How to Preserve Your Capital in a Depression

In this article Doug Casey presents the case that we are in the early stages of an inflationary depression, commodities are soaring and next will be retail prices. In an inflationary depression financial assets aren't worth the paper they are printed … [Read more...]

Later Is Now: Profiting from Rising Interest Rates

By Terry Coxon, The Casey Report In the fall of 2008, the Federal Reserve responded to the Lehman bankruptcy by igniting a rapid expansion in the U.S. money supply. It did so because, by its lights, the immediate and obvious menace to the economy … [Read more...]

Why Europe Should Pay Attention to Algeria

By Marin Katusa, Chief Energy Strategist, Casey Research Tunisia’s uprising has democracy watchers wondering if the instability will spill over into neighboring North African countries, but really that instability is already there. In the first … [Read more...]

Growing Battle Between Gold Inflationists and Deflationists

Life has a funny way of reminding a person that he is not really in control of what is going on around him. While he may be proficient in a few specific areas, his overall knowledge is limited. Last night my hot water heater decided to go on vacation … [Read more...]

What Effect Will Ethanol and Corn Have on Inflation?

Unless you have been living under a rock you have probably noticed that the government has mandated that the gasoline you are pumping into your car these days has Ethanol in it now.  You have probably also heard that it is good for farmers and the … [Read more...]

A Central Bank’s Toolkit to fight a Depression

By Ted Peroulakis I know as you read this, you are aware that America and the world are currently experiencing an economic crisis. Many economic experts say we could be heading towards a worsening recession or even a depression. In this … [Read more...]

Saving the Banks will Accomplish – Nothing

Editor's Note: The old saying is that during a deflation cash is king. This is because as prices fall  money becomes more valuable (i.e. it buys more). So it makes sense to hold onto it as long as possible and wait for it to increase in value. … [Read more...]

FED Bails Out Borrowers

With as many as 2 million sub-prime mortgages, scheduled to reset to much higher levels by the end of 2008 many market watchers began to get worried in the last few months, which drove the stock market down. A sub-prime mortgage is a loan offered … [Read more...]

Special Market Alert! Have we seen the bottom?

On Wednesday March 12th the market neared its October lows but extremely significantly DID NOT break through to new LOWS! This is extremely Bullish! The following table shows the October lows compared to the March lows. … [Read more...]

Consumer Price Index Flat but Inflation Rate Rises!

How can the CPI be flat and the inflation rate rise? The rise we are seeing is exactly what we have been predicting for months! And next month is almost guaranteed to be another even sharper uptrend. The reason why is fairly interesting. This … [Read more...]