Category Archives: Economic Collapse

America: Banana Republic

      I date the beginning of out current economic woes three years ago – to the collapse of two of Bear Sterns’ hedge funds although, as you’ll read below, the slide actually started with the infamous terrorist attack on 9 … Continue reading

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Collapse Update – Oct. 18, 2009

            We are being told that no one could see this economic downturn coming and that it was a “Black Swan” event . However, we are told many lies. That is just one of many.             “This crisis is … Continue reading

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Cosmic rays, global warming, bubbles and droughts – April 14, 2010

            FYI – I was made aware of the attached article warning of global food shortages after I sent my latest doom and gloom missive. It was already overlong as it is. Good news: (yes, there still is such a … Continue reading

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Eye of the Hurricane – Feb, 7, 2010

Hurricane – a powerful storm system characterized by thunderstorms, strong winds and heavy rain. The “Eye of the Hurricane” is an area in the middle of the hurricane that is abnormally calm and free of clouds that is surrounded by … Continue reading

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The Coming Collapse of the U.S. Middle Class – Nov. 14, 2009

FYI – Elizabeth Warren, Harvard law professor gave this lecture as part of the Jefferson Memorial Lectures at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate Council entitled, “The Coming Collapse of the Middle Class: Higher Risks, Lower Rewards and a Shrinking … Continue reading

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Brief Collapse Update – Nov. 8, 2009

           The trouble with most economists, is that, although they may be bright, they have little imagination. The same can be said for most financial analysts, political leaders, government economic advisors, etc. They may be bright enough to see the … Continue reading

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Collapse Update – April 2009

    Disclaimer: I’m not an investment advisor and this article is for commentary only. For specific advice you should consult your own investment professional. Insanity Rules      “The study of money, above all other fields in economics, is one in which … Continue reading

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Can They Pay It Back – Macleans, June 22, 2009

          This is from Macleans magazine June 22, 2009. Based on my research over the last two years, the projected dates in this article are based on extremely optimistic U.S. government forecasts which have already been proven to be wildly … Continue reading

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Priced in Gold – March 15, 2009

            You’ll never make sense of the market turmoil (finance, stocks, bonds, real estate, etc.) that we are seeing and that will continue getting worse, if you price things in dollars. You won’t make wise decisions about your future … Continue reading

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Don Coxe’s Farewell Message – Jan.31, 2009

            I was very fortunate to have had access to Don Coxe’s weekly podcasts while he was BMO’s Global Financial Strategist. His subscribers were high net-worth individuals, fund managers and financial advisors (none of which describe me.) This made Don … Continue reading

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