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“Granddaddy of all bubbles”, No Escape

This week Doug Noland joins the podcast to discuss what he refers to as the “granddaddy of all bubbles”. Noland, a 30-year market analyst and specialist in credit cycles, currently works at McAlvany Wealth Management and is well known for his […]

What Happens When Asset Bubbles Burst

What Happens When Asset Bubbles Burst

I hate to break it to you, but chances are you’re just not prepared for what’s coming. Not even close. Don’t take it personally. I’m simply playing the odds. After spending more than a decade warning people all over the […]

Off-loading Of Retirement Risk By Corporations

Off-loading Of Retirement Risk By Corporations

The Origins Of The Retirement Plan Back during the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress promised a monthly lifetime income to soldiers who fought and survived the conflict. This guaranteed income stream, called a “pension”, was again offered to soldiers in […]

Saudi In Dire Danger

Saudi In Dire Danger

While turbulent during the best of times, gigantic waves of change are now sweeping across the Middle East. The magnitude is such that the impact on the global price of oil, as well as world markets, is likely to be […]

TreasuryDirect – 16X Cash Savings

TreasuryDirect – 16X Cash Savings

Back in my June report Less Than Zero: How The Fed Killed Saving, I explained how the Federal Reserve’s policy of holding interest rates at record lows has decimated savers. Those who simply want to park money somewhere “safe” can’t […]