Author archives: Henry Bonner

  • Why Gold Miner Shares Disappoint

    02.10.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Why Gold Miner Shares Disappoint

    Gold is a unique investment... in that the price of the miners' product changes every minute. It is affected by both economic and political trends and is therefore difficult to forecast. When the price of gold fell in 2012, many miners were left with tonnes

  • The Cunning of Modern Neanderthals

    28.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on The Cunning of Modern Neanderthals

    Since the beginning of time, man has searched for shortcuts to prosperity... and found that the easiest method is to simply take wealth from others. Today, that method is taken to a new level of sophistication - take a little from many... and the con can

  • These Politicians Are Pillaging French Homes

    27.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on These Politicians Are Pillaging French Homes

    The projects of renewal and improvement of the city of Paris have the almost certainty of ending in disaster or in failure ... and to cost an arm to the taxpayers.

  • Silicon Valley Doesn’t Need More Money – It Needs Ideas!

    27.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Silicon Valley Doesn’t Need More Money – It Needs Ideas!

    Ultimately, attention to incomes and profits disappears. The evaluations do not depend on it. Ideas, not dollars, make the law in the San Francisco or Manhattan areas.

  • Economists Are Wrong – Crises Are Part of Our Economic DNA

    22.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Economists Are Wrong – Crises Are Part of Our Economic DNA

    For economists, downturns in the market have no use in particular ... They arise due to "dysfunctions" in the system. The economist sees himself as a protector of the prosperity ... by manufacturing growth without retreat.

  • You Might Be Paying for the State to Fail

    12.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on You Might Be Paying for the State to Fail

    Progress is usually made by trial and error... but sometimes these trials can last generations. The key is to recognize failure quickly, and try something different. The French government is starting and subsidizing failing trials that could last multiple

  • When It Comes to Exceptional Gains, ‘Contrarian’ Ideas Are Needed

    11.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on When It Comes to Exceptional Gains, ‘Contrarian’ Ideas Are Needed

    A financial adviser will generally tell you to "diversify" which means putting a little in shares, and little in bonds ... but almost always, those shares and bonds are the same ones that everyone invests in. How can you expect extraordinary profits when

  • The Most Subsidized Farmers in the World

    08.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on The Most Subsidized Farmers in the World

    Like many developed nations, the Swiss pursue "progress" at the expense of the individual taxpayer ... For example, Switzerland has spent nearly 3 billion euros in 4 years to support farmers ... to produce goods which its neighbors would gladly export

  • Hulot Signs Oil’s Death Warrant in France

    07.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Hulot Signs Oil’s Death Warrant in France

    Instead of allowing the future to take its course, Nicolas Hulet, Energy Minister, has taken away the consumer's choice... and instead, he has decided to spend billions of euros (your euros) to chase his dreams.

  • Find Freedom with Cryptos

    06.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Find Freedom with Cryptos

    A crypto-currency provides you with a safe haven outside of the control of the government. Safely store your wealth if inflation takes off, or the state imposes controls on bank accounts, or if world events cause distrust in certain currencies.

  • Valérian (French for “Failure”)

    06.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Valérian (French for “Failure”)

    In an attempt to compete with Hollywood, France poured €170 million into the film. Unfortunately, the bold experiment has became an expensive monument to naiveté...

  • A Crypto-Critic’s Worst Nightmare

    01.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on A Crypto-Critic’s Worst Nightmare

    You may think that you've missed the crypto-currency boat, but that assumption would be dangerously wrong. Expert, Philippe Herlin, describes the coming events set to send cryptos stratospheric.

  • This Harvest Must Come to an End

    30.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on This Harvest Must Come to an End

    Cycles are nothing new to farmers. You plant in the spring and harvest in the fall. It would be crazy to expect the harvest to continue through winter, then spring, then summer...and yet, that's exactly what mainstream economists are forecasting.

  • The Exodus from Britain that Never Happened

    29.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on The Exodus from Britain that Never Happened

    In 2015, 300,000 wealthy French citizens lived in London, allowing them to significantly reduce their tax liability. After Brexit, many people expected them to return... but after a year, very few have. Why?

  • Don’t Be Fooled

    28.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Don’t Be Fooled

    Rising stock prices can make it seem like the economy is growing, but in reality, they are two very different things. The economy is measured by capital... which hasn't budged in decades.

  • Stagnant Swiss Riches Are in Need of Innovation

    25.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Stagnant Swiss Riches Are in Need of Innovation

    Despite the size of its capital reserves, Switzerland does not have the entrepreneurs, the projects, or the growth to invest this capital for profit.

  • New Troops in Afghanistan Means Big Profits in Washington

    23.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on New Troops in Afghanistan Means Big Profits in Washington

    Behind the scenes in Washington, Army leaders continue to promise results - demanding more spending, more troops, more bombs, and more drones to dump them.

  • Stop and Thank God for the Tourists

    22.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Stop and Thank God for the Tourists

    A tourist does not demonstrate or scream, doesn't complain to get subsidies or allowances ... doesn't block highways, and does not stop trains and airports. On the other hand, the tourist spends his money - of his own free will - on hotels, tours,

  • Today’s Stock Prices Defy Common Sense

    18.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Today’s Stock Prices Defy Common Sense

    Historically, companies tend to trade around 15 times their profits...but today, companies on the S&P trade at 21 times their profits... and 23 times their profits on the CAC 40.

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    The Winds of Change Blew Down Four Men in Baltimore

    17.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on The Winds of Change Blew Down Four Men in Baltimore

    Ideas, customs, identities, and traditions in the United States are being swept away, and the winds are only getting more intense...

  • Political Tensions Are Rising Among the Falling Monuments

    15.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Political Tensions Are Rising Among the Falling Monuments

    In the end, in politics or in war, the victors are the ones that write history. However, old ideas tend to cling to life...and find hosts to make them last...

  • Crypto Prices Heat Up in the Face of the Global Meltdown

    14.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Crypto Prices Heat Up in the Face of the Global Meltdown

    Following the Bitcoin craze, hundreds of cryptos hover around 10, 100, or even 1000 times their January value per coin.

  • Cryptos Are Making Broke College Students Rich

    11.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Cryptos Are Making Broke College Students Rich

    Cryptos have made more gains in less time than any other asset. Today they represent 102 billion euros, up from less than 1 billion just four years ago.

  • The Fate of Bitcoin Lies in the Hands of One Country

    10.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on The Fate of Bitcoin Lies in the Hands of One Country

    Crypto ecosystems are developing in global economies, and this country has a key role because while its many people love gold, they haven't started buying bitcoins...yet.