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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.

America’s Caesar

Modern economists are wrong about a lot of things…But they’re not wrong about everything. And one thing they are right about is trade. Import taxes may be good politics, but they are very rarely good…

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