Monthly Archive:: September 2011

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Weekly News Wrap-Up 9.30.11

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Germany brings Europe and the world back from the edge of a financial abyss.  It voted to expand the EU bailout fund.  This is not over by a long shot.  Things are much worse that in 2008. 

Peaceful Wall Street Protesters Pepper Sprayed?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  You got to wonder what kind of country we are living in when people protesting Wall Street greed and corruption are pepper sprayed.  Meanwhile, the crooks that caused a global meltdown sit and look out their plush

Mainstream Media Spins Real Estate Recovery

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Just about everywhere you turned yesterday, the mainstream media (MSM) was talking up the good news in the latest Case-Shiller Home Price Index report.  For example, the online version of USA Today had a headline that read “Spring

The Real Deal from a Real Trader (NOT!)

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  (revised and corrected) It looks like what I said yesterday was not accurate.  I said that Alessio Rastani was a professional trader.  In reality, this so-called trader in the video is much more of a talker than a trader.  I and

It’s Much Worse than 2008

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   I keep hearing the so-called experts say how much better shape the banks are in now than in the last financial meltdown of 2008.  To that, I say horse hooey!  Any expert worth his salt knows that

Weekly News Wrap-up 9.23.11

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Economic meltdown 2011!  That’s the headline of the week.  This has been brewing since the last financial crisis in 2008 because nothing got fixed, but the bankers got some sweet bonuses.  World financial powers have scraped together

A Global Meltdown

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  The “you know what” hit the fan today with sharp selloffs of just about everything.  The Dow was off nearly 400 points–ouch!  So much for the so-called “recovery.”  Gold made a significant comeback after being down nearly $80

Did the Mainstream Media Blackout Wall Street Protest?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Have you heard about the Wall Street protest in lower Manhattan called “Occupy Wall Street”?  It started Saturday, and it basically is a protest against greed and corruption in the financial markets. The Wall Street protests really

Will China Stop Buying U.S. Debt?

A few weeks ago, the Telegraph UK did a story about the sharp drop in foreign holdings of U.S. Treasuries.  One of the big buyers of American debt is, of course, China.  There are those that think China is forced to buy our

EU Bailout—Don’t Worry Be Happy

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  It doesn’t seem that anyone is worried much about another enormous bailout to stabilize the world financial system that kicked off last week.  According to one top European banker, many of the biggest banks there are insolvent. 

Weekly News Wrap-Up 9.16.11

Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Looks like the Federal Reserve will print trillions of fresh dollars to head off another financial meltdown.  Europe will be bailed out for the second time in 3 years!!  In the last crisis, the Fed handed foreign banks $5

Make No Mistake–Europe is in Big Trouble

Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner said yesterday that European states “are going to have to do more” to solve their enormous debt troubles.  To that I ask, “more” of what?  That can only be “more” money printing.  Mark my

Can Rick Perry Take the Heat?

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  It is hard being a front runner, and just weeks after entering the race for President, Governor Rick Perry now knows it.  During the Republican Presidential debate on Monday night, Perry was hammered for signing an order

Ron Paul (Unofficial) Commercial

Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com This is a take-off on a commercial produced last November by Citizens Against Government Waste.  It was so controversial that major networks would not air it.  In this version, Congressman Ron Paul is inserted.  It is totally unofficial

Dangerous New Phase

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Largarde, said Friday the world economy is entering a “dangerous new phase.”  Lagarde is referring to a debt bubble, the likes of which the planet has never seen before,