Charles Hugh Smith | ObamaCare will act as a neutron bomb on the U.S. economy for systemic reasons.
USA Today | Yellen may be even bigger than Bernanke on inflationary policies.
Mac Slavo | Millions are sitting on the sidelines waiting for the government to issue them their next monthly distribution.
Michael Snyder | Census employees have been faking and manipulating U.S. employment numbers for years.
BBC | Largest settlement ever between the US government and a corporation.
New York Post | Americans concerned they won’t have enough money for retirement.
Zero Hedge | On Friday October 5, 2012, the BLS released what was arguably the most important report of Obama’s first term.
Michael Snyder | You may find what is happening at one Wal-Mart in Ohio very hard to believe.
Zero Hedge | Debt exceeds the value of the real economy, he said.
Zero Hedge | “Debt increases tail-risk,” said the statistician and scholar.
Michael Snyder | If there were any shreds of hope left that the stunning decline of the middle class could be turned around, Obamacare has absolutely destroyed them.
CNN Money | Gold trading at almost $1300 an ounce.
blogs.marketwatch.com | It’s conventional wisdom that quantitative easing by the Federal Reserve is propping up stock prices.
Michael Snyder | How in the world can Fed officials possibly deny that they are monetizing the debt?
Kit Daniels | Americans overwhelm bank’s planned Q&A session with real questions.
Zero Hedge | “We have a phony recovery,” Schiff said.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that the Obama administration is negotiating a super secret “trade agreement” that is so sensitive that he isn’t even allowing members of Congress to see it?
CNS News | Lowest since 1978.
theguardian.com | Fears grow that fight to stave off city bankruptcy may hit the poorest hardest
Michael Snyder | A banker named Andrew Huszar that helped manage the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing program during 2009 and 2010 is publicly apologizing for what he has done.
Daniel Doherty | Minimum wage laws raise unemployment and disproportionately hurt young people.
Michael Snyder | Have you ever cried yourself to sleep because you had no idea how you were going to pay the bills even though you were working as hard as you possibly could?
Paul Joseph Watson | Demand for food overwhelms pantries in Wyoming.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that there are more than 102 million working age Americans that do not have a job?
Washington’s Blog | 74% Want to Audit the Fed.
Reuters | Government has urged bank pay damages after a federal jury found it liable for fraud over defective mortgages sold.
NewsMax | “People struggle to pay their bills at the end of the month, and now we’re going to ecotax them,” one protester claimed.
Rasmussen Reports | Americans still overwhelmingly favor a public audit of the Federal Reserve.
L.A. Times | News on wages is even less encouraging.
AFP | Goldman Sachs raised market ratings citing “optimism over political change.”
Michael Snyder | The death of the dollar is coming, and it will probably be China that pulls the trigger.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that40 percent of all American workers make less than $20,000 a year before taxes?
CNBC | The largest bank in the United States will stop making student loans in a few weeks.
Wall Street Journal | Bitcoin is about to get some time in the Capitol Hill spotlight.
businessinsider.com | Market participants have become increasingly interested in the policy views of current Fed vice-chair Janet Yellen.
Reuters | Over $1300 an ounce.
blogs.wsj.com | By 2018 to 2020, 36% said China would be number one, compared with 43% for the U.S.
Thomas R. Eddlem | Federal Reserve Bank’s Open Market Committee blamed the soft economy on a lack of government spending.
Mike Adams | What if China unleashes a cyber attack on the U.S. power grid?
Michael Snyder | The unemployment rate in the eurozone is higher than it has ever been before.
Paul Craig Roberts | A drop in the dollar’s value can occur in one of two ways.
Michael Snyder | If you believe that there is high inflation in the United States, you are just imagining things.
Infowars.com | Sen. Paul aims to hold Obama to his promise of most transparent administration ever.
CNBC | To the surprise of virtually no one…
The Firearms Blog | Plant closing due to the EPA likely to influence lead bullet prices.
AP | Affects benefits for more than one-fifth of the country.
zerohedge.com | QE’s purposes is to distort markets. When QE ends, those distortions begin to unwind.
Michael Snyder | It is hard to find the words to adequately describe how much of a disaster Obamacare is turning out to be.
The Detroit News | Taxpayers pick up the cost as usual.
Zero Hedge | Will Yellen once again turn a blind ear to warnings that come from “respected” legacy financial institutions?