Economics - Current Trends


LEAP makes its analysis and predictions available for 2011 in the GEAB. Those who don't want to subscribe can still get a lot of free information.

The U.S. government continues to spend three times more money than it takes in, borrowing from China and Japan, and printing paper money. Some see the consequences as inevitable. Ideas about how to protect one's finances, valuables, and important papers are proliferating. The Bank of China has opened a branch in New York where people can hold renminbi, also known as yuan. And there's advice on how to hide one's valuables and important papers at home, since safe deposit box contents in banks are vulnerable to search and seizure.

Swiss analysts believe the United States will use force to keep its creditors from taking logical actions. See paragraph 4: "Like any power at bay, the United States is now forced to introduce the threat of pressure to get what it wants."

Newsman Alex Jones provides a commentary  and political perspective on the financial breakdown, not just in the United States but reaching all over the world.

Historic chart on job losses during the current recession and those of past decades.

CBS News' 60 Minutes describes what some people believe lies behind the financial meltdown.

New York University Economist Nouriel Roubini's forecast was correct.

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown confirms at G20 Summit that the New World Order is emerging