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Jul 18

Europe’s Impossible Refugee Math: Brexit Was Mathematical Certainty

In a recent GMO commentary on Immigration and Brexit, founder Jeremy Grantham laid out precise reasons why Brexit was a…

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Jul 18

Keep an Eye on ‘Bitcoin’ as the Next

‘Bitcoin’ is on a tear away rally. Its’ performance, over the last year, has been outstanding and it has outperformed…

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Jul 17

The Age of No Returns

“A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when…

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Jul 17

Courage

The banks pay you one half of one percent to keep money there. What if they paid you nothing? What…

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Jul 16

Great Numbers, Curious Timing

Pretend you’re running a corrupt government and something big and scary happens in another part of the world. Brexit, for…

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Jul 15

Military Coup in Turkey, Top Officials Held Hostage,

“Turkish Armed Forces have completely taken over the administration of the country to reinstate constitutional order, human rights and freedoms,…

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Jul 15

Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Revolts Against Merkel

The new British Finance Minister Philip Hammond was appointed as Chancellor of the Exchequer on July 13, 2016. Hammond is…

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Jul 15

Gold’s Record Selling Overhang

Gold’s mighty new bull market this year has been amazing, the result of heavy buying by investors and speculators alike.…

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Jul 14

Salvation

Just as some people (Trump supporters mostly) think there are only two kinds of music (country and western), millions believe…

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Jul 14

Petroleum Usage 2016 vs 2015: Everything Higher but

US petroleum usage in 2016 is up in every category this year compared to last year with the exception of…

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Jul 14

All Time Highs

The stock market has reached new all-time highs this week, just two weeks after plunging over the BREXIT result. The…

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Jul 13

Fictional World of Gold Standards?

QUESTION: Marty, Given the accumulation of gold by China and other nations with large trade surpluses, along with the statements…

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Jul 13

Enough

Hot on the heels of being flamed on the CBC and Tweeted to within an inch of my virile life,…

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Jul 13

Trial Balloons: Fed’s Harker Calls for Two Rate

The market is openly mocking Patrick Harker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Harker dismisses…

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Jul 13

Money and the Universe from Nothing: Is it

Although I was raised under the doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church, and respectful thereof - as I am with…

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Jul 13

“Soon” And “Really, Really Crazy”: Starting Up The

As the abject failures of the past few years’ monetary experiments became apparent, it was clear that something else would…

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Jul 13

Contrarian Investing Near Market Tops

Well, this is a pleasant surprise. Many stock market indices are hovering either at or near the top. Nearly three weeks ago…

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Jul 12

German Fear of Inflation is Causing Collapse of

Germany’s obsession with anti-inflation policies, inspired by the hyperinflation of the 1920s, is so misguided that it is now threatening…

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Jul 12

The Dander

Well, there ya go. Serves me right. I should have known better than to accept a CBC invite to do…

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