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Bill Bonner on the edge

Teetering on the Brink of the Abyss   Emma Walsh May 10, 2020   [US]America is in the grip of the “Great National Hysteria.” The “national madness” rampaging through the country is far more deadly than the coronavirus will ever be. But our editor warns that we’re only starting to see the toll the feds’ response to the coronavirus pandemic will take on the American economy. Far from being through the worst, America is just teetering on the brink of the abyss… Regards, Emma Walsh Managing Editor, Bill Bonner’s Diary   All About Trump Our editor responds to a reader who believes that President Trump has leveled the playing field for the middle class, allowing them to “make money hand over fist”… And he takes issue with the reader’s accusation that he is “making money off the misfortune of others.” Arson, Larceny, Vandalism: The Originarios Declare War The originarios at Bill’s ranch in Argentina are on the warpath. The latest in this long-running battle for land ownership brings extensive damage, arson, larceny, and vandalism. Bill rides up to investigate. Flight of the Dead Condor Our editor believes the C-virus poses no real danger to the nation. But despite this, the “Great National Hysteria” about the coronavirus continues. Costs – measured in lives, jobs, and businesses – continue to mount. And America just became a real bad bet. Have the...

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Bill Bonner left and right

The One Thing Left and Right Can Agree On   Maria Bonaventura May 3, 2020   Spending more money… It’s the one thing left and right can agree on, says our editor. With that in mind this week, Bill exposes where all that “emergency relief” money is really going… all $2.2 trillion of it and counting… Regards, Maria Bonaventura Managing Editor, Bill Bonner’s Diary   No Crony Left Behind! With the C-virus gripping the country, the feds pledge to fight a “war” against the invisible enemy. But our editor points out just how two-faced… and dangerous… that will turn out to be… The Last Flight Out News from the U.S. embassy signals an extended stay for our editor in the Calchaqui Valley. Meanwhile, back in the States, the feds charge ahead on their crusade to line the pockets of friends, clients, and cronies… There’s Nothing a Big New Federal Program Can’t Fix The feds may think they’re helping struggling Americans by printing trillions of phony dollars. But their experiment in voodoo money magic has dire consequences… Facing Lions, Slings, and Arrows in the Valley Bill faces two threats down in the Calchaqui – a lurking mountain lion… and the sneers and accusations of Dear Readers who think he should “stop the disinformation”… Our Small Contribution to National Harmony It’s evident Dear Readers don’t always see eye to eye with our...

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Bill Bonner on the Plague

Life in the Year of the Plague   Maria Bonaventura Apr. 19, 2020   Secluded in Argentina’s Calchaquí Valley, Bill continues his chronicles of life in the year of the plague… This week he sets out on horseback to unearth a local legend, hidden in an impenetrable rock fortress… all while connecting the dots of fake money… fake wars… and other government misadventures in America… Regards, Maria Bonaventura Managing Editor, Bill Bonner’s Diary   Siri, Where’s My Corona Bailout Check? Another week gone under lockdown, and another one to come. As the economy withers away, our editor wonders: How many lives will the shutdown truly save… and how many will it ruin? The Feds’ Fatal Flaw… and a Wake-Up Call With the coronavirus crisis in full force, many Americans are clamoring for the government to protect us and keep us safe. The only issue is, there isn’t a problem the feds can’t make worse… Vive la Révolution? The feds are replacing old-fashioned getting and spending with coronavirus stimulus. The virus may be defeated with a vaccine… but the economy is bound to suffer from their meddling long after this crisis is over. It all goes back to what Bill calls the feds’ “fatal flaw”… A Nation of Poltroons The feds aren’t the only ones with a flaw. The masses have a complementary flaw. And it manifests itself in submission to...

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The Fed Makes It Worse

The Only Sure Bet in the Feds’ War Against the Coronavirus   Maria Bonaventura Apr. 12, 2020   The stock market got a jolt of optimism this week… but Bill wasn’t so sure it was warranted. As far as our editor is concerned, there’s only one sure bet about this COVID-19 crisis: The feds will always find new ways to make it worse. But just how much worse? Bill has some ideas… Regards, Maria Bonaventura Managing Editor, Bill Bonner’s Diary P.S. Isolated in his valley ranch in northwest Argentina, Bill put pen to paper… and sent us this urgent briefing. He breaks down the coronavirus crisis… the feds’ role in it… and the steps you should take NOW to protect and even grow your wealth. Read Bill’s message here before it’s too late.   Fight Against COVID-19 or Deep State Power Grab? America is at war with a virus. But when the threat from COVID-19 blows over, don’t be surprised to find that The Swamp is deeper – and harder to drain – than ever… Untangling the Virus/Depression Mess Early in the week, investors seemed to think the worst was behind us. And while the virus may run out of steam in the near future, chances are, the worst is yet to come for America’s economy… We’re All Gauchos Now The printing presses have been working overtime. Some Dear Readers...

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A War the Feds Will Lose

No End in Sight Maria Bonaventura Apr. 5, 2020   As the Calchaquí River dries up, it opens the door to an unexpected visitor… And so Bill’s idyllic isolation in the northwest of Argentina comes to an abrupt end. But over in the money world, there’s no end in sight for the feds’ hopeless money-printing… Regards, Maria Bonaventura Managing Editor, Bill Bonner’s Diary   This Is a War the Feds Will Lose After three decades of stimulus, says our editor, we are now in the biggest bubble in history… popped by the C virus. To keep the economy afloat, the feds are giving out trillions in stimulus money. But as we’ve seen before, short-term “solutions” result in permanent measures… War Against Capitalism Besides shutting down the U.S. economy and pumping it full of funny-money, the feds are fighting another enemy: capitalism. No matter how strong the fake-money firepower may become, though, fake money won’t create real wealth… Surprise Attack The coronavirus launched a surprise attack on the world, leaving shut-down societies and economies in its wake. While the human health toll is rising daily, it’s the financial toll that will destroy many more. As money grows scarce, the win-win economy will cease to exist as we know it… Our Idyllic Isolation Comes to an End Back in Argentina, Bill’s forced containment in the Calchaquí Valley ends abruptly. But his determination...

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