Oct 15

Debt Ceiling Hype

The so-called deadline to raise it isn't one at all. Lots of ways can resolve it. Prioritized spending can keep…

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May 19

Disconnect: Soaring Markets/Troubled Economie

by Stephen Lendman Forget everything you learned about markets, economics and finance. Perhaps Newton, Galileo, Copernicus, Darwin, Freud, Einstein, and other…

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Apr 16

Gold Drops Most in 30 Years

by Stephen Lendman It's getting hammered. In August 2011, it rose above $1,900 an ounce. It was an all-time high. At…

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Apr 7

BOJ Increases QE

by Stephen Lendman On April 4, the Financial Times headlined "Bank of Japan follows the Fed, on steroids." Pedal-to-the-metal reflects new…

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Apr 2

Scandal Hits Cyprus

by Stephen Lendman Grand theft is official Cypriot policy. Bank account haircuts are authorized. Those above 100,000 euros are targeted. Depositors may…

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Mar 30

Depositor Haircuts: The New Normal

On March 29, Cyprus Mail said banks opened Thursday. They did so amid calm. Long lines queued. People waited patiently. A…

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Mar 22

Grand Theft Cyprus: Part II

by Stephen Lendman Cypriot legislators rejected Plan A. At issue was taxing savings accounts over 100,000 euros 9.9% and small depositors…

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Feb 17

Economic Straight Talk

Things aren't as good as they seem. Dire economic conditions masquerade as sound. Media scoundrels twist reality. Big Lies proliferate. Repetition…

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Dec 22

Fiscal Cliff Reality

Political Washington theater continues. Republicans and Democrats agreed years ago to erode America's social contract en route to eliminating it…

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Sep 23

QE Shell Game

by Stephen Lendman Now you see it. Now you don't. QE III is the Fed's latest scam. A previous article quoted…

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Jul 30

Emergency Central Bank Intervention Coming?

by Stephen Lendman Greece is a corpse. It's waiting for its obituary to be written. Spain is on life support. Portugal…

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Jun 8

Remembering Bob Chapman

by Stephen Lendman On June 4, longtime market expert, analyst, Progressive Radio News Hour regular, International Forecaster owner and editor, and…

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