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It's hard to believe that more than ten years have gone by since we began writing The Daily Reckoning out of a Paris office back in July of 1999?
Since then, a lot has changed. We have seen the dot com boom and bust... a massive expansion of credit...real estate mania and meltdown?and epic highs and lows in the markets.
Nothing about the past ten years has been boring. And we have been there throughout, trying to help readers make some sense out of our global economy. And hopefully providing a few laughs along the way.
In short, we pen The Daily Reckoning each day -- for free -- to show you how to live well in uncertain times. We aim to make each article the most entertaining 15-minute read of your day.
Though alternative currencies, in practice, are pretty common today, many dismiss the idea without knowing the facts. In this Daily Reckoning exclusive interview, Nathan Lewis, author of Gold: The Monetary Polaris, explains what a country with parallel currencies looks like and why a gold-based alternative currency may not be that far off. Read on...
The rise of Big Data is bringing an enormous wave of economic growth as new businesses form. But in order for new technologies to thrive, the old model must first die - a process called 'creative destruction.' In this Daily Reckoning exclusive interview, Harvard Business school's Clayton Christensen discusses what he calls "The Innovator's Dilemma"...
In this third and final installment of the Essentialist's Glossary, you will discover the true meanings of the world's most important financial terms - everything from "nanocaps" to "3-D printing" to the two very different faces of Alan Greenspan. Enjoy.
In an ongoing attempt to standardize the definitions of the world's most important financial terms, The Daily Reckoning has compiled the Essentialist's Glossary, and updated it for present day relevance. Today, we present entries from letters G through M. Enjoy!
With so many competing definitions for various financial terms, it became clear that a measure of standardization was necessary to make sure everyone's operating under the same set of rules. Herewith, the true definitions of a few of the world's most essential financial terms, updated for their present day significance. Enjoy!
Every year the editors of International Living put out their Global Retirement Index, which gives a detailed rundown of which countries around the world offer the best, most affordable places to retire. Today, The Daily Reckoning shares the top 3 countries on their list. Enjoy...
Entering 2014, we face problems, including taxes and spending, that neither the White House nor Congress is addressing. In the following charts, we look at a few of the more alarming and intractable ones.
The JOBS Act will open up direct investment to ordinary people for the first time in 80 years.
"There are two sides to every coin," as the saying goes. And nowhere is that phrase more apt than in matters of money, especially as regards the U.S. Federal Reserve. Today, Mark Spitznagel squares off against none other than Paul Krugman to discuss that very topic. What follows is sublime entertainment. Read on...
This murdered Soviet economist's groundbreaking research could mean a breakthrough in understanding how markets work, and shed light on the best time to invest.