Week in Review: Feb. 23 to Mar. 1

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: Jim Rogers: Oil prices may see a test at the bottom by spring  (hot) 9 statistics Patricia Arquette … [Read more...]

Marc Faber: Greece is a lost cause, time for EU to kick ‘em out (video)


Marc Faber, the editor and publisher of The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, spoke with the Business News Network (BNN) this week and made a blunt statement: Greece is a lost cause and either the European Union should kick Greece out or Greece should … [Read more...]

Report: Want to earn money from your car? Here are 3 simple tips

Cars - Photo by: Minesweeper

Owning and maintaining a vehicle has become very expensive for the average person: insurance, maintenance, gas prices, taxes and so on. Is there any way to remedy this financial problem? A new report from Daily Finance's Kyle Taylor highlights three … [Read more...]

Peter Schiff warns U.S. economy in a bubble being inflated by Federal Reserve


The United States economy hasn't exactly been the bastion of recovery since the financial collapse a few years ago. Millions of people are still out of work, households nationwide are in massive debt, students are on the brink of a personal collapse … [Read more...]

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein: ‘U.S. is not pure capitalism’

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The United States today "is not pure capitalism," says Lloyd Blankfein, the CEO of Goldman Sachs. In fact, according to Blankfein, there is no place in the world today for "pure capitalism" because we live in a "regulated system," or a mixed … [Read more...]

Good News: Your chances of being audited by IRS lowest in years


Do you want some good news in the middle of Hump Day? Well, your chances of being audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be the lowest in years amid budget cuts and a fewer number of auditors available to make your life a living hell for … [Read more...]

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s Senate testimony in under two minutes


Was anyone truly surprised by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony in front of the Senate on Tuesday? Probably not. Of course she would say the economy is improving. Of course she would oppose the Audit the Fed bill because it "politicizes" … [Read more...]

Video: Is the knockoff economy a good thing for innovation?


As part of his copyright series, Fox Business Network's John Stossel took an inside look in the knockoff economy, an black market of vendors selling counterfeit brand products. The guest, Christopher Sprigman, an NYU Law Professor and author of "The … [Read more...]

Peter Schiff: Higher minimum wage at Wal-Mart will mean fewer opportunities, job cuts

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Last week, Wal-Mart made headlines when it announced during its fourth-quarter earnings report that it would be raising the pay of 500,000 retail outlet workers across the United States. In April, hourly associates will be earning $9 per hour and … [Read more...]

Doesn’t Hillary Clinton believe in gender pay equity? Chart says no

Timothy Geithner (R) and Hillary Clinton - White House Photo

Former Secretary of State and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been talking a good game for many years about how equality for girls and women remains "the great unfinished business of the 21st century." Clinton has also … [Read more...]