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    Black Swan Event

    Waiting For The Black Swan

    War with Iran would be the beginning of the end
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, June 14, 2019, 2:38 PM


    Two more tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday morning  (6/13/19) in the Gulf of Oman, and if hostilities advance we could be facing a ‘black swan’ event. One that changes everything, and divides the world into ‘before’ and ‘after’ periods.

    A lot of us are waiting for ‘something’ to happen. We know that there are too many unsustainable trends and practices running and we fall into the “let’s just rip the Band-Aid off” camp.   Some, like myself, have lost faith in the political leadership and institutions and doubt they retain any capacity to attend to anything more than their own selfish interests, let alone manage the difficult tasks ahead rooted as they are in systems theory and managing complexity.

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    A Primer For Those Considering Expatriation

    Is considering expatriation or foreign citizenship right for you?
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, June 7, 2019, 5:13 PM


    A growing number of Americans are frustrated with the way in which their economy has been managed and are becoming increasingly concerned about future measures the government may take to keep its coffers full.

    A question that’s arising with increasing frequency is: does expatriation offer a viable protection to those concerned about a more financially intrusive US system?

    The answer is ‘yes’, it does offer a completely legal solution for ending your obligation to pay US income, capital gains, and gift taxes on your worldwide income. But it is certainly not for everyone and should only be pursued after lengthy and diligent consideration.

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    These Are The ‘Good Old Days’

    At tipping points like now, the steps we take in the present determine our future
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, May 31, 2019, 6:07 PM


    We happen to be alive at a time of peak abundance and technological miracles.  It’s never been easier or more comfortable to be a human.

    On nearly every dimension — longevity, dependable access to food, quality of shelter, personal safety, leisure time, intellectual pursuits, technological advancements — no previous generation of humans have enjoyed the excesses and luxuries that we currently do.

    What are you going to do with that good fortune while it lasts? Because it won’t for much longer.

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    Advanced Strategies For Real Estate Investing

    Episode #6 of our webinar series airs live this Saturday
    by Adam Taggart

    Thursday, May 30, 2019, 3:47 PM


    Episode #6 of our webinar series on real estate investing airs live this Saturday June 1 at noon ET.

    In it, Russell Gray will share several strategies used by more advanced real estate investors to increase their financial returns, protect their privacy, and boost their quality of life.

    If you haven’t already, be sure to sign up for this concluding presentation in our webinar series on real estate investing.

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    Pain Is Inevitable; But Suffering Is Optional

    How to avoid becoming collateral damage in the coming crash
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, May 24, 2019, 10:35 PM


    I’m struck by how relevant the above advice is to investors right now.

    It’s becoming increasingly clear that the end of the ten-year bull market has arrived.

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    They’ve Stolen Our Future!

    Collapse is in the cards
    by Chris Martenson

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 12:42 PM


    It’s time to have a serious conversation.  I know we’ve been having it, but maybe there’s another glove hidden beneath the one we’ve already taken off.

    Put bluntly, there doesn’t seem to be any hope of avoiding a collapse of civilization.  The forces of the Business-As-Usual crowd are just too strong, the narrative machine too honed, the interests too entrenched to allow any sort of meaningful course correction at this time.

    But is that the case?

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    The Path From Survival to Significance

    A valuable new framework for increasing resilience
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, May 17, 2019, 6:14 PM


    I’m personally excited to share this new framework because it comes not a moment too soon.

    At a time when our media and authorities want us distracted, compliant, and isolated, this moment in time demands that we be the exact opposite of those things.

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    The Company Store

    Straight Up – The Company Store

    Introducing our new podcast series for the public!
    by Chris Martenson

    Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12:42 PM


    Announcing STRAIGHT UP – Our New Podcast Series

    After listening to our tribe who have strongly expressed their appreciation for our audio podcasts.  We get it;  listening fits into many people’s active lives more easily than reading.

    Because of this we’re a new way to engage with our published material.

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    At The End Of The Day, It’s All About Confidence

    And sentiment in the markets is now souring. Bigly.
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, May 10, 2019, 3:00 PM


    We’ve been shining a bright light on the technical compression seen in the major stock indices, indicative that a major breakout move is coming — one we’ve argued is much more likely to happen to the downside.

    Well, with the recent fizzling of the principal storyline supporting the bullish narrative — an imminent trade deal with China  — our predicted downside breakdown finally occurred this week.

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    The New Peak Prosperity Shirts Are Here!

    Here's what the PP tribe is wearing this year...
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, May 6, 2019, 8:40 PM


    We unveiled this year’s line of PP fashion wares at our recent annual seminar.

    These new shirts sold like hotcakes. But we still have (limited) supply left if you want one. Or two.

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