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2009 Depression Validated

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posted on Feb, 14 2009 @ 12:43 AM
I'll Post this for Anyone that has any Doubts about The United States of America Co.

The Bankruptcy of the United States

Federal obligations exceed world GDP

[edit on 2/14/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 14 2009 @ 02:02 AM
[edit on 2/14/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 14 2009 @ 11:35 PM
Headlines for February 15th 2009

Global systemic crisis / September 2008 - Phase of collapse of US real economy

Obama to Work on Executive-Pay Limits After Industry Complaints

U.K.’s Myners Tells Times Bank System Nearly Failed on Oct. 10

ECB Policy Makers Signal no Rush to Start Unconventional Tools

Darling Says Banks Best Run Privately, Damps Lloyds Speculation

RBS Plans Up to 20,000 Job Cuts, Sales on 30 Billion-Pound Loss

Steinbrueck Says Us Stimulus Plan May Recreate Global Bubble

Japan Signs Deal to Boost IMF Lending Capacity by $100 Billion

Faber Sees Global Economy Taking 10 Years to Recover, SCMP Says

G-7 Says ‘Severe’ Downturn to Persist, Vows to Reverse Slump

Geithner Reassures G-7 on Bank Plan, Is Urged to Move Ahead

UAW Focuses Negotiations on Ford as GM, Chrysler Talks Stall

Canada’s Harper Remains Concerned Over ‘Buy American’ Clause

Russian Economic Position Is ‘Absolutely Stable,’ Medvedev Says

Fear Comes to the Russian Heartland

[edit on 2/15/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 15 2009 @ 07:37 AM
reply to post by Hx3_1963

Destroyed 40% of world wealth?


The 40% wealth was transfered from the common people to the corrupt bankers, govts and cohorts.

posted on Feb, 15 2009 @ 10:37 AM
reply to post by ctjctjctj

Their words not mine...funny how that works...I'm with you and a few million others...

posted on Feb, 15 2009 @ 01:05 PM
The Disasters Ahead

The Myths Of The Recession

Why This Recession Seems Worse Than '70s and '80s

World's richest countries pledge to fix economy

Geithner pitches U.S. financial rescue to G7

Pressure mounts after Calif. budget deal stalls

No relief: Red Cross hit with tough times

UAW Walks Away From GM Concession Talks

GM, Chrysler Idle as Union Talks Threaten Recovery Plans

Deadline looms for Detroit -- much at stake

Ruined financiers committing desperate acts

[edit on 2/15/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 16 2009 @ 03:04 PM
Headlines for February 16th 2009

Geithner Pressed By G-7 to Move Faster on Bank Bailout (Update1)

Tough Banking Regulations Needed: Fed's Duke

B of A, Citigroup "In A Year, Gone!"

Lloyds Shares Fall on Capital Worry, HBOS Backlash

British Economy to Shrink by 3.3% in 2009: CBI

MidSouth Loses Would-Be Borrowers as TARP Fails With Louisianans

As Housing Prices Plunge, Refinancing Gets Harder

Stocks in Europe, Asia, Brazil Retreat; Legal & General Drops

Japan Economy Goes From Best to Worst on Export Slump, Yen Gain

Foreign Direct Investment in China Tumbles on Crisis (Update2)

General Motors Europe Said to Weigh Selling or Closing 4 Plants

Delphi Preparing to Lay Off About 800 Workers

Baltic Dry Index Has Third Straight Drop on Iron-Ore Haulers

[edit on 2/16/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 17 2009 @ 02:04 AM
Headlines for February 17th 2009

California faces budget crisis

Japan plunges into depression

Russian Stocks Tumble as Oil Falls, Economic Outlook Worsens

Steinbrueck Says Euro States May Bail Out Members (Update1)

