Remember When…

Genevieve Lefranc

As my mother always told me, don't forget the past, learn from it. And that's what we aim to do each day by reflecting on our musings from five and ten years ago to the day. From China's booms and busts and the mortgage market, to taxation being a form of forced charity and a 14-month low for the euro, and more!


Remember When…

Genevieve Lefranc

We often like to reminisce on our Daily Reckonings from five and ten years ago to the day. From India's urban future and the ECB bailouts, to a 'Gold to Go' gold bar ATM in Abu Dhabi and more!


Remember When…

Genevieve Lefranc

Take a walk down memory lane and check out our daily reckonings from five and ten years ago to the day. From the Euro bailout and the performance of GM stocks and bonds, to a detailed list of Congress's very first screw-ups, and more!


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...


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….


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…