As The Credit Cycle Turns

Given the length and breadth of credit that has been extended over the last decade, and the ever-more risky search for yield, it seems likely the next blowup will find its way into a wide range of unsuspecting American investment portfolios.

  • Aug 27, 2018 2:19 PM

The Case For Leveraged US Treasury Bonds

Leverage may not immediately seem to belong with a Treasury, but for three important reasons, leveraged U.S. Treasury bonds make sense as an ordinary investment...

  • Aug 16, 2018 8:45 PM

Why Nuclear Energy Is Critical For Russia

"As the world’s largest natural gas and oil producer and exporter, Russia plays an important role in setting the global geopolitical agenda... However, in another field of energy production Russia captures an even more dominant position: nuclear technology."

  • Jul 16, 2018 1:06 PM

Pepe Escobar: Putin & Xi Top The G6+1

All hell broke loose at the G6+1, aka G7, while the China-led Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) aimed at global integration and a peaceful multipolar order...

  • Jun 12, 2018 12:05 AM

Army Major Warns Don't Poke The Dragon, War With China Would Be An Unnecessary Disaster

"The real danger, though, is military brinksmanship. And the inescapable fog of war. It’s not impossible to imagine a dispute in the distant South China Sea (7000 miles from California) resulting in combat and casualties between the US and China. This could quickly escalate out of control. And remember, we both have loads of nuclear weapons!"

  • May 11, 2018 10:25 PM