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Australian Banks Deny “Speculative Bubble” Driving Home Prices To Record Highs

The basic laws of physics have seemingly ceased to exist in Australia…water is no longer wet, the sky is no longer blue and home prices are not in a “speculative bubble,” at least according to some conflicted commercial banking executives who are massively long Australian housing.  Testifying before a parliamentary committee, the chief executives of […]

Fitch Cuts Outlook For Italian Banks To Negative Due To High Bad Debt, Referendum Vote Risks

Moments ago Fitch added some more fuel to the Italian bank fire when it announce it has changed its outlook on Italian banks to negative, a reflection of “its increased vulnerability to shocks following the asset-quality deterioration in legacy portfolios. A step-up in pressure from authorities and market participants on the sector to reduce the […]

WealthCycles Video Report – April 2015

Hello and Welcome to the April edition of the WealthCycles Video Report.  In this episode Mike covers all of the big events in the last month that point to a weakening global dollar standard.  If events like these continue at the current rate, it won’t be long before the dollar loses its status as the world’s […]

Wealth Cycles Video Report – February 2015

  Hello and Welcome to the February 2015 edition of the WealthCylces Video Report.  The past month was relatively quiet after last month’s shock of the Swiss National Bank de-pegging from the euro, but a lot of lower profile events took place in the interim.  Be sure to watch this month’s report to get all […]

WealthCycles: WealthCycles Video Report – January 2015

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Hello and Welcome to the first WealthCycles Video Report of 2015.  We’re only three weeks in and 2015 has already produced some fireworks in the global financial markets. In this episode Mike gets us caught up on the events that will […]

WealthCycles: WealthCycles Video Report – December 2014

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. We hope everyone enjoyed and got a lot out of the first WealthCycles Report last month.  Much has happened since then so we cover a lot of news in this month’s edition. In the 2nd episode of the WealthCycles Report Mike […]

WealthCycles: WealthCycles Report – November 2014

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. WealthCylces.com is proud to introduce the new monthly video report for WealthCycles subscribers   Each month Mike will be recording a report of what he sees as the most important and interesting economic events going on at that time.  We […]

WealthCycles: Hungary’s Dubious Honor

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Hungary’s Dubious Honor:   Winning the Hyperinflation Title   Hungary is known for a lot of things.  Like the Rubik’s Cube, ballpoint pens, and cathode ray tubes.  But perhaps the country’s most dubious distinction is the fact it was home […]

WealthCycles: The Second Worst Hyperinflation

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. This very short piece was written back in 2006 for my first book, Understanding Money, and though correct at the time, today would be considered mistitled.  Just two years after this was written the Zimbabwe hyperinflation would overtake both Yugoslavia’s, […]

WealthCycles: Depressions Are Depressing

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. This chapter of Understanding money remains unfinished.  Still, I believe it is an important chapter because it shows how the good intentions of the Federal Reserve and the U.S. government were the sole cause of the global Great Depression.  I […]