East European Banks Slump to Six-Year Low as Economies Worsen

Euro Takes Out Major Stops on Eastern European Concerns

Failure to save East Europe will lead to worldwide meltdown

Governments must coordinate better to fight crisis: IMF

U.S. calls for coordinated response on economy

Euro Falls to 10-Week Low on Concern Europe’s Turmoil to Worsen

Euro to Drop to $1.23 ‘Quickly’ on Eastern Europe, ABN Amro Says

Zero-Rate World Puts ECB’s Trichet Behind Bund Curve (Update1)

Germany to Extend Bank Bond Guarantees to Five Years, FTD Says

Banks Face Downgrades on Eastern European Losses, Moody’s Says

Kia, Kraft Suffer in East Europe as Exports Backfire (Update2)

Asian Stocks, U.S. Futures Fall on Economy Concern; Gold Climbs

Bank of East Asia Posts First Loss in Four Decades (Update2)

Singapore Exports Fall the Most in at Least 22 Years (Update1)

India Bonds Fall a 3rd Day as Government Plans Record Borrowing

Gold Jumps to 7-Month High as Investors Seek to Preserve Wealth

Shipping Index’s 147% Rise Signals Jump in Commodity Currencies

Dollar broadly up, euro falls on region risk worry

NYSE Euronext European Stocks Move to New Platform, Time Cut

Something else to keep a Eye on...

The Official "up-to-the-minute Market Data" thread

RED ALERT: FX Dislocation In Process

[edit on 2/17/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 17 2009 @ 03:11 PM
Russia Agrees to $25 Billion Oil-for-Loans Deal With China

Stocks Decline, Led by Citigroup, GM; Gold, Treasuries Advance

Euro Falls Below $1.26 on Bets Europe’s Bank Turmoil to Worsen

Eastern Europe is about to Blow

WOW...that's a sobering article...scarey even...

[edit on 2/17/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 18 2009 @ 09:56 AM
Headlines for February 18th 2009

Recession will be worst since 1930s: Greenspan

Inouye: Another pricey stimulus may be needed

Greenspan: Need More TARP Funds to Stabilize Banks

Obama Unveils $75 Billion Housing Program to Stem Record U.S. Foreclosures

California Epicenter of Foreclosures Shows Steep Challenge Facing Obama

Political Coup Could Derail Calif. Budget
Senate Republicans Oust Their Leader, Forcing New Negotiations Over State's Troubled Finances

U.S. Housing Starts Fall to Lowest Level Ever on Credit Freeze, Sales Drop

GM Seeks Up to $16.6 Billion in New U.S. Aid, Plans 47,000 More Job Cuts

U.S. Auto Workers Union Said to Accept Pay Freeze, Reduced Layoff Benefits

Goodyear Tire Says It Plans to Eliminate 5,000 More Jobs, Freezes Salaries

Bailed-Out Banks Charge Taxpayers Highest Fees in FDIC-Backed Bond Sales

Brazil Stocks May `Capitulate' on Outlook for `Sharp' Recession, Citi Says

Russia's Micex Stock Index Drops on Ruble, Economy Concern; Sberbank Falls

Hungarian, Czech Stocks Fall as Banks Drop Across Region on Profit Concern

Merkel, Sarkozy May Have to Rescue Euro Nations to Avert Regional Crisis

EU: stimulus plans leaving big budget gaps

European Union Says Cannot Support Finances of All East European Countries

Downgrades Loom for Eastern Europe as Hungary Yield Spreads Top Brazil's

Europe's System of Peace Accords Has Failed, Needs `Reboot,' Russia Says

RBS Needs $11 Billion for Asset Protection Plan: Report

Bank of England to Ask U.K. Government for More Authority to Create Money

Pound Falls Against Dollar, Euro; Central Bank Says Discussed Buying Debt

Asian Stocks Decline for Third Day as Global Recession Deepens; BHP Drops

Taiwan Cuts Rate to Record Low After Economy Shrinks Unprecedented 8.36%

China Urges U.S., Europe to Protect Value of Debt Holdings in Its Reserves

China's Investors Rush to Buy Into Equity Rally HSBC, CLSA Say Will Fade

Australian, N.Z. Dollars Near 2-Week Lows on Europe Concern

Canada's Recession to Be Worse Than Initially Thought, BMO Analyst Says

German Government Adopts Plan to Seize Control of Hypo Real as Last Resort

Stocks in Europe, Asia Drop; MSCI World Index Declines for a Seventh Day

Stanford depositors swarm banks

[edit on 2/18/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 18 2009 @ 02:34 PM
Fed's Bleak Economic Forecast Gets Bleaker

