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How Good or Bad Is the Economy? What Are the Experts Saying? Do They Know What They Are Talking About?

Gary North

The state of the economy, worldwide, is of great concern. The signs of recession are spreading. How long until it hits? How long will it last?

These questions relate to jobs, business profits, and the stock market. People's career prospects are on the line.

The experts disagree, as always. This much is clear: there were no warnings from any well-known economist in late 2007 that the American economy was threatened by a recession. Ben Bernanke denied it repeatedly. Yet it is obvious that something is seriously wrong with the financial sector of the economy. Real estate is in the worst recession since 1940.

I sounded the warning on the end of the real estate boom and the threat to the banks in November, 2005. What I thought would happen is now happening.

Here, you can stay informed regarding economic indicators and the state of the economy.

Yellow Light: Canadian Manufacturing Is in a Recession
Gary North - June 17, 2015
This bodes ill for the U.S. economy. keep reading

America's Collapsing Manufacturing Exports
Gary North - May 29, 2015
This is not the fault of the rising dollar. keep reading

Why the Unemployment Figures Are Fake
Gary North - May 23, 2015
Unemployment is a statistic. It refers to the number of people unemployed divided by the total work force. The trick: the word "unemployed" does not include those who have quit looking for work. I keep reading

Kick the Can, International
Gary North - May 22, 2015
Another warning that raises a yellow flag. There will be a red flag . . two years after the next worldwide recession, but not before. keep reading

Debt in the United States: No Peaking
Gary North - May 22, 2015
I've got good news and bad news. keep reading

The Coming Water Shortages and the Implications
Gary North - May 20, 2015
Free lunches are going to get more expensive. keep reading

Major British Bank Issues "Yellow Alert!" for the USA
Gary North - May 15, 2015
The next recession is looming, and it will be bad. keep reading

The Worldwide Real Estate Mania Among the Super-Rich
Gary North - May 14, 2015
The operative phrase now is this: easy come, easy go. keep reading

Bad News for China's Economy Means Good News for Importers
Gary North - May 07, 2015
This is not getting any attention in the mainstream financial press. keep reading

The Two Causes of Negative Interest Rates
Gary North - May 01, 2015
We have now entered a stall-speed economy. The trick now is to get off the plane before it crashes. Parachutes, anyone? keep reading

More Evidence That Shadowstats Vastly Overestimates Price Inflation
Gary North - May 01, 2015
I have warned about this for years. Now you can test this for yourself. keep reading

The Death of Money, and Other Sales Pitches
Gary North - April 29, 2015
There is always somebody out there wants your money. Do not hand it over without a really good reason. keep reading

Smart Phone Apps and Corporate Profitability
Gary North - April 09, 2015
Change or die! The process is speeding up. keep reading

Middle Class Debt: Two Indicators
Gary North - April 08, 2015
I have good news and bad news. The good news is closely related to the bad news. keep reading

Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Hyperinflation?
Gary North - April 01, 2015
Of all the hyped events, this one has lowest probability and the lowest impact of it ever happens. Let me explain why. keep reading

Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Depression?
Gary North - April 01, 2015
It is not a threat to most of us. It will also be a tremendous investment opportunity, which only comes once in a lifetime. keep reading

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