Charles Hugh Smith
Contributor since: 2009
Latest Articles
Understanding The Global Recession Of 2019
What's The Real Meaning Of The Stock Market Swoon?
The Coming Inflation Threat
Is The Greatest Bull Market Ever Finally Ending? (Hint: Follow The Money)
Here's Why The Next Recession Will Spiral Into A Depression
The Distortions Of Doom - Part 2: The Fatal Flaws Of Reserve Currencies
The Global Distortions Of Doom Part 1: Hyper-Indebted Zombie Corporations
Pensions Now Depend On Bubbles Never Popping (But All Bubbles Pop)
We're All Speculators Now
The Global Financial System Is Unraveling, And No, The U.S. Is Not Immune
The Fantasy Of 'Balanced Returns' Funding Retirement
We'll Pay All Those Future Obligations By Impoverishing Everyone (How To Destroy Our Currency In One Easy Lesson)
The 21st Century Misery Index: Labor's Share Of The Economy And Real-World Inflation
Onward To Stock Market Nirvana... Or Not
Here We Go Again: Our Double-Bubble Economy
Does Anyone Else See A Giant Bear Flag In The S&P 500?
Why The Eurozone And The Euro Are Both Doomed
The Next Recession Will Be Devastatingly Non-Linear
A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Market Complacency/Euphoria
The Genie's Out Of The Bottle: 8 Defining Trends Are Reversing
Were Trade Wars Inevitable?
Playing For All The Marbles
Forget 'Free Trade' - It's All About Capital Flows
The Death Of Buy And Hold: We're All Traders Now
The End Of (Artificial) Stability
What Just Changed?
Is The 9-Year Long Dead Cat Bounce Finally Ending?
Central Banks: From Coordination To Competition
The Fascinating Psychology Of Blowoff Tops
Why The Financial System Will Break: You Can't 'Normalize' Markets That Depend On Extreme Monetary Stimulus
'Wealth Effect' = Widening Wealth Inequality
Santa's Stock Market Rally: Tears Of Joy, Or Just Tears?