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Thibaut Lepouttre is a highly educated and well-respected economist from Belgium. But unlike many of his counterparts who often tow the line of mainstream politicians and financial pundits, he’s not one to sugarcoat the seriousness of the current global economic, financial and monetary environment. According to Lepouttre, while the Federal Reserve …

As the quarterly earnings season heats up we are seeing massive cracks in the global economy. Most recently mega-retailer Walmart announced flat-lining sales and say that they expect earnings per share to collapse as much as 12% next year citing higher employee costs and a bleak economic outlook. But financial …

Now that a major global recession has begun, you would expect major retailers like Wal-Mart to run into trouble as consumer spending dries up, and that is precisely what is happening. On Wednesday, shares of Wal-Mart experienced their largest single day decline in 27 years after an extremely disappointing earnings …

The biggest bank in the western world has just come out and declared that the global economy is “already in a recession.”  According to British banking giant HSBC, global trade is down 8.4 percent so far this year, and global GDP expressed in U.S. dollars is down 3.4 percent.  So …

The people of the United States, misled by its politicians, and plundered by its financial institutions, are swimming in so much debt that no one will probably ever grasp the truly staggering amount — if indeed it can ever be fully calculated. Forget paying it all back; the Federal Reserve …

The warnings are getting louder.  Is anybody listening?  For months, I have been documenting on my website how the global financial system is absolutely primed for a crisis, and now some of the most important financial institutions in the entire world are warning about the exact same thing.  For example, …

Warren Buffett once referred to derivatives as “financial weapons of mass destruction,” and it was inevitable that they would begin to wreak havoc on our financial system at some point.  While things may seem somewhat calm on Wall Street at the moment, the truth is that a great deal of …

The worst stock market crashes in U.S. history have come during the month of October.  There is just something about this time of the year that seems to be conducive to financial panic.  For example, on October 28th, 1929 the biggest stock market crash in U.S. history up until that …

The federal government uses very carefully manipulated numbers to cover up the crushing economic depression that is going on in this nation. For the month of September, the federal government told us that 142,000 jobs were added to the economy. If that was actually true, that would barely be enough …

While the Obama administration and their mainstream surrogates maintain that the economy is growing at a booming pace, the reality of the situation is starkly different. According to a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics some 94.6 million Americans (age 16 and over) are either not working or have made no …