Early Signs of U.S. Inflation

Early Signs of U.S. Inflation

U.S. Monetary and Fiscal Policy Excesses Have Spiked Hyperinflation Risks.

Major Stock Crash Ahead

Major Stock Crash Ahead

One of the charts that most grabbed my attention recently was the one showing the rebound in China. They came out of it earlier than us, so it makes an interesting leading indicator.

Diversify into Precious Metals

Diversify into Precious Metals

These are confusing times to say the least. On one hand we are being told the United States of America economy has been recovering. On the other hand, the Federal Reserve is still adding $200 Billion a month and the government is proposing trillion-dollar stimulus packages.

A Critical Aspect of Wealth Preservation

A Critical Aspect of Wealth Preservation

As the global financial world reacts daily to the impact of COVID-related “accelerants” and distortions on everything from asset pricing to social and political turning points, the risks, as well as opportunities, facing sophisticated investors have never been higher.

Using Heavy Codes in Troubled Times

Using Heavy Codes in Troubled Times

There is a Chinese saying that loosely translates to, “use heavy codes in troubled times”. It’s not difficult to see that these are certainly troubled times.

Inflation Has Already Arrived!

Inflation Has Already Arrived!

We are almost exactly one year since the world began Covid shutdowns and the results have been bubbles everywhere. Real business activity and thus cash flows, have crashed unlike anything since the Great Depression.

The Ecstasy of Gold

The Ecstasy of Gold

Surely, each of us has, or had at some point, paper money in the pocket: $5, $10, $20, $100...But how much is it really worth? We would like to believe that the answer to this question is “as much as it’s written on the banknote”, writes Oliver Taylor.

Evidence-Based Wealth Management

Evidence-Based Wealth Management

Our dedicated interview with PHILIPP OCHSNER, CFO and Elite Wealth Manager at IndexInvestor AG, profiles the Swiss wealth management firm with an investment methodology rooted in scientific evidence, supporting investors to better understand capital markets theory and make better decisions with their money.

Debunking Universal Basic Income

Debunking Universal Basic Income

Trying times are upon us. As economies around the globe came to a sudden halt, exposing the instability of a system many thought infallible, the illusion of order began to crumble.

Out of Bullets

Out of Bullets

Let’s face the harsh truth: the monetary techniques of central banks around the world have become ineffective. No matter what they do now, governments are already over-indebted and there is no easy solution.

Negative Interest Rates

Negative Interest Rates

The notion of negative interest rates — that being an interest rate below zero — is hard to align with any traditional financial model. We can speak about the concept, but experiencing its actual existence feels like entering a twilight zone of interest rates, thinks Shannon Berkley.

The Biggest Short

The Biggest Short

The upcoming global economic crisis that is going to send tremors through the world between 2017 and 2020, by now is not news, as several respected economists, such as James Rickards and Harry Dent, have not only been warning us of the looming collapse, but they have also suggested that with an out-of-the-box approach, one could even gain from this predicament, says Oliver Taylor.

AIM: Investment Outlook Q4 2016

AIM: Investment Outlook Q4 2016

The global macroeconomic environment is clearly exhibiting signs of slow growth, given the political uncertainty across many regions.

The Ultimate Margin Call

The Ultimate Margin Call

The financial crisis of 2007-2008 was the work of greed, enabled by the power of credit. It was a groundbreaking event that shook the American, the western and the worldwide economy at its very foundations and though central banks do their best to project an illusion of stability after the collapse has rocked their system, the crisis continues to affect the lives of millions of Americans to this day, writes Oliver Taylor.

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