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Economy ArchivesLowest Unemployment Rate in History in Midwest Boomtowns - 2012-03-28
The Bakken Shale has nearly erased unemployment in the ND, so why has food stamp usage increased tenfold?
2012: The Year of the Short Sale - 2012-03-28
Nationwide home prices have reached a post-bubble low, as evidenced in the latest numbers from the Case-Shiller index. Why short sales will surge this year.
'Chicken Man' Blows Himself Up to Avoid Foreclosure - 2012-03-27
You know it's a tough economy when home-owners set themselves on fire when threatened with foreclosure...
Ron Paul Op-Ed: A Fistful of Euros - 2012-03-27
Why we should let private banks -- European or otherwise -- take their own risks...
Quantitative Easing for Dummies - 2012-03-26
A hilarious step by step intro to the wonders of money printing...
Tax Code Explained with a Rabbit and a Shotgun - 2012-03-26
A bloody good explanation of how the tax code is hurting small businesses...
Jim Cramer: Long-Term Bull Run Ahead for U.S. - 2012-03-22
News these days is rampant with optimism on the markets, and even Jim Cramer is hopping on the bandwagon. The long term bull market may be hitting opening strides.
Real Estate Finally Ready to Break Out - 2012-03-22
This ETF has been leading the charge in anticipating the housing rebound...
Detroit Going the Way of Greece - 2012-03-21
Detroit faces a state of panic in the face of an emergency financial takeover...
Ready for Rebound: Housing Market Needs to Bottom to Recover - 2012-03-20
Millions have lost their homes to foreclosure and housing prices are bottoming out... when will we see an upswing?
Portugal: The New Greece - 2012-03-19
Why Portugal's first bailout package won't be enough...
80% of Americans Say They Are Not Better Than They Were Four Years Ago - 2012-03-16
Are you better off today than you were four years ago? If not, then you are just like most other Americans.
Bernanke Doesn't See Inflation... - 2012-03-16
The funny thing about inflation is that it's so aggressive: it comes out of nowhere and hits you; it hits you hard.
CHART OF THE DAY: Corn is Popping - 2012-03-15
Since stagnation and falling stock prices, the outlook on corn is finally becoming promising and it may now be the time to buy in.
Black Swan Author: Ron Paul "Only Candidate with Guts" - 2012-03-15
Nassim Taleb on Ron Paul, the Fed and the next black swan event...
Get Ready for the Next Golden Age - 2012-03-13
The global economy is setting up for a new golden age reminiscent of the one the United States enjoyed during the 1950's...
17 U.S. Housing Markets with Potential Bottoms - 2012-03-13
Could we finally be seeing a bottom to this mess? Many markets in the US may be near market bottoms and we will highlight 17 of them.
Not So Fast On That Whole Economic Recovery Thing - 2012-03-09
"A lot of local governments around the nation are on the verge of total financial collapse."
Private Job Growth Strongest Since 2006 - 2012-03-09
Manufacturing industry at the forefront of economic expansion...
$150K: The New "Middle Class" - 2012-03-08
Six figure incomes don't appear to be what they used to, as only those making $150K or larger, feel they are financial secure.
The Brewing Bubble in Higher Education - 2012-03-06
Why education is an even bigger bubble than housing...
Shipping CEO: "Oil to $440" - 2012-03-05
One major CEO is predicting the most frightening scenario yet...
U.S. Housing Prices Back to 2002 Levels - 2012-02-29
The housing market remains a potent drag on the economy as home prices continue to slip...
Economic 9/11: How to Prepare for the Coming Crash - 2012-02-29
"Doomsday" bill proposed by Wyoming legislator David Miller as Americans stock up on guns and gold...
One-Percenter Leaves 1% Tip - 2012-02-28
That's not all the high-profile banker left. His other tip: "get a real job."