Browsing: Bill Bonner
After 2008, the "borrow and spend" US economy officially ended. Since then, US consumers have learned the value of "thrift"... whether they've wanted to or not. But is it a lesson that will stick? As Bill Bonner explains, Americans intent on returning to their old spending habits may have a date with destiny. Read on...
Hark! Christmas Day approacheth. And with it a reflection on the years gone by. Today, Bill Bonner returns with his annual story, reminiscent of Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" but with an interesting financial twist. Read on...
Hold the easy money button down too long and it is almost impossible to stop. Because the longer the Fed hands out the cheap credit, the more zombies get in line to take advantage of it. As time goes on, more and more people want to see the program continue... and fewer can survive if it doesn't.
Security spending is regarded as a necessary evil. It does not increase standards of living. But how much of it is necessary?
Large-scale planning fails because the facts upon which it is built are unreliable, frequently completely bogus.
The more you have, at least in theory, the more you can ignore the other fellow with it and go about your business.