Economy Contracting at 'Disturbing' Pace: Fed's Evans

FOMC Minutes Show Doubts About 2009 Recovery

Germany, France May Face Bailout of Euro Nations (Update3)

UK Economy "Very Close to Depression"

Bernanke: Challenging For Government To Run Banks

Treasurys Pull Back on Obama Mortgage Plan

Poll shows rising public stress about economy

FTSE 100 Falls to Lowest Since November; Legal & General, Brixton Decline

Latvia Sees Deepening Recession; Government Forecasts 12% GDP Contraction

Ruble May Be This Year's Worst Performer in Emerging Europe, Merrill Says

[edit on 2/18/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 19 2009 @ 04:44 AM
Headlines for February 19th 2009

Some GOP Governors Balk At Stimulus Money

Some Ineligible Americans Are Riled Up

Wilbur Ross: Consumer Leveraging a 'Giant Ponzi Scheme'

Maldonado Agrees to Back California Budget

Charts: Dow Has Just Days to Avoid Big Drop

Bank stress tests cause more stress

Industrial production sinks 1.8%

Jobless Claims Hit Record High; Inflation Jumps

Worst Job Losses in 50 Years Ahead: Fed Economist

Philly Fed factory index slumps again in February

This can't be good as OPEC is trying to cut production...
Chavez Plans to Pump 12% More Oil as Project Costs Double in Credit Freeze

China Stocks Rally to Falter on `Non-existent' Profits, Economist Xie Says

Australia May Hold Inquiry Into Chinese Resource Investments After Rio Bid

Australia Bank Ratings to Be Reviewed by Moody's as Economy Deteriorates

Russia's Unemployment Rate Climbed to Four-Year High of 8.1% in January

Sberbank, VTB Group Ratings Lowered at UBS on Non-Performing Loan Concerns

South Korea's Top Policy Makers Seek to Stem Crisis Concern, Pledge Action

North Korea Prepared for `Confrontation' With South, State Agency Reports

Europe Will be the Next Japan: Barings CIO

World Bank's Zoellick Urges EU to Oversee Help for Eastern Europe, FT Says

Euro Strengthens on Speculation Germany May Act to Counter Regional Crisis

MAN Fourth-Quarter Profit Declines 46% as Freight Companies Reduce Fleets

Company Business Outlook at Record Low, DIHK Survey of 25,000 Firms Shows

Sarkozy Bows to Protests With $3.3 Billion Plan for Poor Workers, Jobless

Guadeloupe Rioters Kill Unionist, Fire on Police, French Government Says

Nissan, Seeking Cash Safety Net, May Sell Debt in Europe, Tap Governments

Pakistan Will Ask International Monetary Fund to Ease Bailout Conditions

Indian Profit Estimates to Drop Another 25% on Banks, Credit Suisse Says

Brazil Stock Trading Volume May Tumble to 2006 Level, BM&FBovespa CEO Says

Argentina Plans to Tap Social Security Funds for Mortgages, Clarin Reports

Stanford Burns Latin Americans Seeking Shelter From Plunging Currencies Investors

Goldman Sachs Ends Bets Polish Zloty, Czech Koruna Will Decline Further

Polish Stocks, Zloty Lead Rally in East Europe Markets on Government Help

Russian International Reserves Rise After Bank Buys Currency to Tame Ruble

Bank of Japan to Buy $11 Billion in Corporate Bonds to Ease Credit Squeeze

Japan Default Risk Falls as Central Bank Plans to Purchase Corporate Bonds

[edit on 2/19/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 19 2009 @ 11:04 AM
Financial Shorts Trends: Risk for Regionals, Citi and BofA?

