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Ron Paul says Bernanke admits economy is in shambles with latest move

Ron Paul says Bernanke admits economy is in shambles with latest move

The Federal Reserve confirmed in a statement issued by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) that it will continue with its aggressive $85 billion per month bond-buying initiative in order… Read more »

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U.S. falls to 17th place in economic freedom: report

U.S. falls to 17th place in economic freedom: report

This week, the Fraser Institute, a Canadian public policy think-tank, published its annual Economic Freedom of the World Report that analyzed economic freedom around the world and looked at 42… Read more »

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Dollar collapse inevitable as CBO warns of unsustainable debt levels

Dollar collapse inevitable as CBO warns of unsustainable debt levels

The United States national debt has taken a backseat over the past couple of months due to the potential war with Syria. Over the next few weeks, though, it is… Read more »

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Does a ‘living wage’ create economic growth for both business and worker?

Does a ‘living wage’ create economic growth for both business and worker?

This is the start of an ongoing series that Economic Collapse News is doing to debunk various myths that some non-libertarian readers may purport from time to time in our… Read more »

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Larry Summers withdraws name for Fed Chair consideration

Larry Summers withdraws name for Fed Chair consideration

Since the spring, it has been reported that former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers was a frontrunner to succeed Ben Bernanke as Chairman of the Federal Reserve. For the past few… Read more »

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D.C. Mayor vetoes ‘living wage’ bill for big-box retailers

D.C. Mayor vetoes ‘living wage’ bill for big-box retailers

It was reported in July that there are councillors in D.C. that would mandate big-box retailers to pay their workers a higher minimum wage. Cited as a “living wage,” this… Read more »

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300 economists pen letter urging Obama to nominate Yellen for Fed Chair

300 economists pen letter urging Obama to nominate Yellen for Fed Chair

It seems mainstream economists want President Obama to nominate Janet Yellen to become the next Federal Reserve Chair. According to a letter written to the president, 300 economists, including Nobel… Read more »

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Could the government confiscate your private pension?

Could the government confiscate your private pension?

The United States potentially attacking Syria has dominated international headline news for weeks. However, many think the latest event coming out of Poland should also be garnering global attention. Reuters… Read more »

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Federal Reserve president doesn’t think bleak jobs report will stop QE tapering

Federal Reserve president doesn’t think bleak jobs report will stop QE tapering

Economic Collapse News reported Monday of how potentially the bleak jobs report for August as well as the downgrades in the June and July employment numbers could prompt the Federal… Read more »

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August jobs report shows worsening unemployment, weakening economy

August jobs report shows worsening unemployment, weakening economy

Last week, the United States Labor Department released its monthly jobs report for August. The jobs figures suggested a bleak economy, a weak recovery and an unemployment rate of 7.3… Read more »

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