Featured Articles http://www.peakprosperity.com/featured/newest?title=&uid=&created= en Deflation Warning: The Next Wave http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/94627/deflation-warning-next-wave ]]><p>The signs of deflation are now flashing all over the globe. In our estimation, the possibility of an associated financial crisis is now dangerously high over the next few months.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/94627/deflation-warning-next-wave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/94627/deflation-warning-next-wave#comments Blog bubble central banks China debt deflation Eric Janszen GDP Ka-POOM! money printing http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94627 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 04:36:38 +0000 cmartenson 94627 at http://www.peakprosperity.com How to Stock a Fish Pond http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/94565/how-stock-fish-pond ]]><p>I installed my 2000 square foot, 6 foot deep fish pond in the fall of 2013. I waited one year for the pond to grow some vegetation, and to begin to support an ecosystem. In the fall of 2014 I stocked a pound of fathead minnows. These are the feeder fish for the bass and catfish that I planned to stock. I wanted to give the minnows a head start, so there would be plenty of them to go around.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/94565/how-stock-fish-pond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/94565/how-stock-fish-pond#comments What Should I Do? Fish pond stocking WSID http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94565 Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:48:27 +0000 Phil Williams 94565 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Charles Eisenstein: What Is Wealth? http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94543/charles-eisenstein-what-wealth ]]><p>Recently, author and &quot;de-growth activist&quot; Charles&nbsp;Eisenstein&nbsp;stopped by the&nbsp;Martenson&nbsp;homestead while traveling on business. Taking advantage of the opportunity, Chris sat him down to record an impromptu discussion on the nature of wealth.</p> <p>As should come as little surprise to Peak Prosperity readers, financial wealth (&quot;money&quot;) is just one component -- and given society&#39;s current over-fixation with it, its pursuit oftentimes limits our ability to be truly wealthy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94543/charles-eisenstein-what-wealth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94543/charles-eisenstein-what-wealth#comments Podcast Charles Eisenstein money wealth http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94543 Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:54:03 +0000 Adam Taggart 94543 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Buy Gold While You Still Can! http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/94557/buy-gold-while-still-can ]]><p>This report centers on preponderance of fascinating data revealing the extent of the West&#39;s massive&nbsp;dis-hoarding&nbsp;of physical gold, for the first time, begins to allow us to start estimating the range of end-dates for the flow to the East.</p> <p>Here&rsquo;s the&nbsp;punchline: there&rsquo;s an enormous and growing disconnect between the cash and physical markets for gold. This is&nbsp;<em>exactly&nbsp;</em>what we would expect to precede a major market-shaking event based on a physical gold shortage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/94557/buy-gold-while-still-can" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/94557/buy-gold-while-still-can#comments Blog Alan Greenspan bullion China Fed Federal Reserve FOMC gold gold thermometer India precious metals http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94557 Fri, 25 Sep 2015 19:56:04 +0000 cmartenson 94557 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Off The Cuff: Look Out Below! http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94541/cuff-look-out-below ]]><p>In this week&#39;s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Mish&nbsp;Shedlock&nbsp;discuss:</p> <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The Periphery Is Collapsing Fast <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Emerging market currencies are falling hard vs the US dollar</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">China Is Running Off The Rails <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">We&#39;re witnessing a bust in progress</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Europe&#39;s Black Swan Has Landed <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">A migrant crisis no one saw coming this quickly</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The US Is Sliding Back Into Recession <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The data is bad and getting worse</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94541/cuff-look-out-below" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94541/cuff-look-out-below#comments Insider China currency deflation dollar emerging markets Europe migrants Mike Shedlock Off The Cuff http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94541 Thu, 24 Sep 2015 21:15:25 +0000 Adam Taggart 94541 at http://www.peakprosperity.com The War On Cash Intensifies http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94489/war-cash-intensifies ]]><p>The central planners are setting the stage for the next round of officially sanctioned theft and this time they mean to assure that you have no way(s) of escaping.