Week in Review: Mar. 20 to Mar. 26

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: Will Donald Trump ‘drain the swamp’ with blockchain? Hooray! Snap Inc (SNAP) finally receives first … [Read more...]

A sign of a coming bust? Money supply growth dips to 17-month low in February

By: Ryan McMaken The supply of US dollars has slowed during early 2017 with February's year-over-year percentage increase hitting a 17-month low of 7.7 percent. Monthly year-over-year growth rates in the money supply have been falling each … [Read more...]

Must Watch: Dave Rubin talks Ayn Rand with Yaron Brooks

Ayn Rand was truly an original, a philosophical pioneer. She was certainly one of the greatest philosophers and commentators of the 20th century. Despite her disdain for libertarians, Rand was a major influence for many of today's libertarians and … [Read more...]

Ron Paul warns of stagflation amid Federal Reserve rate hikes

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates last week for the second time in three months. The United States central bank has said that it will pull the trigger on two more rate hikes sometime this year. You can expect the Fed to raise rates multiple … [Read more...]

Buy local to save the planet? ‘Dead wrong’ says Johan Norberg

For years, there has been a push to buy local in order to be environmentally-friendly and to help the mom and pop shops in your community. Indeed, you can't buy purchase an Apple computer that was manufactured in Biloxi, Mississippi, but you can … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: Will the U.S. repeal Obamacare or adopt Obamacare 2.0?

By: Ron Paul This Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on a Republican bill that supposedly repeals Obamacare. However, the bill retains Obamacare’s most destructive features. That is not to say this legislation is entirely … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Mar. 13 to Mar. 19

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: 7 foreign policy tips to make Donald Trump the best POTUS in modern history Global debt nears $200 … [Read more...]

7 random things for Friday (Snapchat dips under $20, government spending since 1981, Rand Paul burn)

News Story of the Day: Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) has officially dipped under $20 a share. At the time of this writing, Snapchat shares are down 2.4 percent to $19.27, just above the record low of $18.90. The stock has lost about 25 percent since … [Read more...]

Is the Snap Inc (SNAP) IPO Proof of a Tech Bubble?

By: Joeri Vandendriessche Earlier this month, the 2nd of March, there was quite a fuss on Wall Street. The long-anticipated IPO of Snap Inc. (also known as Snapchat) was imminent. The CEO and founder Evan Spiegel rang the bell at the NYSE … [Read more...]

Paging Milton Friedman – Pope Francis warns of ‘very grave sin’ if you fire workers

If you're a company and you fire your workers then you are committing a "very grave sin," says Pope Francis. Speaking to his general audience on Wednesday, the Pope decided to intervene in economic affairs and provide his take on business … [Read more...]