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Off The Cuff: Waking Up To A Changed World

In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Wolf Richter discuss: How covid has accelerated decades-worth of change Why industries & social behavior are permanently affected It will take years for the new landscape to stabilize ... [Read More]

Michael Flynn, Lori Loughlin, and the Permanent Culture of Prosecutorial Abuse

When US attorney general William Barr recently announced that the Department of Justice was reversing course and dropping all charges against former Trump adviser Michael Flynn, the response from Democrats, the mainstream news media, ... [Read More]

China Turns Back U.S. Cargo Ships!

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts   June 1, 2020   * Currencies add another day of advancement VS the dollar.. * Silver trades above $18!!! After a strong move late last week!    Good Day… And a Marvelous Monday to you! ... [Read More]

There’s No End in Sight to the Zombie Economy

The United States was waiting for the zombie apocalypse. The country was given a coronapocalypse instead. But could the two events merge and provide the nation with a dangerous economic trend? Corporate America’s worst-kept secret had been the ... [Read More]

In the Lockdown Fight for Local Control, Colorado Counties Begin to Ignore State Edicts

Some county governments in Colorado have made it clear that they don't intend to adhere to the governor's ongoing edicts requiring business closures and mandating social distancing. And it's unclear that the governor is willing to burn the political ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 6/1 – Coronavirus In A Time Of Chimeras, Will Protests Set Off a Second Viral Wave?

Economy Global Anger Grows Over George Floyd’s Death in Minneapolis (tmn) And in Paris, among those calling for a demonstration was the family of Adama Traoré, a 24-year-old black man who died in custody in 2016 after being tackled and ... [Read More]

Paycheck Protection Works!

It seems like another “risk off” week with both gold and T-bonds down while stocks and commodities rose. Silver is a quasi-monetary metal. It was up strongly on the week indicating a trend toward rising prices perhaps serving both a monetary purpose ... [Read More]

We’re Living the Founding Fathers’ Nightmare: America Is Corrupt to the Core

Our ruling elites, devoid of leadership, are little more than the scum of self-interested, greedy grifters who rose to the top of America's foul-smelling stew of corruption.The Founding Fathers were wary of institutional threats to liberty and the ... [Read More]

Comparing Bitcoin to Other Sectors – Risk vs. Value

Quite a few traders have been discussing the recent rally of Bitcoin to recently breach the $10,000 level on May 7, 2020.  This psychological price level is a major milestone for Bitcoin – even though the price has fallen into an extended ... [Read More]

Wheels Up! Economic Recovery Could Be Faster Than Expected

Sometimes it can be challenging to remain optimistic, to look past the never-ending raft of negative headlines and see the upside. This past week was no exception. The number of COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. exceeded 100,000, a significant toll, ... [Read More]

Two Analogies for the Economy That the Media Keeps Getting Wrong

In an attempt to maintain the lockdown and their authority over our lives, politicians, health experts, and the mainstream media have been misusing some unusual analogies to describe the current economy. By using these analogies, our political ... [Read More]

Defining “Inflation” Correctly

Inflation is typically defined as a general increase in the prices of goods and services—described by changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) or other price indexes. If inflation is a general rise in measured prices, then why is it regarded ... [Read More]

This Is How Systems Collapse

Flooding the financial system with "free money" only restores the illusion of stabilityI updated my How Systems Collapse graphic from 2018 with a "we are here" line to indicate our current precarious position just before the waterfall:For those ... [Read More]

An L-Shaped Recovery Is Not an Anomaly, It Is the Norm.

Many analysts and economists are trying to predict the shape of the economic recovery post-COVID-19. To understand how the recovery may look, we need to look at past recoveries and at the history of pandemics. Starting with the pandemic, we know a ... [Read More]

Daily Digest 5/30 – America Plunges Into Crisis, The Unexpected Side Effect Of Covid-19

Economy Nearly Half of Small Business Owners Expect to Close Down Permanently (Adam) There are all kinds of reasons to doubt the quick economic recovery narrative. We’ve reported on the number of over-leveraged zombie companies, skyrocketing ... [Read More]

Minneapolis Riots Are a Reminder that Police Don’t Protect You or Your Property

Looting and arson have followed what began as peaceful protests in response to the apparent killing of George Floyd by Derek Chauvin, a now-former member of the Minneapolis Police Department. But whatever was the spark that set off the current round ... [Read More]

VIDEO: Personal Safety & Home Security (PP Seminar)

To access the full 48-minute presentation from on personal safety & home security by Peak Prosperity user Tom C, a 19-year veteran inner-city police sergeant, click here to become a premium subscriber. Or Sign In with your enrolled ... [Read More]

As The World Burns

Decades of unfairness are now boiling over in the United States in the form of protests, riots, burning buildings and violence. Minneapolis is on fire – literally – and the unrest has spread to numerous other major cities. Last year ... [Read More]

Market Update: Decision Time!

As the market continues to seek out its maximum stupid price limit, it’s now decision time for investors. If you’re still long stocks and bonds at this point: Do you now sell to protect your gains? If you’re skeptical of ... [Read More]

A Florida Physician Runs for Congress

What does it mean to promote a politically conservative vision for health care? Our guest is Dr. Leo Valentin, a radiologist running as a Republican candidate for US Congress in Florida’s District 7.Powered by WPeMatico ... [Read More]