Why Gold Will Go Higher From Here

Why Gold Will Go Higher From Here

On Friday (April 12), intraday prices for gold hit an all-time high of $2,445 per ounce before closing the day at $2,360. For a normally sleepy asset, gold’s ten percent rise in three weeks is remarkable. Gold is up 14 percent year-to-date, but most of the price...
Is Your Bank Safe?

Is Your Bank Safe?

In one of the most shocking developments to hit the banking sector since the global financial crisis fifteen years ago, Silicon Valley Bank, the country’s sixteenth largest bank with $209 billion in assets, failed on Friday. SVB’s claim to fame was its deep connection...
Russia Sanctions and Central Bank Policies Backfire, Hurtling America Into Economic Storm

Russia Sanctions and Central Bank Policies Backfire, Hurtling America Into Economic Storm

Lightning strikes above the Manhattan skyline after a summer storm in New York in 2014. (Photo credit: Reuters) Article published on July 15, 2022 by Bryan Jung of The Epoch Times To read the entire article, please CLICK HERE.   War sanctions against Russia,...
Riot Fashion

Riot Fashion

Photograph credit: Warren Wong We should never underestimate the politics of fashion. The pandemic-era dad joke goes something like this, “I never imagined I’d walk into a bank wearing a mask and demanding money.” Antifa, always on the avant-garde of social trends,...
The Colonial Pipeline Attack

The Colonial Pipeline Attack

A warm war continues against the United States US critical infrastructure has once again come under state-sponsored cyberattack. This reveals another facet of what I described in Stormwall as an imminent danger from antagonistic states seeking to undermine our economy...
Are masks becoming a class issue?

Are masks becoming a class issue?

As COVID-19 restrictions ease and economies reopen, masks are becoming highly symbolic of our ongoing cultural and class divisions. Red states are (for the most part) acknowledging that masks have done little to “stop the spread” and are rolling back regulations. ...
Russia Did It! Or maybe not

Russia Did It! Or maybe not

As soon as news broke on Thursday morning of a cyber-attack against the US Treasury and other institutions, it was quickly asserted and widely disseminated by the media that this attack came from Putin’s Russia. This claim has been repeated ad nauseam without...
Decoding the coming economic crisis

Decoding the coming economic crisis

Come January, the president will face the daunting challenge of sustainably reviving the US economy following what has been a most difficult year for American business. Four “D” challenges: deficits, debt, disease and defaults, threaten to derail the administration’s...
The Spectre of Inflation

The Spectre of Inflation

For economists, tales of hyperinflations are the academic equivalent of a reading of the Apocalypse in the book of Revelation.  They are for the monetarily-minded a campfire story of the horrible wraith beyond the woods, or the morbid fascination of an automobile...
Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

“Winter is Coming” is a widely recognized phrase from the popular TV show Game of Thrones.  It is also the title of an important, if polemical and somewhat finger-wagging, book by Garry Kasperov on Putin’s rise to power and the West’s ongoing complacency in the face...
How Should Leaders Decide?

How Should Leaders Decide?

When Shakespeare had King Henry IV sleeplessly mutter, “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,” the Bard was speaking a human truth that resonates across centuries and cultures to anyone in leadership whose responsibilities entail decisions that affect human lives....