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China Is Locking Their Banks

Although the banking problems in China have been ongoing for several weeks, I believe bank runs in the United States will happen quickly. Not even the failure of Obamacare will be able to cover up the collapse of the US … Continue reading

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How Will Your Teen Behave When The SHTF?

This article was written by Daisy Luther and originally published at The Organic Prepper Will your teen behave like…well, a teen…when the SHTF? I watched the National Geographic show American Blackout on Sunday night with a friend.  This part in particular got us … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the Crash

While the Federal Reserve uses POMO to artificially inflate the stock market, reality is sinking in. Are you sitting on the sidelines watching or are you taking action to protect your family and assets? David DeGerolamo   What’s Wrong With … Continue reading

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Greece On The Verge? Military Special Forces Have 15 Demands… Or Else

Greek government authorities are on alert after a union of Greek army reservists of Special Forces issued a statement urging the Greek administration to step down and make way for a national unity government. As Keep Talking Greece notes, the statement on the … Continue reading

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Obama Rang the Bell

See additional comments on Tea Party Nation. Mellon pulled the whistle, Hoover rang the bell, Wall Street gave the signal And the country went to hell. The above words were chanted by the veterans of the Bonus Army just prior … Continue reading

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Laurence Kotlikoff: “The US Fiscal Gap Is $200 Trillion… Our Country Is broke”

While it is easy and often enjoyable to distract oneself with daily drudgery such as who will bomb whom (if not so enjoyable for those on the receiving end of said bombs), the key word in the sentence is just … Continue reading

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What To Expect During The Next Stage Of Collapse

by Brandon Smith For years now at Alt-Market (and Neithercorp.us) I have carefully outlined the most likely path of collapse to take place within the U.S., and a vital part of that analysis included economic destabilization caused by a loss of … Continue reading

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18 Signs That Global Financial Markets Are Entering A Horrifying Death Spiral

By Michael Snyder You can see it coming, can’t you?  The yield on 10 year U.S. Treasuries is skyrocketing, the S&P 500 has been down for 9 of the last 11 trading days and troubling economic news is pouring in … Continue reading

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Federal Reserve Warns Leveraged ETFs Could Trigger 1987-Style “Cascade” In Stocks

In a 43-page research report, the Federal Reserve has authored a rather concerning tome warning that the mechanical positive-feedback rebalancing of Leverage ETFs (LETFs) resembles the portfolio insurance strategies, which contributed to the stock market crash of October 19, 1987. The impact … Continue reading

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Shortages Are Going to Drive People Out of Their Minds: “That’s When the Riots Will Start”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RgcdRCWEt4Q”

This is what it looks like when Americans rush for cheap TV’s, phones and video game systems on Black Friday – can you imagine what the scene will be when they’re fighting for food and clothing? The American people, and the people … Continue reading

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Why we can kiss the US economy goodbye

The results are in. The picture is grim. Here are some frightening economic numbers to think about the next time the lying, manipulating, mainstream media tells you that we are in “recovery.” First, almost 50% of Americans have less than … Continue reading

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40 Stats That Prove The U.S. Economy Has Already Been Collapsing Over The Past Decade

The “coming economic collapse” has already been happening.  You see, the truth is that the economic collapse is not a single event.  It has already started, it is happening right now, and it will accelerate during the years ahead.  The … Continue reading

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A Nightmare Scenario

Most people have no idea that the U.S. financial system is on the brink of utter disaster.  If interest rates continue to rise rapidly, the U.S. economy is going to be facing an economic crisis far greater than the one … Continue reading

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What Does a Currency Collapse Look Like?

by Dave Hodges All that is needed for unmistakable martial law to be rolled out in its entirety, is for the right trigger event to take place. Will It Be a False Flag Attack Or a Currency Collapse? My initial … Continue reading

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The situation on the ground in Athens

My friend Illias took a drag of his cigarette as he contemplated my question. “Our government tells us that this will be a better year. No one really believes them. But all we can do is be optimistic. Too many … Continue reading

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9 Plagues That Are Collapsing Capitalism

By Paul Rosenberg, FreemansPerspective.com Let me be blunt: Our capitalist system is approaching failure. Or, perhaps better said: Our marginally capitalist, partly-free market systems are approaching a massive collapse. Not because of what capitalism is, mind you, but because the … Continue reading

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Is A Major Stock Crash Coming? Dick Morris TV: Lunch ALERT!

