Commentary

The Trend is Not Your Friend

May 15, 2019 0

The be-Muellered, bothered, and bewildered American public may find US-China trade talks about as interesting as a rain delay in an Orioles-Chisox game, but the Friday collapse of negotiations may be marked by historians as […]

World Affairs

To the Brink

May 8, 2019 0

BY BRIAN MAHER The cannons are readied, bayonets are fixed… the bugle is ready to blow. Diplomacy has failed. The trade war will resume this Friday — should 11th-hour negotiations fail. The 10% tariff on $200 […]

World Affairs

Trump Makes Xi Happy

April 4, 2018 0

Raúl Ilargi Meijer Dr. D is on a roll.     Dr. D: Since tariffs are in the news again, let’s run down the topic , first in micro, then in macro.   “Trump said this week he’ll […]

Wealth Abuse

A “Financial H-Bomb” Has Exploded

September 19, 2017 0

BY JAMES RICKARDS Somebody exploded an H-bomb last week, and it wasn’t North Korea. It was the U.S. This was not a kinetic H-bomb, the kind that leaves a mushroom cloud. It was a financial H-bomb. […]

Tyranny

Now, a Trade War — Is a Shooting War Next?

August 8, 2017 0

BY JAMES RICKARDS A popular thesis since the 1930s is that a natural progression exists from currency wars to trade wars to shooting wars. Both history and analysis support this thesis. Currency wars do not exist […]

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