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By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 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
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 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.”
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 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
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 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
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 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
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 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,
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com 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
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Every time I see a speech on the economy, such as President Obama’s on Monday, I rarely see someone cut to the heart of the problem. There is too much debt! That is the simple answer to what
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com I am not a gold bug, but I can spot a warning sign when I see one. Gold is near an all time high and this is no fluke! High prices are the result of big demand from monster players
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com I love the phrase “A picture is worth a thousand words” because you tell a lot of people a complicated story in a short amount of time with just one look. The “Other Real Estate Problem” I am talking about
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com The Friday headline in the Wall Street Journal reads “Job Losses Moderate But Unemployment Hits 9.7%.” This is just a short post to give you the “Real” number according to John Williams at shadowstats.com. He recreates government statistics the
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com There are so many reasons why this stock market should be hitting a wall. Just a few are: high unemployment, plummeting tax revenues, major real estate declines, defaults in both residential and commercial properties, hundreds of banks
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com John Williams of shadowstats.com put out an alert today (9/2/09). It read, in part,”Something Brewing in Systemic Solvency Crisis?” Part of what Williams does is give forecasts to clients, some of which are big companies and hedge funds.
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair dropped a small bomb on CNBC last night. She said, “Commercial real estate will be more of a driver of bank failures.” What! You mean more than the imploding residential real estate market?
By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com I keep hearing the constant drone of real estate being “at a bottom” or “finding a bottom.” I started to really notice this chatter by the talking heads of financial television in the middle of June when