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The U.S. Ethanol Problem

Written by Daniella Nicole
Posted August 8, 2013

With 2014 will come higher ethanol requirements that most cars and gas stations can't handle...

Decreasing U.S. Oil Imports

Written by Joseph Carducci
Posted August 7, 2013

U.S. oil imports have shown signs of decline yet again, now down 28% from peak oil imports in 2005...

Improving U.S. Household Finances

Written by Daniella Nicole
Posted August 7, 2013

Consumer credit in the U.S. has been improving, noted by a significant drop in bankruptcy filings. Is the economy that much better, or are consumers getting smarter?

The Rise of the Warrior Cop

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted August 7, 2013

"This is government using violence to send a political message."

Worst of Them All: Goldman Sachs

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted August 7, 2013

Worst of Them All: Goldman Sachs. In an article about how banking has systematically stolen the wealth of Americans, it only seemed right to have Goldman Sachs as the Insider of the Week...

Banks: Your Worst Enemy

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted August 7, 2013

How did America's middle class become 27th in the world?

Protesting to "Restore the Fourth"

Written by Joseph Carducci
Posted August 6, 2013

When the government suspects everyone, who is it really protecting?

Congress' September Budget Challenges

Written by Daniella Nicole
Posted August 6, 2013

Congress will come back in September, fresh off a five week summer break and ready to fight it out over budget issues once again...

GDP is a Poor Metric

Written by Adam English
Posted August 6, 2013

Even the creator of GDP knew its limits... Said Simon Kuznets: Distinctions must be kept in mind between quantity and quality of growth, between its costs and return, and between the short and the long term. Goals for more growth should specify more growth of what and for what.

Economic Whitewashing

Written by Adam English
Posted August 6, 2013

The Fed and Commerce Dept. are using an age-old trick to hide the fact that our economy is in shambles.

The Top Metal Investment for 2013

Written by Joseph Carducci
Posted August 5, 2013

Analysts are optimistic about the future of palladium prices, and the metal has shown every indication of being a profitable play for 2013...

Yes We Scan!

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted August 5, 2013

With all the recent revelations about NSA spying we wanted to wish you and yours a Happy 1984 day! Don't have too much fun, though, lest Big Brother come knocking on your door.

Happy 1984 Day

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted August 5, 2013

Thousands took to the streets yesterday to protest the illegal surveillance state...

Obama's Surveillance Promise

Written by Daniella Nicole
Posted August 5, 2013

The Obama administration claims to be discussing ways to pull back on surveillance. The problem is, we will never really know if they do...

5 Tips for Buying Silver

Written by Brittany Stepniak
Posted August 2, 2013

Scammers have made millions off of naive investors who fell victim to dishonest coin dealers in their search to protect their wealth with physical silver... don't be one of them.