After nine consecutive years of new highs in the averages, the bulls aren’t likely to give up the dance without a fight.
Social media giants like Facebook have bestowed upon themselves the right to silence, marginalize and exclude anyone from the forum of public debate.
It’s the natural consequence of the biggest speculative bubble of modern times. It’s not a pretty picture. And it’s almost time.
We’ve warned you in our newsletters, flash alerts, special reports and video briefings. We’ve been telling you all along that the EU was going to crumble. Heck, just in the past fortnight, I’ve released a series of five video briefings — not only to warn you of the investment consequences, but also to show you how to […]
I first lived in Japan back in 1979. The economy was five times larger than China’s. Its population was young and vibrant. Its government debt was less than 50% of GDP. Now, when I go to Japan, I see an entirely different country. Its economy is less than one-half the size of China’s. Its population […]
Russia scandals and paranoia continue to dominate the news cycle, disrupt Congress and plague the White House. Yet, ironically, it seems there are still few people inside or outside the Beltway who truly understand Russian-American relations. Seven days ago, I presented three alternative theories: (1) Russia as an ally, (2) Russia as a Cold War adversary, […]
One year ago, as the crisis in the Ukraine was dying down, Russia was barely on the radar screen of U.S. news outlets. If it appeared prominently in more than one daily news cycle per month, it was unusual. Moreover, few people understood the country, its domestic politics or its foreign policies. Fast forward to […]