Aug 14, 2017 - 06:41:07 PDT

Volatility in Housing: What Surges & Crashes the Most?

What happens to home prices during the current housing boom & the next housing bust depends to some degree on whether the home is relatively “affordable”

Aug 14, 2017 - 05:51:05 PDT

Are We Already in Recession?

Anyone with even a passing acquaintance with the statistical pulse of the real-world economy knows the numbers are softening.

Aug 14, 2017 - 05:46:21 PDT

US Launches Quiet Crackdown on Cryptocurrencies

few spotted the hidden mandate that foreign governments monitor cryptocurrency circulations as a measure to combat "illicit finance trends" in an effort to "combat terrorism."

Aug 14, 2017 - 05:31:49 PDT

We're Still Not Ready for the Next Banking Crisis

The 10th anniversary of the financial crisis has prompted a lot of analysis about what we've learned and whether we're ready for the next one.

Aug 14, 2017 - 05:29:33 PDT

U.S. Default? Unlikely, but Bond Traders Are Taking No Chances

In many ways, the thought that the United States of America would default is utterly preposterous.

Aug 14, 2017 - 05:28:18 PDT

North Korea Crisis: South's Leader in Plea to Avoid War

Moon Jae-in tells the top US general there cannot be conflict, amid nuclear tension with the North.

Aug 14, 2017 - 05:26:21 PDT

Colombian President to Pence: No US Military Intervention in Venezuela

Two days after US President Donald Trump said he would not rule out a military option to intervene in Venezuela, the President of Colombia had a message for his American counterpart: Rule it out.

Aug 14, 2017 - 05:22:39 PDT

Venezuela Is Headed for a Civil War

There is no worse disaster for a country than a civil war, but Venezuela is drifting towards one.

Aug 11, 2017 - 05:37:56 PDT

Michael Pento and Jim Rickards on When it All Comes Apart

Rickard's "What Are You Waiting For, Get Your Gold Before Your Not Going To Get It Anymore"

Aug 11, 2017 - 06:38:39 PDT

Professor Keen Warns Another Financial Crises Is "Almost Inevitable."

Professor Steve Keen: "The Financial political complex is to blame"

Aug 11, 2017 - 10:05:37 PDT

Ron Paul on Sound Money and the Insane $20Trillion Debt Ceiling

Their debt is considered "the world's safest financial asset." Sound like a good deal? Ron Paul on the world's biggest deadbeat

Aug 11, 2017 - 14:50:05 PDT

Got Gold?

Gold has been quietly flying under the radar. It has dramatically outperformed the stock market so far this century.

Aug 11, 2017 - 14:43:21 PDT

'Gold Is About Break out on the Upside Strongly'

The run-up in gold prices is far from over, commodities expert Dennis Gartman told CNBC.

Aug 11, 2017 - 14:33:25 PDT

Weekend Reading: On A Cliff's Edge

As shown, the market did register a short-term “sell signal” last Friday and downward pressure has continued to build all week.

Aug 11, 2017 - 12:47:12 PDT

There's Still Too Much Risk in the Financial System - El-Erian

For 10 years, central banks have done what they could to keep markets stable. Governments can't say the same.

Aug 11, 2017 - 12:18:53 PDT

"You Could See Panic"

PIMCO Joins Gundlach In Loading Up On S&P Puts

Aug 11, 2017 - 10:36:11 PDT

Likelihood Of Fed Rate Increase Falls With Falling Inflation, June ’18

According to Fed Funds futures data, the implied probability of a Fed rate hike doesn’t exceed 50% until June 2018 and after.

Aug 11, 2017 - 10:33:20 PDT

Inflation Mirage: Core Inflation Declines to 1.7% YoY

Inflation must seem like a mirage to Janet Yellen and The Federal Reserve. And no, it isn't an oasis either. The US economy can't seem to find inflation or wage growth despite near full employment (according to the Federal government, that is). Core CPI YoY less food and energy fell to 1.7%, but it is…

Aug 11, 2017 - 09:03:18 PDT

Number of Americans Caught Underpaying Taxes Surges 40%

For reasons that aren’t clear, a growing number of people who pay taxes quarterly are getting their payments wrong & incurring penalties as a result.

Aug 11, 2017 - 09:00:14 PDT

GOP Debates Retroactive Tax Cuts

Republicans are debating whether tax-reform package should be retroactive in order to boost the economy