Week in Review: Jan. 16 to Jan. 22

In case you missed any of this week's articles, here is a round-up of some of the most read pieces written by the Economic Collapse News staff: Hey, Donald Trump, Let Businesses Decide for Themselves Where to Make Their Products Study: Millennials … [Read more...]

#Inauguration: A simple reminder for all Americans with Trump in office

Now that the $200 million festivities have come to an end, and all of the politicians have showed us how superior they are to all of the peasants, here is a simple reminder for all Americans with Donald Trump now sitting in the Oval Office that must … [Read more...]

Is Paul Krugman getting excited for broken windows at Trump’s inauguration?

Well, it turned out that the so-called #DisruptJ20 was a failure and an enormous amount of people have attended Donald Trump's inauguration. Despite the walls set up by protesters (aren't walls racist?), the physical violence perpetrated against … [Read more...]

David Stockman warns of economic disaster as Trump inherits ‘bubble finance’, massive debt

Now that Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States, one former Reagan advisor believes the billionaire real estate mogul will entrench the nation into an economic disaster. Telling the Fox Business Network on Thursday, David … [Read more...]

Peter Schiff warns Republicans ‘Trump deficits will be huge’

Despite voting for Donald Trump as a way to protest Hillary Clinton, one contrarian investor is warning of the new administration's massive federal budget deficits. And this will not bode well for the nation's fiscal future. Writing in an op-ed on … [Read more...]

5 random things for Friday (Warren Buffett on Trump, anti-fascists fail, manufacturing jobs)

News Story of the Day: it was no secret that famous billionaire investor Warren Buffett was a staunch supporter of Hillary Clinton. He was one of the many to warn about the doom and gloom surrounding a potential Donald Trump presidency. What does he … [Read more...]

Pension Funds Need Gold before It’s Too Late

By Jp Cortez Tens of millions of Americans and their employers pour money into pension plans each month, counting those funds to grow and to be there when needed at retirement. But a time bomb awaits. The bulk of U.S. pension funds are … [Read more...]

Oxfam’s Hypocrisy on Private Wealth

By: Mateusz Benedyk Earlier this week, the Oxfam organization published a “report” about global inequality. It’s not really a report, since most of it consists of babble-economics with little empirical foundation, and the hard data that it … [Read more...]

Hypocrisy: Donald Trump’s inauguration vs. Barack Obama’s inauguration (video)

Ah, how eight short years can change people's minds... In 2008 and 2009, Hollywood and Democrats were telling all of the United States to give Barack Obama a chance, despite his lack of experience. They were essentially telling everyone to be a … [Read more...]

Hey, Oxfam, global inequality is actually coming down

You may have come across an article or news report about a new study by Oxfam that found eight of the world's richest people own half of the world's wealth. This, the researchers conclude, shows that free markets and capitalism need to change in … [Read more...]