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.

What Americans Really Need Right Now

They believe their ‘warriors’ are protecting them abroad. At home, they think their elected officials have their backs. And they think their president should be treated with the respect normally reserved for traffic cops and…

The Fed Will Panic…

At the first sign of crisis, the Fed is sure to panic, with or without encouragement from the president. And the panic is bound to lead to the worst possible response on the parts of…

Has Big Data Stolen Your Freedom?

At first, it was believed that information technology would be a liberating influence. But now, we see a grim reality…big data from Google and Facebook is becoming a tool for the elite to monitor, manipulate,…

Insights from Our Conference

One of the big subjects at last week’s inaugural Legacy Investment Summit in Bermuda was the effect of new technology on the future. Here’s some ‘takeaways’ from Bermuda… 

Our Speech from Bermuda

Bill is currently in Bermuda, speaking before readers attending the Legacy Investment Summit. In lieu of our usual Diary, our editor offers the below excerpt from his speech.

Who Will Trust America After This?

Bullying, blustering, and bluffing not only adds costs and decreases efficiency, it also leads to major blunders. America’s most important and most loyal trading partner is already looking for other markets and suppliers.

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