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The People Who Predicted The Global Financial Crisis

“Vice President Dick Cheney says that his boss, President George W. Bush, has no need to apologize to the American people for not doing more to head off the financial calamity, saying no one saw the crisis coming. During an interview Thursday with...
by Survival And Prosperity on Apr 11, 2016

Jim Rogers: ‘I Expect The American Economy To Be In Recession Sometime In The Next Year Or Two

Well-known investor, author, and financial commentator Jim Rogers was recently interviewed by the Nikkei Asian Review (Japan) about the global economy. Assessing its health, the former investing partner of George Soros warned on the Review’s websit...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 28, 2016

Jim Rogers Warns ‘We Are Going To Have Serious Problems In 2016 And 2017’

Last time I blogged about the well-known investor, author, and financial commentator Jim Rogers, I said: It’s been interesting watching him lately attach timeframes to some of his forecasts. I quoted a March 4, 2016, piece on the Bloomberg website...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 17, 2016

The Made-from-Scratch Life

I recently had the pleasure of reviewing popular blogger Melissa K. Norris' book, The Made-from-Scratch-Life: Simple Ways to Create a Natural Home.  Melissa is a homesteader in the foothills of the North Cascade Mountains. She tackles frugal tip...
by The Charm of Home on Mar 8, 2016

Bloomberg TV: Jim Rogers Predicts U.S. Economy In Recession Within 1 Year

As someone who’s observed the investment activities and advice of investor, author, and financial commentator Jim Rogers for over a decade, it’s been interesting watching him lately attach timeframes to some of his forecasts. For example, regular...
by Survival And Prosperity on Mar 7, 2016

How To Protect Your Portfolio In A Recession

The market is gyrating again and investors are looking for places to hide. With interest rates so low, many people don’t want to move into bonds this time around. So where to invest your money and earn any kind of yield? The answer was once ...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Feb 25, 2016

Peter Schiff: ‘Economy May Be Entering A Period Of Stagflation’

“I think now you’re going to see big increases in consumer prices. Remember the stagflation of the 1970s. Except this is going to have a lot more stagnation and a lot more inflation. And unlike what Ronald Reagan did at the end of that decade to...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 24, 2016

Marc Faber Shares Investment Strategy To Combat The ‘Mad Professors’

Despite being out of the loop for a week due to the flu, I see the “crash prophets” are still running at full-throttle. I just got finished listening to an interview of Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber that was released on t...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 22, 2016

The Non-Stop Conflict Between the Common Man & the State

Poor Man Survival Self Reliance tools for independent minded people… www.poormansurvivor.net   ISSN 2161-5543 A Digest of Urban Survival Resources   "A government that is big enough to give you all you want is big enough to take it...
by Urban Survival Resources on Feb 18, 2016

Impending U.S. Recession? The Flattening Of The US Treasury Yield Curve! [del.icio.us]

Are interest rates and the treasury yield curve telling an economic story? And is the moral of that story an impending recession in the United States? Read all about it at 'Impending U.S. Recession? The Flattening Of The US Treasury Yield Curve!’ h...
by The Political Commentator on Feb 15, 2016

Not these curves, the other curves!

Are interest rates and the treasury yield curve telling an economic story?And is the moral of that story an impending recession in the United States?Read all about it at 'Impending U.S. Recession? The Flattening Of The US Treasury Yield Curve!’ her...
by The Political Commentator on Feb 15, 2016

Peter Schiff: ‘I Think This Recession Is Going To Be A Greater Recession’

Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff, who correctly-called the housing bust and economic crisis last decade, just uploaded a new entry to The Schiff Report vlog on YouTube. On February 5, Schiff told viewers: I think the recession that we are alread...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 8, 2016

Citi: ‘The World Appears To Be Trapped In A Circular Reference Death Spiral’

Citi (Citigroup Inc.), the New York City-based investment banking and financial services corporation, hasn’t exactly been a torchbearer of good economic news lately. Back on December 1, 2015, Citi strategists wrote in their 2016 outlook: The cumula...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 5, 2016

The Survival Podcast’s Jack Spirko: ‘2016 Is Going To Be A Year That We Officially Are In A Recession’

Plenty of recession talk going around these days. I recently listened to an episode of The Survival Podcast (named a “Resource Of The Week” back in March 2011) that grabbed my attention. Modern survivalist and host Jack Spirko warned listeners in...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 4, 2016

Peter Schiff: ‘Silver Might Even Be A Better Buy Than Gold’

Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff, who correctly-called the housing bust and economic crisis last decade, just published a new entry to his Peter Schiff’s Gold Videocast vlog on YouTube.com. From earlier today: As long as we have the streng...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 3, 2016

Signs Of The Time, Part 92

To reintroduce this special series of posts on Survival And Prosperity, I’ve got a two-fer for readers this week. When I opened up my Internet service provider’s home page last Friday, one of the featured articles that day included a graphic of a...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 3, 2016

Marc Faber: ‘The Reality Is That We’re Already Now Almost In A Recession’

The “crash prophets” are running at full-throttle these days. Swiss-born investment advisor/money manager Marc Faber was on the CNBC TV show Fast Money last Monday, and in addition to predicting “volatility will stay very high” in the stock m...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 1, 2016

Peter Schiff Predicts ‘Negative Interest Rates Before The Election Because We’re Going To Be In A Serious Recession’

Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff, who correctly-called the housing bust and economic crisis last decade, is sounding the alarm again these days. Big time. Business Insider’s Bob Bryan reported Friday: The CEO and chief global strategist for Eu...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 1, 2016

Latest U.S. Recession Forecasts

To wrap up Tuesday’s focus on financial matters, I thought I’d take a look at the latest recession forecasts being made on various mainstream media outlets. From a Reuters.com article last Friday: A recession is typically defined as two consecuti...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 27, 2016

Peter Schiff: U.S. Stocks In Bear Market, Economy In Recession, ‘Going To Be Longer And Deeper Than The Great Recession of 2008-2009’

Next “crash prophet” up is Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff. Earlier today I watched Graham Ledger interview Schiff, who correctly-called the housing bust and economic crisis last decade, on the January 21 installment of The Daily Ledger sho...
by Survival And Prosperity on Jan 25, 2016


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