February 27, 2024

Record Global Debt: A Ticking Time Bomb for the World Economy

From Daniel Lacalle The relentless increase in global debt is an enormous problem for […]
February 27, 2024

Canada’s top pensions have trillions in assets. Should they do more to fuel the energy transition?

By Benjamin Shingler – CBC News Canada’s largest pension funds, which hold trillions of dollars in […]
February 26, 2024

IRA blowback: restricting imports slowing electric vehicle adoption – Richard Mills

2024.02.26 The Inflation Reduction Act aims to grant incentives to companies that source […]
February 26, 2024

Inflation is Coming Down. Why aren’t Prices?

By David Brady, Jr. – Mises Institute The Consumer Price Index numbers have […]
February 25, 2024

Visualizing Wealth Distribution in America (1990-2023)

By Marcus Lu – Visual Calpitalist Wealth distribution in America has become increasingly […]
February 24, 2024

WAR + INFLATION = GOLD

By Egon von Greyerz – von Greyerz Gold “Poverty is the parent of revolution, […]
February 23, 2024

British Columbia will not proceed with proposed amendments to the Land Act, Minister says

By Amanda Stutt – Mining.com “I’ve also heard that we need to take the […]
February 22, 2024

How governments can help accelerate the mining of critical minerals, and the obstacles in the way – Richard Mills

2024.02.22 Could restoring a depleted stash of critical minerals help to bolster security […]
February 22, 2024

Taiwan chip firms flock to Japan as China decoupling accelerates

By Sam Nussey, Fanny Potkin and Miho Uranaka – Reuters The influx comes amid shifting alliances and […]
February 22, 2024

Yellen to Visit Chile in Push to Boost Ties on Critical Minerals

By Viktoria Dendrinou – Bloomberg While in Santiago, Yellen will engage with her counterparts […]
February 20, 2024

Massive Money Printing Will Accelerate as Debt Soars

By Daniel Lacalle – Mises Institute The U.S. federal government published a December deficit […]
February 20, 2024

Milei Exposes the Path of Destruction of the West

By Daniel Lacalle – Mises Institute Today, states don’t need to directly control […]
February 14, 2024

Beneath the Skin of CPI Inflation, January: Powell’s Gonna Have a Cow when he Sees the Spike in “Core Services” Inflation

By Wolf Richter –  WOLF STREET We’ll start with the “core services” CPI (services minus energy […]
February 14, 2024

British Columbia Hatches $1.5 Billion Loan Plan to Boost Homebuilding

By Thomas Seal – Bloomberg British Columbia’s government launched a program to accelerate the […]
February 13, 2024

Where NATO Defense Expenditure Stands

By Katharina Buchholz – Statista Former U.S. President and current candidate for the […]
February 13, 2024

Russia’s formidable installations in Ukraine are reviving interest in fortification

From The Economist Forts are back in fashion. Ukraine’s counter-offensive last year was stymied […]
February 12, 2024

After Court Victory for Freedom Convoy, Canadians Ready to Sue

By Matthew Horwood – The Epoch Times Several Freedom Convoy protesters, buoyed by a […]
February 10, 2024

Philippines gunning for fast and massive military build-up

By Richard Javad Heydarian – Asia Times Confronting a mighty China, the Philippines is […]
February 9, 2024

The Fed Says Its Record Losses Don’t Matter

By Nicolás Cachanosky – American Institute for Economic Research The Federal Reserve recently […]
February 8, 2024

The World’s Richest Countries Across 3 Metrics

By Niccolo Conte – Visual Capitalist How do you measure the economic success […]
February 8, 2024

Why China Won’t Fight the Houthis

By Yun Sun – Project Syndicate WASHINGTON, DC – Chinese policy in the […]
February 7, 2024

Mining industry dogged by retirements and lack of new recruits – Richard Mills

2024.02.07 One of the biggest challenges facing the mining industry is a growing […]
February 7, 2024

Why Iran is hard to intimidate

From The Economist Deterrence is a simple concept: using the threat of force to […]
February 4, 2024

British Columbia’s Nisga’a Nation plans Indigenous-majority owned royalty company