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Some hard numbers on the Western banking system

by Simon Black At our Offshore Tactics Workshop in Santiago three months ago, Jim Rickards (author of the acclaimed Currency Wars) told the audience of roughly 500 people– (paraphrased) ‘If one of you stands up right now and heads for … Continue reading

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17 Signs That Most Americans Will Be Wiped Out By The Coming Economic Collapse

by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog, The vast majority of Americans are going to be absolutely blindsided by what is coming.  They don’t understand how our financial system works, they don’t understand how vulnerable it is, and most of them … Continue reading

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The Scenario Moves Closer

Last September, I wrote a piece of fiction to illustrate the dangers of societal dependence upon electronic currency for day to day, minute to minute transactions.  Recent events have proven that we are far closer to such a scenario that most people … Continue reading

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The Biggest Ponzi Scheme In The History Of The World

Did you know that you are involved in the most massive Ponzi scheme that has ever existed?  To illustrate my point, allow me to tell you a little story.  Once upon a time, there was a man named Sam.  When … Continue reading

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It Is Now the Time to Start Paying Attention

US Traders Walk In To Another Bloodbath Lots of sellside squeals this morning following the epic bloodbath in China, where in addition to what we already covered hours ago, has seen at least five companies  (China Development Bank, Shanghai ShenTong Metro, … Continue reading

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There Goes Greece (Again)

  Greek Bonds Plunge As Ruling Coalition Partner Pulls Out, Withdraws Ministers As reported yesterday, Greece has stormed right back to the top of the crisis charts, not only due to the previously reported news that the IMF may be withholding … Continue reading

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Why Things Will Get Worse – Much Worse

It is easy to be upset about what is happening all around. The economy is being destroyed, deliberately, by insane economic policies. Incentives to work are being eliminated by punishing work. At the same time rewards are increasing for not … Continue reading

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Obama, Lies, and Tyranny

President Obama, perhaps you should have taken candidate Obama’s advise…but then again, those words are now proven to be just as insincere as the rest of your many lies, this act of treason is just as egregious as your many … Continue reading

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12 Clear Signals That The U.S. Economy Is About To Really Slow Down

A lot of things that have not happened since the last recession are starting to happen again.  As you read the list below, you will notice that the year “2009″ comes up again and again.  There is a reason for … Continue reading

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Global Risk Off: Nikkei Plunges 700 Points From Intraday Highs, Whisper Away From 20% Bear Market Correction

That deep red premarket color on your terminal means it must be a non-Tuesday. Just kidding. Anyone expecting Abe to announce definitive, material growth reform instead of vague promises to slay a “deflation monster” last night was sorely disappointed. The … Continue reading

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Japan’s Nikkei drops another 5%

There are many correlations between the Japanese and American economies: 1. Both import a majority of their petroleum requirements. 2. Both economies are based in capitalism. 3. Both nations have over a 100% Debt to GDP ratio. 4. Both have … Continue reading

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40 Statistics About The Fall Of The U.S. Economy That Are Almost Too Crazy To Believe

If you know someone that actually believes that the U.S. economy is in good shape, just show them the statistics in this article.  When you step back and look at the long-term trends, it is undeniable what is happening to … Continue reading

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Another View of the Impending Collapse

I found the following article posted at another site, and as permission was given to re-post freely, I am doing so here.  This is very well stated, and about as accurate as any prediction can be in regards to such … Continue reading

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10 Scenes From The Economic Collapse That Is Sweeping Across The Planet

When is the economic collapse going to happen?  Just open up your eyes and take a look around the globe.  The next wave of the economic collapse may not have reached Wall Street yet, but it is already deeply affecting … Continue reading

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EMERGENCY G-7 MEETING: ELITE READY TO PULL THE TRIGGER?

The G-7 are meeting this weekend outside of London.  This was unscheduled and can only be considered as an emergency meeting. I have maintained all along that a “bank holiday” would ultimately occur which sets positions in cement while a … Continue reading

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ROBBER BARONS ARE STEALING PENSIONS, BANK DEPOSITS AND DEMOCRACY

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts April 24 (King World News) “The real concern about US bank deposits is that they are denominated in US dollars, and the supply of new dollars has been increasing by about $1,000 billion per year … Continue reading

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What Could Cause SHTF?- SouthPrepper1 and PatriotNurse

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Dr. William Black, The US Banking System is Absolutely Primed for the Next Meltdown

From YouTube: http://usawatchdog.com/felons-in-char… - Dr. William Black predicts, “The U.S. banking system is absolutely primed for the next meltdown. Dr. Black and others think, “There is pervasive fraud at the most reputable banks. . . . The U.S. financial system is … Continue reading

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IS THE TAKEDOWN OF GOLD A SIGN THAT THE ENTIRE GLOBAL FINANCIAL SYSTEM IS ABOUT TO CRASH?

Somebody out there is sure getting prepared for something really big.  We have just witnessed a takedown of gold and silver unlike anything that we have witnessed in decades.  On Monday, the price of gold had fallen by more than … Continue reading

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11 Economic Crashes That Are Happening RIGHT NOW

The stock market is not crashing yet, but there are lots of other market crashes happening in the financial world right now.  Just like we saw back in 2008, it is taking stocks a little bit of extra time to … Continue reading

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Won’t Get Fooled Again

The following article was written in 1996. The consequences of the  “exuberance” of the stock market was seen a short period later at the dot com bubble burst. Then the tragedy of 9/11, the bank bailout, mortgage bailout and now … Continue reading

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One Graphic to Consider

The correlation between transportation and future economic activity shown above foreshadows a short time frame for an economic downturn. The shipping industry has been collapsing due to a surplus of large cargo and tanker ships for several years. How will … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Passes $200

Bitcoin is the success story of the year. If you have a good understanding of this “currency”, ask someone what they think about bitcoin. I would wager (heavily) that you will receive a blank stare. There is no difference between … Continue reading

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