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…


Feel That? It’s the Chill of Deflation

Chris Mayer

Appreciating currencies, falling prices and lower interest rates, oh my! Chris Mayer lays out the “whats” and “whys” of today's deflation and tells you what kind of company can forge ahead despite it...


Addison WigginA Short History of Speculative Excesses and Wealth Preservation

Addison Wiggin

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...


The Wreck of the Monetary Hesperus

David Stockman

For 73 months running, the Fed has lashed the money markets to the gross financial anomaly of zero interest rates. Never before in the history of the world has any central bank dared to hand out so much free money for so long. David Stockman has the scathing report… and how it will splatter into a world of hurt…


“Two Percent Inflation” and the Fed’s Current Mandate

Ron Paul

Dr. Ron Paul, via his Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, has written a full-blown indictment of the Fed and their 2% inflation target. It’s below, complete with 14 lessons we’d be wise to heed. It’s lengthier than our normal feature, but well worth your time...


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...


Why You Should Be Prepared for Both Inflation and Deflation

James Rickards

Today's investment climate is the most challenging one you have ever faced. This is because both inflation and deflation are possibilities in the near term. Most investors prepare for one or the other. But today Jim Rickards explains why preparing for both inflation and deflation is absolutely necessary. Read on...