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The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!

Jeff Clark, Dale Ginn and Michael Oliver are this week’s returning radio program guests. John Kerry warned Wall Street that if the Iranian treaty were torn up, the U.S. might find the dollar hegemony under attack. After Pres. Trump abandoned the agreement, Russia sold ½ of its U.S. Treasury holdings. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say the ... [Read More]

Is Donald Trump Moving Us Toward A Gold Standard?

A few weeks back, an article by Hugo Salinas Price crossed my desk, discussing “Triffin’s Dilemma,” which I found of theoretical interest. But given time constraints I read it quickly and then put it on the back burner. But the concept of theoretical ... [Read More]

The progression of America’s Decline

Richard Maybury and Michael Oliver return as guests on this week’s radio program. Historian and free-market advocate Richard Maybury help us assess the stage of America’s decline as a global power through the discussion of topics like the ... [Read More]

Memories of Rothbard at UNLV

By: Joseph Becker Returning today to Mises University 2018, it’s difficult and even a little scary for me to accept that thirty summers have gone by since my first Mises University in 1988 on the Stanford campus. And it's been twenty five years ... [Read More]

Brazil’s Libertarian Renaissance: Why It Matters

By: Fernando Monteiro D'Andrea Any Brazilian libertarian gets the same questions: What the heck is happening there? How come you have people with “Menos Marx, Mais Mises” signs down the streets? Aren’t you some kind of left-libs? Isn’t Lula, now ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 7/17 – The $247T Global Debt Bomb, Cyber Threat Warnings ‘Blinking Red’

The $247 trillion global debt bomb Netflix plummets after missing big on subscriber growth It's Time to Give Up on Britain's National Health Service Sexual Assault Inside ICE Detention: 2 Survivors Tell Their Stories Florida is one of the best places ... [Read More]

Mike Maloney’s Market Fragility Index

Introducing Mike Maloney's Market Fragility Index: What It’s Saying Now Jeff Clark, Senior Precious Metals Analyst, GoldSilver JUL 16, 2018 A funny thing happened in the middle of one of Mike Maloney's deep-research sessions recently. ... [Read More]

Crude Oil May Not Find Support Above $60 This Time

Crude Oil has been a major play for some traders over the past few months.  With price, rotation ranges near $5~$7 and upside pressure driving a price assent from below $45 to nearly $75 peaks.  This upside price move has been tremendous. Over the ... [Read More]

Is This All We Get From All That Stimulus?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 17, 2018 * A nothing day for currencies & metals on Monday * Cut the pork, will you Lawmakers?   Good Day... And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! Well, my busy day yesterday, got to me about mid ... [Read More]

Big Corporate Mergers Often Come with Big Risks

By: Doug French The June 29th edition of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer led with, “Time Warner, Inc. was put on this earth not to produce Game of Thrones but to punctuate the cycles of investment enthusiasm.” Grant’s reminds the forgetful that a few ... [Read More]

Trouble Ahead For The Housing Market

Our good friend John Rubino over at DollarCollapse.com just released an analysis titled US Housing Bubble Enters Stage 2: Suddenly Motivated Sellers. He reminds us that housing bubbles follow a predictable progression: Stage 1: Mania -- Prices rise ... [Read More]

How Crazy It Is to Short Gold with RSI Close to 30

Aiming to make money on gold price’s decline is always controversial. The long-term fundamentals remain favorable and gold and silver are likely to exceed their previous highs in the coming years. True, but that doesn’t mean that both metals can’t ... [Read More]

Emerging Markets Could Be Starting A Relief Rally

Over the past 4+ months, many emerging markets have come under pressure as the global markets were roiled by the sudden and relatively deep market retracement in early February.  For many, this downward price trend has been frightening and somewhat ... [Read More]

Can We All Just Get Along?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts July 16, 2018 * The Federal Deficit soars in June! * Currencies attempt to come back! Good Day... And a Marvelous Monday to you! Thanks so much for understanding my plight last Thursday I must have scared a few ... [Read More]

Oil Takes Center Stage: Commodities Halftime Report 2018

Near the beginning of the year, Goldman Sachs analyst Jeffrey Currie made the case that the macro backdrop right now favored commodities in 2018. With inflation pushing prices up and world economies borrowing record amounts of capital, it was the ... [Read More]

Medicare Part D and the Opioid Crisis

By: Mark Thornton Medicare Part D is a relatively new "entitlement" program that provides a subsidy to retirees for prescription drugs. It is supposedly designed to help seniors, but is the drug companies that benefit most. Started in 2006, it was ... [Read More]

Socialists and Other Grotesque Ingrates

Includes an introduction by Joseph T. Salerno. Recorded at the Mises Institute on July 15, 2018.Powered by WPeMatico ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 7/16 – CA Preparing For Extreme Weather, You Aren’t As Anonymous Online As You Think

This is the 'biggest bubble in the history of mankind and it's going to burst,' Ron Paul says Trump and Putin Shake Hands in Helsinki, Then Meet Behind Closed Doors RPT-China to its state media: keep calm, don't inflame trade row with U.S. “Thanos ... [Read More]

Mises U: "The Highlight of My Summer"

During Mises University this week, we will be sharing short interviews with some of this year's students. Felicia Crowley is a first time Mises Research Fellow and a PhD candidate at George Mason University. She received her bachelors degree in ... [Read More]

Our Institutions Are Failing

Our institutional failure reminds me of the phantom legions of Rome's final days.The mainstream media and its well-paid army of "authorities" / pundits would have us believe the decline in our collective trust in our institutions is the result ... [Read More]

PP New York City Summit with David Stockman

After the success of our five Summits held earlier this year, when Chris and I set our sights on New York City, we asked ourselves: How can we up our game even further? Knowing that David Stockman lives in the area, we sent a Hail Mary inquiry out to ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 7/14 – The Un-Making Of The West, The Hunt for Earth’s Deep Hidden Oceans

As Trump backlash continues, STEM professionals in Texas run for office The Un-Making of the West, Vol. I: Whistling Past the Graveyard Deported In A Moment Robots Can't Hold Stuff Very Well. But You Can Help NASA Discovered Evidence of Life on Mars ... [Read More]

Tho Bishop Joins Power Trading Radio at FreedomFest

By: Tho Bishop, John O'Donnell, III The Mises Institute has had a great presence at this year's FreedomFest with speakers including Judge Andrew Napolitano, Walter Block, and Hunter Hastings. Another highlight of the event has been seeing many ... [Read More]