The Greatest Illusion of this World

It’s right in front of us, but we do not see. I’m not talking about the coronavirus or the bailout packages or the stay-at-home orders. Nor am I talking about the banking issues, small businesses going bust, mega corporations in trouble, or all the unemployed. The “Titanic” (fiat financial system)…

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What the media isn’t telling you…

While the pandemic is the main focus of the media now, there’s something else going on behind the scenes (the impact of U.S. dollar losing its status as world reserve currency). The U.S. has been insolvent for a long time now. Technically, America is bankrupt, but the world is still…

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Bankruptcy or Bailout?

The Dow Jones was extremely volatile Monday thru Friday. In percentage terms, it was the worst week since the 2008 financial crisis. Down 4000 points, it had the largest weekly drop ever. Although I have been worried about a stock market crash for a long time now, and everyone was…

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Who owns the stock market?

Last week, I spent a good amount of time reading articles and watching documentaries featuring the smartest and most experienced investors. Scott Minerd, Global CIO of Guggenheim Investments, captured the gist of it: “This will eventually end badly. I have never in my career seen anything as crazy as what’s…

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How dare you!

When I saw Greta Thunberg’s speech at the 2019 U.N. Climate Action Summit, I smiled to myself and whispered under my breath, “You go, girl!” Honestly, it wasn’t her logic or her message that struck a cord in me—which I explain more below—it was her gutsy conviction, her boldness and courage…

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The Biggest Company in the World

The biggest company in the whole wide world started off as a custodial business for physical gold and silver. People entrusted the company with their physical gold and silver in exchange for paper IOUs which they could use to barter for goods and services. In 1944, the company held more…

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