Author Archives: Chris Martenson

Murder And Mayhem In The Middle East

To understand what’s happening in Syria right now, you have to understand the tactics and motivations of the US and NATO — parties sharing interwoven aims and goals in the Middle East/North African (MENA) region. While the populations of Europe … Continue reading

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How Much Higher Can The U.S. Dollar Go?

Let’s start our examination of the U.S. dollar (USD) by recalling the chart from my August 2014 essay, Why the Dollar Could Strengthen—A Lot.  At that point, the USD had moved modestly off its lows, and had yet to challenge … Continue reading

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Deflation Warning: The Next Wave

The signs of deflation are now flashing all over the globe. In our estimation, the possibility of an associated financial crisis is now dangerously high over the next few months. As we’ve been saying for a while, our preferred model … Continue reading

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Buy Gold While You Still Can!

One of our long-running themes here is that the truly historic and massive flows of gold from West to East is (someday) going to stop, for the simple reason that there will be no more physical bullion left to move. … Continue reading

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Here’s Why The Markets Have Suddenly Become So Turbulent

When stock markets are free-falling 10+% in a matter of days, it’s natural to seek some answers to the question “why now?” Some are saying it was all the result of high-frequency trading (HFT), while others point to China’s modest … Continue reading

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