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What Copper Says About the Economy
May 31, 2016 CommoditiesThere's a reason why copper is sometimes called "Dr. Copper." The price of copper indicates the health of the economy — and according to the most recent prices, our economy's about to flatline...
The Great Banking Lie
May 30, 2016 Government & PoliticsThe financial sector wasn’t always looking for its next revenue fix. Savings and loan was the name of the game during the Industrial Revolution ... back before banks became economic parasites.
Brexit Spells Ruin of EU, Strife for U.S.
May 25, 2016 Government & PoliticsIf Brits vote to leave the EU, the repercussions will leave behind damage and destruction … particularly in America, where the Brexit vote will plague the U.S. economy by way of the dollar.
The Paradox of Cash: It’s Always the Government’s Money
May 23, 2016 CurrencyFor most of human history, we’ve lived in largely cashless societies. It’s nothing new. But there are concerns about a modern cashless society, and the real threat should terrify you.
Op-Ed: Thoughts on The Current Election Race From Former Senator
May 20, 2016 Government & PoliticsLong the least popular of branch of the U.S. government, Congress has — deservedly — hit new lows in recent years, and a new book by “Congressman X” sheds a cold light on Washington’s rotten interior.