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?
CNBC | Marked remained frozen for nearly an hour.
Paul Joseph Watson | “Riots always begin typically the same way: when people cannot afford to eat food”.
Paul Craig Roberts | To inform people is hard slugging. Everything is lined up against the public being informed, or the policymakers for that matter.
zerohedge.com | “Unemployment, food stamps, social security, edd, disability” and so forth.
Eric Peters | Politicians are capable only of stealing other people’s money.
Michael Snyder | Did you know that the number of Americans on welfare is higher than the number of Americans that have full-time jobs?
CNN Money | Largest ever seizure of Bitcoins.
Reuters | Euro is currently favorite “anti-dollar” trade.
Reuters | Lawyers specializing in bank mergers are looking for ways to protect their clients from big losses in similar cases in the future.
Michael Snyder | The 25 statistics that you are about to read are solid proof that the middle class in America is being systematically wiped out.
Washington Times | The IRS said this week it is delaying the start of the tax filing season.
AFP | Spending cuts with more sensible reductions that will not retard economic growth.