By Blair McBride – Mining.com The Nisga’a Nation in northwest BC is forming Canada’s […]
February 3, 2024

Want to know when the Fed cuts rates? Watch the consumer – Richard Mills

2024.02.03 The probability of interest rate cuts has many market participants pondering whether […]
February 2, 2024

War in space is no longer science fiction

From the Economist A foretaste of space hostilities came on the evening of […]
January 29, 2024
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US Debt-to-GDP Ratio Worsens Further, Despite Solid Economic Growth, as Government Debt Balloons at a Scary Pace

By Wolf Richter –  WOLF STREET The US government debt is measured in “current dollars,” […]
January 28, 2024

Robust GDP Growth Adds to Hopes of a Soft Landing

By Felix Richter – Statista The U.S. economy grew faster than expected in […]
January 28, 2024

Fed’s QT Taper Talks Are Already Behind The Eight Ball

By MN Gordon – Economic Prism Undoing the radical and extreme money printing […]
January 27, 2024

Fresh inflation data raises chance of Fed rate cut – Richard Mills

2024.01.27 The Federal Reserve’s interest-rate pause, due to successfully lowering inflation, and apparently […]
January 27, 2024

China’s Imagination Deficit

By Stephen S. Roach – Project Syndicate China is at a critical juncture. […]
January 26, 2024

What would a nuclear winter look like? – Richard Mills

2024.01.26 From 1950 to 1990, the biggest threat to the planet was not […]
January 25, 2024

China’s Economic Overhaul: A Blueprint for Renewable Dominance

By Haley Zaremba – Oilprice.com The Chinese economy is changing, and the aftershocks of […]
January 23, 2024

This “Economist” Says $34 Trillion In Debt Is Definitely Not A Problem

By John Miltimore – QUOTH THE RAVEN “The federal debt starts the new […]
January 23, 2024

Fed Rate Cut Looks More Distant, But Soft Landing’s on Track. Here’s Why.

By Barron’s Just a few weeks ago, markets were convinced the Federal Reserve […]
January 20, 2024

Bastiat versus MMT

By Jonathan Newman – Mises Institute Proponents of modern monetary theory (MMT) are […]
January 20, 2024

2024: The Super Election Year

By Katharina Buchholz – Statista According to the Anchor Change Election Cycle Tracker and […]
January 18, 2024

China widens South America trade highway with Silk Road mega port

By Marco Aquino and Adam Jourdan – Reuters There is a new Chinese mega port rising […]
January 18, 2024

Which Countries Have the Highest GDP Growth Rate?

By Florian Zandt – Statista The growth of most highly developed economies has […]
January 17, 2024

Who Sells the Most Weapons?

By Anna Fleck – Statista The United States was the largest arms exporter between […]
January 16, 2024

Why are Americans so gloomy about their great economy?

By The Economist “The vibes are off” is a phrase that does not […]
January 15, 2024

Where Will the Global Economy Land in 2024?

By Nouriel Roubini – Project Syndicate Heading into 2024, most economists and market […]
January 15, 2024

Year of the Dragon: Silk Roads, BRICS Roads, Sino-Roads

By Pepe Escobar – The Unz REview As we enter incandescent 2024, four […]
January 15, 2024

Fed Reports Operating Loss of $114 billion for 2023, as Interest Expense Blows Out

By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET But losses don’t matter to the Fed. The Fed creates […]
January 12, 2024

Three Risks to the Inflation Narrative

By Daniel Lacalle Market expectations of rapid disinflation and a soft landing remain, […]
January 12, 2024

$34 Trillion and Climbing

By Peter Earle – QUOTH THE RAVEN Just before the start of 2024, […]
January 10, 2024

Fed easing, BOJ tapering calls look like losing bets

By William Pesek – Asia Times This U-turn in economic reality has the […]
January 8, 2024

Which Industries Lost Jobs, Which Gained Jobs, including Government Jobs: Longer-Term Employment Trends in Charts

By Wolf Richter – Wold Street Some are hot, some are cold. And […]
January 8, 2024

Xi’s Solution for China’s Economy Risks Triggering New Trade War

By Bloomberg News As China’s property sector declines, President Xi Jinping needs to reshape the nation’s […]
January 6, 2024

National Debt Tops $34 Trillion but So What?

