All posts tagged "government debt"

  • Gary Shilling 2012
    Gary Shilling Sees the Japanese Yen Weakening Substantially

    Henry Blodgett interviewed Gary Shilling a few days ago to get his insight into the Japanese economy. Shilling, of A. Gary Shilling & Company, is the author of The Age of Deleveraging, Updated Edition: Investment Strategies for...

    • Posted March 27, 2012
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  • Harry Dent: Gold and Silver Bubbles Next to Burst

    Liz Claman of Fox News interviewed Harry Dent yesterday .  Dent indicated the S&P 500 crossing the 1,130 level was a bad sign for the stock market.  He also pointed out that private indebtedness is...

    • Posted August 9, 2011
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  • U.S. Approaching Fiscal Death Spiral

    Richard Rahn of the Washington Times writes about the problems facing Greece and its huge government indebtedness. Rahn also believes the U. S. is veering towards the tipping point where tax revenues only cover the interest on...

    • Posted December 27, 2009
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  • Warren Buffett Would Rather Own Stocks Than Bonds

    Warren Buffett, in an interview regarding his new cartoon character, said he would much rather own stocks with the Dow at 9,000 than long bonds or a continuously rolling investment in short term instruments. He added that...

    • Posted July 26, 2009
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  • Marc Faber Debates the Forces of Inflation and Deflation

    Marc Faber believes next year’s U. S. government deficit will be larger than $2 trillion, but the “ultimate crisis” could be years from now. He suggested that 1/2 the world’s governments should be fired for their out...

    • Posted July 17, 2009
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  • Jim Rogers, "I don’t think we’ve seen THE bottom"

    Jim Rogers was recently interviewed by Tim Morrison of Time magazine. Rogers expanded on some of his recent rants regarding the government’s attempts to borrow and spend our way out of the recession. Source:,8599,1894294,00.html ***

    • Posted May 4, 2009
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  • Study of the Past Suggests the Financial Crisis Could be Longer Than Expected

    Kenneth Rogoff, Harvard economist, and Carmen Reinhart, University of Maryland Economist, have recently published a study of past financial crises going back up to 800 years, but focusing on the last 100 years. It doesn’t paint a...

    • Posted January 3, 2009
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  • Opposing Views: Byron Wien & Peter Schiff

    This week Byron Wien said he believed the stock market was bottoming and should finish the year strong. Also this week Peter Schiff is quoted as saying, “America’s ‘AAA’ rating has become a joke,” and, “I believe...

    • Posted July 12, 2008
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