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Category Archives: Socionomics

Robert Gore’s “Hard Core Doom Porn”

Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog, It will be a crash like we’ve never seen before. SLL has been accused of trafficking in “doom porn.” Guilty as charged. If you don’t like doom porn, don’t read this article, it’s hard core. If you prefer feel good and heartwarming, there are plenty of […]

Bob Prechter Warns Market Correction “Larger Than The Malaise Of The ’30s” Looms

Authored by Avi Gilburt via, I recently interviewed Prechter, who released a ground-breaking book, “The Socionomic Theory of Finance,” at the end of December. In the 813-page book, which took 13 years to write, he proposes a cohesive model that takes into account trends in sociology, psychology, politics, economics and finance. I highly recommend […]

Day Of Reckoning Looms

Authored by Bill Bonner of Bonner & Partners (annotated by's Pater Tenebrarum), But of that day and that hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. – Mark 13:32   La Mort, photograph of her good side.   Bigger Than a Bear Market A […]

American Whirl

I’ve written about American Girl before, such as this post. For those unacquainted with American Girl, it started off as a doll-based means for girls to learn about different periods of U.S. history, but it has developed into a phenomenal retail success story of overpriced Chinese-made junk sold in branded stores in high-end shopping malls (like, […]

Why Stock Markets May Be Lagging Indicators

Today Asia Confidential could talk about previously warning of Ben Bernanke tapering the taper and how U.S. government bonds and gold would rally as a consequence. Stroking the ego is a wonderful thing, and the financial world does it well, but it’s not my thing. Alternatively, I could talk of what’s going to happen to markets from here – but […]

Guest Post: A Brief History Of Cycles And Time, Part 1

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, If I’ve learned one thing over the last 12 years from following markets, economics, and geopolitics is this: no man can push the Wheels of History. It unfolds in its own time and no other."   I am honored to publish a deeply insightful two-part essay by longtime […]