Berlusconi Says G-8 Discussing Bank Nationalizations (Update1)

Government Says Economic State `Severe,' Cuts Evaluation for Fifth Month

Japan's Credit-Default Swaps Signal Yen May Lose Status as Haven Currency

[edit on 2/19/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 06:24 AM
Headlines for February 20th 2009

Fannie Mae Rescue Hindered as Mitsubishi UFJ, Daiwa Call for U.S. Backing

U.S. Regulator Forced to Offer Discounts to Attract Buyers of Failed Banks

Westfield to Cut U.S. Mall Hours From March 1 to Help Retailers Pare Costs

Chrysler Renews Prospect of GM Merger as `Best Option' in Filing to Obama

Saab Files for Reorganization After GM Cuts Links With Swedish Automaker

Nissan Will Shift Some Production to Mexico as Yen Erodes Export Profits

U.K. Vehicle Output Drops Most in Month Since 1970 as Plants Fall Silent

Latvian PM quits as crisis bites

Anglo American Suspends Dividend, Share Buyback, Will Cut 19,000 Jobs

Axa Sinks to Lowest Level Since 1995 as S&P Cuts Outlook for Credit Rating

Hypo Real Estate Slumps Most in Three Months on Concern Over State Control

Goldcorp, Newmont Top Analyst Expectations Amid Rising Prices for Bullion

Stocks Drop Worldwide; European Index Lowest Since 2003 as Treasuries Gain

Asian Stocks Decline on Profit Concern; Japan's Topix Drops to 25-Year Low

Asian Stocks Fall as Bad Debt, Profit Concerns Mount; Qantas Air Declines

Economy to Shrink at Record Pace in Fiscal 2009, Economists Survey Shows

Yosano Says Japan Must Use All Possible Means to Revive Flagging Economy

China May Review 8% Growth Target as Global Crisis Deepens, Official Says

China Prods HSBC, Citigroup to Renew Their Loan Growth as Economy Falters

China's Interbank Rates Increase as Central Bank Drains Cash; Yuan Stable

FTSE 100 Index Falls to the Lowest in Three Months; Anglo American Slumps

Gieve Says Bank of England Is Fighting Threat of Decade-Long Depression

Pound Declines Against Dollar as Gieve Says Economy Faces `Serious Risk'

U.K. Repossessions Climb to 12-Year High as Banks Seize 40,000 Properties

Home Repossessions Rise to 12-Year High, May Double, Mortgage Group Says

Europe February Service, Manufacturing Industries Contract at Record Pace

French February Business Confidence Falls to 45-Year Low, Prices Ease

Trichet Says ECB Will Provide Banks With Unlimited Cash as Long as Needed

ECB Officials Stuck on Next Move as Interest Rates Drop to Record Levels

Bank of Israel Economic Index Falls Most in 34 Years, Signaling Recession

DAX Index Extends This Week's Drop, Led by Banks; Porsche Shares Retreat

NPD May Be Near Financial Ruin on Demands to Repay Funds, Die Welt Reports

Canada's Leading Economic Indicator Fell The Most Since 1982 on Housing

Russian Spenders Guard Money as Crisis Evokes Memories of 1998 `Nightmare'

Medvedev Rebukes Russian Government for Slow Response to Economic Crisis

World Bank Sees `Gloomy' Outlook This Year for EU's Eastern Europe Members

Australian Bad Debts Spreading After 2008 `Bloodbath,' ANZ CEO Smith Says

Swedbank's Estonian Director Says Lending in Country Remains `Stalled'

