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For Heaven's Sake: Hedge!

If you're not positioned defensively by now, you're nuts
Thursday, April 30, 2015, 10:58 PM

Last fall, I wrote an article titled Defying Gravity that warned of the absurd price levels that stocks and bonds had risen to. Less than a month later, the stock market abruptly dropped by 7%. Those who didn't seek safety in advance were left licking their wounds, panicked not knowing if the painful down-draft was over.

So here we are roughly six months later, and the same warning bells are ringing -- just louder this time. » Read more



Rising Police Aggression A Telling Indicator Of Our Societal Decline

A historially common marker of failing civilizations
Friday, April 24, 2015, 12:22 PM

It’s time to face some uncomfortable ideas about the state of civilization in the United States.  It is no longer the beacon of freedom illuminating a better way for the world, because it is becoming more and more uncivilized by the day.

The recent spate of police brutality videos and the complete lack of a useful or even any reasonable response by the police unions has shaped this piece of writing, but it goes well beyond those incidents and extends into all corners of the lives of US citizens now. » Read more



Has The Fed Already Lost?

Growth is dying & the Fed has few options left
Friday, April 17, 2015, 3:36 PM

Increasingly we live in a world of Now. Instantaneous access to digital real time data and news has simply become a given in our lives of the moment.

You may be surprised to know that the Federal Reserve has taken notice. » Read more


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The Fatal Flaw Of Centrally-Issued Money

Why the world's current money regimes will fail
Thursday, April 9, 2015, 2:03 PM

Centrally issued money centralizes wealth and generates systemic inequality. This is equally true of all centrally issued currencies.  But the inequity that is intrinsic to this system is politically and financially destabilizing, and so this system is unsustainable. » Read more


Peak Prosperity

The New Me (Round 2)

Adam's story
Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 9:52 AM

Our longtime readers likely remember Chris' recount of his health transformation back in 2011, in which he trimmed off over 30 pounds through a process of prudent changes to his lifestyle.

I've gone through a similar transformation as Chris and have been meaning to share that story for a while now. » Read more


Three Weeks to Go

Preparing for our only (and best!) US seminar this year
Friday, April 3, 2015, 9:20 PM

There are just three weeks left to go until the only Peak Prosperity seminar being offered within the US in 2015. 

And something must be in the air this year, because we're seeing record advance registrations compared to years past.  » Read more


If We're Going To Borrow Against The Future, Let's Borrow To Invest

The are much better ways to spend the next $1 Trillion
Thursday, April 2, 2015, 12:21 PM

We are at an important juncture as a global society: either we immediately prioritize a new trajectory focused on creating a positive, functional future or -- by continuing the consumptive, extractive, exploitative status quo -- we will default into a nasty nightmare. » Read more



Things Are Unraveling At An Accelerating Rate

Because the option set for system "saves" is exhausted
Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 1:36 PM

Does anyone else have the feeling that things are not just unraveling, but that the unraveling is gathering speed?

We can discern diminishing returns in Federal Reserve/central bank interventions, as the initial rounds of quantitative easing pushed stock and bond markets higher for years at a time, while the following interventions generated lower returns. » Read more



Special Report: Is It Time To Prepare For War?

Now available to all readers
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 3:36 PM

This report was initially released to's paid subscribers earlier this week. Given the significance of the subject matter and the number of request from our enrolled members to share it more widely, we're making it available to all readers here. » Read more



Time To Toss The Playbook

In uncharted territory, flexibility & open thinking are key
Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 10:07 AM

Just when you thought the world could not spin much faster, global monetary events in 2015 have picked up speed. 

Buckle up. » Read more