Author: Daily Reckoning

The Myth of Compounding Interest

The Myth of Compounding Interest by James Altucher for Daily Reckoning Editor’s note: It’s one of the oldest rules of saving and investing: the wonders of compound interest. But can you rely upon it to build wealth? Today eccentric former...

New Multi-year Gold Rally Has Emerged

New Multi-year Gold Rally Has Emerged by Jim Rickards for Daily Reckoning The dollar price of gold has been on a roller-coaster ride for the past six years. But the past six weeks have been a turbocharged version of that....

Trump Declares War

Trump Declares War by Jim Rickards for Daily Reckoning Trump has had it! He is apparently declaring a currency war on the rest of the world. Trump resents China and Europe cheapening the yuan and the euro against the dollar...

The 7 Biggest Regrets for Retirees

The 7 Biggest Regrets for Retirees BY NILUS MATTIVE for Daily Reckoning More than half of retirees have retirement regrets. And, as you can imagine the regrets range from “I wish I started saving earlier” to “I wish I traveled...

Three Steps to Save America from Collapse

Three Steps to Save America from Collapse by George Gilder for Daily Reckoning Our monetary system is broken. It’s given us low growth, a shrinking job force, inequality beyond what a healthy economy would produce, inefficiency, and the unnatural growth...

GDP: The New “Slow” Normal

GDP: The New “Slow” Normal by Brian Maher for Daily Reckoning “Is Slow Still the New Normal for GDP Growth?” The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco raises the question… and proceeds to answer it: Estimates suggest the new normal...

“Perfect Storm” Is Coming

“Perfect Storm” Is Coming by Jim Rickards for Daily Reckoning People often refer to the “perfect storm.” A perfect storm is generally understood as two or more events that are independent but converge to produce an outcome much worse than...

The Coming Gold Breakout

The Coming Gold Breakout by Jim Rickards for Daily Reckoning I read headlines all day and focus extensively, if not exclusively, on gold. If gold is the best form of money (it is), and if gold had unique properties as...

The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm by James Rickards for Daily Reckoning What are the three elements of the perfect political and market storm I see coming together this fall? The first is an effort by the Democratic House of Representatives to impeach...

A Tour of the Future

A Tour of the Future by Brian Maher for Daily Reckoning Sharp, bracing winds have scattered the fog. The horizon is now visible… and the future drifts into focus. Yes, we have the future in sight. Today we report the...

Get Ready for Bitcoin Mania 2.0

Get Ready for Bitcoin Mania 2.0 by James Altucher for Daily Reckoning Right now bitcoin (BTC) is back above $8,000 after suffering a substantial “flash crash” last week. This is a major milestone that I’ve spoken about quite a few...

The Biggest Fraud in History

The Biggest Fraud in History by Jim Rickards for Daily Reckoning TDC Note – Don’t forget to visit Ken Schortgen, Jim Willie, London Paul, Producer CJ and yours truly at The Gadfly – one week FREE TRIAL and I can...

Prepare for Trench Warfare

Prepare for Trench Warfare by Brian Maher for Daily Reckoning What if China isn’t half so desperate for a deal as the president believes? Are we in for an extended siege of economic trench warfare? Today we explore possibilities… and...

The Trade War Is Back

The Trade War Is Back BY JAMES RICKARDS for Daily Reckoning President Trump shocked markets yesterday when he announced that a new, heavy round of tariffs on Chinese goods will take effect this Friday. Complacent markets had assumed that a...

GDP: Fake News

GDP: Fake News by Jim Rickards for Daily Reckoning The first-quarter GDP number was released this morning. And at 3.2%, it came in far above estimates. Consensus was about 2.3%. It was also the highest Q1 GDP print since 2015....