Research & Commentary

“Currency crises sweep in.” “Currency crises” are unfolding in four nations, with at least three more waiting in the wings. If history is any guide, this serves as warning to the world at large. Learn why … Get our free report: What You Need to Know Now About Protecting Yourself from Deflation. ********** [Editor’s note: […]

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U.S. automobile debt continues to accelerate. Are we heading for a crash? According to the latest State of the Automotive Finance Market by Experian, auto loans in the U.S. reached a record total of $1,149,000,000,000 in the second quarter of 2018. Higher interest rates are beginning to feed through to the auto loan market meaning […]

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Despite signs that the Australian house price bubble may be popping, complacency reigns. Sydney property prices are falling dramatically with reports of deals being struck at big discounts compared with prices a few months ago. According to CoreLogic, Sydney house prices have declined by 4.5% over the last year, but homes in some boroughs are […]

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It may not feel like it, but there is less money in the U.S.A. That’s not good news for stocks. Economics is a social science and was famously referred to by the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle as “the dismal science.” Well, if general economics is dismal, monetary economics could be considered funereal. It’s the realm […]

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“The willingness to ‘wait’ for lower prices is an aspect of deflationary psychology” Signs of weakness are showing up in the U.S. housing market. A big-city newspaper just said, “. . . home sellers lower list prices as market cools way down.” But how about the big-picture trend for real estate? Take a look at […]

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Great Britain is at the forefront of increasing debt stress. Hot on the heels of news that credit card delinquencies in the U.K. are increasing comes a report which shows personal insolvencies going through the roof. The number of people in England and Wales filing for insolvency in the second quarter hit its highest total […]

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