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The Martenson Report - The Framework for Predicting Our Financial Future

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Executive Summary

  • Exponential change 'speeds up'
  • When it finally happens, change happens quickly
  • Collapse progresses from the outside in
  • Complex systems will become simpler when energy is scarce
  • We fool ourselves at our peril
  • The rules will be changed
  • If you can't accurately assess the risks, don't play the game
  • Your goal in a systemic bear market

Part I: How To Position Yourself For The Future: Step 1 - Financial Security

Part II: The Framework For Predicting Our Financial Future

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Input on the What Should I Do? series

This thread is dedicated to input on our What Should I Do? series. What topics would the CM.com community like to see explored here? Which CM.com members would you like to hear from?

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The Martenson Insider - October 7, 2010

/In This Newsletter/ * Our Destructive Tendency to Print (or, Why the Markets Bolted Yesterday) * My Trip to Midland, Texas * Racing Against Time: Peak Oil = Peak Economy

What Should I Do?

The most common question by far we get on this website is “What should I do?” Once people watch The Crash Course and are awakened to the very real threats posed by Peak Oil and reckless monetary policy, they understandably want to know how to position themselves intelligently.

Our recommendation: start building resilience into your life today. Ensure that you, your family, and your community are as prepared and sustainably situated as possible so that you can enjoy a high quality of life regardless of how the future plays out. » Read more


The Martenson Insider - August 16, 2010

In This Newsletter
  • Guest Post: When Economic Recessions Become "Social Recessions" by Charles Hugh Smith
  • An Ugly Finish To A Rough Week for Stocks
  • What Should I Do? The Basics of Resilience (Part 5 – Health and First Aid)

The Martenson Insider - August 6, 2010

In This Newsletter
  • Weak Jobs = More Money Printing
  • What Should I Do? The Basics of Resilience (Part 4 – Growing & Preserving Food)

The Martenson Report: Is Gold In A Bull Market?

Friday, May 28, 2010

Executive Summary

  • Asking whether gold is in a bubble or a bull/bear market misses the point.
  • Better questions to ask involve fiat money management, government responses, and financial market risk.
  • Gold is not in a bull market; rather, faith in our decision-makers is in a bear market.
  • Trust is hard to come by these days. 
  • As for whether or not to buy gold, there are a number of factors to consider.