Bill Bonner's Diary

All Hell Breaks Loose!

Yesterday, it felt like all hell was breaking loose. It was the kind of day when each man looked to his own. He checked his bank balance and his margin account. He counted his gold coins and looked in his liquor cabinet. He wondered what would happen next... The Dow fell -353 points. Gold lost $87 an ounce. What...

Bill Bonner's Diary

Warning: For Mature Adults Only

From the Desk of Will Bonner: There'll be no Thursday entry from Bill Bonner today. Dad is on the road again...

Bill Bonner's Diary

A Journey Through the “Old Country”

Nothing worthy of comment happened in the markets yesterday. So we continue our travelog. We left the winter gales...

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Inside Ben Bernanke’s Doomsday Device…

Where things stood at the close of last week: Dow down 105. Gold up $9 an ounce. Nothing worthy...

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Get Ready for Rising Interest Rates…

Up, down. Down, up. Yesterday, the Dow reversed recent declines. It rose 180 points. Gold, too, seems undecided as...

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How the Fed Screws the Middle Class

Middle-class savers, for example, are penalized so that upper class bankers and speculators – no matter how greedy or...

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Say a Little Prayer for the Rich

Last week, we attended a conference for the 1%. "Everybody thinks the rich have such easy lives," said a...