Co-founder of Peak Prosperity Chris Marteson dissects the main risks in the world today that could break out into the global crisis we've never witnessed before.
The Fed's Neutral Interest Rates Might Mean a Decrease in Rates, Not a Hike
Yellen has announced that the Fed is shifting its monetary policy from stimulating the economy to being neutral. But if inflation continues to fall, so too will the neutral fed funds rate. How reactive will the Fed be to these changes?
FRIEDMAN: North Korea Might Be Preparing for the Biggest Negotiation in Its History
North Korea exposes itself to more risk by obtaining nuclear weapons, but it increases its leverage by being close.
After Victory in Mosul, Iraq Is on the Verge of Political Collapse That May Be More Daunting Than ISIS
After three years of IS occupation and months of house-to-house bloodshed, Mosul is free. But once the dusts settles in Mosul, the state, like the rest of Iraq, will have to confront challenges as daunting, if not as deadly, as life under the Islamic State.
5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Silver Now
Unlike gold, physical silver is coveted for both investment purposes and industrial usage. This article explains why silver should be on every investor’s radar and why now is the perfect time to load up on this precious metal.
The Everything Bubble
It wasn’t always this way. We never used to get a giant, speculative bubble every 7-8 years. We really didn’t.
"Corporate Zombies" and Other Side Effects of Too Much Liquidity
We may simply and slowly wake to the realization that the assumptions we’ve used to delude ourselves into buying the most expensive credit markets in the history of mankind are built on so much quicksand.
Instability Is Lurking in About Every Part of the World, Yet Markets Seem Not to Care
Despite a plethora of risks around the world, financial markets are marching forward. The volatility index has hit new lows and investors seem not to care. What is the reason behind this great disconnect?