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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.
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?
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?
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.
Starbucks CEO: American Dream Alive and Well - 2011-04-01
Howard Schultz says America is a great place to do business.
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...
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
What Caused the Housing Crisis? - 2011-03-30
Brilliant and entertaining video shows how government-meddling caused the housing crisis.
Peter Schiff: Spending Up, Saving Down - 2011-03-30
Peter Schiff talks inflation, economic data, and the questionable intelligence of CNBC's Steve Liesman.
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"...
Inflation Weighs on US Consumer Confidence - 2011-03-29
Inflation expectations soared to 6.7% in the U.S., causing consumer confidence to fall from 72 to 63.
Home Prices Fall 3.1% - 2011-03-29
The hit in housing just keep coming. The double-dip is well under way.