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Buckle Up, The Ride Is Going To Get Wilder

High probability of greater market turmoil ahead
Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 4:01 PM

The recent stock market and financial turbulence is going to get worse -- possibly a lot worse. This will be true even in the 'core' countries (US, Europe, Japan), while peripheral countries are suffering unusual levels of turmoil.

It’s nothing personal. This is simply how things were always destined to end. » Read more


A Tough Winter

Strange, hard times are here
Monday, March 30, 2015, 11:25 PM

Last year we had the ‘polar vortex’ which delivered some of the absolute coldest air to our region, so the back-to-back experience is one of relentless cold, snowy winters and short summers.

Similarly, there seem to be a bunch of new economic rules that we have to adjust our thinking around. » Read more


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Future Shock - Crash Course Chapter 25

The unsustainable often ends abruptly
Friday, December 26, 2014, 10:24 PM

Chapter 25 of the Crash Course is now publicly available and ready for watching below.

Here at the penultimate chapter of The Crash Course, everything we've learned comes together into a single narrow range of time we'll call the twenty-teens. 

What this chapter offers is a comprehensive view of how all of our problems are actually interrelated and need to be viewed as such, or solutions will continue to elude us. » Read more



John Hussman Podcast - Part 2

Market bubbles, gold & oil
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 4:03 PM

The second part of our interview with John Hussman is available here for Peak Prosperity's enrolled members.

If you've not yet listened to Part 1, click here to do so.

In Part 2 of the interview, John provides more specificity around his valuation methodology, and how he sees things playing out from here in the financial markets. 

To access Part 2 of this podcast, simply click the yellow button to enroll. » Read more



Understanding Asset Bubbles - Crash Course Chapter 17

Why they form & how they pop
Friday, October 10, 2014, 6:21 PM

Through the long sweep of history, the bursting of asset bubbles has nearly always been traumatic.  Social, political and economic upheavals have a bad habit of following asset bubbles, while wealth destruction is a guaranteed feature. » Read more


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Off the Cuff: Jittery Markets

Things are looking more & more "toppy"
Thursday, August 7, 2014, 12:18 PM

In this week's Off the Cuff podcast, Chris and Mish discuss:

  • Russian Retaliation
    • Putin announces sanctions against food from the West
  • Jittery Markets
    • Have we seen the top?
  • The Danger In Bonds
    • That's where the real carnage will come
  • The Age Of Bubbles
    • We live in it, though it may be ending


The Banker's Bank Warns of Dangerous Bubbles

The Bank of International Settlements gets nervous
Monday, June 30, 2014, 5:31 PM

Recently the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) quite bluntly stated that central banks had, once again, gone too far and blown gigantic bubbles. Of course, they used less direct language -- but you don't need a secret central bank decoder ring to know what they're really saying.

We'll get to that very interesting bit of reporting shortly. First, let's look at what they're talking about. » Read more


This chapter of the new Crash Course series has not yet been made available to the public.

Each week over the rest of 2014, in sequential order, a new chapter will be made publicly available (we've currently published up to Chapter 15)

If you don't want to wait, you can:


Fed’s Fisher Says Bubbles Might Be Forming

A rare voice of warning from the inside
Monday, March 10, 2014, 2:41 PM

In a recent speech in Mexico, Richard Fisher, the President of the Dallas regional Federal Reserve bank, admitted that there are troubling signs that financial markets are being overly distorted by the Fed’s easy monetary policies.

Actually, if you read between the lines just slightly, he flat out said Stock and bond markets are in dangerous bubble territory. » Read more



James Turk: We're Living Within A Money Bubble of Epic Proportion

On par with the South Sea & Dutch Tulip bubbles
Saturday, January 25, 2014, 4:46 PM

James Turk believes the time we live in now will be studied by future historians for generations to come. Just as we today marvel at the collective madness that resulted in the South Sea and Dutch tulip manias, our age will be known as the era when society lost sight of what money really is.

And as result, the wrong kinds of wealth -- today, that's mostly financial assets -- are valued and pursued. And just like those bubbles from centuries ago, when the current asset boom goes bust, the value of paper wealth will vaporize.  » Read more