Everywhere I Look, All I See Is ZIRP

Everywhere I Look, All I See Is ZIRP

By Jody Chudley
Posted February 12, 2016

After his mother and father put in decades of hard work and discipline, Jody Chudley lays his parents’ devastating run-in with ZIRP bare. If you’re a saver on the verge of retirement, read on…

Thought Monetary Policy Would "Normalize"? Prepare for Disappointment...

Thought Monetary Policy Would "Normalize"? Prepare for Disappointment...

By Paul-Martin Foss
Posted February 12, 2016

Paul-Martin Foss explains what’s next for “monetary policy” as central banks continue going to greater and greater lengths…

The United States of Serfdom

The United States of Serfdom

By Dave Gonigam
Posted February 12, 2016

Hillary’s “serfdom” speech: Did it really happen? Plus: Why Americans already live amid a high-tech feudalism. Dave Gonigam reports…

Worse Than 2008

Worse Than 2008

By Bill Bonner
Posted February 12, 2016

In 2008, a ton of rebar cost about 5,500 renminbi ($836). Now, it costs barely 2,000 renminbi ($304) – the lowest price in at least 15 years. Total losses from debt defaults could be four times U.S. losses in the 2008 crisis. Read on to find out why Bill Bonner thinks this is just the beginning…