A Chinese Laboratory (Not What You Think)

More than a year after we first broached the subject of China’s digital currency, the story’s clearly gone mainstream… Read More

Love/Hate (Banks)

“It may be easy to hate Wall Street banks, but there’s no question they’re profitable,” Zach Scheidt says. “Why not tap into those profits for yourself?” Read More

China’s Corner on U.S. Medicine Cabinets

“The COVID-19 crisis has exposed our dependence on offshore-made drugs… and raised questions about their availability,” Ray Blanco says. Read More

Gold Shortage(!)

Because of physical gold’s scarcity, precious metals dealers are able to tack on an average commission of 15%. “Take it or leave it,” says Jim Rickards. Read More

Vaccine Passports

We approach the vaccine passport question from our business-and-commerce perspective… still mindful of what it means to live in a free country. Read More

Unfinished Business

“Why are higher interest rates so damaging for tech stocks?” a reader asks our income specialist Zach Scheidt. Read More

Heresy!

“The Biden administration has chosen the most economically harmful method of financing infrastructure spending,” says one expert as The 5 pulls apart massive federal spending bills, both old and new Read More

Risk-on Reopening

And to think, one year ago the “reopening trade” wasn’t even a thing. Today? You can’t get away from the headlines plastered across financial media… Read More

Past Its Expiration Date (Infrastructure)

“Over the course of American history, building infrastructure has had a powerful economic impact,” says Nomi Prins. Read More

AOC Abandons Socialism

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) quickly became the face of a leftist faction in the House known as the democratic socialists. That was then, this is now… Read More

Gray Monday

The events at hedge fund Archegos Capital Management might not be a “black swan,” but in pockets of the market, there’s an awful lot of gray out there today… Read More