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Economy ArchivesThe Bond King Wasn't Bluffing - 2011-04-11
Here's one that caught my eye last night. It's on par with with Charlie Sheen suddenly deciding to give up hookers and blow.
Gold and Economic Freedom - 2011-04-08
It amazes me that people still walk up to me and ask why I'm such a big "fan" of gold and other hard assets. I try to explain to them that it's not about being a fan...
Cheering the Government Shutdown - 2011-04-07
Caroline Baum's latest column reflects on the benefits of a government shutdown.
Ron Paul: Budget Debate is a Sideshow - 2011-04-07
Rep. Paul discusses the real budget and economic issues facing America today. Unsustainable war spending, crony capitalism, and a possible run for president in 2012.
Who's to blame for Glenn Beck leaving Fox? - 2011-04-07
No more chalk board diagrams. No more human emotion on hot-button subjects. No more "air quotes".
Split in Two, What to Do? Elephants vs. Donkeys in the Wake of Government Shutdown - 2011-04-06
The budget brawl remains unsettled while fears of government shutdown peak.
Another Top Investor Predicts $50 Silver, $2000 Gold in 2011 - 2011-04-06
Eric Sprott sees further 20-40% upside this year. What would change his mind? Global stability and rational central bank behavior. Nothing, in other words.
New York's Booming Cigarette Black-Market - 2011-04-06
$12.50 a pack cigarettes in New York have spawned a thriving black market.
Congressman Proposes Over $6 Trillion in Cuts - 2011-04-05
Republican Congressman Paul Ryan has proposed the largest spending cuts in 20 years. He's talking trillions, but will it be enough to balance the budget?
The 50-Year Debt Supercycle is Ending - 2011-04-05
The world is coming to the end of a 50-year debt supercycle, John Mauldin says, and the austerity required to put us back on solid financial footing will hammer ordinary Americans.
Will Apple Shares Fall on Nasdaq Change? - 2011-04-05
Apple currently makes up a whopping 20% of the Nasdaq 100. But that's about to change. Will it hurt share prices?
Double Your Money In Just 61 Years - 2011-04-04
At current interest rates, it would take 61 years to double your money in the US.
Crooks, Liars and Thieves - 2011-04-04
The next housing shock is brewing. 60 Minutes has the story.
Will QE3 Trigger the Next Crash? - 2011-04-01
The stock market has doubled and gold and silver are bubbling harder than ever, all because of the Fed is engineering a third bubble. Will QE3 be the trigger for the next crash?
Unemployment Drops, Economy Adds Jobs - 2011-04-01
The economy added over 200,000 jobs and unemployment has dropped, unless the government is playing a sick April Fool's joke...
Starbucks CEO: American Dream Alive and Well - 2011-04-01
Howard Schultz says America is a great place to do business.
The Rare and Dangerous Black Swan Chart Formation - 2011-04-01
It's nearly complete, and could spell the end of the bull market as early as tomorrow.
Marc Faber: QE3 Inevitable, QE26 Likely - 2011-03-31
Marc Faber's talks to Bloomberg about QE3, inflation, and stocks. Says "for sure" there will be QE3, and QE10... Note: Video plays automatically.
Case-Shiller Housing Index Drops 3.1% - 2011-03-31
The Case-Shiller Housing Index dropped 3.1%, the most in months as housing slows. The hits to housing just keep coming, and the double dip is well underway.
Bill Gross on America's 'Stunning Reality' - 2011-03-31
Bill Gross reflects on America's unsustainable $65 trillion in unfunded liabilities, joins W. Buffett in anti-dollar brigade.
Peter Schiff: Spending Up, Saving Down - 2011-03-30
Peter Schiff talks inflation, economic data, and the questionable intelligence of CNBC's Steve Liesman.
What Caused the Housing Crisis? - 2011-03-30
Brilliant and entertaining video shows how government-meddling caused the housing crisis.
Home Prices Fall 3.1% - 2011-03-29
The hit in housing just keep coming. The double-dip is well under way.
TARP Inspector General: Response was "Hopelessly Naive" - 2011-03-29
On the eve of his resignation as TARP's inspector general, Neil Barofsky weighs in on TARP, calling it "delusional" and "naive"...
10 Worst Corporate Income Tax Avoiders - 2011-03-29
Tax season is in full swing for most of us, but not for these 10 companies that are avoiding U.S. taxes altogether...