By Michael Maharrey On Dec. 29, the national debt slipped above $34 trillion for […]
January 5, 2024

Seizing Russia’s Frozen Assets Is the Right Move

By Joseph E. Stiglitz and Andrew Kosenko – Project Syndicate While policymakers in the United […]
January 4, 2024

Peter Schiff: 2024 Could Be Horrible For the Dollar

By Joel Bauman – Schiff Gold Peter Schiff left a stark warning in […]
January 4, 2024

Electric Car Models Eligible for $7,500 Tax Credit Cut To 13 from 24

By lAri Natter – Yahoo Finance The number of electric vehicle models eligible […]
January 4, 2024

The Global Economy Is Not Out of the Woods

By Kenneth Rogoff – Project Syndicate As geopolitical tensions spike and interest rates […]
January 2, 2024

The World in 2024

By Richard Haass – Project Syndicate While the US presidential election in November […]
January 2, 2024

The End of Money As We Know It.

By Daniel Lacalle The year of disinflation can only come from a recession. […]
January 2, 2024

Status of US Dollar as Global Reserve Currency and USD Exchange Rates: Long, Slow, Uneven Decline Continues

By Wolf Richter – Wolf Street The share of USD-denominated foreign exchange reserves […]
December 30, 2023

Argentina announces that it will not join BRICS bloc

Argentina has announced that it will not join the BRICS bloc of developing […]
December 27, 2023

The War on Gold

By Thorsten Polleit – Mises Wire On August 15, 1971, US president Richard […]
December 22, 2023

The Myth of the Unprecedented

By Stephen S. Roach – Project Syndicate Confession: my crystal ball has been […]
December 21, 2023

62 Percent Of Americans Live Paycheck To Paycheck And The Bottom Of The Economic Food Chain Is Already Collapsing

By The Economic Collapse Thanks to a soaring stock market, the wealthy are […]
December 18, 2023

Will Powell’s Pivot Bail Out Biden?

By Tho Bishop – Mises Wire For the last few years, Jerome Powell […]
December 15, 2023

The Fed Surrenders to Inflation!

By Michael Maharrey The Federal Reserve just surrendered to inflation. Fed officials won’t call […]
December 14, 2023

Keeping Chinese parts out of American EV’s – Richard Mills

2023.12.14 In this ‘Under the spotlight’ written interview Rick Mills, editor of the […]
December 11, 2023

We followed an old-growth detective into the forest to fact-check B.C.’s suspicious claims about the age of trees

By  Sarah Cox – The Narwhal When conservationist Eddie Petryshen learned BC Timber […]
December 11, 2023

The Question is Not “When” but “Why” the Fed Would Cut Rates with a Labor Market this Strong and Wage Growth Accelerating

By Wolf Richter – Wolf Street So this was not a rate-cut jobs report […]
December 7, 2023

“Spiraling Out Of Control”: The U.S. Debt Crisis Goes Parabolic

By Quoth the Raven Over the weekend I had the pleasure of talking […]
December 6, 2023

Behind the US manufacturing boom – Richard Mills

2023.12.06 Manufacturing has always been an integral part of American life. Paul Revere […]
December 5, 2023

Regulators Hope You Don’t Notice The Massive Hidden Losses In The Banking System

By Paul H. Kupiec – AEI The Secretary of the Treasury and the Financial […]
November 30, 2023

As the US Treasury Runs Out of Creditors, Its Options Dwindle

By Jonathan Newman – Mises Wire Are the chickens coming home to roost […]
November 28, 2023

After Ukraine, Realpolitik Will Be the New Interventionist Status Quo

By Jeremy Powell – MISES WIRE From the onset of the current Israeli-Hamas […]
November 28, 2023

If QT Is Doing This, No Wonder Stocks Are Rallying

By Tyler Durden – ZeroHedge Quantitative tightening isn’t working. At least not in the […]
November 27, 2023

Uranium sector ‘scrambling’ to fill supply gap

By Colin McClelland – Mining.com The price of uranium will hit triple-digits for […]
November 27, 2023

Two-State Solution

By Carl Bildt – Project Syndicate After more than a month of relentless […]
November 27, 2023

No, Don’t Do It!

