7 things the middle class can't afford anymore
Economic downward spiral hits Americans hard.
by Erika Rawes
If Millennials Continue to Stumble, Our Economy Will Fail
Millennial generation has suffered the consequences of an increasingly unequal global economy.
by Charles M. Sennott

Most Financial Research Is Probably Wrong, Say Financial Researchers
And if that’s right, the problem isn’t just academic. It means you are probably paying too much for your mutual funds.
by Pat Regnier
What Evidence Is There That QE Works?
The bell has rung for Pavlov’s dogs twice before.
by Russell Napier

50 Percent Of American Workers Make Less Than 28,031 Dollars A Year
The Social Security Administration has just released wage statistics for 2013, and the numbers are startling.
by Michael Snyder
Amazon posts $437M loss in Q3
Company said it lost 95 cents a share in the quarter.
by Jefferson Graham

Compensation shrinks for all income groups – except the very highest
Latest wage data show continuing stagnation that is contributing to economic doldrums.
by David Cay Johnston
Low Inflation? The Price Of Ground Beef Has Risen 17 Percent Over The Past Year
Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the middle class is slowly being suffocated by rising food prices.
by Michael Snyder


Tesla could be banned from opening stores in Michigan
State passes bill that would prevent Tesla from doing business.
by Joseph Nordqvist

Hospital hit by Ebola losing patients, money
Two-thirds of the beds sit empty at Texas Health Presbyterian.
by Chris Isidore and Cristina Alesci
How Much Will Obamacare Cost? Bet on 'More Than Expected'
Government to hide numbers as long as possible.
by Jason Keisling & Nick Gillespie

Why Nations (and organizations) Fail: Self-Serving Elites
A nation is poor precisely because it has been ruled by a narrow elite.
by Charles Hugh Smith
Massachusetts unemployment rises despite job gains
The economy is a house of cards.
by Jim Kinney

Over 48 million Americans live in poverty
High cost of living outweighs the government benefits poor people receive.
by Patrick Gillespie
Platinum Falls Below Gold for First Time Since April 2013
Platinum is mostly used for automotive catalytic converters, with industry accounting for more than 50 percent of usage.
by Nicholas Larkin