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Money Men are Movie Villains

Here's something to think about when you go to some of those holiday blockbusters (NOTE--Subscribers can still listen to this show): Movies COST lots of money, but they MAKE lots of money too--they'...
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Why Do We Want So Much Stuff?

Capitalism would die if we didn't, but it doesn't do much for our spiritual life (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show). As "Black Friday...
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Deadly Diseases Spread by Commerce

The Bible tells us that the love of money is the root of all evil, but it actually may be the root of all DISEASE, because new diseases are being spread by commerce (NOTE:...
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Educated People Got in Deeper

During the recent financial crisis, it was the very people you'd think would KNOW BETTER who went most deeply into debt--the BETTER EDUCATED consumers!
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Your Treasure May Not be Real

Most of us have already figured out that our money isn't real (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show). Manhattan gold merchant Ibrahim Fadl discovered this we he found that several 10-ounce gold bars,...
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Psychological Results of Recession

The US and Europe aren’t the only ones having a recession--Iceland is too. How does your behavior change when you discover that your money is no longer real? (NOTE:...
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Trillions Hidden Away While Poor People Pay

A new study shows that the super-wealthy of the world have an estimated 21 trillion dollars hidden in secret bank accounts around the world. This is more that the gross domestic products of the US and Japan combined....
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Prehistoric Brains in Modern Bodies

Our bodies may be modern, but our BRAINS are still prehistoric--at least according to one researcher, who says that our minds, bodies, businesses, governments, and social institutions are no longer capable of coping with the rapid rate of change in technology.

William Davidow, formerly head of the microprocessor division at Intel,...
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Is Cash Over?

Is money the root of all evil? (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to these shows). Computers promised us a paperless society, but that...
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Signs That China May Have an Economic Crash

There are signs that China may not be doing as well economically as it claims to be, and those signs are: skyscrapers. According to a study by Barclays Capital, the building of skyscrapers over the last 140 years is a sure indicator of an imminent crash. The construction boom that produced both New York's Chrysler and Empire State buildings...
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Who's Broke? (It's Not Who You Think it Is)

In theory, older people and people with higher levels of education should be more financially stable and have an easier time affording their homes, but since the economy has become such a horror show,...
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The Stock Market Horror Movie

Politics is disgusting and the economy is worse (NOTE: subscribers can still listen to this show)--and the stock market is like a...
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A Handful of Companies Control the World

At least they control all the money--and one of them, the China Petrochemical Group, controls almost 40% of the world's economy. Is this a conspiracy, or just good economics on their part? (NOTE...
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Watch Out!

You may want to vote for the laughing candidate, but lots of old folks (and their kids) won't be laughing if we elect someone who wants to destroy social security, as two of the Presidential candidates...
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Banks are in Trouble for Mortgage Scams

If you've been a victim of a widespread mortgage scam, you'll be glad to know that banks are not getting away with it. The federal agency that runs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is getting ready to...
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Our Economy is Faltering Because We're Not Bored

What can be done to create more JOBS? ONE thing we can do is become more bored, because boredom leads to the kind of innovation that creates new kinds of employment.
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Did YOU Fall for the Mortgage Scam?

One reason you may be in debt is because your part of the country was involved in a major mortgage scam: A...
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Mysterious Billion Dollar Bet

On Thursday, an unknown entity placed a one billion dollar trade in the bond futures market that will profit if US interest rates rise. This means that a major proprietary trader almost certainly knows either that the Federal Reserve will shortly raise interest rates or that the US credit rating is going to be dropped from AAA to AA by credit...
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Being in Debt Makes Some People Feel BETTER

Instead of feeling stressed by the money they owe, many young adults actually feel empowered by their credit card and education debts (Whitley was lucky--a lot of his education was free!) You can't buy happiness: This is a phrase you hear all the time (especially...
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Democracies are Actually Controlled by Big Business

At least Jim Marrs and Joseph Farrell certainly think so (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this provocative show)! If this is the case, then perhaps we shouldn't get too excited about democratic movements like...
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Who Will Recover First?

We recently told you which cities in the world are most likely to be destroyed by an asteroid impact. While congress argues about tax and spending cuts, we can now tell you which US metro region is most likely to come out of the current ECONOMIC impact relatively unscathed.

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Time to Go Home?

In the US, why are the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer? Part of the answer has to do with where you live. Economist Ronni Pavan says, "Our results show that overall up to one-third of the growth in the wage gap between the rich and the poor is driven by city size independent of workers' skills." In other words, if you...
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Your Bank is Spying on You

...And Jim Marrs, this week's Dreamland host and author of "The Trillion Dollar Conspiracy," ought to know! Banks aren't just giving you credit scores, they are issuing their customers "bank-depositor behavior score," based on your...
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Longer You Invest, the Worse You Do

The longer people invest their money, the WORSE they do--In this case, experience doesn't improve performance. This only applies to amateur investors, however, not professionals (so maybe you should try to get a job in the financial industry!)  Researcher Yiming Qian says, "Individual...
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Flu & Oil Leaks: Big Business

Drug firms made big money over recent health scare & BP made money on oil spill - Big companies can be vampiric: Despite spending so much to try to cap its leaking oil well, BP actually MADE MONEY on the Gulf oil spill because all their expenses are tax deductible, both in the US and the UK. Both economies are hurting and...

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How Can We Track That Cash?

Jihadist terror organizations have set economic terrorism as their new target, intending to harm and paralyze Western economies, the US in particular. A terrorism researcher who monitored internet sites hosted by terrorist and terrorism-supporting organizations over a number of years concludes: "For the Jihadists, the present economic crisis...

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Why Misers are Mostly Male

Men have more trouble coping in a recession than women do. Could this be because testosterone makes them more miserly?

In New Scientist, Ewen Callaway quotes neuroeconomist Karen Redwine as saying, "Our broad conclusion is that testosterone causes men essentially to be stingy." With team member Paul Zak, she gave a gel containing...

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Why are CEOs Paid Too Much?

Because it makes them perform as if they're WORTH IT! - Why are so many CEOS of big companies overpaid, when it's clear that they?ve made a lot of wrong decisions? Maybe it's a ploy to make them perform better, since just thinking about WORDS associated with money makes people more self-reliant and less inclined to help others?...

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Why Lehman Bros. Went Under?

The current recession, along with corrupt business practices, caused the investment bank Lehman Brothers to go bankrupt. Seven years ago, after Lehman acquired Peabody Coal, a delegation of Navajo, Hopi and Lakota elders warned them about the spiritual consequences of mining coal on the Black Mesa, which is sacred to all three tribes.

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The Economy Always Gets Worse in Oct.

For centuries, autumn has been the season for financial disaster. Modern practices of managing our credit system were supposed to have changed all that. But the panic of 2008 and the market crash of 1987 are possible signs that autumn may still be the weakest link in the financial chain.

Economist Judy L. Klein says, "There were...

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