The Noose Is Tightening Quickly On The Global Economy

Alt-Market by Brandon Smith   The investment world has an embarrassingly short attention span.  But frankly, it is a necessity.  If daytraders, hedge funds and other horses in the carousel actually had to look beyond the next week of market activity or study back on market history in comparison to today, then they would not…

Central Bank Wonderland is Complete and Now Open for Business — The Epocalypse Has Fully Begun

The Great Recession Blog by David Haggith   Summer vacation is here, and the whole global family has arrived at Central-Bank Wonderland, the upside-down, inside-out world that banksters and their puppet politicians call “recovery.” Everyone is talking about it as wizened traders puzzle over how stocks and bonds soared, hand-in-hand, in face of the following list of economic…

Black Friday: Shocking Brexit Vote Result Causes The 9th Largest Stock Market Crash In U.S. History

The Economic Collapse by Michael Snyder   Has the next Lehman Brothers moment arrived?  Late Thursday night we learned that the British people had voted to leave the European Union, and this could be the “trigger event” that unleashes great financial panic all over the planet.  Of course stocks have already been crashing all over…

The Feigned and Future Demise of Big-Oil

New Eastern Outlook by Tony Cartalucci   Four of the top five Global Fortune 500 corporations are involved in petroleum refining. Together with big-finance and industrial giants like big-auto and utility monopolies, big-oil dominates the global economy. The monopoly it enjoys grants it the unwarranted power and influence it has wielded throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.…

Is the World Getting Crazier, But We No Longer Notice?

Washington’s Blog by Charles Hugh Smith   If we step back and look at what’s happened since the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-09, it’s easy to see that the global leadership has chosen to do more of what’s failed spectacularly. Since the Global Financial Meltdown, central bankers and planners have pursued policies designed to boost…

Economic Collapse Is Erupting All Over The Planet As Global Leaders Begin To Panic

The Economic Collapse by Michael Snyder   Mainstream news outlets are already starting to use the phrase “economic collapse” to describe what is going on in some areas of our world right now.  For many Americans this may seem a bit strange, but the truth is that the worldwide economic slowdown that began during the…