Author: Acting Man

Monetary Madness and Rabbit Consumption

Monetary Madness and Rabbit Consumption Author MN Gordon – Acting-Man Down the Rabbit Hole “The hurrier I go, the behinder I get,” is oft attributed to the White Rabbit from Lewis Carroll’s, Alice in Wonderland.  Where this axiom appears within the text...

Parabolic Coin

Parabolic Coin

Parabolic Coin Author Pater Tenebrarum – Acting-Man The Crypto-Bubble – A Speculator’s Dream in Cyberspace When writing an article about the recent move in bitcoin, one should probably not begin by preparing the chart images. Chances are one will have to do...

In Gold We Trust, 2017

In Gold We Trust, 2017 Author Pater Tenebrarum – Acting-Man The 11th Annual In Gold We Trust Report This year’s Incrementum In Gold We Trust report by our good friends Ronald Stoeferle and Mark Valek appears about one month earlier than usual...

The Gold Conundrum

The Gold Conundrum Author Pater Tenebrarum – Acting-Man Keeping it Simple We recently (on Thursday last week to be precise) put together a few gold-related charts based on the “keep it simple” principle. The annual Incrementum “In Gold We Trust” report is...

Gold’s Advantages Over Fiat Currency – An Interview with Claudio Grass

Gold’s Advantages Over Fiat Currency – An Interview with Claudio Grass Author Pater Tenebrarum – Acting-Man Central Banks Produce Dire Consequences for the Free Market Todd “Bubba” Horwitz has recently produced a podcast with our friend Claudio Grass of Global Gold, which...

The Fed Will Blink

The Fed Will Blink by Bill Bonner – Acting-Man Honest Profession GUALFIN, ARGENTINA – The Dow rose 174 points on Thursday. And Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said we’d have a new tax system by the end of the year. Animal...

Hell To Pay

Hell To Pay by MN Gordon – Acting-Man Behind the Curve Economic nonsense comes a dime a dozen.  For example, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen “think(s) we have a healthy economy now.”  She even told the University of Michigan’s Ford School of Public...

Pulling Levers to Steer the Machine

Pulling Levers to Steer the Machine by Bill Bonner – Acting-Man Ticks on a Dog A brief comment on Fed chief Janet Yellen’s revealing speech at the University of Michigan. Bloomberg:   “Before, we had to press down on the...

The Empire Needs an Emperor

The Empire Needs an Emperor by Bill Bonner – Acting-Man Unknown (sort of) Head of State BUENOS AIRES – Type Swiss President “Doris Leuthard” into Google. You will get about 450,000 results. Do the same with Donald Trump, and the...

Failure to Launch

Failure to Launch by MN Gordon – Acting-Man Identified Flying Objects The future is here and it’s not all it was cracked up to be.  For example, one of the great disappointments of the 21st century, thus far, is the...

Gold and the Fed’s Looming Rate Hike in March

Gold and the Fed’s Looming Rate Hike in March Author Helder Mello Guimares Long Term Technical Backdrop Constructive  After a challenging Q4 in 2016 in the context of rising bond yields and a stronger US dollar, gold seems to be getting its...

Speculative Blow-Offs in Stock Markets

Speculative Blow-Offs in Stock Markets Author Pater Tenebrarum Defying Expectations Why is the stock market seemingly so utterly oblivious to the potential dangers and in some respects quite obvious fundamental problems the global economy faces? Why in particular does this happen...

America in a Drugged Stupor

America in a Drugged Stupor by Bill Bonner Learning Machine BALTIMORE – The Dow, the S&P 500, and the Nasdaq remain near record highs and are up about 10% since Election Day. Fed officials say they could raise interest rates...