John Rubino

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How Many Euro Crises Will This Make? It’s Getting Hard To Keep Track

Every few years, it seems, one or another mismanaged eurozone country falls into one or another kind of crisis. This leads to speculation about the end of the common ... Read More
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This Is Why You Don’t Own A Lot Of Stocks

You’d think that by now every relevant measure of stock market overvaluation would have been converted into a chart and circulated throughout the blogosphere. But Zero Hedge has come ... Read More
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How Did We Get 2016 So Wrong?

Go through the late 2015/early 2016 articles published on this and similar sites and you’ll find a consensus that 2016 was going to be a really bad year. Corporate ... Read More

Gold: Getting There A Little At A Time

One of life’s hardest-to-learn but most necessary lessons is that things usually take a lot longer to work out than you’d like them to. That’s where the sayings “Being ... Read More
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Euro Devaluation Accelerates – Millions Of Europeans Wishing They’d Bought Gold

Euro Devaluation Accelerates – Millions Of Europeans Wishing They’d Bought Gold ECB Chairman Mario Draghi’s announcement of bigger and better QE this morning should have surprised no one. The ... Read More

Don’t Sweat The Election. The Next Crisis Is Already Baked Into The Cake

Friday was one of those days where you walk away from the screen for a minute and come back to find a completely different market. All it took was ... Read More

This Is What Gold Does In A Currency Crisis, Brexit Edition

  In June the UK shocked the world – or at least the world’s elites – by voting to pull out of the European Union. Economists predicted disaster, EU ... Read More
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More Good News For Gold Bugs: The Bottom Is Getting Closer

In the latest gold and silver commitment of traders (COT) report (click here for an explanation of what this report involves), paper players made big strides in bringing the ... Read More

World Gone Mad, Part 2: “Perpetual Preferred”

Towards the end of a credit bubble, ideas that might have seemed crazy in more boring times are not just accepted but embraced by investors desperate to keep the ... Read More
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World Gone Mad, Part 1: “Huge Demand” To Lend Italy Money For 50 Years

    You read that right. Not only is Italy selling 50-year bonds, but people are lining up buy them. Italy’s first 50-year bond sale had huge demand (Reuters) ... Read More
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