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Charles Hugh Smith

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Charles Hugh Smith is a contributing editor to PeakProsperity.com and the proprietor of the popular blog OfTwoMinds.com. He is the author of numerous books, including Why Everything Is Falling Apart: An Unconventional Guide To Investing In Troubled Times.

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Venezuela's New Cryptocurrency Is not Really "Backed by Oil"

Global Economy

Blog03/09/2018

If a currency can't be converted on demand into the underlying commodity, it's not "backed" by that commodity. 

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Will the Crazy Global Debt Bubble Ever End?

Global EconomyBusiness Cycles

Blog06/06/2017

If the debt burden is large enough, at some point, even a 0.1% interest rate becomes unaffordable.

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Prosperity = Abundant Work + Low Cost of Living

Taxes and SpendingU.S. EconomyPolitical Theory

Blog01/03/2017

Our economy is making it harder to start businesses, keep businesses, and hire people. That's a recipe for disaster.

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Bernanke Blew It Big-Time: He Should Have Raised Rates Three Years Ago

The FedMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog06/07/2016

Ben Bernanke is not the savior who rescued the global economy; he is the clueless fool who plunged a poisoned knife in its back.

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Negative Interest Rates (and Fear) Mean We'll Save More, not Less

Money and BanksU.S. Economy

Blog02/24/2016

NIRP will fail miserably, in part because they signal that the central banks are out of options and the economic system is in terminal decline.

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