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USDA Corn Shocker

Folks... The USDA confirmed what was discussed in 2 previous posts put out over past two months titled "HEADS UP: Watch Grain Prices Next 8 Weeks" in August and the September update "UPDATE: Effectively Out Of Corn (Soon ...

Forum topic - Nichoman - Jun 15 2012 - 3:17am - 5 comments

Action plans - Economic crisis/meltdown

So what is your "action plan"? The subject of what preparations to make for the future has been covered extensively by Chris and in the forums, but I figure it's also good to have some more discussion on what to do at the time an ...

Forum topic - nickbert - Jun 15 2012 - 3:18am - 43 comments

Ways to "fix things"

http://money.usnews.com/money/business-economy/slideshows/12-ways-to-sto... USNews posted this upbeat happy article about how "we" can all fix america.  All we need to do is stopped being scared and we need to work harder!!   I ...

Forum topic - land2341 - Oct 1 2010 - 6:45pm - 1 comment

I am Confused...

I need someone, a fellow member, the Mods, CM, anybody to rationally explain to me how the the privately owned U.S. Central Bank, AKA 'The Fed" and the TBTF banks benefit regular people who pay income taxes in this country and is benevolent, ...

Forum topic - Southerner - Sep 23 2010 - 9:52pm - 2 comments

UPDATE: Effectively Out Of Corn (Soon Soybeans)?

A couple of sources, plus the questionable new USDA crop report here  and here  are on track to confirm the concerns in the thread I posted on August 8th...titled HEADS UP: Watch Grain prices next 8 weeks. Here's just a few key ...

Forum topic - Nichoman - Jun 15 2012 - 3:18am - 7 comments

The Limits to Complexity

This is an essay I just wrote this week exploring the relationship between peak complexity and the global economy. It attempts to analyze mainstream economic policy prescriptions in the context of diminishing returns on complexity and our unsunstainable ...

Forum topic - ashvinp - Jun 15 2012 - 3:19am - 8 comments

Another Harbinger of Economic Weakness

Yesterday Paul Kasriel (one of the few economists who actually has a clue) had an essay posted at Safehaven.com. He found that despite being used in several leading indicators, M2 money supply has lost its correlation with one measure of demand (final ...

Forum topic - machinehead - Sep 2 2010 - 3:59pm - 38 comments

Questions from Eastern Canada

Hi Everyone, I'll post this in the hope of getting some information on the Canadian situation and the future of our economy.  I have no doubt when the U.S. enonomy goes into a tailspin no country will be spared.  We live in a global enonomy of ...

Forum topic - nex_s - Sep 2 2010 - 3:32pm - 7 comments

Questions from Eastern Canada

Hi Everyone, I'll post this in the hope of getting some information on the Canadian situation and the future of our economy.  I have no doubt when the U.S. enonomy goes into a tailspin no country will be spared.  We live in a global enonomy of ...

Forum topic - nex_s - Sep 2 2010 - 12:31pm - 0 comments

A New Economy

I came across this post in another forum about the monetary system and his proposed solutions. Wondering what everyone thinks? ~~~~ "After debating the Venus Project, the gold standard, and other economic ideas I consider misguided, I ...

Forum topic - trwiley - Aug 22 2010 - 3:19pm - 1 comment

Depressing Debt Dogma Distills Deflation Dilemma

As the less-than-adequate federal stimulus funds recede from view, we are left with a sinking realization that this recession is depressingly persistent.  Gains on the employment front have reversed.  A fifth of the population is either unemployed or ...

Forum topic - grondeau - Aug 22 2010 - 12:40pm - 3 comments

Neoliberalism redux

Unenlightened Self-Interest: Deficit Hawk Down On Tax Cuts and Financial Reform "Economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man." Henry Hazlitt The argument that 'tax cuts for the wealthiest few ...

Forum topic - darbikrash - Sep 8 2010 - 6:04pm - 28 comments

Neosho, MO - window on a troubled city economy

I have no comment on this story from the Joplin Globe, and the citizens' varied responses on the same page, other than to say it's a fascinating, real-world look at events in one small town, population about 11,000, in middle America. ...

Forum topic - ltlredwagon - Aug 18 2010 - 2:03am - 45 comments

Mass Delusion - American style

“Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one.” – Charles Mackay http://theburningplatform.com/blog/2010/08/14/mass-delusion-american-sty... ...

Forum topic - investorzzo - Aug 15 2010 - 9:03pm - 8 comments

Who Created The Fed

Just watch them squirm at CNBS. Rick Santelli is sure to hear about this from his bosses. Re: Who Created The Fed castlewp - thanks for the great video, you rarely see anyone take on the Fed. The best part was the Hoenig ...

Forum topic - castlewp - Aug 14 2010 - 3:01pm - 8 comments

Glenn Beck

I know that I may be opening myself up for some criticism by posting this but what the heck. I'm just wondering...what do Chris Martenson.com readers and members think about the ideas that Glenn Beck presents on his TV and/or Radio show? ...

Forum topic - ffshack165 - Jul 9 2012 - 6:13pm - 616 comments

Should I stay or should I go now?

If I go there will be trouble, and if I stay it [could be] double, So come on and let me know!  :) I am seriously considering selling our current Massachusetts home and renting in-town for the next three years while my daughter finishes high ...

Forum topic - DRHolden - Aug 10 2010 - 9:18am - 59 comments

HEADS UP: Watch Grain Prices Next 8 Weeks

Many may have noticed the rising prices of grains due to demand and supply issues past 3 to 5 weeks. Our family continues to sell corn and soybeans at roughly 5 to 15 cent intervals of upward price.   The price contagion in many areas...plus ...

Forum topic - Nichoman - Aug 2 2010 - 12:05pm - 35 comments

Let us not overlook the explosive growth in emerging markets

Check out South America GDP by country, South American Rank World Rank Country 2009 GDP (PPP) millions of International dollars — — South America 4,066,915 1 9 ...

Forum topic - Subprime JD - Jun 15 2012 - 3:22am - 0 comments

"Con of the Decade" -- We bail THEM out, then WE OWE them our taxes, which will be higher of course...

Brilliant scheme, really.  2 entries from the blog at www.oftwominds.com .  Chuck Smith explains the whole con game. Good read.  Con of the Decade (Part I) by Charles Hugh Smith The con of the decade (Part I) involves the transfer ...

Forum topic - Trinity - Jul 11 2010 - 4:43pm - 5 comments