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Live Near Denver, Austin, Chicago or Columbus?

Live Near Denver, Austin, Chicago or Columbus?

Secure your seat at one of our Summits in these cities in May/June


Announcing Peak Prosperity's Central States Summits: May/June 2018

Denver, Austin, Chicago & Columbus
Friday, March 2, 2018, 11:49 AM

As committed, after having a terrific time traveling up the West Coast to hold Summits in San Francisco, Portland and Seattle, we're now bringing the same experience to more of the cities you've asked us to.

Next stop: the Heartland.

Our next leg will feature Summits in the following central states: Denver CO, Austin TX, Chicago IL and Columbus OH. » Read more


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In Denial: We Pursue Endless Growth At Our Peril

A requiem for planet Earth
Friday, May 29, 2015, 10:09 AM

As we've been discussing of late here at, humans desperately need a new story to live by. The old one is increasingly dysfunctional and rather obviously headed for either a quite dismal or possibly disastrous future. One of the chief impediments to recognizing the dysfunction of the old story and adopting a new one is the most powerful of all human emotional states: Denial. » Read more


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Off the Cuff: The Great Global Economic Slowdown

Growth is slowing down everywhere
Friday, April 3, 2015, 1:57 AM

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

  • Economic Slowdown
    • Economic growth is fast disappearing all across the world
  • The Evils Of The Banking System
    • Corrupt & corrupted; we need a return to old-school fiduciary stewardship
  • Chicago Blues
    • A case study for the fraud & rot soon to appear in cities across the US
  • Fracking's Legacy
    • From poisoned water tables to earthquakes
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Daily Digest 8/6 - Chicago Sees Imminent Pension Crisis, The Energy Cost Of Food

Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 11:30 AM
  • How did Estonia become a leader in technology?
  • Worth Less, Yet Not Worthless
  • Global Gold’s Quarterly Outlook – Has Gold Exited The Bull Market?
  • Obama to Outline Plans for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  • Polls Open in Detroit’s Mayoral Primary 
  • Chicago Sees Pension Crisis Drawing Near
  • Children Banned from Talking about Fracking as Reign of Silence Spreads
  • George Monbiot: Why humans should back off and let nature heal itself
  • The Energy Cost Of Food
  • Risks to Global Food Supply and Impacts to Investors – Steve Yuzpe
Featured Discussion

Deflation vs Inflation?

Deflation vs Inflation?

What happens when deflationists & inflationists collide over pizza?


Chris in Chicago on Sept 22nd

Come see Chris speak (it's free)
Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 7:13 PM

Live in the Chicago area? Come meet Chris (and me) at the Chicago Hard Assets Investment Conference on Saturday, Sept 22.

The event is free to all and will take place at the McCormick Place Hyatt, in downtown Chicago. » Read more