Daily Digest 2/6 – Central Banks’ Gold Fever Isn’t Reckless, CA Pension System May Actually Be Underwater

Some hospital prices rose over 40 percent in less than a decade. Will this new rule help? Report: County’s Unfunded Pension Liabilities Rise (Riverside) Opinion: California’s Pension System May Actually Be Underwater Italy Is Said to Prep $2 Billion Property Sales to Help Cut Debt Loose money era leaves trail […]

The Case For Real Estate Investing — Free Webinar This Saturday

Just a reminder that the first installment of our new 5-part webinar series on Real Estate Investing takes place this Saturday, Feb 9th @ noonET/9amPT 240 folks have already signed up for it. Have you? If not, register now. It’s completely free. Join the conversation » Powered by WPeMatico

Daily Digest 2/5 – Australian Banks Overcharged Clients Even After Death, How to Soak the Rich

Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two Why are millennials burned out? Capitalism. Soak the rich? Americans say go for it How to Soak the Rich Australian Banks Overcharged Clients, Even After Some Died, Report Finds A crypto exchange may have lost $145 million after its CEO suddenly […]

Daily Digest 2/4 – Big Tech No Longer Carrying the Stock Market, The Complete History Of Monsanto

FCC didn’t have the right to repeal net neutrality, court case argues Could Chinese Telecom Giant Huawei Put U.S. Cyber-Security At Risk? Big Tech Is No Longer Carrying the Stock Market New tax laws can prove tricky for those filing for returns GM plant closings will hit parts suppliers far […]

Daily Digest 2/2 – Massive Starfish Die-Off Tied To Global Warming, Does Journalism Have a Future?

Here is what the stock market’s monster January rally means for February Michael Hudson: Trump’s Brilliant Strategy to Dismember U.S. Dollar Hegemony Gannett lays off journalists across the country Does Journalism Have a Future? The 16th Amendment: How the U.S. Federal Income Tax Became D.C.’s Favorite Political Weapon Video: Robber […]

A Survival Guide For 2019

With the bursting of the Everything Bubble, we declared last year as the ‘Year Everything Changed’. This will be the ‘Year of Instability’, possibly preceding an upcoming ‘Year Of Woe’ in 2020. But look, we’re not saying the world is the process of ending imminently. It’s just that we’ve entered […]

Early Bird Discount Extended To Sunday!

Great news! While our April seminar “officially” sold out last night…we’ve just been able to secure a larger venue for the event. The larger space gives us approximately 15 more seats than the old venue. So given the huge demand, we’re extending our Early Bird price discount through midnight Sunday, […]

Daily Digest 2/1 – Good News Friday: Ireland To Divest From Fossil Fuels, Israeli Scientists May Have Found Cancer Cure

A Vermont Supreme Court Ruling on Marijuana and Traffic Stops Is a Landmark Victory for Racial Justice Chef José Andrés’ team will keep serving free meals to federal employees as they head back to work A Cure For Cancer? Israeli Scientists May Have Found One Veganuary ends on record high […]

Off The Cuff: A Brightening Future For Gold?

In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Mike “Mish” Shedlock discuss: The Complete Sham of Corporate “Earnings” Now an art of putting lipstick on a pig The Growing Revolt Everywhere you look, the Establishement is being increasingly questioned The Empire Digs In More, and more secretive, measures are […]

Daily Digest 1/31 – Gold Climbing the Wall of Worry, This Is the Age of Weather Extremes

Why the next 48 hours are crucial to financial markets Federal Reserve To Embark On Monetary Policy ‘U-Turn’ Goldman Commodity Head Currie: Gold Is Top Pick Right Now, $1,450 Target Gold Climbing the Wall of Worry Silver Shortage Promises to Boost Price in 2019 Why Are Young People Pretending to […]

Daily Digest 1/30 – USPS Stamp Prices Go Up, Americans’ Surging Contempt for Billionaires

Stamp prices go up but USPS is still hemorrhaging massive amounts of money Skelton: The LA teachers’ strike the first of many for California America’s Largest Cities Are Practically Broke U.S. Treasury bill issuance plans in focus as debt ceiling looms Baltimore’s debt shakes out to $14K per taxpayer, study […]

Daily Digest 1/29 – Many Americans Have No Retirement Savings, Joshua Tree Could Take 300 Years to Recover From Government Shutdown

The Personal Toll of Whistle-Blowing ‘It could be on the scale of 2008’: Expert sends warning on China downturn You Won’t Believe How Many Americans Have No Retirement Savings The French Revolution (The Sequel) As PG&E Enters Bankruptcy, Professionals Flock to Potential Fee Bonanza Popular blood thinner warfarin no longer […]

Daily Digest 1/28 – Eat The Rich, The Imperialism Hangover

The shutdown cost the US economy more than Trump wanted for the border wall Imperialism: The hangover Eat The Rich The Hidden Automation Agenda of the Davos Elite Facebook knowingly duped game-playing kids and their parents out of money The Kulaks Must Be Liquidated as a Class California Sues City […]

Daily Digest 1/26 – Protecting Your Digital Identity, Reality Is Starting to Creep Into Davos

Reality Is Starting to Creep Into the Billionaire Oasis of Davos  Your digital identity has three layers, and you can only protect one of them Google Outspends Its Peers on D.C. Lobbying Save our minds by saving the world Gum disease bacteria may be cause of Alzheimer’s: study Yield10 Bioscience […]

Facing Reality

Executive Summary We are fighting (i.e. losing against) exponential functions on multiple fronts Social unrest (e.g. Yellow Vests) is a spreading symptom that collapse is accelerating Which path will collapse take? Preparing for the future of “Less” If you have not yet read Part 1: Collapse Is Already Here, available […]

Collapse Is Already Here

Many people are expecting some degree of approaching collapse — be it economic, environmental and/or societal — thinking that they’ll recognize the danger signs in time.  As if it will be completely obvious, like a Hollywood blockbuster. Complete with clear warnings from scientists, politicians and the media.  And everyone can […]

More Details On Our Upcoming Seminar

Seats for the 2019 Peak Prosperity annual seminar are selling briskly. 101 folks have registered so far, leaving only 19 seats left. Also, time is running out to lock in the Early Bird discount. If there are any seats left after February 1st, they’ll be selling at the higher general […]

Off The Cuff: The People Are Rising Up Against The Elites

In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Charles Hugh Smith discuss: Class Warfare Growing tenions between the rural/worker vs urban/financier classes Why The Yellow Vest Movement Matters It represents a populist anger brewing around the world Financialization & Globalization Are The Disease They give the elites tremendous advantage […]

Daily Digest 1/25 – Good News Friday: Physical Activity Helps Fight Depression, Neighbors Helping Neighbors Amid Shutdown

Physical activity protects against depression Iowa governor to propose amendment allowing ex-felons to vote Blood test could predict Alzheimer’s 16 years before symptoms begin: Study We may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s – and how to stop it Texas Sikh community feeds federal employees affected by govt shutdown Syrian refugee […]

Daily Digest 1/24 – Peering Over The Abyss, Facebook Is To Democracy What Smoking Is To Health

Contrarian who called the 2008 housing crash expects a global recession this year Facebook is to democracy what smoking is to health, say tech experts — who think the cure is breaking up the social network The unusually large drop in home sales has real estate agents baffled 1 in […]