Zero Hedge | S&P claims move not “politically motivated.”

USA Today | Yet another IPO broke below its offering price.

SFGate | Rate is still 6.2%.

Reuters | Investors scared of geopolitical conflicts.

Bloomberg | Federal Reserve on Wednesday rejected Citigroup Inc’s plans to buy back $6.4 billion of shares and boost dividends.

Sovereign Man Blog | Bitcoin taxes were inevitable. | Silver climbs as U.S. jobs data disappoints.

Jon Rappoport | The old movie line, “stop me before I kill again,” comes to mind. In this case, however, it’s “stop me before I kill myself.”

Zero Hedge | The dismal list of financial executive deaths has recently increased to 11 in the last few months.

Fox Business | The answer: Obamacare.

L.A. Times | Retail continues to decline.

Seattle Times | Seattle follow nationwide decline.

Pam and Russ Martens | Program is known among regulators as Bank Owned Life Insurance or BOLI.

Bloomberg | Concerns about mental health and stress levels in the industry.

Michael Snyder | You will be shocked at what some Americans actually believe.

Zero Hedge | One could see this one coming from a mile away. | Silver gains ground.

Jon Rappoport | There is already evidence of NSA financial snooping.

Michael Snyder | There are millions of American families that once lived very comfortable middle class lifestyles that have lost it all.

Mac Slavo | Necessary steps for recovery require an improvement in the jobs market.

Michael Snyder | Will this be the year when the Fed’s quantitative easing program finally ends?

Washington’s Blog | The Bank of England Corrects a Widespread Myth.

CNBC | A disaster for millions of Americans.

CNBC Staff | New survey reveals the truth. | Alex welcomes the founder of economic forecasting firm Dent Research, Harry S. Dent, Jr.

Zero Hedge | Not a week seems to pass without some banker or trader committing suicide. | Most voters continue to think the economy is unfair to those who are willing to work hard. | Russia’s economy facing weakest growth since a 2009 recession as consumer demand failed to make up for sagging investment.

Fox Business | An increase of 28% from 2013.

Bob Adelmann | U.S. government owes debtors, both private and public, foreign and domestic, more than $17 trillion.

Bob Adelmann | Owed $53 million to bondholders and another $220 million in unfunded liabilities.

Reuters | Many retirees haven’t saved enough to cover expenses for the rest of their lives. | Possible retaliatory measures if Washington adds economic sanctions to the political sanctions. | Repayment could be ordered in the event of bankers’ “misbehavior”, big losses at their bank or bad risk management.

Michael Snyder | You can’t get blood out of a rock.

Mac Slavo | The U.S. economy is in a tail spin and won’t be recovering any time soon.

Reuters | State of the world boosted the appeal of real money.

Alt Market | The public thought the grand mortgage casino was going to go on forever.

Bloomberg | Attempt to address potential money-laundering and terrorist-financing risks. | Fallout will likely be more damaging than many investors anticipate.

Peter Morici | Latest polls indicate a weak economy continues to drag down President Obama’s job approval rating.

Zero Hedge | Intraday gold surged in Asian trading and is now well above the pre-Putin levels…

Valentin Schmid | U.S. economy is really all screwed up.

Michael Snyder | None of the problems that caused the last financial crisis have been fixed.

Zero Hedge | A curious story.

Jonathon M. Trugman | JPMorgan has been hardest hit, with three untimely deaths in just the last few weeks.

Ron Paul | Officially, US debt stands at more than $17 trillion. In reality, it is many times more.

Mac Slavo | It’s no secret that the U.S. government is in serious fiscal trouble.

Washington Post | Bitcoin weathers its current mayhem.

Reuters | Stocks lose previous gains.

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