Category Archives: Interest rates

The Rocky Road of a Trump Presidency

“Is a real civil war possible?” Source: Doug Casey on Why Trump Came Out on Top






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Trump’s Missed Opportunities… Hillary’s left-wing agenda and warmongering

Since it’s midterm time let me give each candidate a letter grade for last night’s debate performance. Donald gets a B- and Hillary gets her usual F, for her collectivist ideology, trickle-down economics, and continued warmongering. Donald missed several opportunities … Continue reading






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Bull or bear market ahead?

“Last Monday, I discussed why you should be worried about corrections due to the damage inflicted upon your investment capital and the time required to “get back…” Source: Past Is Prologue: New Secular Bull Or A Repeat Of The 70’s … Continue reading






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Stockman’s new book, Trumped, reviewed by Justin Raimondo

I have started reading David Stockman’s new book last week.  It is everything Raimondo says it is.  Read it.   “I have to admit to being alternately puzzled and depressed that I seemed to be the only libertarian with a major … Continue reading






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The importance of free-market interest rates

“The first lesson of economics is scarcity: There is never enough of anything to satisfy all those who want it. The first lesson of politics is to disregard the first lesson of economics.” Thomas Sowell Source: Interest Rates and the … Continue reading






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The insiders are at it again…

“The Gold Manipulators Will Be Punished By Egon von Greyerz The selling of gold we saw last week was another desperate attack by the BIS and some central banks, together with the bullion banks, to…” Source: The Gold Manipulators Will … Continue reading






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The three bubbles

“The chaos that will arise as trillions of dollars, yen, yuan and euros, etc. try to crowd through the fire exits as the asset bubbles pop will be monumental, and the spikes in small asset class prices as the hot … Continue reading






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The anti-people central bankers

“The media has again begun focusing on the fact that most Americans surveyed have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.” Source: Thanks to Central Banks, Saving Rates Are Declining Worldwide | Mises Wire






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Maybe Fed officials were talking about the election off the record to each other at the water cooler.

“The November election apparently was not a discussion topic during the central bank’s September meeting.” Source: Sorry, Donald Trump, but the Fed isn’t talking politics






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Open memo to Donald Trump

To:  Donald Trump From:  Murray Sabrin At last night’s debate you missed an opportunity to make the case that income inequality, reoccurring bubbles and lower living standards for both low and middle-income families are the direct result of the Federal … Continue reading






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Out of the blue?  

“Here are nine ‘black swan’ events in recent memory that profoundly changed markets, ranging from the Asian financial crisis of 1997 to the more current Brexit.” Source: Black Swans: 9 Recent Events That Changed Finance Forever






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How big will the next one be?

Source: The Next Recession Looms Large | Euro Pacific Capital






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Here we go again. 

The inevitable consequences of printing money and manipulating interest rates.   “Hardly anyone will do this.” Source: The Coming Recession: Blame the Federal Reserve, Not the President






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My Sept. 27 interview about Trump, Clinton and presidential politics

“As we have seen in the past 4 years and all throughout history, socialism doesn’t work. Quite frankly most of us understand the principle of redistribution of wealth is a robinhood effect. 6 years after the…” Source: We’re Back! What’s … Continue reading






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David Stockman’s spot on analysis






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