The government says bank bailouts are in favor of economic health...but what about taxpayers? And why is this proven alternative being ignored?
Central banks are losing the trust of financial markets, pushing up the value of gold and prompting leading economists to conclude that people may soon revolt...
Bloomberg suggested that gold value would rise without inflation because confidence in central banks would vanish. Well, right now there is no inflation, and gold is indeed rising...
The meaning of the word "GDP" in a country like France, where the State controls more than 56% of the economy, is not the same as in countries with larger private sectors. Does this explain why France creates many jobs...but so little wealth?
Earlier this month when Goldman Sachs judged tech stocks overpriced, investors sold them. When money leaves one place, it goes to another...so where did big tech's money go?
Negative-rate bonds reached $9,500 billion in May, a 10.5% increase from April. What does "negative rate" mean in our world where money is no longer merchandise, metal, or even banknotes...but simply debt?
Expect more machines in the workshop of the bureaucracy...and which are Macron's favorites? The sectors of environment, health, and transport...the key sectors of crony capitalism.
Uber, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Apple, and Netflix all belong to the real economy...but are they contributing to real growth?
The growth of credit or capital is not the growth of wealth. Otherwise, Uber's drivers would be rich and Uber's shareholders would be rewarded in dividends, not virtual capital gains.
Weak trees do not endanger the forest. They must fall to make room for the strong...just make sure that you aren't underneath them when they come down.
If the bitcoin - an electronic currency that escapes the central bankers - is an indicator of distrust of the monetary system, then its rise is not a good sign.
. If you think that gold has a role to play, debts may not be repaid, and the political currency system is close to collapse, then here is a suggestion: buy a little gold while you still can. But not just any gold...
Financial systems allow the Parasitocracy to feed itself through complicated tax codes, allocations, subsidies and wealth redistribution. While bankruptcy-proof bankers lend to incompetent governments and manipulable taxpayers, central banks remain silent...
Let us put it bluntly, we rank among the "others", those who believe that the establishment of such a society would be a significant step against liberty. It would give power to an "empowered agent" to cut off your money at any time.
Despite the low rate of employment, the alarming level of student loans, subprime automobile loans, the lack of purchasing power of the workers, and other industry difficulties, indexes are breaking record on record...How are these companies increasing
The European Commission is investigating the prices charged by the South African laboratory Aspen Pharmacare, suspected of price-gouging in five anti-cancer treatments, particularly against blood cancers.
By Henry Bonner – The Strategy and Council Letter (France) – We had almost forgotten that an election was happening yesterday … an oversight that caused us a little pride … On the other hand, the election of Macron had an almost
By Olivier Perrin – The Little Economist (France) – Dear reader, Do not laugh at the title of this letter and read it to the end, it is serious . It begins rather far from our preoccupation, in a small country, rich and mountainous. It is
The French are helplessly watching as their employment rate, real income, and wealth-per-capita drop further and further. What do the presidential candidates suggest? Throw more money at it!