Evan Porter

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Lies You Will Hear As The Economic Collapse Progresses

It is undeniable; <b>the final collapse triggers are upon us</b>, triggers alternative economists have been warning about since the initial implosion of …

History Always Repeats ... Gold Protects From Capital Controls and Devaluations

• <b>Simplistic gold analysis speculates solely on price</b>• <b><br>Forgets vital importance of diversification</b>• <b><br>Lorcan Roche Kelly’s analysis lacks all context</b>• <b><br>Ignores</b> …

Economy

China’s yuan may join elite money club this year

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — In what would be a huge milestone in China’s emergence as a major world financial power, the International Monetary Fund …

Stocks fall all of the time for no reason, but major crashes usually have a cause

Stocks have been getting hit with some volatility lately. And, unfortunately, we'll only know in hindsight if this is the beginning of a bear market or a major market crash.<p>However, now's as good a time as any to remember that big stock market sell-offs happen all of the time, even during extended, …

Stock Markets

Why isn’t the Fed worried about collapsing breakevens?

2015-02-26T08:50:09.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>Any observed statistical regularity will tend to collapse once pressure is placed upon it for control …

Economy

What low inflation really means for stocks

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Low inflation is usually bad for stocks.<p>That’s important to keep in mind in light of this week’s news that …

Economics

Opinion: Stock-market crash of 2016: The countdown begins

It’s time to start the countdown to the crash of 2016. No, this is not a prediction of a minor correction. Plan on a 50% crash.<p>Most investors don’t …

The Coming Financial Bubble: Why It May Be The Worst Of All - Part II

In Part I, we discussed the anatomy of an asset bubble, explored the tech bubble, and learned what caused the housing bubble. An asset bubble, as we have seen, is one of the most destructive financial forces on the planet. However, if you understand the stages of a bubble, if you understand what to …

Investing

This is what $11.83 trillion worth of household debt looks like

Household debt grew to $11.83 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2014.<p>According to the New York Federal Reserve's latest Household Debt and Credit report, household debt in the third quarter rose 1.0%, or by $117 billion.<p>Overall, household debt is below its $12.68 trillion peak reached in the third …

Personal Finance

The Coming Financial Bubble: Why It May Be The Worst Of All - Part I

<b>Intro</b><br>Asset bubbles have become a regular occurrence in modern history. From the first recorded bubble to the most recent, these destructive forces always leave a trail of misery in their wake. Is another bubble forming? I believe it is and will fully explain why in the next two articles. In this …

Stock Markets

Debt Be Not Proud

<i>Below is the February 24th Thoughts from the Frontline, republished in full.</i><p>Some things never change. Here is Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk, one of the founding intellectuals of the Austrian school of economics, writing in January 1914, lambasting politicians for their complicity in the corruption of …

Economics

Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio explains how capitalism works

Every Bridgewater employee, for example, is given an exhaustive 120-page manual on Dalio's world view.<p>In late 2013, he produced and narrated an animated video that explains "How the Economic Machine Works" that simplifies the economy as the interaction of short- and long-term debt cycles over a …

Ray Dalio

376 of the best one-liners on the internet

<b>One one-liner a day keeps the doctor away…so, here is a shortlist of the best one-liners you can find on the internet today. Have fun!</b><p>1. I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.<p>2. Do not argue with an idiot. He will drag you down to …

5 Improved Versions of Classic Games That Fans Made for Free

Everyone knows that making a great video game requires teams of experts, years of work, and millions of dollars. Which is why it stings so badly when …

Ant-Man

Yahoo Updates Fantasy Football iOS App With Mobile Drafting

Yahoo has updated the iOS app for its incredible popular Fantasy Football product for the 2013 NFL season with mobile drafting, a much-requested feature. Before, fantasy team owners were required to use a full-sized computer to conduct a fantasy draft, while now players will be able to draft from …

With Over 15M Sites Built, Weebly Launches New Planner And Mobile Editor, Brings Website Creation Service To Android

In this day and age, if you own a small business, you need a web (and mobile) presence. It’s just the way it is. Some might opt just to go for a social media approach, a Twitter account and a Facebook page, but the likelihood is that you want something a little more flexible, high-quality and …

Ace Patrol Is Sid Meier’s Newest Strategy Game, and It’s iOS-Only

With deep strategy titles Civ Rev and Sid Meier’s Pirates in back catalog, just-released Haunted Hollow and the hotly anticipated iOS version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown due out this summer, one could argue that 2K Mobile isn’t the hottest name in iOS strategy games right now — but it’d be a steep …

Gaming Industry

Acer's Aspire R7 combines desktop, laptop, and tablet with one 'floating touchscreen' (hands-on)

After teasing it in a strange, <i>Star Trek</i>-infused commercial, Acer has finally revealed its mysterious transforming device. At an event at Milk Studios in New York City, the company has announced the Aspire R7. It has a (beautiful) 15.6-inch, 1080p touchscreen and it's powered by an ultra-low voltage …

WordPress.com Launches New Vertical And Theme For Hotels, Inns And B&Bs

WordPress.com now offers hotel, inn and bed and breakfast owners and managers the ability to showcase their properties with the help of a new responsive theme just for hotels. In addition, the service also today launched a special site dedicated to showing hotel owners how they can use the service …