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Almost everyone will benefit from these changes in science and technology, but you want to benefit directly and immediately.
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.
Amateur investors run from crisis. Great investors run toward it.
It’s a very good thing that coins in the crypto world must sink or swim based on their own merits, that there is no “lender of last resort” on standby to bail them out if they misbehave.
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 […]
7/17/2018 Are we about to repeat the battle of Jumonville Glen? In 1754, a British militia company under the command of a lieutenant colonel arrived at Jumonville Glen, about 40 miles southeast of Pittsburgh. There the British force of 47 men encountered a French force estimated at 35. The lieutenant colonel was inexperienced. Finding himself […]
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 […]
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… […]
When two federal agents showed up to harass suspected arms trafficker Phil Zimmerman, Phil was out of his element. He wasn’t your usual gun runner. He wasn’t linked to any cartels, spies, or other shady characters. But he had written a bit of computer code that the US government considered a weapon. In the early […]
“Bitcoin has many of the same attributes that makes gold a crisis currency.”
“Declining nations follow the same pattern, time and time again, over the centuries.”
Ninety years ago, the US government tied the hands of US businesses while turning Canadians into billionaires—and the same thing is happening today.
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