Author: Acting Man

The Donald Can’t Stop It

The Donald Can’t Stop It Author MN Gordon – Acting-Man Divine Powers The Dow’s march onward and upward toward 30,000 continues without a pause.  New all-time highs are notched practically every day.  Despite Thursday’s 31-point pullback, the Dow is up...

Hidden Forces of Economics

Hidden Forces of Economics Author Keith Weiner – Acting-Man Waiting for the Flood We have noticed a proliferation of pundits, newsletter hawkers, and even mainstream market analysts focusing on one aspect of the bitcoin market. Big money, institutional money, public...

Calling Mitch McConnell’s Debt Ceiling Bluff

Calling Mitch McConnell’s Debt Ceiling Bluff Author MN Gordon – Acting-Man Sotto Voce Declarations Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell woke up on the wrong side of the bed on Monday.  Who could blame him?  His summer vacation’s been ruined.  President Trump’s been...

Deep State First

Deep State First by Bill Bonner – Acting-Man Lighting a Candle POITOU, FRANCE – On Tuesday, Donald Trump, president of all the Americans, said his country would spend more blood and money trying to force the Afghans to do what...

Precious Metals Supply and Demand Report

Precious Metals Supply and Demand Report by Keith Weiner – Monetary-Metals via Acting-Man Fundamental Developments Last week he price of gold was up nine bucks, and that of silver 6 cents. These small changes mask the relatively big drop on...

The Future of the Third World

The Future of the Third World Author Jayant Bhandari – Acting-Man Decolonization The British Empire was the largest in history. At the end of World War II Britain had to start pulling out from its colonies. A major part of the reason...

Will They Haul Off Trump’s Statue, Too?

TWill They Haul Off Trump’s Statue, Too? by Bill Bonner – Acting-Man Confused by Shadows POITOU, FRANCE – This week, we are talking about theperishable nature of gods. Yesterday, the city fathers of our hometown of Baltimore let it be...

Yanking the Bank of Japan’s Chain

Yanking the Bank of Japan’s Chain Author MN Gordon – Acting-Man Mathematical Certainties Based on the simple reflection that arithmetic is more than just an abstraction, we offer a modest observation.  The social safety nets of industrialized economies, including the United...

Views From the Top of the Skyscraper Index

Views From the Top of the Skyscraper Index Author MN Gordon – Acting-Man Views From the Top of the Skyscraper Index On a warm Friday Los Angeles morning in spring of 2016, we found ourselves standing at the busy corner of Wilshire...

Against Irredeemable Paper – Precious Metals Supply and Demand

Against Irredeemable Paper – Precious Metals Supply and Demand Author Bron Suchecki – Acting-Man The Antidote Something needs to be said. We are against the existence of irredeemable paper currency, central banking and central planning, cronyism, socialized losses and privatized gains, counterfeit credit, wealth...