By Justin Spittler
If you wake up tomorrow and your bank account is frozen… what will you do?
You probably remember when the financial crisis in Greece was dominating headlines a few weeks ago.
For years, Greece spent more than it took in. This led to a financial crisis that looked like it might destroy Europe’s financial system.
By Doug Casey
Editor's note: Casey Research founder Doug Casey literally wrote the book on profiting during economic turmoil. His book, Crisis Investing, spent multiple weeks as No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list and became the best-selling financial book of 1980. Today, he is one of the most entertaining and controversial newsletter writers in the world.
Doug believes America is headed for a huge financial disaster. In today's weekend Masters Series essay, he shares some of the ways to protect yourself and prosper in an economic crisis. Even if you disagree with Doug, this essay – originally published in June 2012 – will teach you plenty…
By Justin Spittler
One of the most brilliant investors in the world just made a stunning call…
Ray Dalio is the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund. Dalio manages nearly $170 billion in assets. He has one of the best investing track records in the business. When he speaks, we listen.
Dalio has been saying for a long time that governments and businesses around the world have borrowed far too much money. He thinks their high levels of debt have created an extremely fragile and dangerous situation.
The stats back up Dalio’s view. In the United States, government debt as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP) is 102%...its highest level since World War II.
By Nick Giambruno
It’s an extremely potent weapon, yet most are not even aware of its existence.
That is, unless they have been unfortunate enough to be on the receiving end of it.
The weapon I’m referring to is travel controls, also known as people controls. It’s the power any government has to limit the ability of its citizens to travel. They do this by restricting the issuance of travel documents like passports.
Recently, a renowned group of gold experts came across something big that is about to happen in the markets. This could be far and away the best shot you have at making a legitimate 500%+ gain in the coming years.