A Brief History of Currency Wars

James Rickards

Currency wars are one of the most important dynamics in the global financial system today. Jim Rickards gives a brief history of currency wars and explains the reason why they occur. Read on...


What Is The Fed?

Genevieve Lefranc

As much as we hate it, paying attention to and understanding the Federal Reserve System is more critical to your investments now than ever before. Read on for everything you need to understand the Federal Reserve.


Notes on Deflation From Tokyo

Chris Mayer

“That chill in the air?” wrote Chris Mayer in February. “This is what deflation feels like.” He reports from the capital of deflation, Tokyo, on the future that might be in store for the U.S….


Beware the Money Illusion Coming to Destroy Your Wealth

James Rickards

A money illusion sounds like something a prestidigitator performs by pulling $100 bills from a hat shown to be empty moments before. In fact, money illusion is a longstanding concept in economics that has enormous significance for you if you’re a saver, investor or entrepreneur. Jim Rickards explains...


Three Catalysts for the Price of Gold

James Rickards

“Gold is not really an investment” writes Jim Rickards in his new exclusive book, The Big Drop, “it is money. Of course, if you want a portfolio that preserves wealth, money is a good place to start.” He explains what drives the price up and down. Read on...


Bill BonnerThe End of the Debt Cycle

Bill Bonner

Bill Bonner reports on the great credit expansion’s curtain call from Gualfin (“The End of the Road”) Argentina…


Extra!Record Numbers Renounce U.S. Citizenship — Here’s One Alternative

Peter Schiff

Fact: More Americans than ever before are choosing to give up their citizenship. If you’ve been finding America’s tax laws inconvenient or even oppressive, however, read on. Peter Schiff outlines options for avoiding government intrusion in your life… without giving up your citizenship...


Extra!Ukraine Hyperinflates

Steve Hanke

Since the New Year, Ukraine’s currency – the hryvnia – has collapsed, losing 51 percent of its value against the U.S. dollar. Professor Steve Hanke explains why it may go down in history as the world’s 57th episode of hyperinflation.


Greece and the New Colonial Endgame

Charles Smith

With the bankruptcy of Greece now undeniable, we've finally reached the endgame of what I call the “Neocolonial-Financialization Model”. Charles Hugh Smith illustrates a power shift from political to financial control of Europe’s new colonial structure…