Author Archives: gerold

About gerold

I have a bit of financial experience having invested in stocks in the 1960s & 70s, commodities in the 80s & commercial real estate in the 90s (I sold in 2005.) I am appalled at our rapidly deteriorating global condition so I've written articles for family, friends & colleagues since 2007; warning them and doing my best to explain what's happening, what we can expect in the future and what you can do to prepare and mitigate the worst of the economic, social, political and nuclear fallout. As a public service in 2010 I decided to create a blog accessible to a larger number of people because I believe that knowledge not shared is wasted.

Ebola Panic

Reading time: 4,086 words, 12 pages, 10 to 16 minutes. You need to prepare for an Ebola panic. I emphasize the word ‘panic’, not pandemic. You need to prepare now before the panic escalates and makes it difficult and more … Continue reading

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How to Identify Incompetent People

Reading time: 6 pages, 2,454 words, 6 to 10 minutes. Incompetent people develop coping strategies and have characteristics that enable you identify them. Incompetent people can be detrimental to you, your health and your wealth so it’s in your best … Continue reading

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Quinoa Spinach Egg Breakfast Casserole

I’ve tried many different kinds of breakfast recipes over the years including oatmeal and making my own granola but this is a healthy, tasty, to-die-for breakfast loaded with protein that keeps me full until lunch time. The original recipe calls … Continue reading

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Alibaba Fraud?

Reading time: 574 words, 2 to 3 minutes, 2 pages. Alibaba, Chinese, DotCom and IPO are four words that should ring alarm bells with investors. 1) Alibaba claims they’re a combination of eBay and Amazon and last year their customers … Continue reading

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Socialist Envy, Canadian Style

Reading time: 3,420 words, 9 pages, 8 to 14 minutes. Over the past seven years, I’ve written extensively about the various causes of the so-called ‘Great Recession’. It’s more than a cyclical recession; it’s a Stealth Depression and this last … Continue reading

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No Recovery, Ever

Reading time: 5,145 words, lots of graphs, 12 to 20 minutes. Having watched the decline of the world’s economies for seven years now, it is becoming painfully obvious that there will never be a recovery. Things will never be the … Continue reading

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Fukushima & Typhoon Halong – Update August 7, 2014

Reading time: 983 words, 3 pages, 3 to 4 minutes. Conspiracy theories are something I’ve never believed in – or much of anything else, for that matter. I’ve written extensively on conspiracy theories. On the other hand, some coincidences are … Continue reading

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