5 underreported economic news stories in 2017

We all know about the meteoric rise of bitcoin, the multiple multi-billion-dollar mergers and acquisitions, the roaring stock market, and the Republican tax plan. These have dominated the news cycles for much of 2017. But what about some of the … [Read more...]

WalletHub’s 8 financial predictions for 2018

Whether you like to admit it or not, 2017 is coming to an end, and we're gearing up for another interesting year. But what will the Trump economy look like in 2018? WalletHub, a personal finance website, published its eight financial predictions … [Read more...]

Week in Review: December 11 to December 17

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: FAKE NEWS: CNN botches another ‘exclusive’ Donald Trump story LAND OF OZ: The Fed’s Fantasy on Neutral … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Fed raises interest rates, sticks to three rate hikes in 2018

The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates for the fourth time in 12 months, the United States central bank announced following its final Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting on Wednesday. With a vote of 7-2, the Fed raised the … [Read more...]

LAND OF OZ: The Fed’s Fantasy on Neutral Interest Rates

By: Frank Shostak In her testimony to the Congress Economic Committee on November 29, 2017, the Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that the neutral rate appears to be quite low by historical standards. From this, she concluded that the federal funds … [Read more...]

Week in Review: December 4 to December 10

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: FAKE NEWS: ABC News reports false story, suspends Brian Ross, Trump wants lawsuits Venezuela to launch … [Read more...]

Janet Yellen: $20 trillion debt is ‘the type of thing that should keep people awake at night’

Is Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen attempting to regain a shred of credibility she has left now that she is leaving the United States central bank? That's what it looks like following her semiannual testimony in front of Congress on … [Read more...]

Week in Review: November 20 to November 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: STUDY: 7 of 10 richest members of Congress are Democrats POLL: Just 39% say bitcoin is in a … [Read more...]

GOOD RIDDANCE: Janet Yellen leaving Federal Reserve in 2018

Janet Yellen announced on Monday that she will be leaving the Federal Reserve once Jerome Powell is sworn in as the new Chair of the United States central bank. The only thing we can say is: good riddance! She said in a statement: "As I … [Read more...]

Ron Paul: GOP Tax Plan Increases the Most Insidious Tax

By: Ron Paul Last Thursday, congressional Republicans unveiled their tax reform legislation. On the same day, President Trump nominated current Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair. While … [Read more...]