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When Every Country Wants to Sell, Who Buys?

The world is trapped in a quest for 'Demand'
Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 1:14 PM

Understandably for the US, which sustained a consumption supercycle for several decades, the post-financial crisis period has kicked off a new trend: Americans want to consume less, and make more.

Americans want to own less stuff, use less energy, and produce their own goods. In short, Americans want to sell» Read more

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Off the Cuff: Things Are Getting Interesting Again

The summer sameness is over
Thursday, August 15, 2013, 1:11 PM

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

  • Rising Interest Rates
    • The big game-changer
  • To Taper or Not?
    • Hard to see the Fed delivering on the threat
  • Gold
    • Finally looking brighter again
  • The Markets
    • Be very, very concerned
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Off the Cuff: The Future of the Fed

So much hangs on it
Thursday, August 8, 2013, 1:35 PM

In this week's Off the Cuff podcast, Chris and Adam discuss all things Fed-related

  • Will the taper happen? If so, what will be its impact on markets?
  • Who will the next Fed Chair(wo)man be?
  • What are the Fed's real options from here?
  • What to do while Fed liquidity drives asset prices ever higher than fundamentals justify?

No time for a deeper summary today, as I'm off to sign a contract with a new IT partner who will be taking over back-end management of the PeakProsperity.com website. This new partnership will allow us to deploy new features on the site more quickly. We're excited!