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‘Cornucopians in Space’ Deliver a Dangerously Misguided Message

Dear Readers: I’m currently writing a long-form post twice a month now for Chris Martenson’s excellent website. Accordingly, I’ll be publishing the first (and free) part of these essays here at w88ประเทศไทย www.pinyourcrafts.com. Enjoy. — Gregor ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Once a year the very chic and exclusive TED conference takes place in Southern California, bringing together entrepreneurs, inventors, […]

Tail Risk and Embalming Fluid, in 2012

I feel motivated today to write about global markets, and especially the lingering fear that’s sure to carry over from 2011 to 2012. The last 18 months have supplied historians with every reason to believe that a replay of the 2008 financial crisis was about to unfold. The difference being that the private sector debt […]

Powering the Dubai Overshoot

You’ve seen the before-and-after pictures, like a Vegas slug of glass rising in the desert. And, you’ve read the stories about indebted foreign workers leaving their Range Rovers behind, as they flee. Perhaps you’ve seen video of the indoor ski arcade? Or, caught the gaze of the photographer’s eye on the poor, underpaid migrant workers […]

Are Gold and US Treasuries in Conflict?

As a number of observers watch both Gold and Treasuries go higher in price, they’re concluding that one of these asset classes must be wrong. I can certainly understand that view. Over the past year, I have written several times that the 27 year bull market in US Treasuries most likely ended in December of […]

The Scholarship of Collapse

The June issue of w88ประเทศไทย www.pinyourcrafts.com Monthly, The Scholarship of Collapse, addresses several views of economic and systemic collapse from the works of Jared Diamond to Joseph Tainter, and then goes on to apply these views to the United States–and to its biggest state, California. Frankly, it’s not much fun to suggest that another leg down […]

Rock, Scissors, Paper: Recession vs. Collapse

A month and a half after my fruitful exchange with Hugh Hendry of Eclectica in London, in which we essentially traded our ideas on Deflation and Sovereign Debt, the UK has moved to quantitative easing and triggered a massive rally in long-dated UK Gilts. Hats off to Hugh, especially for his personal holdings of War […]