Bill Bonner's Diary


The Internet Age Distorted the Meaning of Wealth

In the New Era, a new species of human appeared: Silicon Man. The old model wondered what the hell was going on.

History Shows That as Trade Zones Shrink, So Does Their Wealth

In this exclusive excerpt from Bill’s new book, our editor shows how win-win deals expand prosperity... and win-lose deals...

A National Living Wage Is Absurd

What would happen if the burger-flippers fixed the wages of the well-paid?

Since the Turn of the Century, Government Corruption Has Become More Flagrant

Spending money you don’t have on wars you don’t need to fight is not a formula for national greatness....

“Free” Money Destroys the U.S. Financial System

Bonds with negative yields? You’d have to be nuts to buy them. Unless…

China Isn’t Ready to Be the World’s Leading Economy

China’s economy is hardly the super pooch it appears to be…

What to Expect as World Trade Slows and Bonds Signal Recession

Getting a handle on economics requires more than books and theories. It needs a punch in the face from...