Marc Faber

Paul Craig Roberts To The American Left: R.I.P.

"The American leftwing has been transmogrified. The left, which formerly stood for 'peace and bread', today stands for Identity Politics and war. The working class has been redefined as 'the Trump deplorables' and splintered into separate 'victim groups' - women, racial minorities, homosexuals, transgendered. .."

Marc Faber Responds To Racism Accusations

"I think that to try to deny the fact that the western white man made America great is just not right and for that reason I was attacked very badly..."

Frontrunning: October 19

  • Rajoy Deploys Ultimate Weapon of Law on Catalonia (BBG)
  • Congress Rolls Toward Shutdown Fight Over Immigration, Obamacare (BBG)
  • Hong Kong Stocks Tumble Most This Year as Geely, Developers Sink (BBG)
  • Inside battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency deal (Reuters)
  • From Damascus, Iran vows to confront Israel (Reuters)

All Hail Chinese Emperor Xi Jinping: Will He 'Make China Great Again'?

"Chinese history speaks for itself. Absolute power in the hands of a man whose actions are rubber-stamped by a mock-up Congress will not make China great...Wake me up when China has a Bill of Rights granting freedom of speech and protection from unwarranted searches."

Marc Faber: In The Age Of Cyber-Terrorism, Every Investor Must Own Gold

"...the biggest geopolitical risk for Americans today is not a conventional war but rather cyber-attacks that could take down the US power grid...In such a scenario, gold would become an irreplaceable medium of exchange. But it’s not the only reason to own gold today..."

Angst In America - Disappearing Pensions

The deeper you look, the worse this pension situation gets. Angst is a perfectly reasonable response for anyone who is retired or thinking about retiring in the next decade...

Albert Edwards Is Puzzled: "Where Is The Wage Inflation?"

"To be honest I am a little surprised that US nominal wages are not showing more of an acceleration given surging headline inflation has crushed real wage growth over the last year. Falling US real wages are already resulting in slower consumption growth, but workers have not yet pushed up nominal wage inflation..."