Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Reggie Middleton's picture

In continuing the rant on the possibility of the US entering a stagflationary environment, as was hinted by Alcoa's quarterly report (see "Is My Warning of the Risks of a Stagflationary Environment Coming to Fore?"), I have decided to graphically illustrate the historically most successful inflation hedges as well as demonstrate where North America and Western Europe currently stand.

Econophile's picture

Is it time to head for the hills, stockpile food and ammo, and wait in the bunkers? I get a number of e-mails from readers seeking advice, usually investment advice. Last year I received messages of a theme that can be described as folks who felt The Great Collapse was happening. Armageddon and that type of thing. Here's my advice. Do you agree?