Key Equity Index in Mumbai Posts Worst Week in Four Months; Infosys Drops

Indian Rupee to Drop 6 Percent to Record on Deficits, Morgan Stanley Says

Mexico Bond Risk Tops Brazil for First Time Since 2001 on Drug War, Peso

Emerging-Market Stocks Head for Biggest Weekly Decline in Last 3 Months

Crude Oil Falls as Equities Drop on Concern Global Recession Is Deepening

Middle East Crude Oil Prices Rise on Indications OPEC Exports Are Falling

Stanford Receiver May Need a Decade to Finish Paying Victims, Experts Say

[edit on 2/20/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 20 2009 @ 03:30 PM
Stock Decline Hits Depression Levels

Credit crunch may only have just begun, S&P warns[4F0DA616-A789-49A7-9EFE-A65C5A0986F9]

U.S. Stocks Drop on Concern Over Bank-Investor Losses; Citigroup Retreats

Dodd Says Short-Term Bank Nationalization Might Be Needed as Shares Slide

Small Oregon bank becomes 14th bank to fail in `09

Highland Capital Says Its CDO Fund Is Insolvent, Investors Are Wiped Out

U.S. Wants UBS to Break Swiss Law by Disclosing Customer Names, Bank Says

Treasury ordered to turn over bailout records

U.S. corporate bankruptcies more than double '08 pace

Volcker: Crisis May be Even Worse than Depression

GM Shares Crater

Canada's Clement Says General Motors' Aid May Be as High as $5.6 Billion

GM's Opel May Be Next `Domino' After Saab Without European Rescue Measures

Renault Credit Rating Reduced to Junk by Moody's on Concern Over Earnings

Canada's Consumer Prices Fall a Fourth Month, Longest Stretch Since 1931

Enlarged European Union Must Fight Protectionism Within Bloc, Report Says

Roubini Says Europe Bank Risks Becoming `More Severe' on Eastern Losses

Zloty Strengthens Against Euro After Tusk Says Biggest Threat Has Passed

Serbian Government May Boost Stimulus Package to Fight Crisis, Ciric Says

Hungary May Ban Short Sales as Markets Tumble; Stocks Pare Earlier Losses

Japan 20-Year Bonds Post Biggest Weekly Drop in a Month on Supply Concern

Asia Currencies Have Worst Week in Three Months, Led by Won, Taiwan Dollar

UPDATE 1-Mexico central bank intervenes in forex market

Thousands expected to attend Dublin protest

Brazil's Jobless Rate Jumps Most in Seven Years as Commodities Prices Drop

Zimbabwe Needs Quick Economic Intervention, Prime Minister Tsvangirai Says

[edit on 2/21/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 21 2009 @ 01:19 AM
Holy crap!

What a thread!

Good job!

posted on Feb, 21 2009 @ 12:14 PM
Headlines for February 21st 2009

U.S. Lawmakers Clash Over Nationalizing Banks to Stem Declines

Obama Says Families Will Start Getting Payroll Tax Reductions by April 1

ECB'S Draghi Says Banks Shedding Toxic Assets `Welcome,' Rates Could Fall

ECB's Bini Smaghi Says European Union Can Aid Member States in Difficulty

U.S. Says Mexico Drug-Related Violence Poses a Growing Threat to Tourists

Clinton, Yang Agree to Maintain, Broaden U.S.-China Strategic Dialogue

Pentagon Requests $83 Billion for Iraq, Afghanistan, Up From $69.7 Billion

Kyrgyzstan Tells U.S. to Quit Base Used for Afghan Operations in 180 Days

Fuji Seiki Denies Media Report It May Be in Danger of Financial Failure

Peru Miners May Strike in mid-March to Protest Job Cutbacks, Pension Bill

Persian Gulf Oil-Tanker Rates May Advance as London Petroleum Meetings End

posted on Feb, 22 2009 @ 02:31 AM
Obama's First Budget Seeks To Trim Deficit

Latvia's government collapses

Fear and anger grip economy

[edit on 2/22/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 23 2009 @ 05:25 AM
Headlines for February 23rd 2008

