FACTS THAT PROVE THE U.S. ECONOMY IS A COMPLETE AND TOTAL DISASTER ZONE AT THIS POINT (Source blacklistednews.com)
According to the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, more than half of all the storefronts in the entire city of San Francisco are no longer in business. Speaking of New York, 83 percent of all restaurants in the city were unable to pay their full rent last month. In 2020, the state of Louisiana has lost twice as many jobs as it did after Hurricane Katrina. By the way, many are concerned that Hurricane Laura could soon become a similar monster storm. In the state of South Carolina, an eye-popping 52 percent of all renters “are at risk of eviction”. Americans now owe more than 21 billion dollars in unpaid rent. Overall, 27 percent of all Americans did not make their rent or mortgage payment last month. According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, the delinquency rate on residential mortgages increased by 386 basis points last quarter. That was the most rapid rise that we have ever seen by a very wide margin. U.S. bankruptcies are already at their highest level in 10 years and they are expected to surge dramatically as we approach the end of this calendar year. For companies with more than 1 billion dollars in assets, it is being projected that there will be a record number of bankruptcies in 2020. World trade plunged to the “lowest levels on record” during the month of June. The percentage of hotel mortgages that are 30 or more days delinquent soared to a whopping 23.4 percent last month. American Airlines just announced that they will be eliminating 19,000 jobs next month. 31 percent of U.S. workers that were brought back to work after being laid off during the early stages of this pandemic have been laid off a second time, and another 26 percent have been told that layoffs may be coming soon. According to one recent survey, about half of all U.S. workers that have been laid off during this pandemic believe that their jobs losses are permanent.