Showbiz 411 | As a charitable foundation, NFL gave away only one-one hundredth of its annual income.
Zero Hedge | Hotels to accept Bitcoin for rooms.
CNS News | Increase of almost a quarter-million households since 2012.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that the 85 richest people in the world have about as much wealth as the poorest 50% of the entire global population does?
Kit Daniels | Like FEMA, local police are also preparing for mass panic.
washingtonexaminer.com | Unemployment rate of those not working at a sky-high 37.2 percent, not the 6.7 percent advertised by the Fed.
SHTFplan.com | Dramatic inflation to follow.
CNS News | At the same pace, the gov’t will add $104 trillion in debt during the babies’ lifetime.
Michael Snyder | Financial institutions all over the world are warning that we could see a “mega default”.
Reuters | Platinum is also at a high.
theguardian.com | What does middle class mean in the developing world?
Zero Hedge | Only a tiny 5 tons of gold were sent from the NY Fed. The rest came from Paris.
Forbes | China Credit Trust Co. warned investors that they may not be repaid.
Huffington Post | Almost half of all jobs could be automated by computers within two decades, according to the Economist.
Paul Craig Roberts and Dave Kranzler | The evidence of gold price manipulation is clear.
Reuters | Buy-up in Asia pushes demand.
Bloomberg | Bafin president: “particularly serious because such reference values are based.. on transactions in liquid markets and not on estimates of the banks.”
The Hill | Obama writes his own laws.
CNN Money | Mayor victory for city employees losing their pensions.
Zero Hedge | CEO Patrick Byrne blasts central banking in interview.
Zero Hedge | “Goldman Sachs puppet”.
Infowars.com | Bold predictions for 2014.
U.S. News & World Report | Obama’s policies have prolonged the economic crisis.
Reuters | China is currently the largest buyer of gold.
Michael Snyder | Americans have never had less economic freedom than they do right now.
The Wall Street Journal | Americans feel the economy locally, says director of research.
Business Insider | “It’s a lucrative crime and relatively easy to commit,” says security expert.
Mises | Our monetary leaders do not understand the true nature of money and banking.
Michael Snyder | Why has Goldman Sachs chosen this moment to publicly declare that stocks are overpriced?
Chriss W. Street | $5.8 trillion of big government deficit spending has caused the United States to suffer an “internal devaluation.”
Infowars.com | Median income (adjusted for inflation) is still lower than it was in 1989.
The New American | The rumors are now confirmed.
Bob Tuskin | Bitcoins are becoming more and more widely accepted.
Zero Hedge | The first Bitcoin ATM will be at a bubble tea shop.
Gizmodo | Cyber-thieves used a “RAM scraper” to capture encrypted data when it is plain text.
AP | Customer data compromised in latest breach.
The Wall Street Journal | Neiman Marcus also says it was hit.
Thomas Lifson | he official unemployment rate has become a joke.
Washington’s Blog | Workers are giving up.
Politico | Obama blows off economic collapse.
CNS News | Number climbed to a record high of 55,028,000 last month.
Peter Morici | Well below the 2013 average of 188,000.
Mac Slavo | Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee suggested that the term “welfare” is no longer politically correct.
huffingtonpost.com | Yellen is “hopeful” that U.S. economic growth will accelerate in 2014 to 3 percent.
The Wall Street Journal | Lenders are mining social media to make loan decisions.
Michael Snyder | If you are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the “economic collapse”, just open up your eyes and look at what is happening in Europe.
A. Barton Hinkle | All of this has the liberal commentariat rapturous.
Infowars.com | It will end in the bankruptcy of the US and all nations; and, as Bucky Fuller said, their collapse will make possible a world of peace.
Michael Snyder | The stock market may be soaring to unprecedented heights, but things just continue to get even tougher for the middle class.
Wynton Hall | 56% of Americans believe the economy is getting worse.