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Addison WigginInnovate or Die

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Picking up our investigation into the tug-o-war between government meddlers and entrepreneurs where we left off...


Addison WigginWhen Genius Fails Again, Part III

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Addison Wiggin gives even more reasons why genius will fail again in part III of his series on Jim Rickards and the collapse of the financial market house of cards...


Addison WigginAttention to Deficits Disorder

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A Daily Reckoning classique. Since it’s Friday the 13th, we thought we’d take an unlucky look back at the fate of U.S. deficits and debt accumulation since those quaint, pre-crisis days. This was first published in The Daily Reckoning on May, 17, 2005. So foolish we were to be concerned about deficits and debt waaay back then. Alas, the writing had already been scribbled on the wall for years…


Addison WigginThe Currency Wars of the 20th Century

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Addison Wiggin checks in with Jim Rickards and does a quick historical overview of the currency struggles that have brought us up to 2015 and onward. After you read, you won’t look at the tolls you have to pay on the highway the same way ever again…


Addison WigginA Short History of Speculative Excesses and Wealth Preservation

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For of all John Law’s faults, he at least understood that he who holds hard assets wins the day. Addison took the liberty of grafting supporting evidence together from his book with Bill Bonner, Financial Reckoning Day. Read on to see how originators of some of the worst ideas can give us some good ones too...


Addison WigginA Manifesto, of Sorts

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More than a decade ago, Addison Wiggin helped co-found the Daily Reckoning with Bill Bonner. Today, he recalls this life-changing experience, and explains how - despite being rooted in the world of finance - it is and will always be about much more than money. Read on...


Addison WigginThe Tragedy of Common Politics

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Hillary Clinton said what?!?... Gipper deja vu... and lessons from a German octogenarian... Addison Wiggin reflects on the day after election results were in. He would've written a shorter post... but he didn't have the time...


Addison WigginVote or Die!

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Today is Election Day, and as such, people all over America are urging citizens to "get out and vote." But are you ever better off for voting? And, more to the point, can you ever gauge just how important or effective your vote is? Addison Wiggin explores these questions and more, right here...