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The Implosion Is Near: Signs Of the Bubble’s Last Days.

David Stockman, Mish Shedlock, David Gurwitz, Daniel McAdams and David Jensen will return as guests on this week's radio program. Gurwitz shares Charles Nenner’s latest predictions on gold and other key markets. Stockman and Shedlock are suggesting that the current bubble created by the Fed is nearing its physical limits and that we better ... [Read More]

Gold Friendly BRICS Challenge the Dollar and the Fed

“All the News That’s Fit to Print” is still a slogan published at the top of each daily issue of The New York Times. Yet as I opened my copy of that paper on July 16, not a word was printed to discuss the July 15, 2014, announcement in Brazil by the ... [Read More]

The Money Bubble. What To Do Before It Pops?

James Turk, John Rubino, Daniel McAdams and David Jensen return as guests on the next radio program. Turk and Rubino discusses their new book, “The Money Bubble. What to Do Before it Pops?” Both men believe, as does your host, that economic ... [Read More]

Smart Apps vs. Obamacare

Health care costs in the U.S. have been rising so steadily for so long that containment barely seems possible. Even optimists don’t dream of cutting the price tag. As its official name — the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act — suggests, ... [Read More]

Herbalife Ltd.(HLF): The Battle With Ackman

Jim Bach: Bill Ackman, founder of Pershing Square Capital Management LLC, may consider his public condemnation of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) “the most important presentation” of his career, but you wouldn’t think so looking at Herbalife stock today ... [Read More]

Live Streaming, Weds. at Mises U: Morning Lectures

Wedesday, July 23 (Central Daylight Time) 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.—The Austrian Theory of the Business Cycle | Garrison 10:15-11:15 a.m.—Everyday Logic of Economics. Gordon 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.—Contemporary Challenges to Austrian Economics | Murphy ... [Read More]

This Time Is Not Different: Why The Market Is Heading For A Fall

The 2008 Wall Street meltdown is long forgotten, having been washed away by a tsunami of central bank liquidity. Indeed, the S&P closed yesterday at 1,983—or up by nearly 200% from its March 2009 low. Yet four cardinal measures of Main Street ... [Read More]

Dollar edges lower this morning

*  Mixed inflation signals *  Housing improved *  ECB and the Fed *  What wasn't said And Now. Today's A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day! And Welcome to Wednesday morning. One of the radio stations here in St. Louis has a segment called ... [Read More]

Krugman’s Latest Debt Denial: Why His Two Magic Numbers Don’t Cut It

Professor Krugman is at it again—–conjuring fairy tales about a benign long-term fiscal outlook. Notwithstanding that the public debt has surged from 40% to 75% of GDP during the six short years since 2008, he claims there is no reason to fret and ... [Read More]

Creditism and the Threat of a New Depression

Once we broke the link between dollars and gold, all the constraints on how much credit could be created were removed. Total credit first went through one trillion dollars in 1964 in the United States, and over the next 43 years, it expanded from one ... [Read More]

Safe Haven ETFs To Evade Geopolitical Tensions

Though the broad U.S. stock market has easily outweighed geopolitical concerns and are hovering near its all-time high, the latest series of events might point to some volatility in the coming weeks. This is especially true as the downing of the ... [Read More]

Prohibition Not Appetite is the Problem

Don Boudreaux  at Café Hayek highlighted yesterday’s Wall Street Journal article by Mary Anastasia O’Grady where she asks “What Really Drove the Children North”? Her answer, “Our appetite for drugs caused the violence that made life unbearable in ... [Read More]

Hr 2. The Implosion Is Near: Signs Of the Bubble’s Last Days.

Daniel McAdams discusses how the media only gives one side of the downed Malaysian airliner story which puts the blame on Russia without proof. David Jensen updates the GOFO rate for gold and reveals prices for the other metals markets and gives his ... [Read More]

Hr 1. The Implosion Is Near: Signs Of the Bubble’s Last Days.

David Gurwitz passes on the great Charles Nenner’s latest predictions based on his highly accurate cyclical analysis. Mike Shedlock and David Stockman suggest that the current bubble created by the Fed is nearing its physical limits and trouble is ... [Read More]

Was There a Global Holiday I Didn’t Know About.

*  Chicago Fed *  China and Switzerland agree *  BRICS *  Basis points And Now. Today's A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Good Day! And welcome to Tuesday morning. Talk about uneventful. Monday mornings are usually pretty hectic but that just ... [Read More]

Photos from Day 2 of Mises U

Some images from Day2 of Mises U. Roger Garrison: Lucas Engelhardt: Robert Higgs: Jeffrey Herbener: Woods and Block: Guido Hülsmann with students: ... [Read More]

Best European ETFs To Buy In An Uncertain Market

Europe has been the center of most discussions this year. After suffering from the longest recession in decades, European equities started picking up towards the end of last year. However, the going hasn’t been easy for them in 2014, barring Germany, ... [Read More]

What Your Grocery Bill Says About Your Investment Future

For as quickly as food prices are rising, we Americans still have it good compared with the rest of the world. The typical U.S. household spends 6.6% of its monthly budget on food — the lowest among more than 20 countries recently reviewed by the ... [Read More]

Live Stream, 5 PM EST: Roger Garrison Lectures on Austrian Capital Theory

Scheduled for Jul 21, 2014 Monday, July 21 (Central Daylight Time) 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.—The Division of Labor and Social Order | Herbener 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.—Money | Engelhardt 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.—Austrian Capital Theory | Garrison ... [Read More]

New Index Points to a Steep Drop in Asset Prices

If you take an egg and drop it on the floor, it breaks. An egg is fragile. A golf ball, by comparison, is less fragile. It takes a lot more force to crack a golf ball. What about stock prices? Housing prices? Bond prices? Are they eggs or golf balls? ... [Read More]

Photos from the First Night of Mises U

See our Instagram page for more photos. Jeff Deist welcomes the students.  Joes Salerno introduces the faculty. Tom Woods delivers the introductory lecture. Mises U students. Lew Rockwell with faculty, fellows, and students.   ... [Read More]