Regulation vs. De-Regulation

At the heart of our system is risk-taking. It’s an insatiable need for the proverbial cliche in business: “we need to keep the lights on.” Although some companies face this reality, many do not have such ominou...

Peak Insanity and Deutsche Bank

Is peak insanity rolling over, or do we have much farther to go? Will rising interest rates pop the bubble and bullishness on deflationary assets (like government debt) finally turn the tide? The IMF coins the ...

Yuan For Oil

The international order has been changing slowly but surely over the last 30 years, but especially quickly over the last 10 years. The financial crisis led the world to re-evaluate the American Empire and dolla...