In Atlas Shrugged, all the productive people in society quit producing in protest against an overbearing government – could that happen today?
Central banks have added over 45 million ounces of gold to their holdings since the fourth quarter of 2008. Does all this bullion-buying signal a top for gold?
Revealed – why Wall Street cares less about inflation than you do.
Shortages of food and water may soon be things of the past, thanks to two revolutionary technological breakthroughs.
What are copper's prices and stock movements suggesting about the global economy these days?
On-the-ground report from Denmark: Why living in a socialist nanny state is not only a suffocating but also a rather expensive experience.
An obscure property of light could soon cause your cellphone bill to plummet.
Revealed – the secret to surviving the coming global economic collapse.
Is today's gold market the contrarian opportunity of a lifetime?
Could it be that Europe's woes are caused by one of the scourges of mankind?
A battle brewing between Apple and Microsoft could spell trouble for the latter's original equipment manufacturers.
Breakthroughs in biotechnology could one day force everyone into a genetics "arms race."
Revealed – a simple formula to calculate how much gold you'll likely need to survive a prolonged period of hyperinflation.
Wealthy speculators are placing bold bets on asteroid mining and accelerating trends in the French economy.
More and more entrepreneurs are taking business to the "online streets," and the government doesn't like it.
Facebook is creating a new world identity, but whether this is a positive development remains to be seen.
The secret to making money as a contrarian investor is not simply doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.
The refusal of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke to be pinned down on the issue of further quantitative easing is nothing more than a bluff.
The developers of sophisticated new malware aimed at enemies of the West overlooked a critical detail that puts the US government and its businesses at great risk.
The "30 years' war" portfolio has protected dynastic wealth from inflation since the Renaissance, and it can protect yours as well.
A look at some institutional investors' data reveals exciting possibilities for the precious metals market.
Why states and borders may soon be a thing of the past
A wholesale revolution in the way we interact with computers – in all the various forms they currently take – is under way. What words and phrases will it render antique?
Revealed: the bit of reality in the claims of an economic recovery... and reasons why more turbulence is ahead.
Though gold is currently one of the most unloved sectors, David Galland discusses why it still looks really good compared to other commodities.
Revealed: Why the Facebook IPO face-plant could be seen coming from a long ways away, and what the fallout may mean for some players.
A renowned economist argues that the potential for China to suffer a catastrophic economic collapse is greater than it is for the US or Europe.
An analysis of top gold-producers' volume levels hints at rare profit opportunities for precious metals investors.
A "bionic man" gives a stranger a new lease on life.
A hidden tax buried in the bowels of "Obamacare" threatens thousands of medical-device manufacturer jobs – and millions of people's health.
A highly successful bond investor offers a simple, four-point plan for saving the economy from the "bang point."
A precious-metals analyst reveals six action steps for gold stockholders to take while they're waiting for the yellow metal to turn around.
Financial experts weigh in on pending economic doom, the evil influence of politics, the US budget surplus for April, and why banking shouldn't be left to the bankers.
An analysis of the Netflix decision to ditch Qwickster suggests that the company made a big mistake.
A renowned institutional investor gives compelling reasons why the gold market has bottomed.
In spite of the relentless downward spiral in gold stock prices, some legendary resource investors are buying with both hands.
Fresh takes on the Paul Krugman-Ron Paul debate, the Greek aversion to austerity, and a peek at some truly incredible debt numbers.
Recent research in quantum computing hints at the possibility of instantaneous communication throughout the universe.
A wildly successful natural-resource speculator reveals how he has made fortunes as a contrarian.
Some miners are reaping $1,000-per-ounce profit margins on gold… but that's hardly the only reason to hang on to your precious metals stocks.
What to expect from a European recovery, how defense contractors cheat the system, and nine ways political journalists subtly bias their writing.
Breakthroughs in carbon nanotube technology could render many things – including steel, silicon, and current drug-delivery systems – obsolete.
Despite suffering from one of the world's stupidest and most corrupt governments, there are compelling reasons for speculators to keep an eye on Argentina.
Some investors are excited about the two-year run-up in graphite prices, but there are compelling reasons for caution.
An irresistible force is ultimately responsible for all the government meddling that's destroying the world's economies.
By traditional evaluation analysis, Facebook's $1 billion purchase of Instagram was an outrageous overpayment, but there are compelling arguments that suggest it was worth every penny.
