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Chris Martenson, PhD (Duke), MBA (Cornell) is an economic researcher and futurist specializing in energy and resource depletion, and co-founder of (along with more

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Getting Real About Green Energy
I want to be optimistic about the future. but there’s virtually no chance of the world transitioning gently to an alternative energy-powered future. An honest analysis of what green energy can not promise.
PM Monthly Market Commentary – May 2019
On Friday, gold shot up +17.18 [+1.33%] to 1310.75 on very heavy volume, while silver moved up +0.05 [+0.38%] to 14.56 on heavy volume.
These Are The ‘Good Old Days’
At tipping points like now, the steps we take in the present determine our future.
Shale Oil Revolution A Symptom Of Broken Energy Policy
Faster consumption plus no strategy equals diminished prospects.
Every Bubble Is In Search Of A Pin
Now that the world’s central banking cartel is taking a long-overdue pause from printing money and handing it to the wealthy elite, the collection of asset price bubbles nested within the Everything Bubble are starting to burst.
Has “It” Finally Arrived?
With the recent plunge in the S&P 500 of over 5%, has the long-anticipated (and overdue) market correction finally begun? It’s hard to say for certain. The systemic cracks we've been closely monitoring definitely got an awful lot wider this week.
The End Of Stimulus? (And The Start Of The Crash?)
What the most important chart in the world is predicting.
Who’s Going To Eat The Losses?
The only question that matters regarding today's markets.
Why The Shale Oil "Miracle" Is Becoming A "Debacle"
Dispelling the magical thinking behind the hype.
Our Brave New '''Markets'''
Let's find out, how HFT algorithims risk a massive sudden sell-off?
The Looming Energy Shock
There will be an extremely painful oil supply shortfall sometime between 2018 and 2020. It will be highly disruptive to our over-leveraged global financial system, given how saddled it is with record debts and unfunded IOUs.
The Pin To Pop This Mother Of All Bubbles?
Global macro economic data has been weak for many years, but there’s now a very real chance of a world-wide recession happening in 2017.
It’s Bubble Time!
It's impossible to predict with certainty how much more insane our financial markets will get before an inevitable correction. But my personal bet is: A lot!
Money Under Fire
One serious predicament we face is that the current leaders in the halls of monetary and political power do not appear to understand the dimensions of our situation. The mind-boggling part about it is that the situation is easy to understand.
The Fuzzy Numbers Behind Initial Job Claims
Today we’re going to solve the mystery of the low Initial Jobless Claims number we've been seeing recently. It's not nearly as low as advertised once you dig into the underlying 'fuzzy' math.
Michael Pento: The Coming Bond Bubble Collapse
In this week's podcast, Michael Pento, fund manager and author of The Coming Bond Bubble Collapse, explains how the United States is fast approaching the end stage of the biggest asset bubble in history.
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