Last year, Airbnb unveiled a community center designed to help revitalize a shrinking town in Japan. A year later, CPO Joe Gebbia shares what the company has learned?"and what it has planned next.
The International Monetary Fund issued a report about inflation that warned of devaluation and drastic price increases. Dimitri Speck, a financial analyst in Munich, says that the world has never had such a high debt as now that it cannot be paid off
If you're looking for insights into what Central Banks have planned when The Everything Bubble bursts, on Monday one of the European Central Bank's (ECB) top bankers provided a blueprint.
The dollar's collapse is nearing. The European Union is planning to switch its payments to the Euro for its oil purchases from Iran, eliminating United States dollar transactions.
Yesterday, we showed that according to Macquarie strategist Viktor Shvets, the biggest danger facing investors in the next 12 months is a sudden, explosive move higher in the dollar, as a result of a quiet shrinkage in global dollar supply and an ina
Last week, when looking at the index of the 50 most popular hedge fund positions, also known as the Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund VIP index, or as we call it the "hedge fund hotel California" as one can rarely if ever check out painlessly once one arrives
In an era of runaway gov't spending, failed Keynesianism, and absurdities like MMT, balanced budgets are deemed insane.
Day of Reckoning: Hundreds of thousands of interest-only loan terms expire each year for the next few years.
In recent weeks, a perfect storm of nearly erased global oil glut and simmering--and at times flaring--tensions in the Middle East and the worst production loss without an armed conflict (Venezuela) have supported oil prices and boosted them to lev
Legendary investor and financial market expert, Jim Rogers says the next bear market could start in 2019 and is going to be the worst in our lifetime. Jim also talks about the shine of investing in agriculture, Russia, China and Japan.
As the US Dollar continues to charge higher so EM currencies have been pounded and after a long weekend, it appears to be Argentina that is suffering the most as the central bank of Argentina reportedly intervened in the local FX market today to miti
The velocity of money is picking up. What does it mean? Velocity of money is defined as (prices * transactions) / (money supply). Economists substitute GDP for (prices * transactions). This tweet caught my eye today.
This essay, originally published in August of 2016, I think best exemplifies the strategy Sovereign Man's Chief Investment Strategist, Tim Staermose, uses in his 4th Pillar investment service. It shows you the huge potential in buying quality asse
'Look at the Middle East and the rest of the world and Mr. Trump doesn't help'
The U.S. economy is entering its 4th economic slowdown of this expansion, which has been relatively weak. To be clear, the economy isn't close to having two quarters of negative real GDP growth which is the baseline definition of a recession
After a stern warning about a calm before an economic storm, investor Peter Schiff has accused the US Federal Reserve of being oblivious to the upcoming crash.
Would free-market libertarians and conservatives tar and feather someone--figuratively speaking, that is--for the heresy of agreeing about economics with the president of half-socialist France?
and why gold will skyrocket...(Natural News) Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, launched his new "Counterthink" program on the Infowars network this week with an interview featuring financial expert Peter Schiff, who gave his analysis of what's cu
Despite US 'soft' survey data serially disappointing (and following a mixed picture from European PMIs), Markit reported April's flash PMIs better-than-expected with Manufacturing at a 43-month high and Services rebounding.
Looking back, there were warning signs. First, let me tell you what life used to be like before the Venezuelan economic collapse.
In his latest podcast, Peter Schiff said we are basically enjoying the calm before the storm right now.
Back in the summer of 2015, Deutsche Bank mistakenly paid $6 billion to a hedge fund client in a "fat finger" trade on its foreign exchange desk.
In January 1980, the price of gold hit a record high of $850 per ounce. Then it began a nearly two-decade slide. By the summer of 1999, gold hit $250 per ounce– a level not seen since the 1970s.
ack of megaprojects ramping up is significant to the overall balance. In a report published this week, Hamilton says that more than a evident lack of new copper projects, the perennial struggle of existing assets, particularly in large operations, ar
Four years ago, I wrote a piece for Forbes called "This New Libor 'Scandal' Will Cause A Terrifying Financial Crisis," in which I explained that the "real" Libor scandal wasn't the Libor rigging scandal, but the fact that that Libor int
THE GLOBAL economy has peaked and a downturn in 2018 is inevitable according to a new index and the IMF's Christine Lagarde who has warned of an "inexcusable, collective policy failure".
Is the global economic recovery over?
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have the Level One project to use Digital financial services (including blockchain for identification) for financial services for the world's poor.