Since the recent March high in the US dollar, the fiat currency has fallen consistently. The purchasing power of our dollar has dropped. Our dollar buys less today than it did a couple of months ago. All paper currencies have lost significant purchasing power over the past few decades. A simple example explains it all. […]
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Paul Singer, the hedge funds billionaire behind Elliot Management has a long track record of making correct market calls regarding big economic events. He took his company from a small $1.3 million dollar fund to a $35 billion mega-fund. He track record includes correct calls prior to the financial collapse of 2008, the end of […]
The violent fall in all indexes has caused a hoarding mentality for investors and citizens. Grocery stores are out of toilet paper, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant wipes. Judging by the surge in demand for physical gold and silver recently, investors are starting to hoard gold and silver products causing shortages and delivery delays. The market, […]
Reason #1: Equity Valuations and Debt Levels of World Markets are Not Fixable Since the financial crises of 2009, the Nasdaq Composite has increased sevenfold. World debt has more than doubled from $120 trillion to more than $260 trillion. A fundamental case can be made that equity valuations have skyrocketed because of government bailouts, Federal […]
The Dutch Central Bank made an interesting statement in a report published during October. De Nederlandse Bank said that gold was an important and critical asset. The report issued by the central bank said,
Billionaire investor Ray Dalio recently gave an interview and posted a message on LinkedIn where he said the world has gone mad and the economic system is broken. Dalio is famous because he is one of the founders of Bridgewater Associates one of the largest and most successful hedge funds over the last 30 years.
Loans in the shadow banking system are now larger and a bigger threat to economic stability and our economic system than the subprime mortgages that nearly collapsed our financial system in 2008.
Central bank financial repression policy leaves savers around the world with few choices. Last week the price of gold soared to a five year high after central banks around the world indicated they would push interest rates lower and print more money to keep interest rates low. Essentially either pushing savers to or keeping them […]
Last week the World Bank warned that global growth is slowing. At the same time, central banks around the world have signaled they are ready to start the printing presses again in one way or another. Also, recent comments from a Federal Reserve official about rising levels of corporate debt and financial stability (possible debt […]
President Trump said he will increase trade tariffs on China Sunday afternoon President Trump unexpectedly said trade talks with China were going slow and that he was going to raise tariffs on China from 10% to 25% on Friday, May 10th, he also said the tariffs so far are partially responsible for our great economic […]