This is About So Much More Than Trump and Brexit

I’ve been writing a lot about what I see as the mega trend right now… and what will make this economic winter season different from the 1930s. We’re not just seeing a classic debt and financial asset bubble that will unravel into a deflationary depression, as occurred in the 1930s and many times throughout history. […]

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Return of Sovereign France, Europe’s Changing Landscape

In France, President Hollande’s utter failure to foster broad consensus for structural reforms has paved the way for a contested election. While public debate focuses on Emmanuel Macron as the savior of France, the real story is that Marine Le Pen’s agenda has shifted the French political landscape. Before TV debates, the French presidential election […]

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Past and present meet in Washington half

When I was a kid, I used to page through price lists and daydream about the coins I would one day buy. Sometimes I did buy something. However, most of the time, my desires for coins far exceeded my ability to buy them. But thinking about future acquisitions is the starting point for formulating a […]

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