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What Massive Consumer Debt Really Means for Americans

Debt continues to break records month after month

7 hours ago By Schiff Gold

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Marc Faber: America “Already in a Recession”

Says central banks will continue to print money

7 hours ago By Schiff Gold

Forget Guaranteed Income — Governments Need to Stop Prohibiting Income

Poverty reduction comes through the operation of free markets, not through government welfare programs which tend to benefit the bureaucracy by encouraging dependency

7 hours ago By Mises.org

Only Capitalism Will Save the Millennials

Capitalism creates wealth and promotes prosperity

1 day ago By Mises.org

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Mar 18, 2019

Cash for Clunkers: Yet Another Way Government Increased the Cost of Living

No economy is made better off by destroying existing resources

Mar 18, 2019

State to Repeal Sales Tax on Gold, Silver Bullion

First step to treating precious metals like money instead of a commodity

Mar 18, 2019

Mar 15, 2019

How Asset Inflation Will End — This Time

Monopolists respond often more sluggishly in their capital spending plans

Mar 14, 2019

Consumer Debt Breaks Another Record

Credit card debt up $2.5 billion

Mar 14, 2019

Small Businesses Are Key In Improving the Lives of Workers

More potential opportunities for all types of workers

Mar 14, 2019

Free Trade is Pro-Middle Class and Pro-Family

Free trade brings communities together, for example

Mar 13, 2019

Mar 13, 2019

“Experts” Clueless on America’s Economy

Increasing wages doesn't mean positive employment

Mar 12, 2019

Policymakers Favor Theory Over What Works

Imaginary models clash with real-world consequences

Mar 11, 2019

Green New Deal Set for Disaster

Political elite rely on printing money

Mar 10, 2019

Mar 09, 2019

New Delivery Bot Threatens to Destroy Gig-Economy

FedEx bot aimed at last-mile efficiencies

Mar 08, 2019

How the Feds Promoted Segregated Housing

It’s clear that government policy may have played a larger role in institutionalizing segregation than cultural norms

Mar 08, 2019

Trump: Markets Will See “A Very Big Spike” After China Trade Deal

Says he won't hesitate to walk away from a bad deal

Mar 08, 2019

U.S. Job Cut Announcements Rise 117 Percent To The Highest Level That We Have Seen In More Than 3 Years

We haven’t experienced anything quite like this since 2008, and most Americans are completely unprepared for a new economic downturn

Mar 07, 2019

Americans Aren’t Giving Up Their Cars

This isn't to say that automobiles are going away as an industry

Mar 07, 2019

Fed Mulls Increasing Balance Sheet Again

Rising borrowing costs not good news in an economy built on debt

Mar 07, 2019

US growth to slow ‘considerably’ in 2019: NY Fed

Global markets have fallen in recent weeks as investors grow fearful the world economy will slow

Mar 06, 2019

Majority of Economists Say $15 Minimum Wage a Bad Idea

House Dems continue to push issue in Congress

Mar 06, 2019

China’s Slowdown is Exposing the Cracks in the Global Economy

China has amassed an unprecedented amount of debt

Mar 05, 2019

The Green New Deal Plus Modern Monetary Theory = Socialism

What the GND proposes is physically impossible to do in 10 years

Mar 05, 2019

Where You’ll Pay the Highest, Lowest Taxes in the US

Residents fleeing states with largest tax burdens

Mar 04, 2019

Why the Boom-Bust Cycle Keep Repeating

What will determine the severity of the downturn is the state of the pool of real wealth

Mar 04, 2019

The Fed Is Moving to Take Even More Control of Debt Markets and Interest Rates

It is an unmistakable indication that the Fed is prepared to squeeze out what little is left of the free market forces in the debt market space

Mar 04, 2019

Mar 01, 2019

Robots Flooding US Industries

High minimum wage laws incentivize automation

Feb 28, 2019

Trade Jobs Exploding as More Elderly Crushed Under Student Loan Debt

More Americans between 65 and 74 are getting delinquent on student loan debt, says study

Feb 28, 2019

Fed Policy Rescuing Stock Market

Balance sheet reduction ending confirms Powell put

Feb 28, 2019

Student Loan Bubble Keeps Growing

Entire mess yet another bubble created by government

Feb 27, 2019

No, You Don’t Need a $200K College Degree

Trade schools becoming more popular as more youth rejects debt

Feb 27, 2019

Feb 26, 2019

Retail Sales See Largest Drop in a Decade

New data reveals rotting foundation of US economy