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Economy ArchivesNew Spending Bill Comes in at $1.1 Trillion - 2010-12-15
The new spending bill has made its way through congress, and to much of the public ire, grossly overfunded earmarks and piling debt remain.
How to Destroy America from the Inside - 2010-12-15
The problems that were once strictly financial are now the problems that are causing insolvency talks from nations around the globe.
Moody's Warns on Spain - 2010-12-15
Other countries are coming into the fire line, too...
Just when you thought rating agencies became useful... - 2010-12-14
Moody's recently released a report on how the U.S. credit rating can be downgraded in the coming months, but nothing could be further from the truth.
Could this be the End of ObamaCare? - 2010-12-14
A Virginia judge has found, and ruled, that because individuals will be mandated to purchase health insurance, Obama's health care law is unconstitutional. This may be the end for Obamacare.
Shocker: The Conspiracy Theorists Were Right - 2010-12-14
JP Morgan will reportedly reduce a portion of its massive holdings in silver. This may spell the end for high ranking officers, and trouble for the world's largest financial company.
Top Signs that Financial Armageddon May Be Approaching - 2010-12-14
the loss of confidence in U.S. Treasuries is something that is likely to take months or even years to play out. But once that confidence is gone, it is not something that will be able to be rebuilt easily. Here are signs of the apocalypse.
The Five Biggest Risks of 2011 - 2010-12-14
Andrew Garthwaite of Credit Suisse covers what he believes are the biggest risks heading into 2011. While they are risks, these 5 sectors can be manageable.
1.6 Million Just Put Off Retirement - 2010-12-13
The pain is proving particularly deep and lasting -- a problem that could put a drag on the economy for many years to come
Sentiment's Most Feared Warning Sign Just Showed Up - 2010-12-13
Says the bul--bear spread is once again moving towards the danger zone
America's Next Massive Bailout - 2010-12-13
Any management consultant would recommend the obvious: Close unnecessary offices, lay off workers, expand into new lines of business, and raise prices... but these guys can't
China Risks 'Rush' to Tighten in 2011 - 2010-12-13
No move yet... even as inflation accelerated to the fastest pace in more than two years
Why Your Food Bill is About to Rocket Even More - 2010-12-13
Bernanke may soon be patting himself on the back... but for all the wrong reasons
U.S. Companies Sitting On $2 Trillion In Liquid Assets - 2010-12-13
The economy is still fragile and unpredictable. Many major businesses are now sitting on huge amounts of liquid assets because of this volatility, and both jobs and innovation are suffering.
Housing's Bottom is Still a Ways Off - 2010-12-10
Fitch still sees another 10% drop in 2011 housing prices
This Holiday, 12 Reasons to Riot - 2010-12-10
There have been riots across the globe due to the economy, so why not us? Here are twelve reasons why you should consider rioting.
Helicopter Ben gets in a Spin - 2010-12-10
"Until Tuesday, I believed QE2 was a monetary policy play designed to facilitate lower yields and avoid the threat of disinflation"
Will Ron Paul End the Fed? - 2010-12-10
It could hopefully expose what is going on inside the Federal Reserve
Senate Unveils Tax Bill's Gargantuan Price Tag - 2010-12-10
"This is not an acceptable package. We want a better deal,"
Always Bet Against the Suckers - 2010-12-10
When employees feel the need to be rude to customers because they know they can be employed immediately anywhere, the market has hit a top; besides the rudeness indicator, we have a new stock indicator that will be just as telling.
Eventually, We'll Run into a Hyperinflationary Great Depression - 2010-12-10
And why we sure wish Bernanke believed it could happen
Half of Americans Want Fed Reined In or Abolished - 2010-12-09
"The Fed had to do extraordinary things to keep us from going into a great depression, and the public doesn't see it this way"
U.S. Home Values to Drop by $1.7 Trillion This Year - 2010-12-09
It now brings the loss since the June 2006 home-price peak to $9 trillion
Food Stamps by State -- Not a Pretty Picture - 2010-12-09
And why nearly six million people didn't work last year
Bernanke Caught in Another Massive Lie - 2010-12-09
An interesting discrepancy with what Ben Bernanke told 60 Minutes in his first infomercial in March of 2009 and what he said Sunday December 5, 2010.