Free money to all!

Free money to all!

BY James Rickards POSTED February 15, 2019

One of the oldest sayings in economics is, ‘There’s no such thing as a free lunch.’ The point is that even if a lunch appears to be free, you’re paying for it in some hidden way, such as reciprocal obligations, higher contract prices or some moral obligation to do business.

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The Plan to Ditch King Dollar

The Plan to Ditch King Dollar

BY James Rickards POSTED February 01, 2019

When critics point to Japan’s debt-to-GDP ratio of over 200%, Japan’s defenders are quick to say that most of the Japanese debt is owned by[...]

Why Bank Stocks Blow Up

Why Bank Stocks Blow Up

BY Nick Hubble POSTED January 26, 2019

Not many major stock market listed companies can crater 35% in a day. But the UK’s Metro Bank did on Wednesday. Why? The bank applied the wrong risk[...]

Too much debt makes the Australian economy unstable

Too much debt makes the Australian economy unstable

BY Shae Russell POSTED January 25, 2019

Welcome to the year of debt. Or at least, acknowledging the importance of debt. Here’s a staggering thought for you. In 2018, US$8trillion of debt was created to[...]