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Off The Cuff: A New Framework For The Future

In this week's Off The Cuff podcast, Chris discusses: Reflections On The Future Debrief on Chris' recent NASA conference Cheering On The Way Down We're still partying, unaware of the crisis we're in A New Framework For Seeing The World The ... [Read More]

Inflation: Its Cultural and Political Consequences

By: Jörg Guido Hülsmann, Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Dr. Guido Hulsmann joined the Tom Woods show last week to discuss his work on the cultural and political consequences to inflation - a subject often neglected by most economists.  To read more about Dr. ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 6/18 – The Grizzlies Are Coming, Where Does Disaster Strike Again and Again?

4 Things Futurist Alvin Toffler Predicted About Work Back in 1970 Do You Feel Like You’re Being Positioned For What May Come? The Places in the U.S. Where Disaster Strikes Again and Again It’s All Too Much, and We Still Have to Care Here We Go Again: ... [Read More]

Singapore, Brunei, and the $10,000 banknote

This post talks about Singapore and Brunei's $10,000 note, the most valuable banknote denomination in the world. It delves into the historical monetary relationship between the two nations.Powered by WPeMatico ... [Read More]

Onward to Stock Market Nirvana… Or Not

Rising wedges tend to lead to declines, so ignore them.At long last, we have reached the Nirvana of consensus: the stock market is heading to new all-time highs. Even the perma-Bear camp seems to have accepted the inevitability of new all-time highs ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 6/16 – IQ Scores Are Falling, Antarctic Ice Melt Has Tripled in Five Years

A new AI can focus on one voice in a crowd Missouri chaos continues: Mizzou lays off 30 in wake of $49 million shortfall Currencies – Truth and Confidence US farmers 'nervous,' as China threat of 25 percent tariffs on soybeans could cause pain "Deep ... [Read More]

Living Dangerously

Goldmoney Insight Regular readers of Goldmoney’s Insights should be aware by now that the cycle of business activity is fuelled by monetary policy, and that the periodic booms and slumps experienced since monetary policy has been used in an attempt ... [Read More]

Take the Long-Term View in a Late-Cycle Market

The U.S. inflation story made further inroads this month, with year-over-year price growth for consumers and producers alike hitting multiyear highs. U.S. consumer prices expanded at their strongest pace in more than six years, climbing to an annual ... [Read More]

A Hard Rain’s a-Gonna Fall

As the Federal Reserve kicked off its second round of quantitative easing in aftermath of the Great Financial Crisis, hedge fund manager David Tepper predicted that nearly all assets would rise tremendously in response.  History proved Tepper right: ... [Read More]

Inspector General’s Report on FBI and Clinton’s Emails Shows Secrecy Threatens Democracy

By: James Bovard Yesterday’s Inspector General report on the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton contained plenty of bombshells, including a promise by lead FBI investigator Peter Strzok that “We’ll stop” Donald Trump from becoming president. The ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 6/15 – Good News Friday: Money Isn’t Everything, Last Straw For Plastic Straws?

Money Isn’t Everything – Overcome The Greedy Mindset Plant-based diet lowers risk for chronic diseases, weight gain, death Florida judge rules state ban on smokable medical marijuana is unconstitutional Psychedelic drugs change brain cells in ways ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 6/14 – America’s Most Dangerous Job, Is Your Bitcoin Investment Safe?

Radical plan to split California into three states earns spot on November ballot The 'Real' America: 21.5% Unemployment, 10% Inflation, And Negative Economic Growth Meet Erik Finman, the teenage bitcoin millionaire Crypto hacks: Is your bitcoin ... [Read More]

The Credit Cycle Says We Are Nearing a Major Tectonic Shift

A dispassionate view of history suggests that Michael Oliver's major tectonic shift into a bear market for stocks is long overdue.Bonds have already started a bear market and I (as well as many others of the Austrian economic persuasion) believe we ... [Read More]

It’s Too Late, And The Fed Is In Panic Mode…

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 14, 2018 * Currencies rally on U.S. rate hike... * All three anti-dollar assets rally! Good Day... And a Tub Thumpin' Thursday to you! WOW! It's Flag Day! So, Happy Flag Day to one and all! Well, for the ... [Read More]

Oil Targeting $58 ppb Before Finding Support

June 13, 2018 With the G7 meeting concluding and the world about to start reacting to what was said and what was heard, it is time to take a look at the Crude charts with our Advanced Fibonacci price modeling system. Our research team, at ... [Read More]

Here We Go Again: Our Double-Bubble Economy

The bubbles in assets are supported by the invisible bubble in greed, euphoria and credulity.Well, folks, here we go again: we have a double-bubble economy in housing and stocks, and a third difficult-to-chart bubble in greed, euphoria and ... [Read More]

Fed Raises Rates, Projects More Increases This Year

By: Mises Institute Today Jerome Powell announced another .25% increase in the Federal funds rate, bringing it to a range between 1.75% and 2%. In a corresponding move, interest paid on excess reserves by on 20 basis points, rather than 25. This is ... [Read More]

Gold’s Monetary Rehabilitation

Alasdair Macleod and Peter Tallman return as this week’s guests on the radio program. A quiet revolution is taking place in a monetary vacuum developing on the back of the dollar’s eroding hegemony. Maybe it's too early to call what’s happening ... [Read More]

The Anti-Marxist Argument That Clinches It

By: G. P. Manish, Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Ludwig von Mises and F.A. Hayek's criticisms of Marxism are among the most famous works within the Austrian school. Less discussed are some of the specifics criticisms of Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk.  G.P. Manish ... [Read More]

Is Silver Ready For A Change In Scenery?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts June 13, 2018 * Currencies lose more ground... * It's Fed rate hike announcement day! Good Day... And a Wonderful Wednesday to you! I want to thank everyone who sent along happy anniversary wishes to me ... [Read More]