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...]

Yikes: Millennials don’t consider themselves to be adults until 30

You are not an adult until you reach the age of 30, say millennials. That's right. No longer is 18 the age that you enter into adulthood; it is 30. David Poltrack, chief research officer and ratings expert at CBS, and Nielsen Catalina Solutions … [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...]

6 random things for Friday (Canada’s 2017 budget, Dow’s 120-year history, Ron Paul on whistle-blowers)

News Story of the Day: what the heck is happening in Canada? This week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberals introduced the federal budget. As to no one's surprise, it was more of the same: spend, spend, spend. With a projected deficit … [Read more...]

Global art market plunged 11% in 2016

Thanks to the exploding money growth over the last decade, courtesy of the Federal Reserve, the art market has become a lucrative industry. That is, until now. As we reported earlier this month, the art market bubble is gradually bursting, and … [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...]

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...]

Study: Venezuela quickly becoming more miserable than other nations

It looks like the Vice Ministry of Supreme Happiness for the Socialist People was not a success. Rather than a new government department or public initiative, people would much prefer food if they wish to be happy. A new study suggests that … [Read more...]

Fund managers say U.S. stocks overvalued as market suffers worst day in 2017

If you think that the United States stock market is substantially overvalued then you would be correct. Here is a two-bit cigar! Fund managers believe that U.S. equities are the most overvalued they have been since the dot-com era, says a new … [Read more...]

A $30 billion industry – the growth & trends of alternative medicine

Over the past few decades, alternative medicine has caught up with conventional medicine, at least in terms of popularity. According to a report by the National Institutes of Health, Americans spent over $30 billion on alternative therapies in … [Read more...]