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Bill Bonner founded Agora Inc. in 1978. It has grown into one of the largest independent newsletter publishing companies in the world. In 1999, along with Addison Wiggin, Bill founded The Daily Reckoning. Today, this daily e-letter reaches over 500,000 readers around the globe.

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All Aboard The DebtBall Express
Stocks are chugging along, with the Dow nudging back to nearly 26,000. But the economy seems to be giving way beneath them.
Trump’s War On General Motors
The stock market continued with a modest bounce yesterday… but America’s automotive giant, General Motors, sank into the mud.
Investors Are Going To Get Scalped
Real rates will rise no matter what the Fed does. The 10-year yield will hit 4%. And the stock market will crash… far below Dow 22,000.
The Trade War Will Kickstart This Forgotten Industry
Trade war fears are overblown. In fact, the trade war that may actually help commodities in 2019 and beyond. Here's why...
Central Banks Take Aim At Bitcoin
Among the many spectres haunting us today is the ghost of one of them – digital money. This week, Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), spoke and Bitcoin fell.
Stagflation, Here We Come
The Phillips Curve suggested that inflation drove employment. That’s why the feds pursue a 2% inflation target rather than a 0% inflation target.
What Argentina Tells Us About America’s Future
It might be a good time to visit Argentina. You can learn a lot more from an economy in crisis than from one where everything appears to be hunky-dory.
It Feels Like 2007 All Over Again…
As in 1929, 1968, 1999, and 2007 – the Dow-to-Gold ratio is above 20, signaling that stocks are too pricey.
How “Devilish Theories” Return To America
Trump will back down because the Chinese tariffs risk a real trade war with China, the world’s biggest economy. That would be a disaster for the people with the most to lose: the elite... including The Donald himself.
Why Trump Won’t Start A Real Trade War
A real trade war with China would be disastrous – for the Deep State itself. That’s why we predict it won’t happen. The 25% tariffs will more than likely never be fully implemented.
The Fed Can’t Stop What’s Coming
The Fed will never willingly revert to normal (market-discovered) interest rates.
Was Bitcoin Manipulated?
Recent reports from the mainstream financial press claim that bitcoin’s meteoric rise in 2017 was partly due to manipulation. Cryptocurrency expert and former hedge fund manager Teeka Tiwari attempts to piece together part of that puzzle.
Why Amazon Might Launch Its Own Cryptocurrency
While Wall Street remains fixated on the ups and downs of bitcoin, something unusual is playing out behind the scenes in the blockchain industry. And it could have huge implications for cryptocurrencies...
World Banks Are “Swimming Naked”
The Dow turned down a bit yesterday. The 10-year Treasury yield held at 3.07%. As long as neither revisits its recent top and bottom, respectively, we presume the “primary trend” for both the bond market and the stock market is down.
Trump And China Are On The Same, Wrong Side
What happens next? It is hard to say. The two sides are improvising. Mr. Trump – the self-described “King of Debt” – doesn’t seem to understand China’s role in keeping the debt flowing.
The Economy Will Lose A Few Teeth
The U.S. trade deficits over the 30 years toted to nearly $20 trillion (in today’s dollars), almost as much as the U.S. debt. And all of it was a debit to the Americans and a credit to the foreigners.
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