 since October of 2015. Any reading on the PMI below 50 suggests a contraction in the manufacturing sector of…

Recession Has Arrived in Four U.S. States The U.S. Federal Reserve is contemplating another rate hike, citing improving economic indicators. However, the reality is quite the opposite. There are signs that suggest that we might be in for another U.S. recession in 2016, which could only worsen with…