The Depth Report And We’re Off – Fed Raises Rates – And Then Says What?!

Overview: After months of teasing, last week, the Federal Reserve announced an increase in the Fed Funds rate of 25 basis points (.25 percent) from the current zero (approximately).  While this was the smallest possible increase, the Fed indicated it was expecting to raise rates another six times this year and potentially, another 3-4 raises … Read more

War in Ukraine: An Honest Discussion of the Costs for US Citizens

We published a piece in the newspaper that deals with issues so important, we wanted to re-emphasize them here.  For our non-U.S. subscribers, please note that while certain discussion of U.S. policy won’t apply to you, key points on energy and food inflation will affect you as well.  Link to the original article is here.  … Read more

We Called Stagflation a Month Ago – The Idea Seems to be Catching on Now

Preparing for Recession/Stagflation: In November, we prepared subscribers for coming inflation and noted that the current CPI number was not accurate.  We wrote: “Those huge increases in energy, housing, and food prices indicate that the relatively benign CPI number is underestimating the issue.”  In February, we openly said that the recent GDP number of 6.9 … Read more

More Nonsense from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – CPI

This morning, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced last month’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) was up 7.9%.  As we’ve pointed out multiple times in multiple forums, this number is complete nonsense. The increase in shelter (housing) prices was listed at 4.7%.  As we’ve noted in the past, this is due to a change made … Read more

Guest Post – The #1 Lesson From Bank Account Seizures in Canada… Do This Before It’s Too Late

We’re pleased to present a guest post from Nick Giambruno of International Man.  We wanted to highlight Nick’s fantastic work for two reasons.  First, like us, he sees Bitcoin as a solution to a lot of problems that exist in the current banking system.  Second, Nick believes that “the politicization of money is an urgent … Read more