Bill Bonner's Diary

The True Source of Fake News

OVER A BAR, IN YOUGHAL, IRELAND – “Here in Ireland, it is bad luck to cut down a holly tree,” says our weekend helper, Ronan. “Oh… and I don’t think your wife would like to know about that one, either.” He pointed to the two trees we had just felled. We thought they were firs. […]

Why Your Next Home Purchase Will Be Completed in Minutes

Editor’s Note: Last week, Bill reported on the continuing developments in the cryptocurrency markets. That prompted questions from readers,...

Want to Eat? Then Get to Work!

εἴ τις οὐ θ έλει ἐργάζεσθαι μηδὲ ἐσθι έτω eí tis ou thélei ergázesthai mēdè esthiétō (He who does...

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…...

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...