Massive Market Divergence

This is one of the most concerning data points for today's stock markets: decreasing volume. This is happening even while markets are levitated by Federal Reserve stimulus and negative interest rates. By Dan Rubock This is Maloney's thoughts: "This is not a healthy market. This means that less and less of the real investors are in there, … Continue reading Massive Market Divergence

1 in 4 Americans 25-54 Not Working

A new chart from the minority side of the Senate Budget Committee shows a startling fact: By Daniel Halper Almost 1 in 4 Americans between the ages of 25-54 (or prime working years) are not working. Here's a chart showing those in that age group currently employed (95.6 million) and those who aren't (28.9 million): … Continue reading 1 in 4 Americans 25-54 Not Working

Mortgage Crisis 2.0

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss the impending second wave of the lastest mortgage crisis, this time due to Helocs (Home equity lines of credit) and HAMP (Home Affordable Modification Program) interest rate resets. In the second half, Max interviews Aaron Krowne on the true state of the … Continue reading Mortgage Crisis 2.0

Would You Join A Network Marketing Company For Retirement Income?

At some point in your life you’ve been pitched a multi-level marketing (MLM), direct selling, or network marketing business opportunity. While the pitch varies from company to company, it basically promises a chance to ditch your 9-5 work schedule, be your own boss, and make lots of money while making new friends in the process. … Continue reading Would You Join A Network Marketing Company For Retirement Income?

Social Security Disability Fund Has Two Years Left

People tend to think of their Social Security benefits as an actual account, in their name, which contains cash or investments. In reality, the Social Security trust fund contains nothing more than IOUs that have no value beyond a promise to impose higher taxes on future workers. The annual surpluses that many thought were being … Continue reading Social Security Disability Fund Has Two Years Left

Did marijuana legalization work?

The War on Drugs has failed. After 50 years of prohibition, illicit drugs are now the third most valuable industry in the world after food and oil, all in the control of criminals. Narrated by Morgan Freeman and Gael Garcia Bernal   Two weeks ago, Washington State became the second US state to allow the … Continue reading Did marijuana legalization work?

Should You Be Buying Gold?

It’s a known fact that when central banks print more of their paper money, it’s usually bullish for the yellow metal. We saw this after 2009, when the Federal Reserve started to print more paper money; gold bullion prices skyrocketed. In the euro-zone, there continues to be major economic problems in the region. Italy, the … Continue reading Should You Be Buying Gold?

China and 23 countries begin setting up swap lines to bypass dollar

November 18, 2013:  A former head trader for a major financial institution issued a harbinger and stated that 23 countries, and 60% of the world's GDP, are right now setting up new swap lines which bypass the dollar, SWIFT, and the BIS, and will usher in a new global currency system which will kill the … Continue reading China and 23 countries begin setting up swap lines to bypass dollar