Today’s Inflation Rate Has a Message for You

Your future economic well-being depends on hearing clearly the message today's inflation rate has for you. Let us decode it for you in simple terms. Throughout naval history, the blockade has been an effective means of warfare and subjugation. By keeping food and goods out, you apply pressure to those within. In 1774, for example, King George III deployed the world’s greatest navy to prevent “landing and discharging, loading or shipping, of goods, wares, and merchandise” in Boston. For months, other American colonies had to...

4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Crashes

They say stocks are volatile. Markets can swing so, if you’re invested, even with a boring 401(k), you have to be careful. News headlines back this up. If you flip on Bloomberg or CNBC right now, you might see something like… DOW DROPS 300 POINTS ...on the ticker. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is a grouping of 30 of the largest companies in America, so when it drops hundreds of points people take notice. Except, of course, the Dow is worth tens of thousands of “points”--34,000 as...

Bitcoin – the Most Profitable Asset in History?

Before you look at the extraordinary chart below, ask yourself - if you could go back to any point in history and buy any one thing, what would you choose? One good option would be a famous relic. Find the Buddha, Mohammed, Cleopatra or Shakespeare, and swipe something from their house or cut off a lock of hair. That kind of thing will always be highly prized. It’s difficult to prove the authenticity of such artifacts, though, and they tend to wither over time. Perhaps you...