With a debt that recently topped the $22 trillion mark, the United States has the biggest debt of any nation in the world in sheer dollar count. However, we can use a different debt metric to determine which country is the worst offender – and the top-ten list might surprise you.
Seasoned investors know how to detect historical cycles and patterns in markets, and some would suggest that we’re near the end of a late-stage bull cycle. Others aren’t yet convinced that we’re near the fi...
Watchful financial commentators have been talking about the retail-pocalypse and the declining housing market of late. Yet, we must not ignore “car-mageddon,” the precipitous decline in automobile sales, as an equally telling indication that the “Great Recovery” is more fiction than fact.
A growing global population means stifling traffic congestion and a lack of infrastructure to handle it. In fact, the data shows that $3.7 trillion will be required to keep up with global infrastructure nee...
It has been well documented that major world superpowers like China and Russia have been stockpiling gold in massive quantities. You might be surprised, however, to discover that there’s an up-and-coming gold super-achiever out there which hardly anybody’s paying attention to.
The National Debt Clock has been working overtime for the past year, numbers whizzing by as America’s mounting debt piles up like laundry in a frat house.
It’s been said that gold is the anti-dollar, but we can pretty much say the same thing about commodities generally.
Like an infectious disease, a troubling trend has propagated throughout the world in the global economy. As financial strain leads to health problems, citizens of the world struggle to maintain a baseline quality of life or even meet basic survival needs.
The old German saying that “trees don’t grow to the sky” suggests that there are limits to growth, and experienced investors know that this undoubtedly applies to growth in companies and stocks. But what applies to trees might not apply to plants – especially if the plant happens to be a cannabis plant.
Precious metals guru David Morgan might be controversial at times, but he can never be accused of being a fair-weather friend to gold and silver. He’s been staunch advocate of metals ownership through the t...