Featured Articles http://www.peakprosperity.com/featured/newest?title=&uid=&created= en ALERT: Markets Are Highly Unstable, China Is Crashing http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93335/alert-markets-highly-unstable-china-crashing ]]><p>The multiple global bubbles in search of a pin may have found one in Greece.&nbsp; The carnage there is clearly accelerating, and the central planners are straining mightily to get control back.</p> <p>While the odds favor them doing so, the risk is very high that they may not and that we are now in the &#39;descent&#39; phase that follows the inevitable ending of the &#39;virtuous&#39; phase (if we can call it that) of the money-printing experiment.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93335/alert-markets-highly-unstable-china-crashing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93335/alert-markets-highly-unstable-china-crashing#comments Insider alert China Greece http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93335 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:41:44 +0000 cmartenson 93335 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Rope Making 101 http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/93314/rope-making-101 ]]><div class="post-entry entry std post-entry-with-image"> <p>Knowing how to make rope is a great skill to have in an emergency. You might be able to find weaker materials like twine, string, yarn, plant fibers or even plastic bags but they won&rsquo;t be able to hold anything strong until they are bound together as rope.</p> <p>Making rope is a great skill to know and very easy to do. Below, we&rsquo;ve listed some instructions on how you can make a simple rope design. Keep in mind that there are multiple ways to make a rope and many materials you can use.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/93314/rope-making-101" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/93314/rope-making-101#comments What Should I Do? DIY Rope Survival tutorial twine http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93314 Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:03:23 +0000 bgarrett 93314 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Joel Salatin: The Pursuit Of Food Freedom http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/93299/joel-salatin-pursuit-food-freedom ]]><p>Sustainable farming activist Joel&nbsp;Salatin&nbsp;and author of&nbsp;<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0963810952/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0963810952&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=peakprosp-20&amp;linkId=VF2JWRBC5NEN7HCX" target="_blank">Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal</a>&nbsp;returns this week to talk about the importance of a basic human right: to eat what we believe is best for us.</p> <p>In&nbsp;<a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/79360/joel-salatin-we-are-solution-as-well-as-problem" target="_blank">past podcasts</a>, he&#39;s described the challenges facing farmers who want to grow organically. This week, he sheds light on the additional challenges consumers face in getting access to quality produce and meats.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/93299/joel-salatin-pursuit-food-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/93299/joel-salatin-pursuit-food-freedom#comments Podcast Agriculture Farming Food GMO Joel Salatin Organic sustainable farming http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93299 Sun, 28 Jun 2015 16:54:55 +0000 Adam Taggart 93299 at http://www.peakprosperity.com The Global Credit Market Is Now A Lit Powderkeg http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/93237/global-credit-market-now-lit-powderkeg ]]><p>Although the Street seems to agonize over equity valuations and recent price volatility, as I see it the real issue is the global bond market. Why?</p> <p>Globally, the value of outstanding credit instruments is three times the total value of publicly traded equities. Just which do you imagine is more important to institutional investors?</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/93237/global-credit-market-now-lit-powderkeg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/93237/global-credit-market-now-lit-powderkeg#comments Blog bonds credit interest rates S&P 500 stocks http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93237 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:53:19 +0000 Brian Pretti 93237 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Off The Cuff: When The Bond Market Fails, Everything Will Fail With It http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93280/cuff-when-bond-market-fails-everything-will-fail ]]><p>In this week&#39;s Off the Cuff podcast, Chris and Brian&nbsp;Pretti&nbsp;discuss:</p> <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Bonds Are For Dough <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The size of the risk in the credit market is staggering</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The War On Cash <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Will&nbsp;going&nbsp;cashless&nbsp;help the credit bubble live longer?</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Greece &amp; Derivatives <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">How a&nbsp;Grexit&nbsp;could trigger Armageddon</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The End Of Confidence <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">When it arrives, the collapse will happen swiftly</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93280/cuff-when-bond-market-fails-everything-will-fail" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93280/cuff-when-bond-market-fails-everything-will-fail#comments Insider Brian Pretti Credit Markets Off The Cuff http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93280 Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:37:31 +0000 Adam Taggart 93280 at http://www.peakprosperity.com How to Build and Plant Large Hugelkultur Berms http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/93241/how-build-and-plant-large-hugelkultur-berms ]]><p>Hugelkultur is basically soil over wood. Hugel beds can be any size, use different sizes of stumps and branches, and different decomposition stages of the wood &amp; different types of wood. There are allelopathic trees that you would not want to dominate your wood. It is OK to have a little black walnut, spruce, or hackberry but these alellopathic trees should not predominate. Also, if you use mostly pine, you will end up with more acidity in the soil.