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Time to Become a Hindu

The path to financial enlightenment begins with a healthy respect for gold.

The Naked Emperor, Cryptocurrencies, and the War on Cash

At some point it’s gonna be curtains for all these worthless little pieces of paper governments around the world have forced people to use as money.

The Gold-Backed Crypto Revolution

In a world dominated by constantly depreciating government fiat currencies, gold-backed digital currencies are a convenient way for ordinary people to protect their wealth.

A Whimper and a Bang

In a Whimper, prices go down, money disappears, and the economy goes into depression. After that, our guess is that the Whimper will be followed by a Bang.

What if Venezuelan Hyperinflation Came to the US?

Mike Maloney thinks that hyperinflation is a distinct possibility in the US. So when I read about the runaway inflation rates in Venezuela, I wondered how that would play out in the US if he’s right.

Keeping Wealth Safe

Since before the days of currencies, people have sought to keep their wealth safe – to store it where it wouldn’t be stolen from others

How Inflation Destroys Civilization

Yesterday I told you about the unstoppable trend towards more socialism in the US. I think inflation is the primary factor driving this trend. Americans feel squeezed because the cost of rent, medical insurance, and tuition, as well as other basic living expenses, is rising much faster than their wages. This creates very real problems […]

Was Bitcoin Manipulated?

At first blush, Wall Street Journal technology writer Andy Kessler makes a compelling case for why bitcoin’s 2017 meteoric 1,368% rise was not “real.” In an article published on Sunday, July 1, Kessler cites a University of Texas study that argues manipulation was behind half of bitcoin’s 2017 move upwards. The study pins the blame […]

Get Ready For The Third “Oil Shock”

Big Middle East wars are often catastrophic for global oil supplies. This makes sense. The Middle East accounts for more than 40% of global oil exports. So, a big conflict in the Middle East often triggers a big spike in the price of oil. Take the 1973 “oil shock,” for example. Oil prices suddenly spiked… […]