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The Student Loan Bubble and How We Can Pop It

July 26th, 2014
By James Corbett

Earlier this year the total student loan debt in the United States surpassed the $1 trillion mark, leapfrogging over credit card debt and auto debt to become the second largest debt burden in the country. Only mortgage debt levels are higher.

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Central Banks Breaking The Law

July 23rd, 2014
By Jeremy Warner

Like common brigands, central banks have been acting outside the law – their only real excuse being the supposedly higher purpose of economic necessity, a sort of Robin Hood-type operation where the ends justify the means...

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Taking Away the Bankers Gun

July 19th, 2014
By James Corbett

...we have a direct role to play in choosing whether we want to remove the banksters' gun from the economy's head or whether we want to load the chamber and cock the hammer.

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Oh Please

July 16th, 2014
By Bob Rinear

Dwight Eisenhower proved to us that the US isn’t beneath causing fake uprisings and assassinating heads of state... My suspicion is that we’re going to see an 'event' soon that gets all the blame for the US crashing.

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The Gun to Our Heads

July 12th, 2014
By James Corbett

The new law would require banks to compensate borrowers for their unilateral increases in interest rates and fees over the past decade.  The law will cost the banks involved in these loans billions of dollars.

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Dow 17000000

July 9th, 2014
By James Corbett

...the banking industry tied OMFIF's recent report on 'Global Public Investors' found that central banks and other large public sector institutions account for a staggering $29 trillion of investments in the markets, involving ownership of assets equivalent to 40% of world out...

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Europe May Still Be In A Recession

July 2nd, 2014
By James Corbett

The Times is bold to openly admit a dangerous truth: no matter what the data says, the economic elite are wary of returning to a “normal” economy because, quite frankly, people are easier to rule over when they're scared.

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The Ratings Game

June 28th, 2014
By James Corbett

Rating agencies as the secret weapon of 21st century warfare. For years critics have made the argument that the entire 2008 financial crisis would never have happened without the active collusion of the ratings agencies in giving their AAA ...

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Germans Want to End the Fed

June 25th, 2014
By James Corbett

That the German people seem to be better informed about the evils of the Fed than Americans may be surprising... but there may be a logic to it. After all, this is the country where a growing grassroots movement called “Repatriate Our Gold” arose...

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The Pipes That Bind

June 21st, 2014
By James Corbett

How pipelines will determine economics and geopolitics in the next decade...  Confused? Overwhelmed? Dizzy? Don't worry, you should be. In fact, if any of this makes sense to you you might want to consider becoming a consultant, because there are plenty of...

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The Hidden Hand Behind the Bull Market

June 18th, 2014
By James Corbett

...Average investors are taking money out of stocks even as the bull market continues apace. Global investment in stocks is down even as the major indices are hitting record highs. What gives? Where is this money coming from?

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Link Dollar to Gold or face Great Depression II

June 14th, 2014
By Alfred Adask

...even at $20,000/ounce, 8,200 tons of gold is only worth $5.7 trillion-about one-third of the $17 trillion in cash allegedly being held offshore.  Anyone holding that $17 trillion would know he had only a 30% chance of redeeming his fiat dollars for gold and so would tr...

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The Economy in a Volatile Nutshell

June 11th, 2014
By James Corbett

There is one economy for the rich and wealthy, those who can afford to invest in the big hedge funds and sock away large amounts of money every month, and the very poor who continue to see their income decline in real terms year after year.

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Elites Thrive While Wages Dive

If you're beginning to get the sense that there are actually two completely separate economies out there, then you're on the right track. How else are we supposed to read the entire story of this post-Lehman “recovery”?

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The Data Driven Week

June 4th, 2014
By James Corbett

How much faith can we really put in these numbers, anyway. Once again we got a peek behind the curtain at how these numbers are really made this week when the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) that assembles the US PMI data had to correct their number not once but twice.

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Why We Must Oppose the Bilderberg Group

May 31st, 2014
By James Corbett

Bilderberger 2014. Why should we care about these meetings? So a couple of deals get made between the old boys club members. What else is new?

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European Fascists and Black Market Legitimized

May 28th, 2014
By James Corbett

Black market revenues now in European GDP statements. Drugs and prostitution now figure in Italian GDP. Marnie Le Pen and far right parties stun euro elections. US retail correction. Reforms in China no reform at all.

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Whistleblowers Spill Globalist Secrets

May 24th, 2014
By James Corbett

Indeed, there have been many examples of whistleblowers leaking secrets from inside these seemingly impenetrable organizations, and sometimes all it takes is the gumption to walk into a meeting that you weren't invited to.

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Fed Policy Hard On Retail Returns

May 21st, 2014
By James Corbett

The retail woes are of course just one sign in an ever increasing list of signs that the economy is by no means ticking along and that the markets aren't ready for the Fed to take off the quantitative easing training wheels from the economy....

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Unknown Unknowns

May 17th, 2014
By James Corbett

Sometimes these wildcards are medical phenomena like human hibernation that have very limited application at this point, and sometimes they are much bigger discoveries or even random events that completely change the course of human history.

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The Fed Admits QE is a Disaster

May 14th, 2014
By James Corbett

...the Fed admits they don't know what they're doing, but also that they can't stop doing it for fear the markets will collapse. With all of that being said, many might be relieved to know that the Fed is winding down their easing operations and have already...

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