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The stock market can make you rich; it can also bust you out. The United States in the last ten years has seen huge equity gains. These gains can be attributed to innovation, good business models, and mostly debt. Today we have more corporate debt, government debt, and consumer debt than ever in history. All […]
Gold hit an all-time high in price during the beginning of August of 2020. Since then gold has fallen approximately 13% after a great run from 1,480 to 2,060 in five months. One of the toughest things to do as an investor is to stay the course. Weak hands selling their gold creating downward pressure […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.