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Scary Surge in Halloween Candy Prices Suggests Inflation Could Haunt Economy

(David Deull, IHS Markit) The tradition never dies - dropping gobs of cash on delicious confections and ghastly getups for Halloween. This...

Fed Cuts Rates But Signals a Likely Pause

(Associated Press) The Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for the third time this year to try to sustain the...

14 Signs the U.S. Economy May Be Teetering Toward Recession

(Michael Snyder, Economic Collapse Blog) There should no longer be any doubt that the U.S. economy is slowing down, but most Americans...

U.S. Economy Posts 1.9% Growth Rate in Spite of “Boneheads” at...

(Associated Press) The U.S. economy slowed to a modest growth rate of 1.9% in the summer as consumer spending downshifted and...

Workers Beset by Student Loan Debt Seek Bailouts from Their Employers

(Associated Press) Americans collectively owe nearly $1.5 trillion in student loans — more than twice the total a decade ago. It's...

Shocker: 36% of Millennials Favor Communism Over Capitalism

The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) released its fourth Annual Report on US Attitudes Toward Socialism, Communism, and Collectivism. 

China Boosts Coal Imports by 10% in 2019

(Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) As progressive politicians in Western nations clamour for renewable energy sources that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the...

Deficit Hits Nearly $1 Trillion — When Will It Matter?

(Associated Press) The federal deficit for the 2019 budget year surged 26% from 2018 to $984.4 billion — its highest...

Electric Car Push Could Mean Fewer and Lower Paying American Jobs

(Associated Press) If U.S. consumers ever ditch fuel burners for electric vehicles, then the United Auto Workers union is in trouble.

Fed Chairman Powell Sees No Recession Ahead

(Associated Press) Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the Fed is not expecting a U.S. or global recession. But...