Bill Bonner's Diary

How to Invest Like the Swiss

Zurich is a delightful city. So much history! So much beauty! So much money! You can barely throw a Kruggerand in any direction without hitting a rich banker or his model wife. They stroll along the Limmatquai. They dine at the Kronenhalle. They shop on Bahnhofstrasse. And what do they think of today's markets?

Bill Bonner's Diary

How Low Can Gold Go?

Yesterday, we took the train from Paris to Zurich, passing through the valley of the Rhone... past castles... medieval...

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No Real Recovery Without “Hitting Bottom” First…

The Dow continues its rise. Up another 114 points yesterday. Gold dropped another -$18 an ounce... Mr. Market is...

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Why the Sell-Off in Gold is Good News

No market goes up without a correction. Speculators typically get ahead of themselves. They need to be slapped around...

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The Bear Market in Bonds

We're still in the wee hours of a bear market in bonds that will probably last until the middle...

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Edward Snowden – A Real American Hero

Poor Edward Snowden. There aren't many real heroes. Most of the people who pass for heroes are just puffed-up...

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An Important Lesson from Tony Soprano

Whew! The Fed is number one in central banking. And it's finding out just how tough it can be...