DEBTOR NATION

VIDEOS

Wolf Richter On The Keiser Report
"Debtonomics and the NSA"

Wolf Richter on the Keiser Report
"Where Is The Fear"

Wolf Richter on Max Keiser's "On The Edge" 
"The Pauperization of America"

Wolf Richter on the Keiser Report
"Where the Money Goes to Die"

Clarke and Dawe: European Debt Crisis
Two favorite Australian Comedians

Clarke and Dawe: Quantitative Easing
Big industrial-strength printers, all facing the window

The Fastest Drive Ever Through San Francisco
Don't try to do this yourself
 

humanERROR - by "Frying Dutchman"
Powerful, lyrical appeal to the Japanese. Slams nuke industry, MSM, bureaucrats, and politicians.

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Thursday
Jul032014

How The US Government Deliberately Understates Inflation 

Since rents aren’t fully reflected in the Consumer Price Index, we’re behind the curve. And the Fed, which relies on the PCE index, “won’t even see the curve,” says Lee Adler in this must-see video (with chart) that raised my blood pressure.

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Wednesday
Jul022014

New York's Highest Court Allows Fracking Bans, Industry Reels

By Nick Cunningham: “The oil and gas industry tried to bully us into backing down, but we took our fight all the way to New York’s highest court,” said a town supervisor. The battle has moved on to other states. A thorny setback for the industry.

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Tuesday
Jul012014

Doctor’s Perspective: Facebook’s Own “Monster Study”

By Michael Gorback, M.D.: FB's psychological experimentation on hundreds of thousands of unwitting users is illicit human experimentation and a gross human-rights violation.

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Monday
Jun302014

What Facebook Got Wrong When Manipulating Users' Emotions 

Jim Probasco: FB’s big study proved “emotional contagion occurs without direct interaction between people, and in absence of nonverbal cues.” But it lacked just one little thing.

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Saturday
Jun282014

Mini Tax Havens: How Europe’s 1% Gets to Pay Only 1%

By Don Quijones: Under the guise of austerity, taxes on the middle class and small businesses in Spain and other countries have reached confiscatory levels. But for the wealthy, there is a special deal – and it erupted into a scandal.

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Saturday
Jun282014

Another Stupid US Energy Policy Decision

By Dan Dicker: The ruling by the Commerce Department to allow two companies to export condensates effectively ends the oil export ban. A decision that is blind to long-term US energy needs. All it does is increase the profits of a few domestic E+P players..

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Wednesday
Jun252014

‘Steal Less, Invest More’ Advised At Ukrainian Energy Forum

By Amy Gleich: Steal less, invest more, run a fair game, and sell off the pipeline system that Moscow is using to keep Ukraine in line — energy experts at a forum in Kiev.

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Monday
Jun232014

Investor Sentiment Flashes Warning

By David Moenning: After peaks in optimism since 1995, the S&P has lost on average 256 points and never gained until after the next extreme pessimism reading.

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Sunday
Jun222014

The Stench Of Crony Capitalist Corruption At GM

By David Stockman: GM blamed a low-level engineer for its ignition switch fiasco. That doesn’t even merit an “oh puleese!” I speak from personal experience: I owned a supplier that was smashed to smithereens by GM’s engineering and purchasing bureaucracy. 

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Saturday
Jun212014

The Global Corporatocracy Is Nearing Completion

By Don Quijones: Quietly, the rules governing global trade and financial markets are being changed. Despite the enormous impact they have on our lives, the public is not consulted. Most people are not even aware it is happening.

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Friday
Jun202014

Canary In A Handbag: Why Coach Hit The Skids

By David Stockman: Coach just had an earnings fiasco. Sales plunged 21%. Prospects are worse for the period ahead. Store closings are coming. That's the payoff for playing the destructive game of the Wall Street casino.

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Friday
Jun202014

The French Government’s Many Special Opportunities To Cave

By Hilary Barnes: The impression that the French government was not going to cave to trade unions on its reform of the state rail system was wrong. After causing rail chaos for 10 days, trade union militants got what they wanted.

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Thursday
Jun192014

Interest Rates Are Setting Up for a Surprise Move

By Jeff Clark: There were no surprises in the Fed’s announcement yesterday. But interest rates may give us one anyway. Take a look at this chart of the 30-year Treasury bond yield.

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Thursday
Jun192014

Thorium: Energy Savior or Red Herring?

By Andrew Topf: No-brainer? Thorium is abundant and reactors are more efficient than uranium reactors. They yield less waste, which is also less radioactive. So what's the snag?

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Wednesday
Jun182014

In Search Of Russia’s Lost Fracking Boom

By Scott Belinksi: Gazprom’s mega-deal with China sent shockwaves around the world. But Gazprom might not be able to honor the deal if shale reserves are not tapped soon. And that might not happen because capitalism à la russe is a harsh mistress.

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Wednesday
Jun182014

Argentina’s Impending Default: Fancy Footwork is a Bad Idea 

By Bianca Fernet, Argentina: The clock is ticking. Fast. June 30 is a mere 12 days away.

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Tuesday
Jun172014

A Horror-Show Called ‘Fed-Gate’ May Come To Your Bond Fund

By David Stockman: The headline is a thunderbolt: “Fed Looks At Exit Fees On Bond Funds”—exit fees designed to stop small investors from exiting bond funds in a crisis. But it could trigger the very kind of run on bond funds it’s designed to prevent.

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Monday
Jun162014

Fed’s “mandate,” a fake license for perpetual money printing

By David Stockman:  These realities reflect a dangerous fiscal and social policy breakdown. They're also thumping proof that monetary policy has exactly nothing to do with employment conditions and job creation.

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Sunday
Jun152014

What Iraq’s Disintegration Means for Oil Markets

Executive Report, ISA Intel: OPEC’s 2nd largest producer has the 5th largest reserves in the world and is one of the last places with enormous amounts of underexplored low-cost oil.

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Sunday
Jun152014

Sex, Drugs and Dodgy Accounting: Spain's New Growth Strategy

By Don Quijones: When it comes to creative accounting, few can hold a candle to Spain's finance minister Cristobal Montoro, who unveiled his latest scheme to “grow” the economy: adding prostitution and illegal drugs to GDP to solve a host of urgent problems.

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