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$3,000 gold price no longer target; it’s now $10,000 when Fed’s assets collapse –...

The Federal Reserve’s balance sheet is at risk of devaluation, and should the underlying assets fail, gold will respond by “rising to a price...

The Depression Dominoes Are Toppling – Charles Hugh Smith (06/30/2020)

Once you allow your economy to become dependent on extremes of debt, leverage, inequality, legalized looting, monopoly, pay-to-play politics and speculative asset bubbles, a depression...

New Outbreaks Are Causing Regional Disparities in Consumer Sentiment – Robert Hughes (06/30/2020)

The final June results from the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers show overall consumer sentiment rose again following a sharp gain in May....

The Problem with Government “Contact Tracing” – James Ketler (06/30/2020)

As states move through phases of reopening, “contact tracing” has remained a topic of national interest. For months now, talking heads in the government...

Money talks: Big business, political strategy and corporate involvement in US state politics –...

Richard A. Devine, American University and Michael Holmes, Florida State University Political spending by corporations is big business. As one corporate executive with experience in business-government...

How Dollar Stores Became Magnets for Crime and Killing – Alec MacGillis (06/30/2020)

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. When Jolanda...

‘Full-Blown Homelessness Crisis’ Coming, Warns John Oliver as Eviction Tsunami Fears Grow – Eoin...

Comedian John Oliver on his HBO show Sunday night drew attention to a looming eviction crisis facing the U.S. as federal, state, and local aid...

The US Dollar Index Is Slowly Rolling Over – Mike Swanson (06/29/2020)

In the past few weeks all eyes have been on the stock market as it has hit a speed bump this month following its...