Charles Hugh Smith
Contributor since: 2009
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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?
Regulating Cryptocurrencies And Why It Matters
3 Bubbles/Strikes And You're Out
The Cost Basis Of Our Economy Is Spiraling Out Of Control
How Will Bitcoin React In A Financial Crisis Like 2008?
The Big Reversal: Inflation And Higher Interest Rates Are Coming Our Way
Japan Just Killed The 'Bitcoin Will Be Banned' Meme
What Could Pop The Everything Bubble?
Where To Invest When (Almost) Everything's In A Bubble