Bill Bonner's Diary


Papal Fallibility

Uh oh! The new pope, Francis from the Pampas, has just warned us to beware the "tyranny of capitalism." Each man worships his own gods. Some worship at the altar of Jesus of Nazareth. Some at the altar of the Almighty Dollar. The capitalists don't bad-mouth Francis's god. You'd think he would cut them the same slack. Bad-mouthing...
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Wanton Economic Vandalism

Dow down 94 points yesterday. Gold was flat. Yesterday, we drove out to the country. We had rented a...

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Bitcoin 2.0

Stocks backed off a little yesterday. Gold fell another $28, bringing it to $1,221 an ounce. Where could gold...

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Three Major Market Events That WILL Happen

Thanksgiving is now out of the way. We can move on to Christmas. And New Year’s Eve. And then...

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Extremely Normal

Dow flat. Gold flat. Everything flat in preparation for Thanksgiving. “Thanksgiving is probably the most important American holiday,” we...

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Stag-Nation?

Gold flat. Dow flat. What’s not flat? Our friend Hugh Hendry. He’s either up or down. No flatness for...

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America’s New Growth Sector: Poverty

“Don’t bother coming to the US this week,” we told a colleague in Britain. “Hanukkah begins on Tuesday. Thanksgiving...