Market Update: Comforting Lies

Last week’s observed bearish engulfing has so far proved a non-event as the markets continue to reach maximum stupid heights lifted by Jerome Powell’s recent soothing remarks to the nation on 60 Minutes. The trouble is, so much of what Powell said in that interview just isn’t true. He claimed […]

Daily Digest 5/22 – Good News Friday: Lockdown Reduces Ocean Noise, How Smart City Planning Could Slow Future Pandemics

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 How Smart City Planning Could Slow Future Pandemics […]

‘Ask Anything’ Live Q&A Webinar With Chris & Adam

It’s been a while since Chris and I have been able to squeeze in a real-time conversation with our premium users, so we’re going to hold a 1-hour live “ask anything” Q&A webinar this weekend on Saturday, May 23 at noonET/9amPT. Why is this event restricted to Peak Prosperity’s premium […]

Daily Digest 5/21 – It’s Time to Step Into the Arena, How the Coronavirus is Killing the Middle Class

  Economy Protests Over Food Shortages Erupt in Chile Amid Virus Lockdown (Sparky1) Santiago, one of Latin America’s most prosperous cities, went into a strict lockdown on Friday following a surge in coronavirus cases, though many individual neighboorhoods, including El Bosque had been in quarantine for weeks. President Sebastian Pinera […]

Preparing For The New Future

What I don’t put out in public, besides my daily reminder to “start a garden,” is that I foresee a particularly strong possibility that things will get a lot worse before they get better. Social unrest, increases in crime, and food shortages — dangers like that. So to shield myself […]

Politicized “Medicine”

Why is hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), one of the most prescribed drugs in history, now suddenly labelled as a lethal threat? And yet barely-tested compounds, like Moderna’s “vaccine”, are quickly and loudly championed? It’s getting harder and harder to see the inconsistency/hypocrisy as anything but a highly political show in which science […]

Daily Digest 5/20 – Big Finance Bailing On Fossil Fuels, China’s New Crypto-Currency: First Step to Dedollarization?

Economy Scientists propose a 50 days on, 30 days off coronavirus lockdown strategy (Sparky1) Scientists suggested in the new report that an alternative, more effective approach to indefinite or milder lockdowns could be alternating stricter measures with intervals of relaxed social distancing. Effective testing, contact tracing and isolation strategies, as […]

Daily Digest 5/19 – All States To Partially Reopen By Memorial Day, U.S. Shale Cuts Production Deeper And Faster Than Expected

Economy All states will be partially reopened by Memorial Day weekend despite at least 17 recording upward case trends (Sparky1) Yet as of Tuesday, at least 17 states have recorded a clear upward trend of average new daily cases — a rise of at least 10% — over the past […]

Daily Digest 5/18 – The Dawn of the BlackRock Era, Total Catastrophe Of The Currency System

Economy Unprecedented World Health Assembly Convenes Online As Pandemic Rages (TS) “We have a global pandemic. We have half a billion people at risk of falling into poverty. And we need the World Health Assembly to come up with the core solutions. And that is getting a vaccine out, manufactured, […]

Daily Digest 5/16 – ‘Stealth Bailout’ Sends Millions To Oil Companies, Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked To COVID-19 Mortality

Economy What Real-Time Indicators Say About The True State Of The US And Global Economy (Roger B.) Cinemas remain dead around the globe, retail sales have managed a modest recovery in Germany if not in the US, while there was more good news in the real estate sector where transactions […]

Second Waves Of Coronavirus Infections Are Pretty Much Guaranteed

As much as we would just like it to go away, second waves of covid-19 infections are pretty much a certainty at this point.We’re already seeing initial proof of this in Asia in the very countries that have to-date been most successful at suppressing the virus: Hong Kong, China and […]

WTF: What The Fed?!? (Round 2)

Back in mid-January, Grant Williams, Mike Maloney, Charles Hugh Smith, Chris Martenson and I sat down for an in-depth discussion on the dangerous distortions to financial markets and the global economy that central bank intervention is causing. That video, titled WTF: What The Fed?!? was released soon after the US […]

Market Update: A Bearish Engulfing

Despite market prices remaining at maximum stupid heights, we’ve seen some notable weakness, volatility and a rare ‘bearish engulfing’ this week. All of these are advance indicators we would expect to see preceding a fall in prices. So, what exactly is a ‘bearish engulfing’? It’s a term used by technical […]

The Coronavirus Is “This Generation’s Polio”

Just as polio killed or permanently handicapped millions worldwide before a vaccine was developed, medical experts are now drawing comparisons in scale with the coronavirus. Covid-19 is “this generation’s polio” declares Nicolas Hart, the British physician who recently treated UK PM Boris Johnson. With the false claims of “it’s just […]

Daily Digest 5/15 – A Better World Is Emerging, Rare Blue Bee Rediscovered At Lake Wales Ridge

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 A Better World Is Emerging (CleanEnergyFan) We will […]

Daily Digest 5/14 – Warren Buffett Regrets $10B Bet On Oil, The Sickness In Our Food Supply

Economy How To Reopen America Safely (tmn) So what does a new, safer status quo look like? It looks different in different parts of the country. Not all reopenings are created equal. Areas with continuing outbreaks or rising cases should postpone nonessential activity, and those with a declining case trend […]

Sergey Young: Will Technology Save Us?

“Technology will save us!” That’s the most common pushback we receive to Peak Prosperity’s concerns about the dangers of exponential resource depletion, overpopulation, and overindebtedness/overconsumption. And it’s understandable: technological advancement has achieved wonders for mankind’s standard of living at an accelerating pace over the past several centuries. Billions have been […]

Covid-19 A Result of Lab Manipulation? Suspicions Grow…

Well, our “experts” continue to disappoint… Why is it that so many of those we’re relying on aren’t being straight with us? Sure, we’ve come to expect that from politicians and the media. But scientists, too? The chorus declaring that there’s no way that covid-19 could have originated in a […]

Daily Digest 5/13 – EU Calls For Border Reopening To Save Tourist Season, Has Demand For Oil Already Peaked?

Economy Children Gravely Ill With Covid-19 Often Had Other Medical Conditions (tmn) The study looked at 48 cases from 14 hospitals, infants up to age 21, during late March and early April. Two of the children died. Eighteen were placed on ventilators and two of them remain on the breathing […]

Daily Digest 5/12 – 20.5 Million Jobs Lost In One Month, The Engineers Taking on the Ventilator Shortage

Economy Renewed outbreaks in South Korea, Germany and China show continued risk as more countries seek to reopen (TS) South Korea was among the first places to deal with a major coronavirus epidemic, and seemed to be on track to loosen restrictions, after weeks of social distancing measures and careful […]