Past Articles


A Scary Admission by a Top Central Banker

Dear Diary, We hardly know where to begin. There are so many people to laugh at... and so little time. We can't laugh at them all. So, we'll have to take our best laugh. And that must be a laugh at Janet Yellen. There are many reasons to laugh at poor Ms. Yellen. But time is limited, and so...

Bill Bonner's Diary

Land of the Free?

Hip... hip... hooray! Let's hear it for Independence Day. We licked the British at Yorktown, Virginia, with the help...

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And the Winner in the Race to Financial Catastrophe Is…

What's happening in Japan? We ask because, in the race to financial catastrophe, Japan is ahead of us. And...

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The Government’s Inflation Figures Are a Lie

Another quarter tucked away. Another three months of addled statistics and cockamamie figures. Are stocks expensive or cheap? How...

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Don’t Mistake This Phony “Recovery” for the Real Thing

A trifecta of disappointment last week... First, the inflation number came down the track faster than expected. Then GDP...

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Corrupt Money

This week was spent reacting to two pieces of new information. First, the official annual rate of consumer price...