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The Untouchables: Goldman and Chase

By Greg Hunter’s   This week the Federal Reserve hit thousands of banks with wide ranging pay controls.  The so called “Pay Czar” Kenneth Feinberg said that salaries paid to the top earning executives at some of the biggest bailedout companies would be

Pakistan Fighting is Big Trouble!

By Greg Hunter’s   Pakistan is in a real struggle for control of the country with the Taliban.  This is an actual war, not the threat of war as we see with Israel and Iran.  I wrote about Pakistan as being

Banking Trouble Gets Worse for Wells

By Greg Hunter’s   The story below is what I call the canary in the banking coal mine.  Wells Fargo was downgraded today by top banking analyst Dick Bove.  He didn’t downgrade them because they were making too much money.  What the

Betting on a “Currency Death Spiral”

By Greg Hunter’s   I have been warning about a currency crisis for weeks.  It appears I am not the only one worried about a big drop in value of the dollar.  David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital is also betting on a”currency death spiral.” 

A Illustration of the Recovery

  By Greg Hunter’s   This week I wrote a post about the announcemment of the recession being over.  Of course my post (Is the Ression over?  Don’t bet on it!)  clearly gave reasons why it is NOT over by a

The latest from

By Greg Hunter’s   From John Williams at Shadowstats – September Annual Inflation -1.3% (CPI-U), 6.1% (SGS) – CPI-U Inflation Spike Due by Year-End – No Recovery: September Real Retail Sales Continued Bottom-Bouncing at Low-Level Plateau – 10 Years of Retail

Is The Recession Over? Don’t Bet On It!

By Greg Hunter’s   The headline on Reuters this week read, “U.S. recession over, unemployment seen at 10 percent.”  This great news is according to a new survey by the National Association for Business Economics.   Forty-four professional forecasters took part in the assay.  After

Currency Crisis Coming

By Greg Hunter’s   Everybody is wondering where all of the bailouts and spending are going to take us?  Just a few of the big companies the government has bailed out to keep them from going bankrupt are: General Motors, Chrysler,

Gold Flashing Danger Ahead

By Greg Hunter’s   For those of you who think the economy is doing well, gold is saying something altogether different.  Today AU hit a brand new high,  the record gold price is a major warning sign of, at the very least, big

Afghanistan Turning Point

By Greg Hunter’s   Could a meeting between the President and a Four Star General in Copenhagen signal a turning point in the war against the Taliban?  It has been reported that the NATO Commander in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, has angered

We Lost More Than The Olympics in 2016

By Greg Hunter’s   The President made a major misstep by going to Copenhagen to pitch the Windy City as host of the 2016 Olympics.  Barack Obama and wife Michelle  made impassionate speeches to urge the IOC to pick Chicago, Illinois,

“Audit the Fed” H.R. 1207 Congressional Hearing

By Greg Hunter’s   A Congressional Hearing was held Friday on H.R. 1207 also known as “Audit the Fed.”  As far as I can tell, there was very little in the mainstream media on this Ron Paul sponsored bill.  290 Congressmen

Obama Calls Out Iran On Nuclear Secrets

  By Greg Hunter’s   The test-firing of a new medium-range surface to surface missile, named Sejil-2, in Semnan in north-eastern Iran on 20 May 2009. Take a look at today’s headline from Reuters, “Obama Accuses Iran of Building Secret Nuclear Plant.”  This

The 2 Biggest Geopolitical Wild Cards in the World

By Greg Hunter’s   If you look around the world for the countries with the most geopolitical risk, what comes to mind?  Plenty of people would say places such as North Korea, Iraq and Afghanistan.  There is no question these nations

Desperation at the FDIC

By Greg Hunter’s   The latest plan at the FDIC to replenish its drained insurance fund is to borrow from the people they are supposed to bailout, the banks!  What!?   This smacks of desperation at the FDIC.  You have been hearing