Orwell and Kafka Do America: How the Government Steals Your Money--"Legally," Of Course
Your car and cash are guilty–and your house, too.
by Charles Hugh Smith
The Coming Robo-Depression, the Root of Civil Unrest
Is it decades or a few years away?
by David Knight

After The Fed Crushed The Middle Class, It Is Targeting The American Family
One key observation: race matters far less than it did in decades past and class matters far more.
by Zero Hedge
Existing Home Sales Miss (Again); Weather & "Unsuitably High Price Levels" Blamed
Following January’s disastrous dive in Existing Home Sales (which must be weather, right? Nope!) to a SAAR 4.82 million homes, February (with its even worse weather) saw a 4th month of missed expectations with a 4.88mm print against 4.90 mm expectations. As always, weather was blamed – which is odd given that the only drop […]
by Zero Hedge

The Truth About the Gender Wage Gap
Never-married women make more than men.
by Andrew Syrios
The Next Move For The Fed: "Trial Ballooning" QE4
A truly pointless game.
by Dominique Dassault

"Market Is Hyper Overpriced" Warns Retiring Fed President; "Significiant Correction" Coming
Lazy investors totally dependent on the Federal Reserve.
by Zero Hedge
Recent Economic Data Shows the Good Side of Deflation
A shot of deflation is what many economies need.
by Edin Mujagic


China cuts back on US debt for 5th month in a row
Economic powers become increasingly wary of U.S. dollar.
by RT
U.S. home construction plunges 17% in February
Housing starts slid 56.5% in the Northeast and 37% in the Midwest.
by Josh Boak

The Transparent Truthlessness Of The Fed
Chasm between official policy and reality.
by Howard Kunstler
Government Regulation: Another Hidden Tax
Regulatory compliance and economic impacts cost $1.863 trillion annually.
by D. Brady Nelson

The Last Time This Happened, The Fed Launched QE 2
Prospects of a rate hike by the Fed are looking increasingly shaky and downright laughable.

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Treasury planning emergency measures to meet debt
“Extraordinary measures” to begin Monday to keep federal government’s head above fiscal water.
by Doug G. Ware

Stocks slide for third week
Selloff comes after volatile week as Federal Reserve policy meeting approaches.
by Spokesman Review
Investors in 'patient panic' over Fed language
“Next week if she does remove ‘patient’ they could get the wake-up call.”
by Reuters