Cheap Money Debt Apocalypse

Cheap Money Many market commentators have warned of the risks associated with cheap money. Cheap money is a steroid of any bull market, and when risks become too great, speculators are subject to the wrath of ...

Teasing Death: Unleashing Your Humanity!

For me, in business and investments, the risk of loss and the fear of failure are things I've had to come to learn to face head on. And I must say that when I come out on top, there are very few gratifying experiences that would measure up to this.

More Evidence that Central Banks Are Threatened by Cryptos

It’s not difficult to figure out why central banks, such as the U.S. Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank (ECB), are less than 100% enthusiastic about cryptocurrencies. Clearly, these central banks perceive the emergence of new, competing currencies based on grassroots movements as a threat to the hegemony of the U.S. dollar, the euro, and other government-backed currencies.

Smart Money Vs. Dumb Money

An indicator that the uninformed investor doesn’t use is one they should. After a tumultuous decline in equity prices around the world, the average investor is wondering what gives. Historically, market volatil...

No Safety Net: The “Powell Put” Doesn’t Exist

The Fed is full of absolute masters of euphemistic, toned-down language that hides insidious and unsettling half-truths. It takes the patience of a saint and an uncanny ability to read between the lines to decipher Fed language, which is now telling us that the era of easy-money policy is in the rear-view mirror and will not be seen again anytime soon.

Inflation is Back with a Vengeance

The U.S. government is reporting the annual inflation rate at 2.3%, but independent-thinking minds don’t buy what the government is selling and, as always, it takes a little digging to discover just how out-of-control inflation has gotten.