By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com I have been hearing about how we as in “We the people…” have to fix the banks so they can lend money again. Many options have been discussed and it looks like the President is strongly leaning
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com While I was watching the wall to wall Inauguration coverage of Barack Obama there was a “man in the street” segment on one of the networks where people were being asked “What should the new President do
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com A friend of mine, who is a crack investigative producer, just got a gig with a major network. His new job will be to cover the Madoff story. There is no doubt this is a big story
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Back in the late 60’s and early 70’s prime interest rates averaged 6 or 7 percent. Back before 1971 it was possible to save money at a reasonable guaranteed rate of return and easily keep ahead of
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com The uneven form the financial bailout has taken is really quite galling to me. The headline: Not a single bank president has been asked to step down or a single plan asked for from the big banks.
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com In April of this year former Fed Chief Paul Volcker described the problems facing the economy as the “mother of all crises.” That was a critical and amazing statement, not just because of the implications of what
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Everybody knows the date of the start of the Great Depression, October 29th 1929. It was the day of the worst stock market crash in history. Some people confuse the stock market crash on that fateful day