Economy

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International Trade on US Great Lakes in Jeopardy

Region supports more than 238,000 jobs & $35 billion in economic activity for North American economies

2 hours ago By Zero Hedge

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Corporate Debt Bubble A Train Wreck In Slow Motion

Corporate debt has already sealed the fate of the 'Everything Bubble'

4 hours ago By Brandon Smith | Alt-Market

Why Bad GDP Metrics Lead to Bad Policy

Our flawed economic measure called GDP leads to a flawed and skewed view of the economy in which consumer spending is the most important metric.

22 hours ago By Mises.org

Skeptical Traders Favoring Physical Gold Over Stocks

Expert says people are rushing into Nasdaq when they should be buying gold stocks

1 day ago By Schiff Gold

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Jan 22, 2020

Boeing Stock Crashes After Plane Maker Halts Production of Troubled 737 MAX

Trading halted as Boeing shares plunge nearly six percent

Jan 21, 2020

A World Without Entrepreneurs

Consider how our world was built by entrepreneurs

Jan 21, 2020

Are Housing Markets Still Clearing Out the Trash of the Last Bust?

Wages have not gone up in-tandem with housing prices

Jan 21, 2020

Stocks Ballooning to Levels Not Seen Since Dot-Com Bubble

Speculative fervor soon over as investors flee money-losing companies

Jan 20, 2020

Credit Card Debt Now Overwhelming US Consumers

Americans owe nearly $1.1 trillion on their plastic

Jan 20, 2020

Joe Biden Links President Donald Trump to KKK in Sermon to Black Church

Former Vice President Joe Biden linked President Donald Trump to the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) in a sermon on Sunday in a black church in South Carolina on the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 18, 2020

Jan 17, 2020

Dems Fuel “Trump Slump” Rhetoric Despite Record High Stock Market

Prominent liberals hoping for economic suffering

Jan 17, 2020

China’s Economy Grows at Slowest Rate In Decades

Trade war with US major factor in slowdown

Jan 16, 2020

‘World Economy Would Collapse’ If London Stopped Laundering Money – Whistleblower

Capitalism relies on 'dirty money,' says HSBC whistleblower

Jan 16, 2020

Economist Slams ‘Insignificant’ Trade Deal With China

Says 'Phase 1' deal doesn’t do much to bring back US manufacturing

Jan 15, 2020

Peter Schiff: Americans Are In For A Rude Awakening

Peter said the Chinese have made a mistake undervaluing their currency and they’ll eventually figure that out

Jan 15, 2020

Government Spending Now “Unsustainable”

Budget deficit over $1 trillion in 2019 calendar year

Jan 15, 2020

Jan 14, 2020

Subprime Loans Will Be Back with a Vengeance in 2020

Santander Consumer USA Holdings, one of the biggest subprime auto lenders, is witnessing a growing percentage of subprime auto loans

Jan 14, 2020

Fed Pumps More Billions Out as Banks Desperately Look for Cash

Media downplays event, tells investors not to worry

Jan 14, 2020

Chamber of Commerce Wants Mass Immigration, Claims Trump Economy Created Worker Shortage ‘Crisis’

The Chamber of Commerce is at odds with President Trump's America First agenda

Jan 14, 2020

The Robots Are Coming, And They Are Going To Take Over Millions Of Jobs

Even our lowest paying jobs will be vanishing in enormous numbers.

Jan 13, 2020

Unstoppable rally: World’s most precious metal rhodium is now 5 times more costly than gold

Tightening automotive emission standards have also been driving the price growth

Jan 13, 2020

Economist: Bad Recession Now Better Than A Worse Recession Later

Says 'sooner we have a real recession, the sooner we can have a real recovery

Jan 10, 2020

Jan 10, 2020

Jan 10, 2020

Trump Says China Trade Deal Could Be Signed In Coming Days

President indicates Phase 1 deal to be signed very soon

Jan 09, 2020

“Low” Tax Rates Often Mask Much Larger Tax Burdens

Misleadingly “low” tax rates that burden people much more heavily than most realize

Jan 09, 2020

Central Banks Continue “Remarkable” Gold-Buying Spree

Turkey leading buyer for third straight month

Jan 08, 2020

How the US Wages War to Prop Up the Dollar

In short US foreign policy is geared very much toward controlling oil resources as part of a larger strategy to prop up the US dollar

Jan 08, 2020

Gold Declines After Trump Avoids Military Escalation With Iran

Prices almost hit seven-year high before president's official statement

Jan 08, 2020

Shocking Number of Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck

'Booming' economy depending on consumer spending

Jan 07, 2020

Soy-Boys & Unions Sink America’s Biggest Milk Producer

Americans are simply drinking less milk, says CFO

Jan 06, 2020

Conservation in the Free Market

Pollution and overuse of resources stem directly from the failure of government to defend private property

Jan 06, 2020

Oil Climbs, Gold Hits Seven-Year Record Amid US-Iran Tensions

However, overall impact from crisis has negatively impacted markets

Jan 06, 2020

Job Cuts Due to Bankruptcy Highest Since 2005

Leading causes of job losses include trade concerns, emerging technologies

Jan 03, 2020

Why Minimum Wage Is Bad for Young Workers

Study shows set wages create a barrier to entering hourly labor market for people with no experience

Jan 03, 2020

Tesla Slashes Prices on China-Made Model 3 By Whopping 16%

Tesla aiming to localize all of its China supply chain by the end of 2020

Jan 02, 2020

Three Ways to Increase Workers’ Wages

This competition between employers over workers is the reason why 97.9 percent of hourly workers in the US make more than the federal minimum wage

Jan 02, 2020

Hunter-Gatherers Ravaged the Environment. Industrialization Saved It.

...And now the globalists want to deindustrialize the West