</p> <p><em>They&rsquo;re coming for your cash.</em>&nbsp;This is a risk that Charles Hughes Smith explored for us back in June&nbsp;<a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/93050/war-cash-officially-sanctioned-theft">in a very well-received analysis</a>.</p> <p>Once a fringe idea, this concept is now being openly discussed and debated at the highest levels publicly. Which means it is being hotly discussed behind closed doors, and likely has been for a long time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94489/war-cash-intensifies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94489/war-cash-intensifies#comments Insider behavioral economics cash central banks economy Fed Federal Reserve growth money QE quantitative easing war on cash http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94489 Tue, 22 Sep 2015 01:45:31 +0000 cmartenson 94489 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Kurt Cobb: Money Cannot Manufacture Resources http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94455/kurt-cobb-money-cannot-manufacture-resources ]]><p>Author Kurt Cobb writes frequently on energy and the environment and warns that our current economic policy suffers from a fatal degree of magical thinking:&nbsp;<em>sufficient new resources will emerge if the price is high enough.</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94455/kurt-cobb-money-cannot-manufacture-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94455/kurt-cobb-money-cannot-manufacture-resources#comments Podcast central banks energy environment Fed Federal Reserve Kurt Cobb oil peak oil http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94455 Mon, 21 Sep 2015 16:12:32 +0000 Adam Taggart 94455 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Off The Cuff: The Future Of The Fed http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94426/cuff-future-fed ]]><p>In this week&#39;s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and John&nbsp;Rubino&nbsp;discuss:</p> <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The Future Of The Fed <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Further easing seems assured for 2016</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The Worlds Central Banks Are Cornered <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">They have no good options if crisis hits</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The Debt Time-Bomb <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">No matter what the Fed engineers, our debt will kill the economy in the end</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Politics As The Newest Black Swan <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The populace is becoming&nbsp;unrestful</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94426/cuff-future-fed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94426/cuff-future-fed#comments Insider Fed John Rubino Off The Cuff http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94426 Sat, 19 Sep 2015 01:18:42 +0000 Adam Taggart 94426 at http://www.peakprosperity.com When Nothing Means A Lot http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94441/when-nothing-means-lot ]]><p>Today, Thursday September 17, 2015, the most anticipated decision in all of financial history was made.</p> <p>Or&nbsp;<em>not</em>&nbsp;made, as it turned out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94441/when-nothing-means-lot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/94441/when-nothing-means-lot#comments Insider economy Fed Federal Reserve interest rates Janet Yellen http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94441 Fri, 18 Sep 2015 04:12:35 +0000 cmartenson 94441 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Jeffrey Brown: To Understand The Oil Story, You Need To Understand Exports http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94378/jeffrey-brown-understand-oil-story-need-understand-exports ]]><p>Despite the attention-grabbing economic volatility that is grabbing headlines, it&#39;s important to keep our eye on the energy story firmly in focus. This is especially true as the headlines we regularly read about Peak Oil being dead &quot; are &quot;manifestly false&quot; according to this week&#39;s podcast guest, petroleum geologist Jeffrey Brown.&nbsp;</p> <p>As concerning as the fact that global oil production has&nbsp;plateaued&nbsp;over the past decade, despite trillions invested in trying to goose it higher, are Brown&#39;s&nbsp;forecasting&nbsp;model for oil exports. His Export Land Model shows how rising internal consumption can swing (and has swung) countries from major exporters to permanent importers within a&nbsp;dizzyingly&nbsp;short period of time.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94378/jeffrey-brown-understand-oil-story-need-understand-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/94378/jeffrey-brown-understand-oil-story-need-understand-exports#comments Podcast exports Jeffrey Brown oil peak oil petroleum http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/94378 Sun, 13 Sep 2015 21:31:38 +0000 Adam Taggart 94378 at http://www.peakprosperity.com