Past Articles


Was I Wrong about Gold?

There was no follow-through yesterday of Monday's panic. The big sell-off in stocks had investors on the edge of their chairs. We heard them talking about it in the business class lounge on the way to India. "Hey... this is getting serious," said one man sitting at the bar, his head cocked up towards the TV screen. "Yes," said...

Bill Bonner's Diary

The Most Important Investing Lesson I Ever Learned

We're in Washington Dulles airport, on our way to India. As we write, the Dow is down some 300...

Bill Bonner's Diary

The US Economy Is Growing Much Slower Than You Think…

"Products are paid for with products," said French economist and free-trade proponent Jean-Baptiste Say. He meant that if you...

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Why the Fed’s ‘Taper’ Won’t Work

On Thursday, the United State Department of Commerce said the US economy was growing at a 3.2% annual rate,...

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Is the Greatest Bull Market of All Time Now Over?

In the spring of 1982 we were glued to the TV. Not to reruns of "Hogan's Heroes" or "M*A*S*H,"...

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Why Things Will End Badly for Investors in US Stocks

Yesterday, we reported on the latest money woes in Argentina. Today, we turn back to the US. The Dow...