Breaking: Fed official Jeffrey Lacker admits Medley leak, announces resignation

A prominent Federal Reserve official has stepped down after admitting he leaked confidential information with an analyst pertaining to the United States central bank's initiatives for economic stimulus in 2012. Richmond Federal Reserve President … [Read more...]

Week in Review: Mar. 27 to Apr. 2

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: 5 Tips to Financially Divorce-Proof Your Marriage 13 signs the U.S. stock market is overvalued The … [Read more...]

Jim Rogers warns clueless Federal Reserve will be the ‘ruin of us all’

Not everyone is a fan of the Federal Reserve System, or any of its chairmen. The Fed doesn't have any idea what it is doing, and this ineptness will be "the ruin of us all," says Jim Rogers, co-founder of the Quantum Fund, and perhaps the most … [Read more...]

11 signs the U.S. stock market is facing a correction

The old adage - all good things come to an end - can easily be applied to Wall Street today. The general consensus today is that the United States stock market is overvalued. With the Dow Jones posting record highs, unprofitable companies earning … [Read more...]

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...]

Janet Yellen: ‘Growing up poor makes it harder to succeed as an adult’

If you grew up poor then you'll have a hard time in adulthood, says Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. It is time to start a new government program! Yellen delivered a speech on Wednesday to the 10th Biennial Federal Reserve System Community … [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...]

Federal Reserve gives Donald Trump first rate hike

You did it. You did it. You did it. The Federal Reserve will raise interest rates for the second time in three months. Fed Chair Janet Yellen announced on Wednesday that the United States central bank will raise its target rate by 25 basis … [Read more...]

Fed rate hike to cost Americans $1.6 billion in extra credit card finance charges

With the Federal Reserve raising interest rates by another 25 basis points, United States consumers can expect to pay hundreds of millions of dollars more in additional credit card interest this year, says a new report. According to new analysis … [Read more...]