Tag Archives: Federal Reserve

  • Blog

    Market Update: Melt-Up In…Everything!

    How much longer can this continue?
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, August 7, 2020, 11:54 AM

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    Well, folks: we’re officially in a price melt-up in nearly all asset classes.

    Those cheering this white-hot rally argue that it truly is “different this time” and that the commitment of the world’s central banks and national legislatures provide a guarantee that prices will not be allowed to retrace.

    But Doug Noland, this week’s Market Update video expert guest, strongly disagrees.

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  • Insider

    Brace For Impact!

    Key preparations to make with the remaining time available to you
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, July 10, 2020, 7:50 PM

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    Executive Summary

    • Hard logic for hard assets
    • The role of “control” and why it will be field the collapse of the system will be fought on
    • Recent learnings from my own journey worth knowing
    • Why I am certain things will get darker before they improve

    If you have not yet read Part 1: A Serious Message From Chris Martenson, available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.

    I never thought that we’d be here.  It could have all unfolded so differently if society had made better choices.  It didn’t have to be this way.

    But here we are.

    My personal planning now revolves around these trends continuing:

    1. Money printing will continue and accelerate if they think it necessary
    2. SARS-CoV-2 will be poorly managed at the state level and even worse at the federal level

    I’ve seen these trends coming.  And I am not at all surprised by them.

    But deep down I am very concerned that our national “managers” (not leaders) are very close to doubling down so forcefully on their current failed policies that the entire system breaks — badly. For those similarly concerned, I share the key preparations I think are most important for you to take right now.

    Why is this restricted to Peak Prosperity’s premium subscribers? Two main reasons:

    One — we reserve our best analysis and most directive guidance for the paying members whose financial support makes operating this site possible. Also, given that some of this material is our “best guess” thinking or can be overly revealing of the details of my personal actions, I’m only willing to share that with this private audience. I wouldn’t feel comfortable having that level of speculative/private information out in the public realm.

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  • Blog

    A Serious Message From Chris Martenson

    Time is running short to brace for impact
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, July 10, 2020, 7:49 PM

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    Like a windstorm toppling a hollowed-out tree, SARS-CoV-2 didn’t cause the current recession so much as it exposed how rotten things already were.

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  • Insider

    Off The Cuff: Fed Printers Go Brrrrrrrrr

    Fed-watcher Axel Merk predicts (much) more money printing to come
    by Adam Taggart

    Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 8:21 PM

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    In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Axel Merk discuss:

    • The Fed is telling us its game plan (i.e., expect “moar”)
    • It’s involved in all sorts of “solutions” it has no business being in
    • Why Axel expects (a lot) more Fed intervention from here
    • It’s hard not to see the coming era as gold’s time to shine

    With markets full of more delusional euphoria than arguably at any prior moment in history, many have put their full faith in the Federal Reserve’s ability to paper over the economic carnage wreaked by the coronavirus pandemic. Which is why we’ve asked Axel Merk to join us this week and relay his latest thoughts based from his inside contacts at the Fed:

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  • Insider

    Into The Light: 8 Steps For Surviving What’s Coming

    You'll be a lot better off later for taking these actions now
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, June 26, 2020, 5:45 PM

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    Executive Summary

    • The implications of the Federal Reserve’s massive mistakes
    • The (many) indicators I am watching most closely right now
    • The 8 steps I recommend *everyone* take right now
    • Additional steps I’ve been taking to prepare in my own life over the past 3 months

    If you have not yet read Part 1: Into Darkness: Where The Fed Is Leading Us, available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.

    I’ve been tracking full-time the macro developments driving the world for nearly 20 years now, and at no point have I been this concerned where things are headed. And that’s saying a *lot*.

    So I’ve produced the following hour long video walking you through in great detail the key indicators that worry me and suggest a breakdown of the status quo is a lot closer at hand than most folks imagine.

    I don’t like to simply sound the alarm; I much prefer to offer positive actions we can take to protect ourselves from the coming challenges — and perhaps prosper through them, given the prudent steps we take now. So I give recommendations for 8 steps everyone should be taking now, and share additional preparations I’ve been making in my own life over the recent three months.

    Why is this restricted to Peak Prosperity’s premium subscribers? Two main reasons:

    One — we reserve our best analysis and most directive guidance for the paying members whose financial support makes operating this site possible. Also, I’m willing to share my “best guess” thinking with this private audience on the really tricky questions facing us; I wouldn’t feel comfortable having that level of speculation out in the public realm.

    And Two — one of the many benefits of premium membership is closer access to the experts on this site.

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  • Blog

    The Fed May Be Worse Than Covid-19

    Its 'rescue' may do more damage to society in the long run
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, June 19, 2020, 12:35 PM

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    It’s way past time for society to realize the truth and stop believing the Fed’s pitch that it’s the hero riding to the rescue in this story. It’s not.

    It’s the villain who created the injustices we’re sick of. And it’s “rescue” efforts are simply a trojan horse for using a crisis of its own making to enrich its stakeholders further.

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  • Insider

    Off The Cuff: Our Runaway Debt Is Hurtling Towards The End Of The Line

    Why the central banks will crash the the economy, one way or another
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, June 15, 2020, 8:00 AM

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    In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and John Rubino discuss:

    • Why runaway debt has taken us beyond the point of no return
    • Why this very predictably will end in a fiat currency crisis/collapse
    • Why to expect more civil unrest
    • In the short term, expect MMT, market volatility and accelerating inequity

    The events we’ve been predicting for over a decade are now happening at an accelerating pace. That tremendous pile of global debt we’ve been warning of? It’s exploding higher. The US alone just added a full $1 trillion(!) in government debt in the month of May.

    The world is so over-leveraged right now that interest rates can never be (willingly) allowed to rise again, else the entire economic system will crash. Once we accept that conclusion, the actions of the central banks and their implications become simple to predict. The sad reality is, as John explains below, is that they are trapped on a trajectory that will inevitably crash the system anyways…

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  • Blog

    Making Sense Of An Increasingly Insensible World

    Creating purpose and fulfillment within a failing system
    by Chris Martenson

    Saturday, June 13, 2020, 3:12 AM

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    What the heck is going on?

    I hear this a lot these days. Developments are happening too quickly to process for many folks, creating a persisting cloud of confusion.

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  • Insider

    Off The Cuff: Waking Up To A Changed World

    Covid has unleashed decades-worth of transformation all at once
    by Adam Taggart

    Monday, June 1, 2020, 5:03 PM

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    In this week’s Off The Cuff podcast, Chris and Wolf Richter discuss:

    • How covid has accelerated decades-worth of change
    • Why industries & social behavior are permanently affected
    • It will take years for the new landscape to stabilize
    • Why the economic pain and inequality will lead to greater social unrest

    Covid-19 has forced an immediate and permanent transformation of the global status quo, and we are in the early stages of understanding exactly how. But it is becoming clear that the pains involved will not be over quickly and that things will take years to stabilize.

    Wolf explains how everything from jobs, to home prices, to social behavior, to financial assets will continue to be buffeted well into 2021, and how the actions of the Federal Reserve are exacerbating the complaints of injustice that underlie the multiplying protests around the nation.

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