Guest Features Archive

Lance Roberts: Fed Rate Hikes Approaching The “Breaking Point”

Posted October 22, 2022 By Guest Contributor

Well, it’s now official: Inflation did become the hottest news of 2022 as predicted in 2021: “Inflation Becomes The Leading Global Concern In 2022.” The next step in the forecast was that the Fed greatly over tightens because it doesn’t realize we’re already in a recession, and here is proof step-two is nearly complete:

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Bill Bonner: “A Very Slight Recession”

Posted October 16, 2022 By Guest Contributor

We are breathing a lot easier, how about you? We had been worrying that a devastating recession would plunge the US into  chaos… losses… and confusion… giving the Fed the smokescreen to go back to what it does best – causing inflation… and dooming Joe Biden and his fellow democrats to a single 4-year spell […]

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MN Gordon: Debt Markets Get Trampled

Posted October 15, 2022 By Guest Contributor
First liberty bonds, now a coronavirus war bond?

Anyone with half a brain knew there would be hell to pay for locking down the economy and simultaneously printing and spewing out trillions of dollars of confetti money.  The bill has finally come due…

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Dr. Pippa Malmgren: PUMP

Posted October 15, 2022 By Guest Contributor
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This week I received a very insightful email about central bank digital currencies. I’ve written on those a lot for my Patrons, but this writer thought of dangers that will emerge from CBDCs that I had never imagined to cover, so I asked the author for permission to share her article with my own readers…

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MN Gordon: Who Else Bought BlackRock’s LDI Swindle Products?

Posted October 9, 2022 By Guest Contributor

Finding and filling gaps in the market is one path for entrepreneurial success.  The first to tap into an unmet consumer demand can unlock massive profits.  But unless there’s some comparative advantage, competition will quickly commoditize the market.  Profit margins will decline to just above breakeven. “You should either be first or be better than your competition.”  

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MN Gordon: Why Bonds Are Behaving Like Risky Assets

Posted October 2, 2022 By Guest Contributor
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“When the [credit] delusion breaks, people all with one impulse hoard their money, banks all with one impulse hoard credit, and debt becomes debt again, as it always was.  Credit is ruined.” – Garet Garrett, 1932, A Bubble that Broke the World

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MN Gordon: Facing Down a Wrath of Biblical Proportions

Posted September 25, 2022 By Guest Contributor

“The LORD sends poverty and wealth; he humbles and he exalts.”– 1 Samuel 2:7 An enterprising entrepreneur did a comedic graphic of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell captioned: “IN JPOW WE TRUST.” You may have seen it.…

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The Old Age is over, and its welcome to the new, which is going to be little different – just a lot more complex. Thriving in a confused new economy of energy scarcity, inflation, recession and geopolitical threat isn’t easy – as the UK is about to discover.  by Bill Blain on Blain’s Morning Porridge: […]

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Why So Many Cling to Covid Panic

Posted September 24, 2022 By Guest Contributor

by Mark Oshinskie on Brownstone Institute: When I was 10, I had a 12-year-old sister, Denise, and two brothers. Lenny was 14 and Danny was 5. We boys slept in the same room in a small, single-story house in a modest, riverside neighborhood known as Pleasureland.  The neighborhood’s name derived from a nearby park with […]

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Klaus Schwab on big screen at World Economic Forum

No matter how noble its stated intentions, the “Great Reset” is at its heart a program for driving political power away from individual citizens and toward the controlling interests of a small international class of financial elites. This shift in society’s balance of power has fundamentally changed the relationship between Western citizens and their national […]

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Jeffrey Tucker: A World on Fire

Posted September 18, 2022 By Guest Contributor

Every day, news reporters, traders, and workers of all sorts the world over wake to do their work as they always have. Part of that requires that everyone pretend that life is normal, fixable, and more or less stable. All of this is temporary. It will come and go and really not be that bad.  […]

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Charles Hugh Smith: Why This Recession Is Different

Posted September 18, 2022 By Guest Contributor

This time is different because we face structural dynamics that won’t go away in a few months or even years. This time is worse than anything we’ve ever faced in, at least, sixty years … maybe even worse than that…. by Charles Hugh Smith on Of Two Minds: Let’s explore what’s different now compared to […]

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