Much has been written by a variety of analysts on the health of the U.S. economy, its susceptibility to a collapse, and possible/likely/imminent (depending on who the author is) of an impending stock market crash, falling U.S. dollar and future hyperinflation. Below is a cross-section of opinions on the subject to help you get a more enlightened understanding of the factors at play and what influence, if any, they may have on how things unfold.
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The impending emergence of The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (Debt, Derivatives, Deficits & Dollar) may soon sound the death knell of the entire U.S. economic recovery [we have seen] since early 2009 and eventually and sadly morph into mass Unemployment, Home Foreclosures, Stagnant Wages & Shrinking Retirement. Read More »
In the not-too-distant future, sociopolitical and economic conditions in the U.S. will be changing dramatically, affecting tens of millions of Americans and to that end the U.S. government has enacted new legislation that allows it to transform itself into a full-on police state. Read More »
These 5 red flags will give you anywhere from a few days to a few months of warning that things are about to change drastically…and well before those around you grasp the full extent of what is going on. This is hopefully a scenario that never happens as this will truly be the end of the world as you knew it. Read More »
The great majority of people, who have already seen the first half of the Great Unravelling come to pass, still somehow cannot imagine the second half—the more disastrous half—as being in any way possible. [Here’s a heads up on] what that collapse will look like as it unfolds – and what the symptoms be. Read More »
If we look at the economic collapses of the past, from the fall of the Roman Empire to Weimar Germany to Argentina and Zimbabwe, the pattern is extremely similar. Let’s have a look at that pattern and ask ourselves if the present situation might not play out much the same. Read More »
Government fiscal policy – profligate spending, leading to debt crisis, leading to currency crisis, leading to…the fall of the U.S. dollar – is the major cataclysmic endgame that is going to befall the U.S. Read More »
Something is clearly out of whack. Gold has failed to push higher against the backdrop of a lower U.S. dollar for the first time in over a decade and, with pressure on the dollar increasing, the failure of support could ignite a massive decline. Is gold preparing to launch this time? Read More »
At the beginning of a hyperinflationary cycle, the stock market virtually always makes substantial gains which is just reflecting the sheer weight of printed money…After the initial enthusiasm the stock market loses its lustre and falls in tandem with the economy into a deflationary depression. The U.S. is now slowly entering such a hyperinflationary phase. Here’s what that means for the future price of gold. Read More »
Here’s a quick update of some key indicators that I track regularly. All continue to point in a positive direction. Financial markets are extremely liquid and systemic risk is very low which is a good sign that the outlook for the economy is positive. If financial fundamentals are in very good shape, it is likely that the economy will also be in good shape in the months to come. Read More »
The U.S. is in a financial debt spiral. What’s the Administration to do? This article analyzes 6 alternative courses of action available, presents the consensus view of each, comes to a conclusion as to what will unfold and suggests what the implications are for one’s investment portfolio. Let’s take a look. Read More »