The Omicron Variant

The Omicron Variant

By Brian Maher
Posted December 2, 2021

“It [Omicron] will of course be used as an argument for more stimulus ahead”… Europe locks down again. Will the U.S. follow?… “It is the vaccination that is creating the variants”…

Tugging on Fate’s CAPE

Tugging on Fate’s CAPE

By Brian Maher
Posted December 1, 2021

Here Comes the “Omicron” Variant

Here Comes the “Omicron” Variant

By James Rickards
Posted November 29, 2021

This omicron variant was first identified in South Africa, but it has spread widely already. The small number of actual cases is not a source of comfort. What matters is the exponential spread of the caseload, not the actual numbers.

Jan. 4: Expect an Economic Train Wreck

Jan. 4: Expect an Economic Train Wreck

By James Rickards
Posted November 22, 2021

Today, President Biden renominated Jerome Powell to a second term as Federal Reserve Chairman. Progressives in his party wanted Biden to nominate someone more to their liking, such as Lael Brainard, the only Democrat on the Fed’s Board of Governors.