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Inequality Killed Brazil and It’s Happening Here Too

There is no need to look any further than Brazil to understand how important navigating your own financial future is for you and your family. When the hinges come off


You Suck Wind. We’re Here to Help.

Around Christmas 2012 I came into a chunky quarterly bonus about $5K more than I expected, which for me at the time was a small windfall. Just enough unexpected cash,


Is Everything Going to Hell or am I just Paranoid?

It has been almost three months since I started here at Dent Research. For several years, I’d been traveling a lot as an on-location photojournalist and writer. It was my


HON. DAVID WALKER: Hang In There Because Real US Debt-to-GDP is Terrifying

Managing Editor’s note: We’ve invited our Irrational Economic Summit keynote speaker, Senior Strategic Advisor for the public sector practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), the Honorable David M. Walker, to write you today for insight on what he sees happening in

Business Cycle

Trump’s Nomination, Helicopter Money and More

What You Missed This Week on Economy & Markets It’s early Friday here at Dent Research as another week winds to a close. I came in a bit early to

Foreign Markets

CHRIS GAFFNEY: China’s Shadow Banking is the One Thing It Cannot Control

Managing Editor’s note: We’ve invited one of our Irrational Economic Summit speakers, EverBank’s Chris Gaffney, to write to you today to offer some insight on what he sees happening to

Purchasing Power

Here’s What You Missed This Week On Economy And Markets

I just can’t help but shake my head at yet another unfounded moment in the equities market. Almost every day this week,  stocks reached new highs… when will the madness

Business Cycle

RAOUL PAL: Economic Growth is Truly in the Toilet

Managing Editor’s note: We’ve invited Raoul Pal to write to you today to give you some insight on what he sees in the economy right now and what might be


Dr. Lacy Hunt: Yes, The Economy Is Actually That Bad

Debt. It’s good, it’s bad, there’s too much of it, the government keeps piling on more of it. What’s the deal? You may have none, you may have too much,


Especially With Investing, Information Is Power

We started this week in the U.S., with the market’s Brexit losses a quickly fading memory and the Dow and S&P 500 up nearly 2% for the year. So, more