Postcards From the Fringe


Crossing Into China by Foot

We took a bus from Hanoi to the Chinese border. Then crossed the border on foot…

What’s Next for Gold When More Countries Weaken Their Currencies

I can’t help seeing the world in terms of gold since we made gold our “home” currency.

A Rare Bear Market 20 Years in the Making

If my hypothesis is correct and we ARE in a valuations bear market, the prescription is simple...

Stowed Away on the Union Pacific

Here’s the next section of how I came to work with Bill Bonner and Dan Denning in Baltimore 15...

Leaving the Matrix

We don’t want to be “in the system” anymore…

The Fed’s New Tool

The IOER rate is the Fed’s main policy tool for manipulating the fed funds rate...

How I Crossed the U.S.-Mexico Border

I quit my job anyway and flew to Mexico City in search of adventure...