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NOTE: Readers are asking to know who, in addition to the Western-financed NGOs, are the Fifth Columnists inside Russia. Michael Hudson and I left the description general as Atlanticist Integrationists and neoliberal economists. The Saker provides ... Full article
Oil companies are hemorrhaging money… The oil market is in its worst downturn in decades. The price of oil has plummeted 72% since June 2014. Oil is trading below ...
It’s been hard to make money in stocks this year. If you’ve been reading the Dispatch, you know the bull market in U.S. stocks has sputtered out. From March ...
A major central bank just made a desperate move… If you’ve been reading the Dispatch, you know we’re living through a gigantic “global monetary experiment.” In short, global central ...
Brazil’s stock market collapsed by 51% in the last year. Brazil is heading for disaster… Brazil is the world’s eighth biggest economy and the fifth most populated country. It’s ...
Real money in US dollars accounts for $1.2 trillion worldwide. Of that, only about $250 billion are in circulation in the US. The rest of the US dollars circulating ... Full article
The 62 Richest individuals in the world hold as much wealth as the rest of the population, according to Oxfam. The wealth of the poorest 50% dropped by 41% ...
The economy is collapsing around us, and if you aren’t already prepared, it’s time to get with it ASAP, because Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores. If that doesn’t ring ...
The government will dig deeper into taxpayer pockets to ‘heal’ its crisis. When a government has no money, it either prints it from thin air or steals it from ...
The bloodbath in oil continues. Yesterday, oil dipped below $30/barrel for the first time since December 2003. Just 18 months ago, a barrel of oil cost $106.77. Oil is ...
Another giant U.S. company is going broke. Arch Coal (ACI), the second-largest U.S. coal producer, filed for bankruptcy yesterday. Coal prices have dropped 98% since 2008, causing a major ...
The financial markets are in chaos… Chinese stocks crashed again last night, dropping 7% in less than an hour. The Shanghai Composite Index is now down 11.7% this week, ...
U.S. stocks have opened the year with a flop. Yesterday, the S&P 500 fell 1.5%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.6%. At one point, the Dow was down ...
Will 2016 be the year the artificially stimulated US economic house of cards collapses? It’s long overdue. What can’t go on forever, won’t. Markets levitate only for so long. ...
This is what The Economist magazine did not say in its simplistic and reductionist report. In one of many interviews, Oscar-winning producer Brian Grazer said that a person must “know ...
The Federal Reserve raised the interbank borrowing rate today by one-quarter of one percent or 25 basis points. Readers are asking, “what does that mean?” It means that the ...
One of the world’s most important markets continues to flash danger signs… Regular readers know we keep close tabs on the bond market. The bond market is where individuals, ...
Governments are waging a war on cash as part of their total control agenda. Although you won’t hear it in the mainstream media, many world governments want to eliminate ...
Economic sanctions are historically the last step before war ensues. Roosevelt turned from sanctions toward embargoes against Japan before WWII and later carried out full military attacks against “America’s ...
The junk bond market continues to show signs of cracking… For months now, we’ve pointed to the decline of junk bond values as one of the biggest red flags in ...
Trust in US Petrodollar is rapidly coming to an end. Lack of hunger for US Stocks says so. Some of the world’s smartest investors are cutting back on U.S. ...
What we are witnessing is the re-enserfment of Western peoples. The austerity imposed on the Portuguese people by the One Percent has resulted in the election of a coalition ...
Saudi Arabia is sliding toward a crisis… As you likely know, the price of oil has crashed since last summer. In June 2014, oil peaked at over $106/barrel. Today, ...
The U.S. government just increased its credit limit… On Monday, President Obama signed a budget deal that raised the debt ceiling from $18.5 trillion to $20 trillion. In theory, ...
Instead of investing to build their businesses, companies are taking a shortcut to growth by buying other companies. The deals keep getting bigger…and one of the gravest financial warnings of ...