£500 billion bail-out to insure banks' bad debt

EU leaders turn to IMF amid financial crisis

Trichet says financial system under severe strain

Brown: World needs 'global New Deal'

Obama Convenes Fiscal Summit at White House

Obama Nationalization of Banks Becomes Focus of Growing Market Speculation

Recession in U.S. to Be Deepest in Three Decades, Business Economists Say

Poll: Most Americans fearful about state of country

GOP governors: Stimulus money may hurt in long run

Greenspan's Libor `Barometer' Shows Money Markets Stay Frozen Through 2009

Geithner Bad Bank Alternative May Depend on Cut-Rate Loans to Hedge Funds

Bernanke Offers Growth Without Jobs as Dream of Humphrey-Hawkins Law Fades

AP: Military Charity Stockpiling Cash

Big Philly Newspapers File For Chapter 11

Global Stocks Climb; MSCI World Index Advances for First Time in 10 Days

Dollar, Yen Fall Against Euro on Speculation U.S. to Raise Citigroup Stake

Stocks in Europe, Asia, U.S. Futures Gain as Citigroup Soars; Dollar Falls

Europe Challenges G-20 to Back Tighter Market Regulation at London Summit

China keeps wary eye on displaced migrant workers

Asia Agrees on $120 Billion Pool of Currency Reserves as Crisis Worsens

SFCG Files in Biggest Japan Bankruptcy in a Year; Debt Totals $3.6 Billion

Japan Stocks Drop on Capital Concern at Lenders; Gold Producers Advance

Aso's First Summit With Obama May Be His Last as Resignation Calls Grow

Bringing Down Financial House With Credit Default Swaps May Weaken Yen Too

Balkenende Says Euro-Region Countries Are Worried About Economic Stability

Euro Declines on Deepening Concern About Eastern European Banking System

Baltic Defense of Currency Pegs Drains Reserves as Regional Slump Deepens

Poland's Central Bank May Lower Benchmark Interest Rate to All-Time Low

Lithuanian Industrial Output Slumped 5.6% in January, Signaling Recession

Ukio Bankas of Lithuania Says Profit Fell 31% Last Year on Slower Economy

Hungarian Political Parties Push for More Budget Cuts, Nepszabadsag Says

South Africa Economy Probably Shrank for First Time in Decade on Exports

Australian State Debt Spreads Widen as Queensland Rating Cut on Budget Gap

January Inflation Accelerates to 3.1% in Hong Kong Due to Holiday Spending

Crude Oil Rises as U.S. Dollar Drops, OPEC Signals Resolve to Cut Output

Argentine Farmers Rebel Against Government Bid for Tax Accord: Week Ahead

U.S. Latin America Drug War Fails, Ex-Presidents Write in Wall St. Journal

U.K. Should Build Public Housing to Escape Recession, BOE's Barker Says

Washington Pushes for Easy-to-Understand Disclosure on Financial Contracts

U.A.E. Central Bank Steps in to Support Dubai, Buying $10 Billion in Bonds

Crisis drags down more than just real estate prices

[edit on 2/23/2009 by Hx3_1963]

posted on Feb, 23 2009 @ 10:22 AM
Major stock market indexes fall to 1997 levels

Could US Have Worse 'Lost Decade' Than Japan?

AIG Seeks More US Funds As Record Loss Looms

Citigroup May Agree Soon To Give US Bigger Stake

Bankruptcy Funding Solicited for Car Makers

The Snapshot No One Wants to See

Citigroup's Clever Plan to Screw Taxpayers Again

Desperate measure: China gives spending vouchers to citizens

Britons flee French island of Guadeloupe as rioters turn on white families

France pledges $730M to head off Caribbean riots

Fears over 'summer of rage'

[edit on 2/23/2009 by Hx3_1963]

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