Research & Commentary

In Australia, the “Never Never” is an old term used to describe the remote, desert outback, especially the sparsely populated part of the Northern Territory and Queensland. Perhaps related to this, British soldiers stationed there used the term “on the never” to refer to gaining something at no cost to oneself or to get something […]

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In Chapter 9 of Conquer the Crash, Robert Prechter identifies the primary precondition of deflation as “a major societal buildup in the extension of credit (and its flip side, the assumption of debt).” He cites a 1957 letter from the founder of the Bank Credit Analyst and Elliott wave expert, Hamilton Bolton, who, on studying […]

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There’s a stunning parallel between four charts of financial markets in 1929 and the same markets in 2017. See for yourself.     Click here to enter your email address to get your email updates and you’ll get a bonus report: What You Need to Know Now About Protecting Yourself from Deflation. It’s free >> ******** […]

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In 1939, Sir Winston Churchill said that Russia was “… a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma”. The same could be said of China today. In many respects China is a land of contradictions, led by its curious blend of communism and capitalism; the latest money and credit supply figures highlight the point. […]

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Amazon’s headline grabbing June 16th takeover of Whole Foods has been seen by many commentators as a sure sign that grocery prices will be lowered when the economies of scale efficiencies that Amazon brings with online shopping and distribution start to kick in. Moreover, the supermarket company Kroger cut its earnings forecasts on June 15th, […]

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“Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity, but cash is king”                                          – Bankers mantra Fifty years ago this month, the world’s first cash dispenser was installed in Enfield, North London. In a 13 June speech to commemorate this anniversary, Victoria Cleland, Chief Cashier and Director of Notes at the Bank of England, made some interesting […]

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