Economics

Economics, money, trade, business and spending

Watch Venezuela, Because Food Shortages, Looting And Economic Collapse Are Coming To America Too

Watch Venezuela, Because Food Shortages, Looting And Economic Collapse Are Coming To America Too

A foretaste of things to come for North America soon?

George Osborne and Christine Lagarde. Click to enlarge

12 reasons to doubt the queen of the IMF

Christine Lagarde has warned against Britain leaving European Union. However, a look at her time at the International Monetary Fund reveals why her warning cannot be taken seriously

Saudi efforts to ‘modernise’ its economy away from oil are just PR tactics

— and the West is lapping them up

In 1 Out Of Every 5 American Families, Nobody Has A Job

That figure comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. So why does the Obama administration insist that unemployment is only a 5%

The third biggest military spender in the world is not who you'd think

The third biggest military spender in the world is not who you’d think

Global military expenditure increase last year with the U.S. by far the biggest spender

The winds of a new recession gather force in the United States

The U.S. economy has increased the risks of becoming the epicentre of the next global recession. Ariel Noyola Rodríguez explains

23 Percent Of Americans In Their Prime Working Years Are Unemployed

The inactivity rate for workers in their prime years exploded higher during the last recession and continued to go up even after the recession supposedly ended

Still from a video produced by a settler group against EU ambassador to Israel Lars Faaborg. Click to enlarge

Aid subversion report makes for shocking reading

Shir Hever, an Israeli economist who has studied the economics of the occupation, believes that 78 per cent of humanitarian aid intended for Palestinians ends up in Israel’s coffers

It's a Revolution: German Banks Told to Start Hoarding Cash

It’s a Revolution: German Banks Told to Start Hoarding Cash

This will force the ECB either to support this rebellion and authorize the issuance of more physical cash; or impose capital controls

Iceland’s Stabilized Economy Is A Surprising Success Story

Probably because instead of bailing out the bankers they jailed them, Iceland’s recovery has received little media attention.

Another Nail in the Dollar’s Coffin: Russia and India Plan to Trade in National Currencies

BRICS is dumping the dollar — and Russia is leading the way

Why the whole banking system is a scam – Godfrey Bloom MEP

You’ve probably heard this argument before but it cannot be overemphasised. Rare example of a politician speaking sense

The Evil Empire Has The World In Its Death Grip

The Evil Empire Has The World In Its Death Grip

Paul Craig Robert on how the world is now ruled by gangsters. With pictures, comments and captions by Lasha Darkmoon

The American Dream Is Dead, And Now Even The Mainstream Media Is Starting To Admit It

Some astounding figures confirm it. For example the median net worth of U.S. families was $137, 955 in 2007. Today, it is just $82,756

Israel is Leading In Economic Inequality

Israel is Leading In Economic Inequality

The Organization for Economic Cooperation (OECD) revealed today that Israel has the second highest gap between rich and poor among the world’s advanced economies

China warns Soros against ‘declaring war’ on its currency

Although Soros hasn’t directly threatened to bet against China’s yuan, his reputation as the investor who broke the Bank of England might have been enough to draw Beijing’s attention

The Beast System Arises: The Largest Bank In Norway Calls For The Elimination Of Cash

The Beast System Arises: The Largest Bank In Norway Calls For The Elimination Of Cash

The elimination of cash will give banks immense power. To monitor transactions and, if so decided, restrict them too

Iran's stock market roars as sanctions go away

Iran’s stock market roars as sanctions go away

Shares on at least one of the world’s stock markets are booming. Includes video with some interesting facts about Iran’s economy

The Financial Apocalypse Accelerates As Middle East Stocks Crash To Begin The Week

The Financial Apocalypse Accelerates As Middle East Stocks Crash To Begin The Week

A lot of people out there that are in denial but we are on the brink of a financial apocalypse. Michael Snyder explains

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A world divided: Elites descend on Swiss Alps amid rising inequality

Gathering in the Swiss alpine resort to focus on rising economic disparity across the globe.