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Wallowing in Fed-Induced Stock Market Delirium, Even Texas Instruments Admits: Stocks Are Overpriced

Stocks go up, we’re incessantly told, because companies are doing well. Revenues are rising due to ingenious management strategies, irresistible …

Things That Make You Go Hmmm... Like Moral Hazard

A mere 24 hours before the US (at least according to Jack Lew, who, as some of you may have known, is the Secretary of the Treasury of the United …

Another One Trillion Dollars ($1,000,000,000,000) In Debt

<i>Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog,</i><p>Did you know that the U.S. national debt has increased by more than a trillion dollars in …

Eric Sprott's Open Letter To The World Gold Council

<i>Authored by Eric Sprott of Sprott Global Resources,</i><p>Dear World Gold Council Executives;<p>As you very well know, the business environment for gold …

Their Propaganda....Our Propaganda

By, Chris Rossini<p>The Guardian was able to get a hold of some paintings that were made by a North Korean propaganda artist, for the North Korean …

UK Doctors Given Bonuses for Placing Patients on ‘Death Lists’

Will this be the future under Obamacare?<p>RT reports:<p>General practitioners in England have been receiving £50 bonuses for placing patients on …

Why I Will Never, Ever, Go Back to the United States

After a year of traveling, I had planned a last, short trip. I was going to take the train from Montreal to New Orleans. The travels I had been undertaking earlier this year had brought me to places that were meant to form the background of my second novel.<p>This trip, however, was for my dad. He, a …

Stock Markets

Governmental Travel Controls

Recently, a US television news programme presented the following headline:<p>"<i>US issues global travel alert over Al Qaeda threat."</i><p>There will be many …

Ron Paul's Texas Straight Talk

<i>***Please note: This is the temporary home for my weekly column until my personal web page is up and running.***</i><p>New Fed Boss Same as the Old Boss<p>The …

Gas is Getting "Cheap" Again - EPautos - Libertarian Car Talk

In my area (SW Virginia) regular unleaded can now be purchased for less than $3 a gallon. Most people are smiling – the smile of the simple-minded. …

How Much Longer Will the Dollar be the Reserve Currency?

We use the term “reserve currency” when referring to the common use of the dollar by other countries when settling their international trade …

11 States That Have More People On Welfare Than Working

Poll: Huge Majority of Americans Have Seen No Impact From Sequester

A large ma­jor­ity of Amer­ic­ans—nearly three in four—say they have not no­ticed ef­fects of this year’s across-the-board spend­ing cuts.<p>Ac­cord­ing …

LG developing flexible smartphone batteries

LG's chemical technology division has developed new batteries that ope the door for a new wave of flexible and bendable smartphones and tablets.<p><b>LG's</b> …

Debt Ceiling Not The Problem; It's the Lending Ceiling

Repudiate the National Debt

Tags:<p>Murray N. Rothbard (1926–1995) was dean of the Austrian School, founder of modern libertarianism, and academic vice president of the Mises …

Unemployment Plagues Young People Around The World

<i>Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post.</i><p>In the French city of Montpellier, Thomas Pallot frets that his future now seems tainted. He is only 25 years old and recently embarked on a career as computer technician. But for the last two years, he has been unemployed.<p>Pallot has a diploma …

Economics

Who Shut Down the Government?

Posted: Oct 04, 2013 12:01 AM<p>Even when it comes to something as basic, and apparently as simple and straightforward, as the question of who shut down …

Federal Regulations Cut Standard of Living by 75 Percent Over 56 Years

Thursday, 27 June 2013<p>Written by Bob Adelmann<p>More in this category: « Subway Restaurant Founder Slams Destructive Federal Regulations Monsanto and …

Gun Prohibition Increases the Demand for Guns

Much has been written about the economics of gun control, including Kjar and Robinson’s 2009 article that noted the lack of basic economic …

Everything You Need to Know About Janet Yellen

<b>JANET YELLEN IN PROFILE</b><p>Janet Yellen is currently the Vice Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Previously, she was …

Grand Theft Auto 5 smashes 7 Guinness World Records

Rockstar Games' open-world title, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, has smashed a total of seven world records, including the best-selling video game within 24 hours and the "fastest entertainment property" to generate $1 billion, according to Guinness World Records.<p>The Rockstar North-developed title reached $1 …

3 Ways Tech Entrepreneurs Can Help, and Grow, During a Natural Disaster

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Disaster is a growth industry -- in a good way. Dire circumstances affecting lots of people can be a crucible for the kind of problem-solving and collaboration that can yield long-term entrepreneurial opportunities. That's because few …

Tech Industry

ShopThis app lets you buy right from iPad magazine pages

Click on a product, confirm, and you've bought it. There's no need to leave the page you're reading.<p>Shoppers, rejoice: Next time you're browsing the iPad edition of Wired magazine, you'll be able to buy even more impulsively than before.<p>The mag is rolling out a feature from MasterCard that lets you …

Mobile Payments

Terminator-style self-assembling robots unveiled by scientists

Robotic cubes that can jump, flip, roll and assemble themselves into different shapes have been revealed by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).<p>Known as M-Blocks, the cube-shaped robots have no external moving parts, but each contains a flywheel that can reach speeds of …