The Elves of Capitalism

The Elves of Capitalism

By Jeffrey Tucker
Posted December 24, 2015

The story of the shoemaker and the elves was written as human life was rapidly improving, thanks to the increasing freedom of the markets. Like the shoemaker and his wife in the story, most of us are beneficiaries of what could be called “the elves of capitalism”. Jeffrey Tucker reports…

One Expensive Asset You Should Sell

One Expensive Asset You Should Sell

By Bill Bonner
Posted July 24, 2015

Bill Bonner reports from Vancouver with a sell announcement for all Canadian readers…

To Die and Let Live

To Die and Let Live

By Addison Wiggin
Posted June 27, 2015

Addison Wiggin discusses the importance of “creative destruction” and why modern civilization, especially in capitalist societies, is determined to ignore it.

How to Fake Your Way to Comeback Gains

How to Fake Your Way to Comeback Gains

By Greg Guenthner
Posted July 8, 2014

As any soccer fan will tell you, embellishing injuries—usually called “flopping”—is all part of the game. And the country guilty of the most flops during the World Cup? That would be the host nation: Brazil. So Brazilian soccer players like to ham it up after getting kicked in the shins. Big deal. On the other hand, Brazilian stocks haven’t caught anyone’s attention—even though they’ve been flopping for years. But is all of this about to change? Greg Guenthner explains…