Category Archives: deflation

Bo Polny – It’s All Down from Here, Except Gold and Silver – Audio Interview

Bo Polny talks with Kerry Lutz and provides his perspective on major markets. He’s calling for a major sell-off on the dollar and treasuries. He also sees a major sell-off on world stock markets as well. It’s going to occur before summer and this will lead to a major increase in gold and silver prices. He believes that Read More

Richard Russell – World’s Disastrous Situation To Produce The Greatest Bear Market In History

As people continue to digest breaking news out of Greece and around the world, the Godfather of newsletter writers, 90-year-old Richard Russell, warns that the world’s disastrous situation will produce the greatest bear market in history.  Russell also shares his strategy for surviving the coming chaos. Richard Russell:  “Today everybody watches the news with the intensity of Read More

The Great Disconnect——Central Bank Driven “Markets” Have Nothing To Do With Economics

by David Stockman   The German bund yield is soaring like a rocket today. After touching on the truly lunatic rate of 5 bps only a few weeks back, it has just crossed the 60 bps marker. Needless to say, when a blue chip 10-year bond widely held on @95% repo leverage moves that far that fast—–there is some heavy Read More

The End Is Near, Corporations Are The Ultimate Dumb Money

by John Rubino on May 4, 2015 David Stockman just published a chart so compelling that he didn’t feel the need to add any commentary. But there are a few things to be said about the tendency of public companies to repurchase their shares at the very top: “Peak buyback” is a sign that executives are seeing fewer opportunities to Read More

The Catalyst For The Next Global Crisis Is About To Be Triggered

Today the man who first predicted Greek bank deposits would be stolen warned King World News that the catalyst for the next global crisis is about to be triggered.  He also discussed the shockwaves that will result from the coming crisis as well as what to expect in the metals. James Turk:  “Slowly but surely, Eric, the Read More

The Shock Doctrine: When Order Trumps Personal Freedom – Jim Rickards

Editor’s Note: Jim Rickards has published a third book entitled “The Big Drop: How to Grow Your Wealth During the Coming Collapse.” It’s available exclusively for readers of his monthly investment letter called Strategic Intelligence. Before you read today’s essay, please click here to see why it’s the resource every investor should have if they’re concerned about the future of Read More

When All News Is Bad News

by John Rubino on April 21, 2015 One of the defining traits of financial bubbles is the willingness of traders and investors to interpret pretty much everything as a buy signal. Rising corporate earnings mean growth, while falling profits mean easier money on the way. War means more revenues for defense contractors and easy money for everyone else. Read More

Huge Trouble Is Percolating Just Under The Surface Of The Global Economy

By Michael Snyder Did you know that the number of publicly traded companies declaring bankruptcy has reached a five year high?  And did you know that Chinese exports are absolutely collapsing and that Chinese economic growth in 2014 was the weakest in over 20 years?  Even though things may seem to be okay on the Read More

Bankruptcies Suddenly Soar Across Corporate America, Worst First Quarter Since 2009

“Come down to Houston,” William Snyder, leader of the Deloitte Corporate Restructuring Group, told Reuters. “You’ll see there is just a stream of consultants and bankruptcy attorneys running around this town.” But it’s not just in Houston or in the oil patch. It’s in retail, healthcare, mining, finance…. Bankruptcies are suddenly booming, after years of drought. Read More

IMF Tells Regulators to Brace for Global ‘Liquidity Shock’

Financial engineering that preceded the last two financial crises is back, International Monetary Fund warns An illusion of liquidity has beguiled financial markets across the world and spawned some of the worst excesses seen on Wall Street in modern times, the International Monetary Fund has warned. Investors are borrowing money to buy shares on the Read More