John Rubino

euro currency

Europe gives up on sound money, prepares to join the currency war

03/07/2019(0)
Not so long ago, Europe seemed to have its financial house more-or-less in order. German government spending was actually falling. Industries that had been nationalized in the socialist 70s ... Read More
european economy

Something Huge Just Happened In Europe

10/06/2019(0)
Critics of modern monetary policy have been predicting that the day would come when a central bank would cut interest rates (or at least promise to), and the financial ... Read More
interest-rates

The Terrifying Truth About Negative Interest Rates

29/05/2019(0)
Pushing interest rates below zero is both an act of desperation and something that in theory should have a huge, immediate impact of the behavior of borrowers and savers. ... Read More
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The Lesson Of Argentina: You Can’t Stabilize A Bankrupt Economy

02/05/2019(0)
So the U.S. puts Republicans (the party of small government) in charge, and gets… trillion dollar deficits as far as the eye can see AND a revival of socialism ... Read More
GOLD bars

Hello old friend…Gold nears $1,350 resistance that has repelled it four times in 5 years

21/02/2019(0)
The past five years have been baffling for gold bugs. In an environment of massive central bank money creation, rising government deficits and a populist takeover of many countries’ ... Read More
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Recession And Stocks In Free-Fall: Michael Pento’s 2019

09/01/2019(0)
Money manager Michael Pento has been bearish on both stocks and bonds for some time. 2019 is the year, he says, when the big crash finally arrives. “Some Predictions ... Read More
Hedge Funds

The world’s biggest hedge fund is getting whacked, and why “Moneyness” matters

12/12/2018(0)
  A few years ago the Swiss National Bank (SNB) – which traditionally held “monetary assets” like government bonds, cash and gold to back up the Swiss franc — ... Read More
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Gold is setting up for a nice first-half rally

28/11/2018(0)
Precious metals investors don’t have much to console them these days. Just about the only bright spot is the nice, though ephemeral, pop in the gold/silver price that seems to ... Read More
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As Oil Plunges, Energy Junk Bonds Turn Dangerous — Again

14/11/2018(0)
      Back in 2104 oil was falling and hundreds of billions of dollars of energy junk bonds and leveraged loans looked to be at risk. Wolf Street ... Read More
GOLD bars

Gold Is Becoming Cool Again

31/10/2018(0)
The sentiment shift is still subtle, but it’s both real and widespread. After a few years of being ignored and/or dismissed as basically useless, gold is cool again, attracting ... Read More
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