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2017 Outlook: A Volatile Year from All Angles

Where to now… after what 2016 dished out? First, there was the surprise upset of the presidential election of dear old Donald. Then came the surprise shift in sentiment about

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Merry Christmas… in Likely the Last Good Year for Many to Come

It’s the day after Christmas, so I’ll keep this short… I wish I could say it’s a good thing that central banks have kept this third and final bubble going

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I’m NOT a Bull!

On December 13, Denzel Washington hit the nail on the head when he said: If you don’t read the newspaper, you’re uninformed. If you DO read the paper, you’re misinformed…

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This Blow-Off Trump Rally Looks Real (Damn It!)

Between late 2014 and November 2016, the markets went nowhere. They made no more than a few, very minor, new highs. It looked like a classic head-and-shoulders, rounded-top pattern, with

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Voting for Trump in Spite of Who He Is

It’s hard to keep up with all the labels. According to the mainstream media, anyone who voted for Donald Trump is a hate-filled bigot who objectifies women, can’t stand immigrants,

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Happy Guy Fawkes Day

Remember, remember the Fifth of November, The Gunpowder Treason and Plot, I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder Treason. Should ever be forgot. Guy Fawkes, Guy Fawkes, ’twas his

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Pre-Election Jitters? No Thanks

I’ve got good news! The U.S. election is finally reaching a conclusion next week. While many foreigners are particularly interested in the outcome, mostly because Trump wants stronger U.S. borders

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Unacceptable Cures for the Days Ahead

We’ve held four Irrational Economic Summits so far. Feedback after each has always been very positive. This year, we outdid ourselves! George Gilder, co-founder of the Discovery Institute, literally walked

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Will We See a U.S. Split?

People don’t think I’m being serious when I say that this country could experience a split that makes Brexit look like a tempest in a teacup. I’m talking about our

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This Crash and Recession Indicator Warns: Extreme Danger

When it comes to spotting danger periods for recessions, and especially major crashes, the Boom/Bust Cycle lets us see when stock crashes and recessions are most likely to occur. As