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Americans Struggling Financially Despite Low Unemployment – Study

People have less money in their short-term savings compared to last year

2 days ago By Sputnik

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Trump Admin to Force Hospitals To Disclose “Secret” Insurance Rates

President working to bring transparency to insurance industry

2 days ago By Zero Hedge

New Jersey Hits Uber With $650 Million Tax Bill; Stock Slides

Legislation could require Uber to pay drivers minimum wages, overtime

3 days ago By Zero Hedge

Fidelity Warns Boomer Generation to Stop Buying Stocks

Older clients not prepared for next market plunge

3 days ago By Zero Hedge

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Nov 13, 2019

Student Loan Debt Hits New Record

Loans burying taxpayers, stealing from future generations

Nov 13, 2019

Nov 12, 2019

4 Reasons Why Socialism Is Becoming More Popular

Americans’ — and especially young Americans’ — ignorance of history is well-documented and profound

Nov 12, 2019

Locke vs. Cohen vs. Rothbard on Homesteading

Artificial limits are unnecessary when practical realities have so often intervened to limit property ownership by any one person

Nov 11, 2019

Consumer Debt Sets New Record

Americans continue spending money they don't have

Nov 11, 2019

For Millions Of Americans In The Middle Of The Country, It Feels Like An Economic Depression Right Now

All over the nation, we are watching a tragedy play out in slow motion

Nov 10, 2019

America’s Richest 1% Now Own As Much Wealth As The Middle And Lower Classes Combined

The top 10 percent of families as a group directly owned over 93% of all stock and mutual fund ownership

Nov 07, 2019

US, China to Lift Key Tariffs

Weeks of negotiations leading to potential trade deal

Nov 07, 2019

The Feds Spend More on National-Debt Interest Than You Think

As the government continues to pile up trillion dollar deficits, when interest rates return to a historical norm, interest payments on the national debt may exceed payments to Social Security recipients

Nov 06, 2019

Central Banks Buying More Gold

Banks worldwide ripping themselves away from Fed’s dollar

Nov 05, 2019

The Fight Against “Home Sharing” Drives up the Price of Short-Term Housing

Municipal regulations (zoning, heritage designations, etc.) prevent the market from constructing enough housing to meet the demands of consumers

Nov 04, 2019

Currency Debasement and Social Collapse

The Roman Empire crumbled to dust because it lacked the spirit of liberalism and free enterprise

Nov 04, 2019

Fed, Not ‘Great Economy’ Driving Stocks – Report

Bad monetary policy fueling inflation

Nov 02, 2019

Nov 01, 2019

Restaurant Industry Saddled With Debt, Faces Reckoning

Major franchises dealing with more pressure than ever

Nov 01, 2019

More Bad Economic Numbers Put A Huge Dent In The Case Of The Economic Optimists

For a long time, people have been trying to tell me that the U.S. economy is headed for a new golden era

Oct 31, 2019

Fed Chair Powell Doesn’t Want to Admit Economy Needs QE – Peter Schiff

Says Fed basically admitted inflation going to go a whole lot higher

Oct 31, 2019

Fed’s Next Rate Cut to Rock Investors

Wall Street's hype set to dupe investors

Oct 30, 2019

Toronto Drops Rent Control — So Builders Build More Housing

Builders have proposed approximately 44,000 new rental units

Oct 30, 2019

Fed “Derelict” in its Duties, But Not For Reason Trump Claims

Artificially low interest rates set to disrupt civilization

Oct 29, 2019

California Has the Nation’s Worst Poverty Rate, New Census Data Shows

The high cost of living in California to blame, fueled by government regulations and taxes on the middle class

Oct 28, 2019

Peter Schiff Warns of Coming Higher Consumer Prices Amid Weakening Dollar

Says trade deficits became so big people stopped worrying about them

Oct 28, 2019

Oct 25, 2019

Oct 24, 2019

Massive Corporate Debt Bubble Spells Trouble for Many Companies

Companies that gorged on cheap credit in danger

Oct 24, 2019

Government Spending Money, Running Up Debt at Unfathomable Rate

Dems have never cared about spending, Republicans swear tax cuts will fix debt

Oct 23, 2019

Cryptos Crater as Zuckerberg Defends Libra to Congress

CEO warns China will surpass US in innovation if Facebook isn’t allowed rollout its digital currency

Oct 22, 2019

Oct 22, 2019

Why the Pursuit of Profit Makes Us All Better Off

Some commentators regard profit as a reward for risk taking

Oct 22, 2019

Half the world’s banks are too weak to survive downturn

Banks are not as well-prepared for a downturn as they were when the global financial crisis erupted in 2007

Oct 21, 2019

National Debt Climbs Over $800 Billion in Just Two Months

Experts agree government’s fiscal course not sustainable

Oct 21, 2019

Fed Policies Steal From Wage-Earners, Savers

When Federal Reserve comes to the "rescue," you're being robbed

Oct 20, 2019

Double-Cross: China Buying Boatloads Of Soybeans From Brazil After US Trade Talks

'I've not had any inquiries at all for US (shipments),' says one US soybean exporter

Oct 19, 2019

China’s Top Trade Negotiator Sides With Trump: We ‘Have Made Substantial Progress’ In Trade Deal

'Stopping the escalation of the trade war benefits China, the U.S., and the whole world,' he says