Archives for July, 2016

Musical Chairs

You’re familiar with the children’s game of musical chairs. Ten children walk around nine chairs whilst listening to music. When the music stops, each must quickly find a chair and sit in it. One child is out of luck and is out of the game. Then a chair is removed and the nine remaining children […]

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Weekend Edition: The Story of How We Were Worked Over by Police

Editor’s note: Agora founder Bill Bonner was just in Paris…While he was there, he was reminded of the time he spent there in the 1960s… Back when he was knocked to the ground and nearly hospitalized by three policemen… VIENNA – Real money must reflect the realities of the real economy. If it becomes detached […]

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Weekend Edition: The Great Lie That Is Bankrupting the Economy

Editor’s note: In today’s essay, Agora founder Bill Bonner calls for your careful attention. In it, he discusses the major problem that most folks—including economists and Nobel Prize winners—have no idea is going on right now… As you’ll see, it’s a problem that’s destroying our economy… PARIS – We are having a cup of coffee […]

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Doug Casey on President Hillary Clinton… World War III… and the Deep State

Will Hillary Clinton win in November and ensure the Deep State stays in control? I recently sat down with Casey Research founder Doug Casey to discuss this. Doug is a former classmate of Bill Clinton and has met him several times, including once at the White House. Doug shared his insights on why a Clinton […]

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Forget What the Government Says…This Key Indicator Says the Economy Is In Big Trouble

Oil is plummeting right now. The price of oil has fallen each of the last six days. It’s now down 19% since the second week of June. And it’s trading at its lowest level since April. If you’ve been reading the Dispatch, this might seem like déjà vu. For much of last year, we wrote […]

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Here’s the Real Reason Stocks Are Rallying

It’s hard to ignore the current rally in U.S. stocks… Last week, the S&P 500 and Dow both hit record highs. The S&P 500 has now climbed four weeks in a row, up 8% since late June. Some folks might see this and think now is a good time to get back into stocks. But […]

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Here’s What Happens When the World Overdoses on Debt

Bonds are no longer assets. They’re liabilities. You might find this hard to believe. After all, most folks think of bonds as a safe way to grow their money. For decades, you could make a decent return of 5% or more in government- and investment-grade bonds without risking big losses. Not anymore. These days, most […]

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Decline of Empire: Parallels Between the U.S. and Rome, Part II

See here for Part I Like the Romans, we’re supposedly ruled by laws, not by men. In Rome, the law started with the 12 Tablets in 451 BCE, with few dictates and simple enough to be inscribed on bronze for all to see. A separate body of common law developed from trials, held sometimes in […]

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Weekend Edition: Doug Casey on “Brexit”

Editor’s note: It’s been a month since “Brexit”…the historic event that wiped out more than $3 trillion from the global stock market in two days. But what happens now? Today, Casey Research founder Doug Casey breaks down what the decision means for Britain…and how it foreshadows some big changes in the world at large. On […]

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Weekend Edition: How to Profit From These Massive, Brexit-Induced Trends

Editor’s note: Yesterday, Casey Research founder Doug Casey shared his thoughts on the Brexit. Today, in part two, he lays out the major trends the Brexit will accelerate…and explains how you can set yourself up to profit from them… This has the makings of a classic speculative opportunity—one where politically caused distortions are liquidated and […]

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