Silver prices hit 4-year low as US dollar soars
Silver prices and other commodities face pressure from a meteoric rise in the value of the US dollar. Silver prices hit $17.30 an ounce, their lowest since June 2010.
by Eric Meijer
The Decline & Fall Of Europe: French Farmers Set Tax Office On Fire
Government facility a symbol of the increasing administrative burden and sanctions that is killing farming.
by Martin Armstrong

Billionaires Are Hoarding Mountains of Cash, Survey Shows
Chief investment officer at wealth management firm says billionaire families focused largely on what to do with all their cash.
by NBC News
  Two Shocking Charts Expose The Stunning Collapse In The US
There is too much debt in the economy that cannot be serviced.
by Eric King

1 in 5 unemployed workers can't find jobs
46% who found jobs said it came with a pay cut and 44% reported a drop in status.
by Melvin Backman
U.S. Existing Home Sales Fall in August
Pace of home sales has dropped 5.3 percent year-over-year.
by Associated Press

Scam Alert: Hospitals All Over America Are Wildly Inflating Medical Bills
The next time you visit a hospital, it is your wallet that may end up hurting the most.
by Michael Snyder
Faber: Economic Bubbles Are Everywhere
A real black swan event, he argued, would be a global recession.
by Matthew J. Belvedere

Professor: 2/3rds of all new IT jobs going to foreign workers
IT lobby pressures Congress for more low-cost, foreign guestworkers.
by Hal Salzman
Illinois welfare sign-ups outpace job creation by more than a million
Twice as many sign up for food stamps.
by Michael Lucci

REPORT: US spent $22 trillion on failed 'war on poverty'
That’s because welfare is meant to keep people dependent of gov’t.
by Robert Rector
Minimum-Wage Blowback; The De-Humanization Of Fast-Food Has Begun
Need to maintain profits has stoked a move towards dehumanization.
by Zero Hedge

Tesla Tumbles After Analyst Raises Cautions About Growth
“We do not expect the stock to appreciate so consistently and one-directionally from here”
by Keith Naughton
Record High Stocks Mask NASDAQ Trouble
47 percent of Nasdaq Composite Index stocks down at least 20 percent.
by Lu Wang and Joseph Ciolli

GM Faces 125 Death Compensation Claims on Ignition Switch
Defective switch cuts power to the engine and deactivates air bags.
by Jeff Plungis and Yang Yang
Report: Citi, Deutsche Bank, Bank Of America Handled Cocaine-Tainted Cash
Banks Were Channels For Sending Drug Money To Colombia, Court Filing Shows.
by Angelo Young