Canadians can’t cover living expenses without more debt amid higher interest rates

The Bank of Canada (BOC) raised interest rates once again on Monday, causing some indebted consumers to lose another hour of sleep. According to a new MNP survey, one-third of Canadians say they can no longer cover their monthly bills and debt … [Read more...]

Online gold sales surged as bitcoin tumbles

Is bitcoin making gold great again? On Tuesday, online gold coin sales at one of the Europe's biggest bullion dealers surged five-fold as bitcoin experienced its biggest selloff in a month. According to director Daniel Marburger in Frankfurt, … [Read more...]

Sh*thole: Now’s a Great Time to Stop Meddling in Haiti

By: Ryan McMaken Earlier this week, President Trump allegedly disparaged Haiti, describing it as "sh*thole." The response has been what you might expect. It's been a torrent of demands for apologies from the Trump administration and commentary … [Read more...]

Facts vs. Opinion: Americans think average business profit margins are 36%

Energy, rent, labor, inventories, shipping, and a host of variables. Suffice to say, businesses - large and small - face an enormous amount of costs that eat away at their revenues and overall bottom line. Profit margins are thin. For instance, if … [Read more...]

TAKE A BOW: Economists credit Trump, not Obama, for recent boom

If you're unaware of the Federal Reserve's money-printing, economic manipulation, and debt monetization ways, then you'd think President Donald Trump was the cause of all this greatness in the United States. To a certain extent, some of Trump's … [Read more...]

Are earmarks unconstitutional? Ron Paul explains

By: Ron Paul Last week President Trump urged Congress to reassert its constitutional authority to direct how federal agencies spend taxpayer dollars. Ironically, many constitutional conservatives and libertarians disagree with the president. The … [Read more...]

IRRATIONAL EXUBERANCE: Dow makes history by hitting 26k for first time

The Dow Jones made history on Tuesday, hitting 26,000 for the first time in history. At the time of this writing, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 140 points to 25,943. Here is what investors are looking at: Despite money-printing … [Read more...]

REPORT: U.S. wants to slash funding to UN agency in charge of Palestinian refugees

Over the last month, the Trump administration has threatened to reduce or cut funding to foreign nations. First it was many members of the United Nations. Then it was Pakistan and Palestine. Now it may be Palestinian refugees (SEE: FINALLY: Donald … [Read more...]

Is Tulsi Gabbard the next Ron Paul on foreign policy?

It must be a rule of thumb in Washington to have at least two anti-war, Ron Paul-like officials every term. During Dr. Paul's time, it was himself and Ohio Democratic Congressman Dennis Kucinich fighting the military-industrial complex. Today, it … [Read more...]

WATCH: Leftists say Corporate America won’t raise wages – Corporate America raises wages

In the motion picture "There Will Be Blood," legendary character Daniel Plainview tells Eli Sunday, "Don't you look like a fool..." Well, that's what President Donald Trump and the Republicans can say to the talking heads over at MSNBC and … [Read more...]