The Real Millionaires of Congress
Our elected officials remain increasingly out of touch.
by Jesse Ventura
Walmart officially in the running for worst corporation in the world
Public Eye, a counter-event to the World Economic Forum, nominated the company for its lifetime award as workers around the world protest Walmart’s wages and treatment of workers.
by Jana Kasperkevic

Obama Will Legalize More Workers Than Jobs Created
More competition for scarce jobs.
by Neil Munro
Fees Paid To Rahm Emanuel Donor Firm Increased After Emanuel Became Mayor
The John Buck Co., a real-estate investment firm whose executives contributed substantially to the campaign of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, has earned more than $1 million in fees for managing city pension money. The details of the company’s fees emerged amid scrutiny over the propriety of the campaign contributions from company executives. According to a […]
by David Sirota

Ukraine Admits Its Gold Is Gone: "There Is Almost No Gold Left In The Central Bank Vault"
Head of Ukraine Central Bank: “…in the vaults of the central bank there is almost no gold left…”
by Zero Hedge
U.S. Economy Extremely Vulnerable After Fed QE
Fed QE has weakened further the defenses of the US against the disease of goods-and-services inflation.
by Brendan Brown

Number Of Homeless Children In America Surges To All-Time High: Report
Estimated 2.5 million American children homeless at some point in 2013.
by David Crary & Lisa Leff
Gold Futures End Near Three-Week High
Gold for December delivery rose 1.2% to $1,197.10 a troy ounce.
by Ira Iosebashvili


Oil falls below $80
Brent crude has fallen more than 30% since June.
by Richard Leong
iPhones Are For Amateurs: With 22 Days To Go, The "Black Friday" Line Has Started
“We could have started later, but then we wouldn’t be sure to get first in line.”
by Zero Hedge

Election results aside, financial world expects more of the same
Republicans did not win a super majority in the Senate.
by Kevin G. Hall
Ron Paul: Markets Will Always Reign Regardless of Governments
Russia, China move away from U.S. dollar.
by Global Gold

Foreign exchange fines: banks handed £2bn in penalties for market rigging
Regulators in US and UK mete out record fines after finding a ‘free for all culture’ on currency trading floors at RBS, HSBC, Citibank, JP Morgan and UBS.
by Jill Treanor
U.S. Veterans Sue Big Banks for Facilitating Iranian Terrorism
Complaint details scores of terror attacks in Iraq backed by Iran.
by Adam Kredo

If Everything Is Just Fine, Why Are So Many Really Smart People Forecasting Economic Disaster?
The parallels between the false prosperity of 2007 and the false prosperity of 2014 are rather striking.
by Michael Snyder
How Macroeconomic Data Encourages Government Intervention
This type of information is of little use to entrepreneurs.
by Frank Shostak