Economics

Economics, money, trade, business and spending

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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.

Bear Market: The Average U.S. Stock Is Already Down More Than 20 Percent

The next financial crisis is not coming. The next financial crisis is already here

What Really Happened In 2015, And What Is Coming In 2016…

While the middle class shrinks the number of homeless children in the U.S. has increased by 60 percent over the past six years.

January 1, 2016: The New Bank Bail-In System Goes Into Effect In Europe

It’s interesting that we have seen major changes in banking rules just as we are entering a new global financial crisis. Do the bankers know something we don’t?

A Crisis Worse Than ISIS? Bail-Inns Begin

Ellen Brown on how you can avoid criminal theft by banks AND keep your money safe

The Cashless Society Cometh: European Nations Such As Sweden And Denmark Are ‘Eradicating Cash’

The benefits are immense — for those in control electronic transactions become a means of surveillance and, should they decide to, enable them to stop selected individuals from buying of food and fuel

This Is What A Financial Crisis Looks Like

We are witnessing a race for the exits unlike anything that we have seen since the great financial crash of 2008

Guess What Happened The Last Time The Price Of Oil Plunged Below 38 Dollars A Barrel?

Guess What Happened The Last Time The Price Of Oil Plunged Below 38 Dollars A Barrel?

We have broken the psychologically important 40 dollar barrier, and there are concerns that we could go much lower