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  1. Financial Forum
    WTF? Some hedge funds are requesting SBA bailout loans because they have fewer than 500 employees and they've been hurt by the recession! ....The question of whether to partake in the program is dividing members of the money management community. Some traders have called it morally corrupt...
  2. Coronavirus
    People sooo worried about any mention of recession. But things could get much worse than a couple points decline in GDP. Where do you see things going from the virus?
  3. Financial Forum
    http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2015/11/shippers-warn-of-overcapacity-cancel.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+MishsGlobalEconomicTrendAnalysis+%28Mish%27s+Global+Economic+Trend+Analysis%29 "The world’s biggest container-ship operator is altering...
  4. General Discussion
    I just read this, it is pretty interesting. It states that some “experts” claim that the global economic collapse will come to a head around 2030 if humanity stays on its current path. The good news is that this gives the governments of the world plenty of time to either fix the economy and...
  5. Financial Forum
    From what I've gathered from reading articles and accounts from The Great Depression, economic collapses and (like Argentina) nationally localised economic depressions, these events set back the economy 30-40 years. Everyone suspects the coming economic malestrom and the envitable end of 'the...
  6. Financial Forum
    "Money woes weigh heavy on young" http://www.chron.com/business/article/money-woes-weigh-heavy-on-young-2255875.php "The Wealth Gap Between Older and Younger Adults Gets Even Bigger"...
  7. Financial Forum
    What happens when consumtion decreases or goes away? excellent article with charts here: (October 24th entry) http://www.mybudget360.com/how-much-average-american-income-irs-data-student-loan-deduction-surges-wages-fall-recession-agi-income-top-one-percent/#more-3485 from ...
  8. Financial Forum
    My dad is an avid investor and found this article. I thought it migt be interesting to those here. http://www.businesscycle.com/reports_indexes/reportsummarydetails/1091 The last paragraph is quite frightening.
  9. Financial Forum
    I'm not looking forward to this in the coming months. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Economists-see-growing-risk-apf-91921973.html
  10. Financial Forum
    "Consumer Confidence Dives in September" http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2010/09/consumer-confidence-dives-in-september/63669/ Although earlier this month economists declared the recession officially over in June 2009, Americans appear to disagree. Consumer confidence dipped in...
  11. Financial Forum
    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/politics/la-me-state-budget-20100515,0,7750555.story "Reporting from Sacramento Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger outlined a stark vision Friday of a California that would no longer lend a helping hand to some of its poorest and neediest citizens, proposing a budget...
  12. General Discussion
    Here's an interesting Reuters story looking in-depth at communities around the USA and the prospects of economic recovery: http://blogs.reuters.com/route-to-recovery/2009/12/29/americas-route-to-recovery-part-one-castles-built-on-sand/ Meanwhile, some economic experts predict lackluster...
  13. General Discussion
    The following article has some interesting stats on the actual - not government reported - unemployment in the USA. Many of us here have known instinctively for months that the true unemployment numbers, reflecting people who have given up trying to find work, the underemployed, part-timers...
  14. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Doom, doom I say, or at least inconvenience and more Gubbermint bungling http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/derivatives-new-ticking-time-bomb/story.aspx?guid=%7BB9E54A5D-4796-4D0D-AC9E-D9124B59D436%7D Holy $heet Fatman, she's about to blow! :xeye: In another related story; Silver a store of...
  15. General Discussion
    This is a global map link to the current recession status of global economies. It is an interactive map, published by Moody's Economy.com http://www.economy.com/dismal/map/default.asp
  16. General Discussion
    The stimulus at work: GM cuts 10,000 salaried jobs, trims employees' pay 1 hr 11 mins ago NEW YORK – General Motors Corp. is planning to slash another 10,000 salaried jobs this year, saying the cuts are unavoidable with a government restructuring deadline looming and industrywide sales in one...
  17. General Discussion
    The recession gets deeper: Postmaster General: Mail days may need to be cut AP – U.S Postmaster Gen. John Potter takes note on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, while … WASHINGTON – Massive deficits could force the post office to cut out one day of mail delivery...
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