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  1. Financial Forum
    Wondering who others follow and/or listen to on this forum for financial news? Mainstream media (Fox, CNN, PBS, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, etc.) have no credibility. They are just propaganda machines for the zombies. So here are some that I watch when I have the time, typically watch these on...
  2. Financial Forum
    The monthly employment report was released at 8:30 EDT Friday. Surprisingly, it was very bullish. Private non-farm payrolls grew by 2.5 MM, the market had expected a drop of 8 MM. The headline unemployment rate fell to 13.3% when it was expected to rise to 19.7%. The broader U6 unemployment...
  3. Coronavirus
    Even though death and infection rates are slowly decreasing, I feel the worst is yet to come. Maybe not with Coronavirus, but with the economy, foreign trade, relations with other nations, civil liberties... etc. It is as if everything that could go wrong was written on pieces of paper, put...
  4. Coronavirus
    When trying to solve a difficult problem, one solution is to brain storm how to make the problem worse. We write down ideas how to make the issue worse, then figure out the opposite solution to each suggestion. The opposite solution being a proposed answer. This type of tool is used in forms...
  5. General Discussion
    Listen everybody, your town square isn't the middle of town anymore. Our nation's capital has NO business being on the eastern seaboard next to an ocean. I just started a petition on the White House website to move the nation's capital to the middle of the country, near Kansas City...
  6. General Discussion
    http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/jul/29/baby-boomers-feeding-america-aarp-food-insecurity-health "The study, released last week by Feeding America – a nonprofit network of food banks – with funding from the AARP Foundation, a lobbying group for older adults, found that roughly 8...
  7. General Discussion
    http://fusion.net/story/104184/ferguson-home-values-are-plummeting-and-residents-are-feeling-the-pain/ No surprise.
  8. Financial Forum
    http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/data/mapping-king-countys-disappearing-middle-class/ Note that the greater Seattle economy has remained relatively healthy since the 2008 crash. There are many well-paying employers such as Amazon.com, Boeing, Costco, Expedia, Google, Microsoft...
  9. Financial Forum
    Simply put for short term shtf there isn't enough time for them to come into play. Even in a teotwawki senario not everyone has precious metals, so how would they trade? If they traded goods for pm to get in the system my question would be whats the logic? Trading supplies for something...
  10. Controversial News and Alternative Politics
    Hi. You won´t see this in Venezuelan media, as they have complete control of them, that´s for sure. Text says there was a shoe store looting in Dec. 19. Here´s a video from people who was there, and you can confirm when you here "El maracaibazo", as an expresion like "el caracazo", a civil...
  11. Financial Forum
    http://www.americanthinker.com/2014/08/china_appears_ready_to_dump_its_us_treasury_bonds.html Anyone here familiar with Lombard Street Research? Or have other information regarding the potential for China to sell its U. S. treasury bonds to keep its economy humming? This is really beyond my...
  12. Financial Forum
    Tens of millions of customers at Target, Neiman-Marcus, Michaels -- as many as 20 retailers -- have been hit with point-of-sale related cybercrime breaches: http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/23/us-target-databreach-fbi-idUSBREA0M1UF20140123 When the banksters went looking for bailouts, I...
  13. Financial Forum
    Things that make you go "Hmmmm..." Found at VOA News, but the original report was from Reuters: http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-russia-economy-set-to-disappoint-again-in-2014/1816567.html "Investment by firms disappointed and international money has been flowing out of Russia, in part due...
  14. Financial Forum
    You should watch this video: It's the truth about the american dream.
  15. General Discussion
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  16. Financial Forum
    We have a boat anchor on our economy Federally caused and Banking caused. Seems we are spending all of our hard earned on wars, welfare for the unemployed or just plain poor working for subsistence wages 128 million souls and printing gobs of banknotes still for creaky banks we should have let...
  17. Financial Forum
    How do you think a post apocalyptic economy would turn out? Do you see isolated farmsteads bartering with each other, or wandering merchants using precious metals? Maybe some feudal systems spring up after a couple of years and we revert to a medieval setup? (Please explain your answer.)
  18. Financial Forum
    For the last few years, we have stopped buying Christmas gifts. If we need something, we wait and get it for Christmas. One year, a trip to see our AF son, a pistol for him, Last year, one gift each, something we needed, not just crap to have. So, we have decided to do it again. I really don't...
  19. Financial Forum
    I read this article posted by another user last night and I found it a bit scary. http://money.cnn.com/2012/07/26/investing/greek-eurozone-exit/index.htm?iid=HP_LN Lets say Greece does leave the eurozone, what happens next. How does that affect the EU and in turn affect the United States. What...
  20. Financial Forum
    http://www.ijreview.com/2012/07/11271-economy-20-signs-that-point-to-the-exact-same-thing/ <extract> :xeye:
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