Economics

Stocks are overpriced, overleveraged, headed for trouble

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

By ANORA MAHMUDOVA MarketWatch.com Mar 25, 2015 Office of Financial Research: high valuations and high debt levels pose risks NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Wall Street can’t say it hasn’t been warned. The Office of Financial Research, the agency tasked with promoting financial stability and keeping an eye on markets released a paper last week,... »

Do the math: Nine countries have debt-to-GDP ratios over 300 percent; this will end disastrously

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by: J. D. Heyes NaturalNews.com Wednesday, March 25, 2015 The world’s great powers, over the past 100 years, have grown more liberal in their societies and socialist in their economies. Of course, plenty of people will dispute that, but facts are, as they say, facts, and no matter how many times you shout down... »

The Tried-And-True Blueprint For Raising Taxes

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Charles Hugh-Smith ZeroHedge.com 03/25/2015 As the global economy slides into recession and the U.S. economy catches a cold, the blueprint for raising taxes will be dusted off in every state. The blueprint for raising taxes in the modern era was first established in 1913 when the federal government instituted permanent income taxes. Prior... »

“All the Eurozone Is Capable of Is ‘Stealing’ Growth from Others”: French Megabank

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Wolf Richter WolfStreet.com March 24, 2015 The Eurozone’s recovery is now blazing forward into practically uncharted territory. Just today we learned that Eurozone business activity in March, as measured by the Composite PMI, which includes manufacturing and services, showed moderate growth that hit a 46-month high. It was fueled by new orders. Even... »

Durable Goods Orders Drop And Miss In Worst Run Since Lehman

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 03/25/2015 For the 3rd of the last 4 months, Durable Goods Orders fell and missed expectations (the worst run since Lehman). A 1.4% drop (against expectations of a 0.2% rise) is made worse by downward revisions of the last month’s modest bounce. Across the board the numbers are a disaster... »

33 Strange Facts About America That Most Americans Would Be Shocked To Learn

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Michael Snyder TheEconomicCollapseBlog.com March 24th, 2015 Did you know that about one-fourth of the entire global prison population is in the United States? Did you know that Apple has more money than the U.S. Treasury? Did you know that if you have no debt and also have 10 dollars in your wallet that... »

Tear gas, rubber bullets as police disperse Canadian students’ anti-austerity rally

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

RT.com March 25, 2015 Canadian police used tear gas and reportedly fired rubber bullets and sound bombs at hundreds of students protesting austerity measures at an anti-capitalist rally in Montreal. Thousands took to the streets on Tuesday to protest sweeping education cuts. Police declared the march illegal from the beginning, saying that protest organizers... »

Did De-Dollarization Just Reach Escape Velocity? China’s New Silk Road & Putin’s Eurasian Trade Network

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden ZeroHedge.com 03/24/2015 The New Silk Road, actually roads - boosted by a special, multi-billion-dollar Silk Road Fund and the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which, not by accident, has attracted the attention of European investors - symbolizes China’s pivot to an old heartland: Eurasia. Beijing has been quick to dismiss... »

Worldwide Markets To See Total Panic As Massive Derivatives Bubble Implodes!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
By Paul Martin

KingWorldNews.com March 24, 2015 Today the man who remarkably predicted the collapse of the euro against the Swiss franc warned King World News that worldwide markets are going to see total panic as the massive derivatives bubble implodes! Egon von Greyerz: “Eric, there are four people whose words and actions are considered to be... »

As Major Cracks Appear In The Global Financial System, It’s Everyone, Every Currency And Every Central Bank For Itself

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
By Paul Martin

KingWorldNews.com March 24, 2015 Today a legend who was recently asked by the Chinese government to give a speech to government officials in China sent King World News a powerful piece that warns as major cracks appear in the global financial system, it’s everyone, every currency and every central bank for itself. By John... »

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