Economics

Economics, money, trade, business and spending

Rationalizing Usury: the Time Value Hoax

Rationalizing Usury: the Time Value Hoax

The rich are just insanely addicted to money and want more. So they pay tricksters otherwise known as economists to think up new ways to defraud us. Anthony Migchels explains

Stunnning Chart: Today’s Stock Market is Eerily Reminiscent of 1929…

Stunnning Chart: Today’s Stock Market is Eerily Reminiscent of 1929…

Have we seen before? Or are we destined to repeat the mistakes of the past?

15 Signs That We Are Near The Peak Of An Absolutely Massive Stock Market Bubble

The current bubble could burst at any moment, or stocks could continue going up for a little while longer. It could go either way. So do you feel lucky?

The Money Changers Serenade: A New Plot Hatches

In reward for his service to the handful of gigantic banks former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is on his way to a fortune. Paul Craig Roberts explains

London's financial hub: Canary Wharf. Click to enlarge

City pay explosion leaves London with 2,700 bankers earning more than a million

The rich get richer: the capitol’s bankers reap massive rewards and prove that the City of London is still a world leader in financial markets

Would You Date An Unemployed Man? – 75 Percent Of Women Would Not

Would You Date An Unemployed Man? – 75 Percent Of Women Would Not

This isn’t just about economic decline. It speaks volumes about how materialism has become the predominant ethos in America

5 Signs the Rich Have Way Too Much Money

This isn’t about the rich or even the comfortably well-off. It’s about the obscenely wealthy who pay $500 for a milkshake and $5,000 for a hamburger. Finishing them off with a $95,000 truffle!!

A Litmus Test: Will You Arrest The Bankers?

A Litmus Test: Will You Arrest The Bankers?

Dare to imagine a world without Wall Street and the City of London. We can do it.

Bill Still’s Speech at Bromsgrove 2010

“Power to create … national money is the most important power of a sovereign nation. In fact it is the very definition of sovereignty. The problem is when a nation borrows from a bank, as Proverbs tells us, the borrower becomes servant to the lender”

10 Facts About The Growing Unemployment Crisis In America That Will Blow Your Mind

10 Facts About The Growing Unemployment Crisis In America That Will Blow Your Mind

Things are bad now, that’s a fact but soon they will get much worse

Tide Thefts, Cargo Hijacking And Cattle Rustling: Why Is An Epidemic Of Thievery Sweeping America?

As the economy slides an increasing number of Americans will do just about anything for money

The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia

The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia

Matt Taibbi explains how a recent corruption case revealed the inner workings of the reigning US crime syndicate, which now operates not out of Little Italy and Las Vegas, but out of Wall Street.

The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland

The Bank Guarantee That Bankrupted Ireland

Ireland is now independent in name only, writes Ellen Brown. It exists under a new tyranny, one imposed by the banks and the troika—the EU, ECB and IMF

29 Incredible Facts Which Prove That Poverty In America Is Absolutely Exploding

For example, there are actually more Americans living on welfare than those with full-time jobs

US already third world economy: American economist

According to Paul Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury: “America is in the toilet, and the rest of the world knows it”

Citi forecasts Greek devastation, unstoppable debt spirals in Italy and Portugal

Ambrose Pritchard-Evans reports on a grim economic forecast for southern Europe in the years ahead.

Wealth Inequality in America

What Americans think would be the ideal distribution of wealth and the reality. There’s a shocking difference

Would Congress Deliberately Cause Social Upheaval?

Would Congress Deliberately Cause Social Upheaval?

The U.S. has been printing and spending money without any sign of inflation. The economy is recovering slowly and the stock market is at new highs. What could go wrong?

Islamic Banking Seeks Ethical Partnerships

Islamic Banking Seeks Ethical Partnerships

Banking based on Islamic principles may provide a viable alternative to the usury-based banking system we are familiar with. A former head of the International Association of Islamic Banks explains why

De-Americanised’ world needed after US shutdown: China media

The continuing threat of a U.S. debt default fuels rising anti-American sentiment