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The coming collapse of the US economy within a few months

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posted on Oct, 17 2014 @ 09:13 AM
The economy WILL go into a recession sooner or later. It's inevitable. It's just part of the natural economic flow, now if it will be within the next few months, now that is something that I'm not so sure about.

posted on Oct, 17 2014 @ 09:26 AM
This article covers some of the same topics as the op. Putin, Ebola, ISIS, and the Stock market. Basically it is saying America is fighting on 4 large fronts.

Finally, the US stock market might be running out of steam after six years of the US Federal Reserve's "easy money". In August 2007 when the subprime crisis hit the US market, the Fed had plenty of firepower. Fed fund rates stood at 5.25 per cent and the Fed's balance sheet was only $850 billion. After the Wall Street crash in 2008 the Fed engineered a massive bailout, at one time printing $16 trillion to rescue the US and other global banks. Interest rates were cut sharply, to 0.25 per cent, a level unchanged now for seven years running. And the Fed launched the quantitative easing (QE) programme to buy out mortgage-backed securities from banks so as to keep the banks and the US government afloat.

We all know that what goes up must come down. The US stock market has benefited from the QE programme, which uses easy money to trigger speculative buying of equities. Now, seven years later, there are fears that US stocks can't continue to rise forever, as judged by the swing of equity prices over the past week or so. The trouble is that this time the Fed has run out of ammunition. The interest rate, which is almost zero, can't be brought down further. If a crisis were to hit the US market again, and it will, the Fed will be caught without any rescue tools. Some say the market could crash 50 per cent. Others, such as "The Death of Money" author James Rickards, argue that it could collapse by 70-80 per cent. When will it happen? Nobody knows for sure about the timing. What is certain is that the US is engaging in several battles all at once, each posing huge risks to global stability

posted on Oct, 17 2014 @ 10:26 AM
a reply to: 727Sky

Thanks for the read. This morning i hadnt thought about the fed being toothless right now as well. Everyime they mention throttling back QU the stock market has a bad day.

posted on Oct, 17 2014 @ 02:57 PM
There is another entry to list of warning calls in this thread .

posted on Oct, 17 2014 @ 11:49 PM
While I suppose you could be right, I've heard this "imminent economic doom" opinion / thread / theory over and over.. and over again. I imagine we'll get hit with more recessions.. as will other countries.. it's inevitable. But utter doom.. naw.

Why? Because other countries won't allow it. Even if they have to bail the U.S. out, the will.. simply because if they don't, they'll get financially obliterated as well. Our last recession.. the entire world felt it.

But then.. one day.. the U.S. will utterly fall. Do to economy or whatever.. all countries have, and will. Just a matter of time. With luck, it won't be during our time. : p

posted on Oct, 18 2014 @ 12:11 AM
a reply to: interupt42

Walmart sings kumbaya again

Walmart can't sing anything without censoring it first.

posted on Oct, 18 2014 @ 12:23 AM
a reply to: theultimatebelgianjoke

2014, drop the zero.

214 is the main and original area code in Dallas, TX.

posted on Oct, 18 2014 @ 12:31 AM
a reply to: fleabit

Dude it's going to happen closer to now than closer to the end of the century. It's almost guaranteed before 2020. Probably next year. All the geopolitical maneuvering plus the possibility if Ebola pandemic. One really solid false flag or just real disaster and the house of cards finally falls.

No one can say when it's coming exactly but it's clearly coming. Panic, pessimism, fear, and hatred are in the air more than during 9/11. People were angry and determined back then. Everyone is just worried and scared now.
edit on 18-10-2014 by tavi45 because: auto correct mistake

posted on Oct, 18 2014 @ 05:08 PM
This is a dream you had? Gosh so much detail. a reply to: Shaiker

posted on Oct, 18 2014 @ 05:19 PM
Well at least this time the doom porn has a new twist by hyping up Ebola. Of course it since we get these predictions almost daily every year I am gonn go ahead and say retailers are going to have a strong 4th Qtr, and the economy will continue to grow.

posted on Oct, 18 2014 @ 06:00 PM
a reply to: MrSpad

We have kept pretty strongly to the boom bust cycle so historically speaking we are up for a great depression soon. We had a panic followed by depression in the first half of each century so far. We already had our panic ahead of schedule by 5-15 years so why wouldn't the depression come early too?

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