Bill Bonner's Diary

Thank You, TSA, NSA, IRS, FBI and CIA!

It’s been “Bureaucrat Appreciation Week.” Just when we had lost all respect for them, we notice a countertrend. It’s time for us to get in step. So, today, we take time out from our regularly scheduled programming to thank the people who rule us… To the TSA agents at airports… to the IRS agents who audit our tax returns…...

Bill Bonner's Diary

The Bottom Is Still Ahead for This Bear Mark

The dog days of summer continue. Not much action on Wall Street. Everything is on hold. The future will...

Bill Bonner's Diary

The Bottom Is Still Ahead for This Bear Market

The dog days of summer continue. Not much action on Wall Street. Everything is on hold. The future will...

Bill Bonner's Diary

Bonner for Fed Chairman!

The Dow fell 93 points yesterday. Gold fell $19 an ounce – closing below $1,300 an ounce. Nothing serious....

Bill Bonner's Diary

The Claptrap Behind the Minimum Wage Debate

New York seems to have more than its fair share of knuckleheads. Paul Krugman and Tom Friedman are both...

Bill Bonner's Diary

A “Dark Horse” Candidate to Replace Ben Bernanke

Markets continued their summer trading behavior last week. Up a little, down a little… meandering… strolling… not in a...

Bill Bonner's Diary

And the Next Fed Chairman Will Be…

Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Or the woman… The White House is casting about for a new Fed...