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Why You Should Be Prepared for Both Inflation and Deflation

Today’s investment climate is the most challenging one you have ever faced, because inflation and deflation are both possibilities in the near term. Most investors can prepare for one or the other, but preparing for both at the same time is far more difficult. What should you do? The answer is prepare for both, watch carefully and stay nimble.

The Cultural and Political Consequences of Fiat Money

Fiat money allows government to take out loans to an unlimited extent because fiat money by definition can be produced without limitation, without commercial limitation or technological limitation, and can be produced in whatever amount is desired. Fiat money also has a very important impact on our culture.

Capital Controls, Confiscation of Savings - What to Expect Further

The Capital Controls evidence is overwhelming and has already alarmed most investors; our greatest risk is not a bad investment but our political exposure. And yet most of these same investors do not see any need to stash bullion outside their home countries. They view international diversification as an extreme move.

The Great American Economic Growth Myth

Since the end of the financial crisis, economists, analysts & the Fed have continued to predict a return to higher levels of economic growth. But the Q1 drop points to underlying economic growth conditions that remain weak & concerning despite several years of healing facilitated by exceptionally accommodative monetary policy.

Precious Metals & The Death Of The Business Cycle

In my opinion, the world will be a much different place by the end of the decade. The precious metals are not investments or stores of wealth to trade or relate to the insane valuations in our present markets. Gold and silver are more than insurance…. they will be the wave of the future, and the future is now here.

Inflation Does Not Produce Economic Growth

How is it possible that higher price inflation will make the economy stronger? If price inflation slightly above 2% is good for the economy, why not aim at a much higher rate & make the economy more healthier? Monetary pumping to lift rate of price inflation will only deepen economic impoverishment.

How Economists And Policymakers Murdered Our Economy

US policymakers and their echo chamber in the economics profession have let the country down badly. They claimed that there was a “New Economy” to replace the old economy jobs that were moved offshore. Over a decade, US jobs statistics show no sign of the promised New Economy.

More Leading Economists Call For Capital Controls

Historically, capital controls have been used in ‘desperate times’ – Too much of debt, deficit spending, trade deficit or wars. The simple idea behind capital controls: Create barriers to restrict the free flow of capital. And if you’re on the receiving end, capital controls can be enormously destructive.

Financial Markets and Dark Arts of the Bankers

Markets have twigged the dilemma of Central Bankers and have sold off emerging markets in advance of the end of the unorthodox regime – This very sell-off means that the end of the unorthodox regime will come at great cost

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