Sight Unseen (Oops)

We know the property market in 2021 is a little nutso. And we know many prospective buyers and renters are snapping up their new dwellings sight unseen. But this story is on a whole other level. Read More

“Prepping” for a Post-Dollar World

“How would we use our precious metals as money and stay outside of the government system?” asked a reader after our recent exploration of CBDCs. So here goes… Read More

Innocence Is No Defense (Against Federal Seizure)

There are at least five lawsuits pending after a federal trifecta raids U.S. Private Vaults in Beverly Hills. Read More

Russian Hackers, American Negligence

Much of the hot mess that’s “cybersecurity” in the United States can be laid at the feet of the U.S. government. Read More

Tesla = Pets.com?

Investing legend Jeremy Grantham says: “The thing about a bubble… it can keep going.” Read More

The $4.197 Trillion Threat

The Federal Reserve’s twice-yearly Financial Stability Report whistled past the graveyard where Archegos Capital Management will soon be interred. Read More

Digital Currency = Total Surveillance

“While China may be the leader in the race to build central bank digital currency (CBDC),” says Jim Rickards, “the Fed has not been caught napping…” Read More

Russia’s Long Game (Gold)

The Central Bank of Russia has been loading up on gold for years. “No one plays the gold market better,” observes Jim Rickards. Read More

Six Years (Max) to China War

If China forces Taiwan reunification, is the U.S. ready to go to war with China? Read More

Bloodbath Newbies

The mainstream is finally recognizing that a new era of the mom and pop investor has arrived. Read More

FinTech Meets Fine Art

“Financial technology (FinTech) — along with some good old-fashioned creativity — has opened an elite market to the masses,” says Zach Scheidt. Read More