Bill Bonner's Diary

The Real Reason the U.S. Goes to War

BARCELONA – We left off yesterday trying to connect the dots. Abandon traditional forms, rules, and customs, we noticed… and you are most likely on your way to disaster. Most “innovative” architecture, for example, is usually ugly and often dysfunctional. There are hidden lessons embedded in tradition. We don’t really know why chimney tops have […]

Rejecting Tradition Created a Monster

BARCELONA – The Dow stumbled yesterday, ending down some 425 points. Nothing serious. More importantly, the yield on the...

History: More Fake News

BARCELONA – The streets were crowded last night. On the main ramblas, so many people were strolling about that...

America’s Economy Whimpers… It Doesn’t Roar

BARCELONA – This just in… from our man in Argentina… I stopped in Cafayate for lunch… In the square...

Why Google Threatened to Ban Us

As regular readers know, our mission at the Diary is to connect the dots. As we like to say,...

Why Trump Can’t Cure America

ON THE CELTIC SEA – We drove up to Cherbourg yesterday, boarded a ferry, and are now cruising towards...

Why Deficits “Don’t Matter”

NORMANDY, FRANCE – Bitcoin is making itself useful. Bloomberg is on the case: “Bolívar to Bitcoin Market Hits Record...