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Off The Cuff: Increasing Signs The Long Bubble Cycle Is Ending

In this week's Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and John Rubino discuss: End-Of-Cycle Signals Long-standing trends are changing Big Trouble In Saudi Arabia Now a powderkeg with a short, lit fuse Central Bank Culpability It's scary how such powerful ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 11/20 – Germany’s Preliminary Coalition Talks Collapse, The Wireless Power Grid

President Mugabe stuns Zimbabwe by defying pressure to resign U.S. General Says Trump Order for Nuclear Strike Can Be Refused Slaughterbots Russia’s Election Meddling Is Another American Intelligence Failure Germany’s preliminary coalition talks ... [Read More]

My Inflation/Deflation Watch (IDW) Registers a Definitive New High at 160.38

I started my IDW on January 31, 2005, as a means of sensing whether the global stock, bond, and equity markets are inflating. As you can see from the chart above, except for the financial crisis in 2008-09, the system has been inflating. Over the ... [Read More]

Hyperinflation in Zimbabwe – It’s back, but maybe not for long

Despite having dollarized back in 2008, Zimbabwe has once again entered hyperinflation territory. With it, the infamous dictator and the world's oldest leader at 93, Robert Mugabe, is finally losing grip of power. In this blog post, you can read ... [Read More]

Want Widespread Prosperity? Radically Lower Costs

As long as this is business as usual, it's impossible to slash costs and boost widespread prosperity.It's easy to go down the wormhole of complexity when it comes to figuring out why our economy is stagnating for the bottom 80% of households. But ... [Read More]

Synchronized Global Growth May Have Arrived

Nearly 10 years after the financial crisis brought the global economy to its knees, conditions have finally improved enough to crystallize my conviction that synchronized global growth is currently underway. Revenue and earnings growth are up ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 11/18 – Running Straight Into Worst Case Scenario, India’s Toxic Air

Running Straight into Worst Case Scenario – Gregory Mannarino A Great Migration From Puerto Rico Is Set to Transform Orlando Rob From The Middle Class Economics Tax bill that passed the House would cripple training of scientists Walking While ... [Read More]

The Demise of Dissent: Why the Web Is Becoming Homogenized

In other words, we'll be left with officially generated and sanctioned fake news and "approved" dissent.We've all heard that the problem with the web is fake news, i.e. unsubstantiated or erroneous content that's designed to mislead or sow ... [Read More]

Success Strategies For Retirement

Executive Summary The Importance of Adding New Income Streams Income-Producing Assets Taking Advantage of Subsidies Hedges, Cost-Controls & Other Strategies The 14 Steps to Prosperity If you have not yet read Part 1: The Great Retirement Con, ... [Read More]

The Great Retirement Con

40 years ago, a grand experiment was embarked upon. One that promised US workers: using new 'defined contribution' retirement savings vehicles such as IRAs and 401k,, they'd be better off when they reached retirement age. Which raises a simple but ... [Read More]

Chris Calton: The March to America’s Civil War

By: Chris Calton, Jeff DeistChris Calton, host of the Mises Institute's Historical Controversies podcast, is back with a second season. If you enjoyed his revisionist view of America's drug war during the first season, you'll love his take on U.S. ... [Read More]

Bitcoin Invalidates Breakdown

Square, a payment company, is playing around with Bitcoin. In an article on CNBC, we read: Jack Dorsey's company is testing support for bitcoin through its Cash payments app. "We're exploring how Square can make this experience faster and ... [Read More]

Is Behavioral Economics Good Economics?

By: Frank ShostakRecently, a relatively new economics called Behavioral Economics (BE) has started to gain popularity. Its practitioners such as Daniel Kahneman, Vernon Smith and Richard Thaler were awarded Nobel prizes for their contribution in the ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 11/17 – Good News Friday: Water As A Human Right, The Changing Colors Of Our Living Planet

Arkansas town reaches settlement in 'debtors' prison' lawsuit Navy's Largest Floating Hospital Docks In Puerto Rico Canada Moves Closer to Gender Equity for Indigenous Women HBCUs In Maryland Win A Decade-Old Lawsuit Over The Lack Of Investment In ... [Read More]

Is Behavior Economics Good Economics?

By: Frank ShostakRecently, a relatively new economics called Behavioral Economics (BE) has started to gain popularity. Its practitioners such as Daniel Kahneman, Vernon Smith and Richard Thaler were awarded Nobel prizes for their contribution in the ... [Read More]

Tragically Slave Trade is Alive and Well in Libya

Last week I mentioned to some friends that I had just read that evening about a slave trade in Libya that had occurred since the Obama administration changed that country's regime. One verse my mother taught me when I was a little boy was Matthew ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 11/16 – PR Facing Major Mental Health Crisis, Automated Trucks To Cost 300k Jobs Per Year

With signs of anxiety and depression on the rise, Puerto Rico now faces a major mental health crisis Goldman: Automated Trucks To Cost 300k Jobs Per Year Venezuela just defaulted, moving deeper into crisis Mind The Gap Signs of Russian Meddling in ... [Read More]

Austrian Student Scholars Conference, Feb. 16-17, 2018

By: Jeffrey M. HerbenerGrove City College will host the fourteenth annual Austrian Student Scholars Conference, February 16-17, 2018. Open to undergraduates and graduate students in any academic discipline, the ASSC will bring together students from ... [Read More]

The Superhero Complex: Are We Incapable of Saving Ourselves?

If we felt empowered in daily life, would we be so enamored of superheroes constantly saving our world from destruction?It's been widely noted that the U.S. film industry ably functions as a pro-global hegemony propaganda machine: even when the plot ... [Read More]

The Fed’s Bubblenomics

By: Murray Sabrin[The Following is adapted from a preface to a new report by Murray Sabrin, featured in his November 15 presentation, "Bubblenomics" at Ramapo College.] If you Google “dot com bubble,” you will get nearly 1.2 million hits, and 3.3 ... [Read More]