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/93241/how-build-and-plant-large-hugelkultur-berms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/wsidblog/93241/how-build-and-plant-large-hugelkultur-berms#comments What Should I Do? berm Garden hugelkulture Permaculture Plants http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93241 Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:02:07 +0000 Phil Williams 93241 at http://www.peakprosperity.com The Price of Everything & The Value of Nothing http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93220/price-everything-value-nothing ]]><p>My view is that the stock market is simply pegging itself to the idea that the central banks have backed themselves into a corner and that there&rsquo;s no other option but to keep the liquidity spigots open. I cannot fault that view, as it has been right for the past 6 years.</p> <p>However, it cannot be true forever. And we all know that a day of reckoning is out there somewhere.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93220/price-everything-value-nothing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93220/price-everything-value-nothing#comments Insider GDP Price S&P 500 value http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93220 Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:50:50 +0000 cmartenson 93220 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Jim Rogers: Turmoil Is Coming http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/93027/jim-rogers-turmoil-coming ]]><p>Two years since his last interview with us, investor Jim Rogers returns and notes that the risks he warned of last time have only gotten worse. In this week&#39;s podcast, Jim shares his rational for predicting:</p> <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">increased wealth confiscation by the central planners</li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">a pending major financial market collapse</li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">gold&#39;s return as the preferred safe haven investment</li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">more oil price weakness, followed by a trend reversal</li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Russia&#39;s rebound</li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">a China bubble reckoning</li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">agriculture&#39;s long-term value</li> </ul> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/93027/jim-rogers-turmoil-coming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/podcast/93027/jim-rogers-turmoil-coming#comments Podcast China commodities crash economy financial markets gold Greece investing Japan Jim Rogers Markets oil Russia stock market US Dollar http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93027 Sat, 20 Jun 2015 17:11:57 +0000 Adam Taggart 93027 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Credit Market Warning http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/93140/credit-market-warning ]]><p>There are large signs of stress now present in the credit markets. You might not know it from today&#39;s&nbsp;multi-generationally&nbsp;low interest rates, but other key measures such as liquidity and volatility are flashing worrying signs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/93140/credit-market-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/blog/93140/credit-market-warning#comments Blog bond yield bonds central banks credit market Federal Reserve interest rates yield http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93140 Fri, 19 Jun 2015 16:50:58 +0000 cmartenson 93140 at http://www.peakprosperity.com Off The Cuff: More On The War On Cash http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93162/cuff-more-war-cash ]]><p>In this week&#39;s Off the Cuff podcast, Chris and Charles Hugh Smith discuss:</p> <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The War On Cash <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Why governments are so interested in a&nbsp;cashless&nbsp;society</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Grexit <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Why the EU power structure fears it</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">The Bond Bomb <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">This one will be for all the marbles</li> </ul> </li> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">Too Many Risks <ul> <li style="line-height: 19.5px;">There&#39;s little gain to remaining long in this market</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p style="line-height: 19.5px;line-height: 19.5px;"><a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/cm-us-standard/audio/off-the-cuff-182-sample.mp3" target="_blank">Click to listen to a sample of this Off the Cuff Podcast</a> or <a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/enroll" target="_blank">Enroll</a> today to access the full audio and other premium content today.</p> <p><a href="http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93162/cuff-more-war-cash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.peakprosperity.com/insider/93162/cuff-more-war-cash#comments Insider bonds Charles Hugh Smith Greece grexit Off The Cuff war on cash http://www.peakprosperity.com/crss/node/93162 Thu, 18 Jun 2015 18:48:22 +0000 Adam Taggart 93162 at http://www.peakprosperity.com