By James Rickards – Daily Reckoning Almost 10 years ago, I sat in a […]
November 26, 2023

How China cornered the market for critical minerals and can the West break it’s near monopoly on these metals? – Richard Mills

2023.11.26 China is already gobbling up copper and copper ore at an incredible […]
November 26, 2023

When Does Federal Debt Reach Unsustainable Levels?

Penn Wharton University of Pennsylvania PWBM estimates that—even under myopic expectations—financial markets cannot […]
November 26, 2023

Fed Rate Cuts Will Not Save The Economy

By Daniel Lacalle – MISES WIRE Market participants who assume rate cuts will […]
November 26, 2023

The Shift to the Middle is Coming

 By Martin Armstrong – Armstrong Economics All the media is so anti-common sense […]
November 24, 2023

Our Megathreatened Age

By Nouriel Roubini – Project Syndicate It is now common knowledge that economic, […]
November 23, 2023

Fed Hike After A Long Pause? It’s Rare, But It Happens

By Tyler Durden – ZeroHedge It’s unusual for the Federal Reserve to hike […]
November 23, 2023

Even Higher for Longer if Markets Keep Fighting Central Banks, ECB’s Wunsch Explains. The Fed Has Same Problem

By Wolf Richter – Wolf Street The Fed, the ECB, the BOC, the […]
November 23, 2023

Tariffs; A failure of leadership

By Shang-Jin Wei – Project Syndicate Beyond undermining the rules-based international trading system, […]
November 20, 2023

Biden and Xi Pick the Low-Hanging Fruit

By Stephen S. Roach US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping’s […]
November 16, 2023

AOTH’s interest rate predictions have been bang on – Richard Mills

2023.11.16 At Ahead of the Herd, we pride ourselves on being right, when […]
November 15, 2023

Interventionism

By Connor O’Keeffe Interventionism creates a mixed economy between socialism and capitalism where […]
November 13, 2023

Sovereign Debt is Eating the World

By Peter St. Onge Sovereign debt is eating the world. Lining up a […]
November 12, 2023

The Economic Consequences of the Gaza War

By Nouriel Roubini With Israel embarked on a military campaign to eliminate Hamas […]
November 10, 2023

How Washington Hawks Helped Create the New “Axis of Evil”

By Connor O’Keeffe In 2002, President George W. Bush cited the now famous […]
November 9, 2023

Preventing AI Nuclear Armageddon

By Melissa Parke Nuclear history is rife with near-misses, with disaster averted by […]
November 9, 2023

The deadly missile race in the Middle East

The Economist The ballistic missiles that arced from Yemen to Israel on October 31st […]
November 9, 2023

The Fed Won’t Achieve Either of Its Mandates

By Peter Schiff Now, had they used another form of taxation, had the […]
November 5, 2023

October’s Sobering Jobs Report Adds to Mounting Bad Economic News

By Ryan McMaken We find substantial evidence that the “strength” of the job […]
October 27, 2023

A Better Biden-Xi Summit?

By Stephen S. Roach There is a real possibility that US President Joe […]
October 15, 2023

Paralysis in Congress makes America a dysfunctional superpower

By The Economist Robert gates, a former defence secretary who served Republican and […]
October 11, 2023

Janet Yellen Suggests Much Lower For Much Longer

By Michael Lebowitz On October 5, 2023, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen made a […]
October 11, 2023

1970s-style stagflation may be at risk of repeating itself, Deutsche Bank warns

By Dow Jones A major Wall Street bank is warning about the risk that […]
October 3, 2023

Governments across the world are discovering “homeland economics”

By The Economist For a while, after the end of the cold war, it […]
October 2, 2023

American Tactics vs. Chinese Strategy

By Stephen S Roach The debate over the difference between tactics and strategy […]
October 1, 2023

The Timeline of U.S. Government Shutdowns

By Katharina Buchholz Government shutdowns aren’t all that rare: Since 1976, there have been […]