Archive for April 2021

A “Fractured” Market

A hedge fund manager invokes an absurd example of stock market “frothiness.” We cite more cases of the same from the past five years… Read More

Inflation Game Plan (Not Too Early to Start)

“I’m not expecting runaway inflation,” says Zach Scheidt, “But I do think the risk of inflation is something you should pay close attention to.” Read More

Coinbase: Act of Defiance

By co-opting social justice causes, the American oligarchy cements its grip on power. In this context, the Coinbase IPO today is a remarkable event… Read More

Incoming (Inflation)

“A world with slow growth and a declining prime-age work force means one thing: higher wages,” says Jim Rickards. “And higher wages in a slow-growth world mean inflation.” Read More

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