Tag Archives: Inflation

  • Blog

    Grant Williams: The Rules Of Investing Have Just Changed

    Few have any experience with the secular inflation lying ahead
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, November 13, 2020, 10:01 AM

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    Secular deflation in the financing and operation of businesses has been one of the largest defining economic trends of the past half century.

    But it has come to an end, predicts Grant Williams, publisher of the Things That Make You Go Hmmm… newsletter and co-founder of Real Vision.

    The events of 2020 have dramatically accelerated a reversal from the past decades of deflation into a new future of secular inflation. And that means the rules of investing have just changed, as the playbooks for those two environments are extremely different.

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  • Blog

    Jim Rogers: Great Depression 2.0?

    A legendary investor foresees hard times ahead
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, October 30, 2020, 9:03 AM

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    Jim Rogers is not only one of the most successful investors of our era, he’s also an avid scholar of history.

    He looks into the future and sees a terrible reckoning ahead; one he predicts will be “the worst economic crisis of my lifetime” — and Jim is 78 years old.

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  • Blog

    Ben Hunt: Inflation Ahead!

    Why the investing world is about to change
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, October 23, 2020, 9:08 AM

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    Ben Hunt — highly respected fund manager, author, and former professor/entrepreneur/venture capitalist — says that to be successful in managing your wealth, there’s only one question that matters:

    Are we entering a deflationary future, or an inflationary one?

    The strategies and appropriate investment targets for each are extremely different, so you’d better answer correctly.

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  • Blog

    The Coming Financial Crisis of 2021

    Economist Steve Keen issues new warning
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, October 16, 2020, 10:21 AM

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    With tens of millions of households having lost their income this year, personal savings becoming exhausted, government support programs on their way to drying up, and lots more company layoffs/bankruptcies/closures ahead — economist Steve Keen expects a punishing recession to arrive in full force in 2021.

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  • Blog

    1971: The Year That Changed Everything

    The trajectory of nearly every facet of our way of life shifted massively
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, September 25, 2020, 9:38 AM

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    The year 1971 saw the trajectories of nearly every major trend relative to our way of life shift massively.

    This week’s guest experts, Ben Prentice and Collin, founders of WTFHappenedIn1971.com, explain how virtually all of these changes are a direct or indirect result of the monetary system “breaking” that year with the Nixon Shock and the end of the Bretton Woods System.

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  • Blog

    Market Update: DC/Wall Street Insider Predicts Coming Shock

    The Fed is recklessly driving us towards an unavoidable reckoning
    by Adam Taggart

    Friday, September 18, 2020, 10:08 AM

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    When asked what the biggest risks facing the economy are, David Stockman, lifelong Capital Hill and Wall Street insider, says “That’s easy. There are three: The Fed, The Fed and the Fed.”

    After decades of misguided policy and chronically missing its targets, Stockman thinks the Federal Reserve is truly barreling off the rails now, hurtling our market economy towards disaster.

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  • Blog

    What Are You Going To Do As Our Money Dies?

    Central banks are killing our currency to protect the already-rich
    by Adam Taggart

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 5:13 PM

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    With the central banks hell-bent on supporting the rich by sending the prices of all financial assets farther into the stratosphere, is high/runaway inflation the natural next stage from here?

    Will those worrying about a systemic “crash” from all the intervention and deformation be proved wrong?

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  • Blog

    Is High Inflation Now A Bigger Danger Than A Deflationary Crash?

    Is High Inflation Now A Bigger Danger Than A Deflationary Crash?
    by Chris Martenson

    Tuesday, August 25, 2020, 5:08 PM

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    What’s the more likely event at this point: a deflationary crash or runaway inflation?

    For a long time, Peak Prosperity co-founder Adam Taggart and I have hewed to the “Ka-POOM!” theory, which states that a major deflation will scare the central banks so badly that they overreact and pour too much liquidity into the system, thereby destroying it.

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  • Insider

    The Way Out

    My personal actions for preserving my wealth
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, August 21, 2020, 7:57 PM

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    Executive Summary

    • The #1 reason the entire system will collapse: oil
    • Why the Fed is stuck with the Zombie economy it created
    • How I am hedging against the inflation of the printing press
    • Why we need to be our own heroes in this story — the authorities certainly won’t

    If you have not yet read Part 1: One Step removed, available free to all readers, please click here to read it first.

    Our approach at Peak Prosperity is to begin at the top and then work down.  We’ve got a framework for understanding the world and assigning priorities to our actions.

    The big picture view is this: infinite growth on a finite planet is impossible.  Yet our entire system of money and our economic systems are all predicated on the idea of infinite growth.  Quite the conundrum, eh?

    To me there’s no contest and no conundrum to solve.  Reality wins out every time.  If you overfish the seas and the fisheries collapse, then the reality of that wins out over whatever ‘the market’ demands.   Fish prices could double or quintuple and still no more fish will emerge from the empty sea.

    The most basic reality that we all live under – yours truly especially included – is that fossil fuel energy delivers pretty much everything we see around us, everything we consume, and supports everything we do.

    Even with some rosy projections for August and September, it’s clear that…

     

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  • Blog

    One Step Removed

    Avoid the trap the system is setting to imprison you
    by Chris Martenson

    Friday, August 21, 2020, 7:57 PM

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    Millions of people are about to enter a financial purgatory not of their doing, becoming little more than modern slaves.

    They’ll be called “evicted” or “foreclosed” by the media.  But if we define a slave as someone forced by existing legal circumstances and approved cultural norms to work for another person, then that’s exactly what these people should actually be called; modern-day slaves.

    Too harsh?  Not really. Allow me to make my case.

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