We suspect a big disaster is coming later in the century…and why we suspect it will be centred in the Fake Money Capital of the World – the USA.
Since founding Agora Inc. in 1979, Bill Bonner has found success and garnered camaraderie in numerous communities and industries.
A man of many talents, his entrepreneurial savvy, unique writings, philanthropic undertakings, and preservationist activities have all been recognized and awarded by some of America’s most respected authorities.
Along with Addison Wiggin, his friend and colleague, Bill has written two New York Times best-selling books, Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt. Both works have been critically acclaimed internationally.
With political journalist Lila Rajiva, he wrote his third New York Times best-selling book, Mobs, Messiahs and Markets, which offers concrete advice on how to avoid the public spectacle of modern finance.
Since 1999, Bill has been a daily contributor and the driving force behind Money Morning.
Claptrap comes in many guises and disguises. Sometimes, it is based on inconsequential error. Sometimes, it is just bad judgment.
The cost of living has continued to rise. By the 21st century, the typical man had to work twice as long to buy an average house and an average car as he did in 1975.
Three times, the Dow has tried to beat its October 2018 high of 2,680. And three times, it has failed. This ‘triple top’ formation is a bad sign.
China has been providing Americans with low-cost goods for nearly 40 years…with trade barriers coming down steadily. Suddenly, the China trade is unacceptable.
Banning trade didn’t work for North Korea. Instead, it created a Hell on Earth. But how about the US? Would it create an Eden here?
Capitalists are conscious. They always try to get the outcomes they want…and they don’t mind cheating — when they can get away with it.
The stock market was rattled after Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods.The Chinese replied with silly threats of their own.
Mr Trump watched the stock market sink; the Dow dropped as much as 648 points intra-day. He fully intends to blame the next downturn on the Fed.
We give a Chinese company our fake money. It gives us a real TV set. How did we ‘lose’ money? And why is it any of Donald Trump’s business?
A 5% return in a single year may be acceptable. Spread it over two years and it becomes only 2.5% — barely equal to inflation.
The Fed is ready to cut rates again — just like it was 2008. Republicans and Democrats are ready to spend, spend, spend…just as if they didn’t already have a trillion-dollar deficit…
If you’re at the tail end of a credit-fuelled bubble…with an overpriced stock market…a trillion-dollar federal deficit…and $72 trillion of debt…What are you going to do?
Rates have been negative for nearly the last 10 years; federal debt more than doubled, while real growth rates fell.