Bill Bonner

Since founding Agora Inc. in 1979, Bill Bonner has found success and garnered camaraderie in numerous communities and industries. A man of many talents, his entrepreneurial savvy, unique writings, philanthropic undertakings, and preservationist activities have all been recognized and awarded by some of America’s most respected authorities. Along with Addison Wiggin, his friend and colleague, Bill has written two New York Times best-selling books, Financial Reckoning Day and Empire of Debt. Both works have been critically acclaimed internationally. With political journalist Lila Rajiva, he wrote his third New York Times best-selling book, Mobs, Messiahs and Markets, which offers concrete advice on how to avoid the public spectacle of modern finance. Since 1999, Bill has been a daily contributor and the driving force behind Markets and Money.

Deep State Turns on Trump

We left off yesterday with a provocative question: Has Trump really gone to war with the Deep State? Or was he just mouthing off in Helsinki…off message…and out of control? There are a couple more hypotheses, too…but we’ll get to them in a moment. Off the reservation Even some of Mr Trump’s dearest supporters seemed to think … Read More

Donald Trump: Traitor?

he question on the table: Did Donald Trump just go to war with the Deep State? There are three parts to the Deep State agenda — the Warfare State, the Welfare State, and the Police…

Why We Defended Trump in London

We know that many dear readers are Donald Trump fans. And many suspect your editor of being a bit cut off from the heartland…indifferent to the stars and stripes…and maybe even a traitor to the…

Brett Kavanaugh: Deep State Man

Yesterday, Jim Cramer, of Mad Money TV fame, opined that stocks were rallying because ‘China blinked.’ Maybe. But ‘saving face’ is a big deal in China. And the Chinese — in our experience (we have…

The Market Gods Are Laughing

President Trump escalated the trade war yesterday, making a kamikaze attack on a vast armada of Chinese imports — $200 billion in total — headed for California. The Chinese say they will retaliate.

America’s Phony Economy

Markets are always looking at the glass, measuring one half against the other. Investors are always trying to guess whether the glass is filling up or emptying out. So let’s empty it out on the…

Bill Bonner: Wedding Planner

A wedding is meant to cement a union. Like an epoxy, it mixes two separate elements to form a new compound. And like all win-win deals, sometimes it works; sometimes it doesn’t.

Scott Pruitt’s Real Crime

It was a slow week, interrupted by the Fourth of July holiday. Stocks bounced around a bit, going nowhere special. Even the Trump Show had been relatively calm, with no new ratings boosts.

America’s Hidden War

There is always a hidden war going on. On one side are the honest people who try to get along…On the other side are the crooks, scoundrels, and the jackasses.

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