Economics and Investing:

US household debt nearly twice as high as annual wages and salaries: Inflating the consumer debt bubble with student loans and auto debt.

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Warning: The Ukraine Is At A Flashpoint

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Items from The Economatrix:

The “Economic Recovery” Continues: Businesses Are Being Destroyed Faster Than They Are Being Created

Will Detroit Be The First Major Chinese City In The United States?

The Impending Retirement Crisis: Pushing The Financial Constraints Of An Economy Where Many Will Rely On Social Security For The Bulk Of Their Income On The Backs Of A Growing Young Low Wage Workforce.

Seemingly Terrific April Jobs Report Poses Strange Puzzle

Job Growth Accelerates, But Unemployed Left In Lurch