What do the “Big Fitz,” the largest ship ever to sail the Great Lakes, and the Eurozone have in common? Hint: the former sank without a trace. Or, as Grant Williams so eloquently puts it, in his Things That Make You Go Hmmm… for Nov. 13 (this week’s Outside the Box), “One...
Can “It” Happen Here? How Could This All Happen? Currencies, Culture, and Chaos What Causes Hyperinflation? A Very Frank Idea But What About the $70 Trillion in Off-Balance-Sheet Debt? New York, London, South Africa, and the Future "Bankruptcies of governments have, on the whole, done...
An interview with Karen Roche of The Gold Report Economic recovery? What economic recovery? Contrary to popular media reports, government economic reporting specialist and ShadowStats Editor John Williams reads between the government-economic-data lines. "The U.S. is really in the worst condition...
In This Issue: Inflation and Hyperinflation A Dose of Inflation The Characteristics of Hyperinflations The Problems of Inflation Hyperinflation in the United States? Europe, New York, La Jolla, Korea, and Recent Media Links Bankruptcies of governments have, on the whole, done less harm to mankind than...
Let me welcome you to a new year of Outside the Box. I doubt we will have trouble finding interesting commentary this year, as there are many things that could happen that demand our attention. We start with a short column by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard of the London Telegraph giving us a quick run down...
Catching Argentinian Disease? The Ascent of Money The Independence of the Fed Threatened A Few Quick Thoughts on the Dollar, GDP, and the Recession Uruguay, Philadelphia, Orlando, and then... I have been in South America this week, speaking nine times in five days, interspersed with lots of meetings...
Thoughts From The Frontline
Filed under: Filed under: The Fed, Recession, Inflation, GDP, Dollar, Deficit, Niall Ferguson, Brazil, Hyperinflation, Argentina, The Ascent of Money
ANTI -Stimulus Protest Demonstrations; Say What? That’s a big global fear surrounding this global economic slump. History shows economic debacles like this breed unrest, anger, frustration among those losing their jobs, etc. and thus protest demonstrations. If one watches www.worldfocus.com or...
Principles of the Stock Market
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THE BIG PICTURE Ok, here’s a Big Picture of where America and we Americans stand today. A fairly downbeat Big Picture so buckle your seatbelts. America has been on the verge of a major comeuppance for many, many years. But its been postponed and postponed. Because the US dollar is the world’s...
Principles of the Stock Market
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