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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Total US Debt To GDP: 105%

Now that we have the first estimate of Q1 GDP growth in both rate of change and absolute current dollar terms ($16,010 billion), we can finally assign the appropriate debt […]

The Decline Of Self-Employment and Small Business

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, Small business is the incubator of employment. As it declines, so too do opportunities for first jobs, second chances and economic independence. Self-employment and […]

The Chart Making The Fed Nervous

While Cyprus has been brushed away as a “storm in a teacup” and asset-gatherers stare blankly at their screens pointing at record highs to confirm the “market knows best”, it […]

Farage Unleashed: “You Are Common Criminals”

  “Years ago, Mrs Thatcher recognized the truth behind the European Project,” UKIP’s Nigel Farage reminds his European Parliament ‘colleagues’, “she saw that it was about taking away democracy from nation […]

Where Does Your Tax Dollar Go?

In 2012, Washington collected $2.4 trillion in taxes, more than $20,000 for every American household…and spent $3.5 trillion…  

Which Dominoes Are Next To Fall In Europe?

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, If things fail from the periphery to the core, perhaps dominoes fall that way, too. Wondering which dominoes are next to fall in […]