Here Are 14 Very Alarming Numbers That Reveal The Current State Of The Economy

Here Are 14 Very Alarming Numbers That Reveal The Current State Of The Economy By Michael Snyder The economic numbers just continue to get worse and worse, and at this point it has become exceedingly clear that an economic slowdown is happening.  In fact, even the chair of the Federal Reserve is using the term “slowdown” to describe what is taking place.  But of course many are still hoping that the U.S. economy can pull out of this slump and avoid the sort of crippling recession that we experienced in…

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Retail Layoffs Are 92 Percent Higher In 2019 – And Now Even Walmart Is “Quietly Closing Stores”

Retail Layoffs Are 92 Percent Higher In 2019 – And Now Even Walmart Is “Quietly Closing Stores” By Michael Snyder Just like we witnessed during the last recession, major retailers are laying off tens of thousands of workers, and it looks like this will be the worst year for store closings in all of U.S. history.  Many are referring to this as “the retail apocalypse”, and without a doubt this is one of the toughest stretches for retailers that we have ever seen.  But many believe that what we have…

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According To Satellite Data, “At Least 1 Million Acres Of U.S. Farmland” Have Been Devastated By Floods

According To Satellite Data, “At Least 1 Million Acres Of U.S. Farmland” Have Been Devastated By Floods By Michael Snyder We have never seen anything like this before.  According to satellite data that was just released by Reuters, “at least 1 million acres of U.S. farmland” were covered by water for at least seven days this month.  That is an agricultural disaster without equal in modern American history, and yet the mainstream media is treating this like it is some sort of second-class story.  It isn’t.  This is the biggest…

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“As Many As A Million Calves Lost In Nebraska” – Beef Prices In The U.S. To Escalate Dramatically In The Coming Months

“As Many As A Million Calves Lost In Nebraska” – Beef Prices In The U.S. To Escalate Dramatically In The Coming Months By Michael Snyder According to Agriculture Secretary Sunny Purdue, there “may be as many as a million calves lost in Nebraska” due to the catastrophic flooding that has hit the state.  This is not a rumor, this is not an exaggeration, and this is not based on any sort of speculation.  This number comes to us directly from the top agriculture official in the entire country, and it…

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A County In New York Has Completely Banned All Unvaccinated Children From All Public Places

A County In New York Has Completely Banned All Unvaccinated Children From All Public Places By Michael Snyder One county in New York is taking extremely drastic measures in an attempt to force all children to get vaccinated for measles.  Starting on Wednesday, any child that has not received the measles vaccine will be banned from all public places.  That means that they will not be able to go to school, to church or to any store.  In fact, just walking down the sidewalk will be a violation of this…

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Government Warns Of Historic, Widespread Flooding “Through May” – Food Prices To Skyrocket As 1000s Of Farms Are Destroyed

Government Warns Of Historic, Widespread Flooding “Through May” – Food Prices To Skyrocket As 1000s Of Farms Are Destroyed By Michael Snyder We have never seen catastrophic flooding like this, and the NOAA is now telling us that there will be more major flooding for at least two more months.  On Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warned that “historic, widespread flooding” would “continue through May”.  More than 90 percent of the upper Midwest and Great Plains is currently covered by an average of 10.7 inches of snow, and…

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18 Really Big Numbers That Show That The U.S. Economy Is Starting To Fall Apart Very Rapidly

18 Really Big Numbers That Show That The U.S. Economy Is Starting To Fall Apart Very Rapidly By Michael Snyder Virtually every piece of hard economic data is telling us that the U.S. economy is slowing down dramatically.  Many of the pundits have been warning that we could officially enter recession territory later this year or next year, but these numbers seem to indicate that it could happen a whole lot sooner than that.  But the stock market has been surging over the last two months, and at this point…

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California Nightmare: Over Half Of The People Living In The State Wish They Could Leave

California Nightmare: Over Half Of The People Living In The State Wish They Could Leave By Michael Snyder This just shows what can happen when you let crazy people run a state for several decades.  In the 1960s and 1970s, the possibility of moving to the West Coast was “the California dream” for millions of young Americans, but now “the California dream” has turned into “the California nightmare”. According to a brand new survey, 53 percent of those living in California are considering leaving the state, and there are certainly…

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Trade War Causing Severe Pain As Farm Bankruptcies Surge Way Past The Level From The Last Recession

Trade War Causing Severe Pain As Farm Bankruptcies Surge Way Past The Level From The Last Recession By Michael Snyder Farmers all across the middle part of the country are going bankrupt at an astounding rate, and over half of all farms in America are now losing money.  The trade war with China has been the most devastating crisis to hit the U.S. farming community in decades, and at this point there is no end in sight.  Farm after farm is being financially wiped out, and we haven’t seen this…

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A Surprise Announcement Has Just Unleashed Another Wave Of Panic On Wall Street

A Surprise Announcement Has Just Unleashed Another Wave Of Panic On Wall Street By Michael Snyder Well, that sure didn’t take long.  Many had been hoping that 2019 would be a calmer year for Wall Street, but so far that has not materialized.  In fact, a surprise announcement by Apple has just sparked another wave of panic selling on Wall Street.  In a letter to shareholders, Apple CEO Tim Cook admitted that first quarter revenue is going to be way, way below expectations.  That immediately set off “flash crashes” all…

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