Daily Digest 4/19 – The Civil War Is At Home, Don’t Wait Too Long to Leave the Party

Sweden’s violent reality is undoing a peaceful self-image Don’t Wait Too Long to Leave the Party What It’s Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet Nobody ‘stealing’ your jobs, you spend too much on wars, Alibaba founder tells US Our Strange Attraction to Self-Destructive Behaviors, Choices and Incentives The […]

Daily Digest 4/18 – Healthcare Costs Out Of Control, How To Save Your Privacy

Venezuelan farms have begun feeding their workers — so they don’t faint from hunger A family was billed $937 for a baby’s ointment—and that’s more than most Americans can afford State budget reserve could run out after two more years of funding government (Alaska) S&P lowers CT’s bond rating citing […]

Daily Digest 4/17 – Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak, The End Of Reality

Morgan Stanley Warns Markets the Best Times May Be Near an End The End Of Reality Google works out a fascinating, slightly scary way for AI to isolate voices in a crowd Two American Power Centers Are About to Clash ‘We’re Out of Options’: Doctors Battle Drug-Resistant Typhoid Outbreak New […]

Doug Duncan: Even US Government Economists Predict Trouble Ahead

Doug Duncan is not your average beltway economist. The chief economist for Fannie Mae is surprisingly outspoken about the troublesome outlook for the US economy. He’s worried about the rising cost of debt service as outstanding credit continues to mount at the same time interest rates are starting to ratchet […]

Daily Digest 4/16 -The Doomsday Maps Of The World, Miami Racing Against Time

Here’s How Facebook Tracks You When You’re Not On Facebook The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans Inside The Secret World Of Russia’s Cold War Mapmakers Cops Around the Country Can Now Unlock iPhones, Records Show IEA: U.S.-China Trade Row Could Dampen Oil Demand Growth […]

Daily Digest 4/14 – WWIII Will Be Economic, The Supersized Future Of Energy Storage

World War III Will Be An Economic War Chinese police use facial recognition tech to identify suspect from crowd of 50,000 How I Own My Gold Without Slavery, Would The U.S. Be The Leading Economic Power? Outside Disneyland, a Reminder for Governments to Be Careful What They Wish for The […]

What To Prepare For

Executive Summary Projecting the 5 most likely outcomes from the current standoff with Russia over Syria Level 1: Conflict avoided Level 2: Limited skirmish Level 3: Escalated regional conflict Level 4: War Level 5: Things go nuclear The truly crazy option to keep our eyes out for Why preparing now is an absolute must […]

The War Machine Springs To Life Over Syria

The events of the past few days involving Syria, the US and Russia are highly concerning. Currently, the US is busy readying to drop missiles on Syria to punish it for an alleged poison gas attack on its civilians. I say “alleged” because no on-the-ground investigation has been conducted. At this […]

Peak Prosperity Summit: Chicago, IL

More than ever in recent years, understanding where events are headed next is critical to preserving your wealth and well-being. Being keenly aware of this, Chris and I have been working for months on solving the question: How can we better arm people with the insights and answers they need to […]

Peak Prosperity Summit: Columbus, OH

More than ever in recent years, understanding where events are headed next is critical to preserving your wealth and well-being. Being keenly aware of this, Chris and I have been working for months on solving the question: How can we better arm people with the insights and answers they need to […]

Peak Prosperity Summit: Austin, TX

More than ever in recent years, understanding where events are headed next is critical to preserving your wealth and well-being. Being keenly aware of this, Chris and I have been working for months on solving the question: How can we better arm people with the insights and answers they need to […]

Peak Prosperity Summit: Denver, CO

More than ever in recent years, understanding where events are headed next is critical to preserving your wealth and well-being. Being keenly aware of this, Chris and I have been working for months on solving the question: How can we better arm people with the insights and answers they need to […]

2018: The Year Everything Changed

Since the rescuing of the financial system in the wake of the Great Financial Crisis, the world has enjoyed a steady upward trajectory of “prosperity. After bottoming in March 2009, stock indices have more than quadrupled. Bonds and real estate have rose to record highs. Market volatility essentially disappeared. The […]

Daily Digest 4/13 – Good News Friday: Portugal Reaches 100% Renewables, Forest Bathing For Your Health

Bitcoin: A Stock Photo Cryptocurrency Primer More than half your body is not human Arizona Governor Agrees To 20 Percent Raise For Protesting Teachers 1 in 5 Americans has attended a protest or rally since 2016: poll Suffering From Nature Deficit Disorder? Try Forest Bathing Portugal reaches 100% renewables, ends […]

Daily Digest 4/12 – The Bloody Grab for Gold in Venezuela, America 2.0

America 2.0 Syria: Military Escalation? Towards a US-Russia Confrontation? The Bloody Grab for Gold in Venezuela’s Most Dangerous Town Escape the echo chamber British Intelligence: Yes, Russian Spy Was Poisoned by Kremlin The world’s hottest shopping city is becoming a ghost town This Is What It Was Like Learning To […]

Daily Digest 4/11 – KY Gov Vetoes Pension Bill, U.S. Sanctions Inflict Pain on Putin

Kentucky governor vetoes pension bill allowing agencies to withdraw from state plan Pension Funding an Issue in 3 Midterm Gubernatorial Races U.S. Sanctions Inflict Pain on Putin as Russia Pulls Bond Sale Global Debt Jumped to Record $237 Trillion Last Year U.S. Deficit to Surpass $1 Trillion Two Years Ahead […]

Daily Digest 4/10 – Risk-Aversion Meets a Hypervalued Market, Gold Hedging Continues To Surge

Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel America’s Three Bad Options in Syria Risk-Aversion Meets a Hypervalued Market U.S. Deficit to Surpass $1 Trillion Two Years Ahead of Estimates, CBO Says Saudi Arabia should invest in human rights, not PR campaigns What if we paid for Facebook? Gold Hedging From […]

Simon Black: Priced To Fantasy

Chris and I have been on a ship this week, presenting at The Real Estate Investor Summit At Sea. We were able to steal away for an hour to sit down with fellow presenter Simon Black (founder of SovereignMan.com) and this excellent discussion ensued. We didn’t have any agenda prepared; it’s just […]

Daily Digest 4/9 – Israel’s ‘War Of The Cradles,’ Walmart’s Future Workforce

Walmart’s Future Workforce: Robots and Freelancers Richest 1% on target to own two-thirds of all wealth by 2030 Jewish and Palestinian women wage “war of the cradles” in Israel Syrian Government Accused Of Killing Dozens In Chemical Attack Syria and Russia accuse Israel of missile attack on Assad airbase BP […]

Daily Digest 4/7 – The Demise of the Nation State, Huge Rainstorm To Hit CA This Weekend

The demise of the nation state Lemonade Stand Economics How To Recognize When Your Society Is Suffering A Dramatic Decline A Month’s Worth of Rain Will Hit California This Weekend The Absurd Myth That Solar & Wind Power Will Solve Our Energy Predicament  Tesla: The Biggest Loser In The Trade […]