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Economic Crisis

In 2006, FTMDaily.com founder, Jerry Robinson, predicted the 2008 financial crisis. Since then, FTMDaily has been an authoritative online voice on the topic of the ongoing global economic crisis.

Here are some of the main topics that we cover related to the economic crisis:


 

The ‘Economic Crisis’ Master Archive

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EURO QE IS HERE… FTMDaily.com – For the last several months, the Eurozone has been facing rising deflationary pressures, stagnant economic growth, and growing concerns over the conflict in neighboring Ukraine. Until now, European policymakers have produced a patchwork of fiscal policies, most of which are failing to salvage the Eurozone’s weak “recovery.” In addition, […]

On today’s podcast, economist Jerry Robinson shares his unique insights on the U.S. stock market and America’s ongoing economic issues.

On today’s podcast, Jerry and Jennifer explore the ongoing IRS scandal and explain why its time to abolish the IRS now and replace it with a national sales tax system.

Jerry Robinson explains fiat currency in less than 2 minutes.

U.S. tax preparation giant, H&R Block, recently conducted a study into how a college student’s choice of a major impacts their paycheck.

Another step has been taken toward the end of the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency, thanks to a major gas deal.

Jerry’s book, Bankruptcy Of Our Nation, is now available in audiobook format. Download it instantly for only $21.95!

Congress should end the most regressive of all taxes, the inflation tax, by ending the Federal Reserve.

We know that the Fed’s inflationary monetary policy continues to reap profits for Wall Street while impoverishing Main Street. One hundred years is long enough. End the Fed.

Auditing and ending the Fed, and allowing Americans to use the currency of their choice, must be a priority for anyone serious about restoring peace, prosperity, and liberty.

Chained CPI Chains Taxpayers

by FTMDaily.com on November 11, 2013

One of the least discussed, but potentially most significant, provisions in President Obama’s budget is the use of the “chained consumer price index” (chained CPI), to measure the effect of inflation on people’s standard of living.

A failure to increase government’s borrowing authority would not lead to a default any more that an individual’s failure to get a credit card limit increase in would mean they would have to declare bankruptcy.

The writing is on the wall, the barbarians are at the gate, and the sun is setting on the American experiment.

Fitch Ratings-New York/London-15 October 2013: Fitch Ratings has placed the United States of America’s (U.S.) ‘AAA’ Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) on Rating Watch Negative (RWN). The ratings of all outstanding U.S. sovereign debt securities have also been placed on RWN, as has the U.S. Short-term foreign currency rating of ‘F1+’. […]

The future of the US economy with Chairman Yellen at the helm is grim indeed.

Both sides of the aisle in Washington are at it again, playing games with America’s finances after running up gargantuan debts that we can’t afford. Jerry Robinson explains the 2013 debt ceiling madness, exposes the political flip-floppers, and explains how it all impacts you and your wallet.

The main proponents of this bill are large retailers and established Internet businesses.

The economy works like a simple machine. But many people don’t understand it. Ray Dalio attempts to explain the entire economy in just 30 minutes.

Perhaps calling New York, California, or Washington, DC home made sense during your working years. Now that you are reaching retirement, your priorities have likely changed.

On this show, Jerry explains the dark side of money, including the spiritual impact of America’s economic crisis.

The ever-expanding role of government in healthcare provides an excellent example of Ludwig Von Mises’ warning that “The Middle of the Road Leads to Socialism.”

Is America Still Great?

by Jerry Robinson on August 24, 2013

In the wake of the recent NSA revelations coupled with America’s bankrupt economic state, the U.S. has lost a tremendous amount of international credibility.

For those who understand the insidious nature of America’s global petrodollar scheme, the Congressional retaliation at Iran’s insistence on selling its oil in currencies outside of the U.S. dollar is no surprise.

As Syria is confronting with a new bout of hyperinflation, we examine the hyperinflationary epispodes of the past with Dr. Steve Hanke.

Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad has just issued a grim decree that outlaws the use of all foreign currency, including the U.S. dollar, in commercial transactions.

California is teeters on the edge of insolvency amid crushing unfunded pension obligations, outrageously high taxes, and the fleeing of corporations.

Confused about the recent debt ceiling debate? Let Jerry’s satirical piece be your guide.

As Bernanke blows bubbles, and Americans obsess over racial tensions, the rest of the world is preparing for war.

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UK, China Sign Historic $33 Billion Currency Swap

The Yuan enters the big leagues as it secures its first currency deal with a G-7 country.

On this week’s show, Jerry provides market commentary, along with an interview with John Rubino on solar energy. Tom Cloud is here to give an update on silver and palladium.

The average student debt for 25 year-olds nearly doubled in the last nine years. We haven’t even begun to see the long-term effects of this crisis.

We are certainly not in a recovery. We don’t see the long unemployment and soup kitchen lines like in the Great Depression, but that’s just because the lines are electronic now.

“This whole thing is a house of cards…”

On this week’s program, Jerry comments on the major Bank of Japan intervention, an update on the privacy concerns of Google Glass, how to handle a police encounter, America’s failed War on Poverty, and much more.

LBJ War on Poverty in USA

With 50 million Americans living in poverty and over 1 million homeless U.S. public school students, it’s time for a new strategy.

The Japanese people should demand that the banksters stop destroying their economy and focus on real growth opportunities instead of chasing paper illusions.

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A U.S. bankruptcy judge has officially accepted a Chapter 9 bankruptcy application from the city of Stockton, California.

On this week’s show, Jerry discusses the BRICS Summit 2013 and the economic challenge it presents to the West. Special guest: Bill Gertz (Washington Times)

On this week’s show, Jerry provides his listeners with a broad update on economic and geopolitical events. Special guest: Dr. Paul Cleveland

Neither party’s budget reduces spending…

The debate over the federal budget and even the battle over the Federal Reserve are ultimately arguments over symptoms rather than the cause.

Despite the alarm over cuts that are not real cuts, it is clear that the US government is not serious at all about changing its ways.

In this episode, Jerry Robinson boldly exposes the world’s most powerful elites and explains the hard truth about America’s economic crisis.

Since people are living longer today, the greatest fear that most retirees have is the fear that they will outlive their assets.

On this week’s show, Jerry discusses why the U.S. dollar will continue to face difficult times ahead plus how you can break the paycheck to paycheck cycle.

Despite media reports warning of the impending payroll tax increase, many Americans were caught off guard when they received their first paychecks in 2013.

America's Retirement Crisis Just Got Worse | FTMDaily.com

“After conducting a grand experiment of consistent deficit spending with a completely worthless fiat currency, the colossal economic failure created by our nation’s policymakers will simply be spectacular.”