Daily Digest 12/7 – Millennials Hold 3% Of Total U.S. Wealth, Ford Workers Break Silence On Faulty Transmissions

Economy Millennials only hold 3% of total US wealth, and that’s a shockingly small sliver of what baby boomers had at their age (Adam) The chart below shows what percentage of total US wealth each generation has held since 1990, according to Fed data that extends through 2019 Q2. Over […]

How Best To Use The Time Remaining

Executive Summary Useful frameworks for time management Building better health through functional fitness, mobility & sleep Building stronger relationships through science Building resilient/passive income streams (that you own & control) If you have not yet read Part 1: Living On Borrowed Time , available free to all readers, please click […]

Living On Borrowed Time

The laws of physics are governed by cause and effect. But there can exist a time lag between the two. For instance: Note how the speed of both the bullet and the retracting latex far exceed that of the shockwave or gravity on the water contained inside each balloon. There’s […]

Daily Digest 12/6 – Good News Friday: Farming For The Future, Why Children Really Believe In Santa Claus

This is Good News Friday, where we find some good economic, energy, and environmental news and share it with PP readers. Please send any positive news to dd@peakprosperity.com with subject header “Good News Friday.” We will save and post weekly. Enjoy! Economy Researchers Find A Remarkable Ripple Effect When You […]

Daily Digest 12/5 – The Age Of AI, The Stoic Virtue Of Self-Sufficiency

Economy Inequality, Climate Change And The Role Of Central Banks (Alex M.) “Should central banks resist the calls to take more account of ethical distributional and environmental concerns in the design and implementation of the wider set of monetary policy tools they have been using in the past decade?” asks […]

CSI: US Equity “Markets”

What happened last night — the Fed money hose connected to the Trump admin’s use of Bloomberg to pump out another China trade rumor — is really a crime scene. I’m not sure which bothers me the most, that it happened again, or that it worked again. Neither speaks very […]

Daily Digest 12/4 – U.S. Stock Market ‘Will Get Crushed’ In Next Recession, Is Holiday Overeating Slowly Killing Us?

Economy Is holiday overeating slowly killing us? (Saxplayer00o1) The overeating and overdrinking that typically takes place between the middle of November and New Year is a prime driver of the obesity epidemic that now kills more Americans than smoking, according to this scientific survey published in the British Medical Journal […]

Daily Digest 12/3 – Living in Dark Mode In Hong Kong, What Iran Did Not Want You to See

Economy What Iran Did Not Want You to See (Sparky1) A hike in fuel prices sparked protests across Iran. Ms. Bahreini exposes and analyzes footage of human rights abuses by Iranian security forces, including shootings into crowds of unarmed protesters. And she warns of what may come next — incarceration, […]

A Vision For Living Regeneratively

Executive Summary Requirements for Regenerative Natural Systems Regenerative Relationships Regenerative Community Regenerative Culture Putting it all into action If you have not yet read Part 1: What’s Possible? , available free to all readers, please click here to read it first. Vision Elements As many Peak Prosperity readers are aware, […]

What’s Possible?

As we look at the multiplying signs of failure across our economy and the environment, society is slowing realizing that we need to start doing things differently if we want a future to be proud of. Those awakening to this are asking: What should we do? I think a better […]

Daily Digest 12/2 – Amazon Warehouse Employees Face Serious Injuries, What Is Venice’s Future?

Economy The Way Out for a World Economy Hooked On Debt? More Debt (Adam) Now, as policy makers grapple with the slowest growth since that era, a suite of options on how to revive their economies share a common denominator: yet more debt. From Green New Deals to Modern Monetary […]

Daily Digest 11/30 – Banks Near The End Of Their Rope, U.S. Fertility Rate Hit Record Low in 2018

Economy John Rubino: Banks Near The End Of Their Rope (pinecarr) With civil unrest going global, one seasoned analyst suggests that banks, central banks, and governments may be near the end of their rope, and poised to pivot to a survival strategy. Jeffrey Epstein, Blackmail and a Lucrative ‘Hot List’ […]

Art Berman: Houston, We Have A Problem

Every week in our Off The Cuff Series, we interview expert minds on the premium side of PeakProsperity.com. These discussions are unscripted and informal, where my partner Chris Martenson and his guest react to recent macro developments and predict the likeliest repercussions. Every once in while, when we have an […]

Daily Digest 11/29 – Good News Friday: The Wisdom Your Body Knows, How To Enjoy a Plastic-Free Holiday Season

This is Good News Friday, where we find some good economic, energy, and environmental news and share it with PP readers. Please send any positive news to dd@peakprosperity.com with subject header “Good News Friday.” We will save and post weekly. Enjoy! Economy Prosecutors Usually Send People to Prison. These Are […]

A Note Of Gratitude

The ladies and I leave soon for our Thanksgiving dinner with my wife’s extended family. But before I go, I want to share a few quick thoughts of gratitude with you, dear PP.com reader. First off, Chris and I are ever-appreciative that we have the privilege of running this website […]

Daily Digest 11/27 – Yield-Crazed Investors Pile Into U.S. Subprime Car Loans, The Lender Of Last Resort

Economy Dallas Fed president believes ballooning debt could suddenly become a big issue for economy (Saxplayer00o1) “We’re got a record level of corporate and to be specific BBB debt has tripled over the last 10 years,” he said on “Squawk Box.” “Leveraged loans as well as BB and B debt […]

Daily Digest 11/26 – Singapore’s ‘Fake News’ Law Comes Into Effect, Retire Early To Save The Planet?

Economy El Mencho’s American Empire: Mexican drug lord’s super cartel infiltrates U.S. small towns (Sparky1) CJNG’s rapid rise heralds the latest chapter in a generations-old drug war in which Mexican cartels are battling to supply Americans’ insatiable demand for narcotics. A nine-month Courier Journal investigation reveals how CJNG’s reach has […]

Epic Fail

The US Federal Reserve currently believes they are doing “good” by preventing downturns and sending asset prices higher. But in reality, they’re setting the stage for a very disappointing future. Perhaps even a violent one. Or Sign In with your enrolled account. The post Epic Fail appeared first on Peak […]

Daily Digest 11/25 – Affordable Housing Separated By Design, Minimum Wage Doesn’t Cover Rent Anywhere In U.S.

Economy The $4 trillion force propelling US stocks to record highs (Sparky1) Despite the similarities to quantitative easing, the Fed has stressed its current actions are not a return of that 2008 crisis-era bond-buying program, which was aimed at stimulating the economy and boosting markets. The Fed says what it’s […]

Daily Digest 11/23 – LA Has More Vacant Homes Than Homeless, Who’s Going to Buy Boomers’ 21M Homes?

Economy Sacramento sheriff attacks McClatchy, as company’s pension and debt burdens pile up (Sparky1) It said last week that it has begun talks with its largest debt holder, New Jersey hedge fund Chatham Asset Management, about restructuring more than half of the publisher’s daunting debt load. Separately, it has approached […]