Pseudo-intellectuals are creating a kinder, gentler 1984.
One of North America's most successful resource speculators reveals exactly how to make life-changing gains in gold.
Why the economic "recovery" resembles a patient in intensive care; how the little guy can get in on private equity deals; and the most overlooked factor in technology investing.
Futuristic developments like flesh welding, ultralight bridges and microscopic healing machines could be in our future thanks to the science of nanotechnology.
The burden of government that citizens carry can extend far beyond forcible taxation.
It doesn't take much to spook the average Joe in precious metals these days – and that plays right into the hands of smart speculators.
An analysis of the moving parts that power the economy strongly suggests our modest recovery is doomed.
Human-organ "chips" could well make animal testing for pharmaceutical development obsolete.
Doug Casey's top 10 gripes with the Constitution.
Revealed – the simple economic indicator that will tell you when it's time to sell gold.
If the general population doesn't wake up soon, the world George Orwell painted in 1984 will seem like a picnic in the not-too-distant future.
"Packets" are about to unify all communications and broadcast media into a single platform, allowing for unprecedented advances in the way we access data and interact with each other.
Bioethicists are today's most dangerous technocratic charlatans.
A sober analysis of historical economic data shows that inflation is poised to skyrocket.
Revealed – Why Berkshire Hathaway is the antithesis of gold; the hidden dangers of ETFs; and lessons from neighborhood junkies.
The day when you'll be able to put on a real "thinking cap" is almost here.
Recovery? What recovery?
Credible sources in India dispute the notion that demand for gold on the subcontinent is decreasing.
Revealed – dividend tips and profitable lessons from the world's first billionaire global investor.
Spiderman suits and featherweight cars might be in our future, thanks to the reverse engineering of microscopic miracles.
Big Brother, step aside: Big Momma is here.
Liquidity in the junior mining sector is drying up, creating new risks – and outsized profit opportunities – for investors.
The signs that the US is turning into a fascist state are numerous and unmistakable – ignore them at your own peril.
The Internet has spawned a new industry that allows borrowers and investors to exact revenge on banks.
The trend toward digital currencies is a dream come true for Big Brother.
Careful analysis of gold and silver volatility during past bull markets puts the steep February 29 drop in perspective.
Revealed: why homes are dubious investments; what Greek smoking habits tell us about the country's financial mess; and how to determine whether to buy a warranty for your shiny new gadget.
Two trends in technology are on a collision course, promising to make 2012 a year to remember.
A rare interview with the world's most successful resource explorers reveals valuable investment insights.
In the face of Western sanctions over its nuclear program, Iran is taking radical steps – which could have a profound impact on world trade – to acquire food and basic necessities for its people.
A scientific study of sand piles sheds light on the likelihood of another market crash.
The field of nanomedicine has the potential to end disease as we know it, but it's not without risk.
Africa abounds with signs of new prosperity, but it's uncertain whether this trend will continue.
An interview with the ultimate precious metals source reveals why every portfolio needs significant exposure to gold and silver.
Drones, automation and fiat currencies will reshape our world in ways impossible to predict, but here's one outcome you can take to the bank – they'll create a wealth of profit opportunities for shrewd investors.
2012 will open up generic versions of $35 billion dollars per year in blockbuster drugs; is your portfolio prepared for a sea change in the pharmaceutical industry?
President Obama is disaster incarnate for the economy, likely to accelerate the demise of the US if re-elected.
There are compelling reasons to speculate on the rare-earth elements market, but the play is suitable only for those investors with nerves of steel.
David Galland checks in on his Happiness Meter, and Keith Weiner discusses gold backwardation and the future of fiat currencies.
A host of exciting technologies are competing to win the lighting war, and the winner will change the way we see things forever.
There are compelling arguments why individual wealth creation does far more social good than altruism.
Gold producers are earning record revenues and profits, but there's an even more compelling reason to expect share prices to soar.
David Galland muses about the unstoppable emergence of the US police state and the implications for smart investors.
Skeptics of 3D printing are shortchanging this technological revolution.
If tensions escalate between the US and Iran, WW III could be triggered… and where do you think the price of gold will go then?
No matter the economic perspective, things look bullish for precious metals in the year ahead.
The Federal Open Market Committee meeting demonstrated it is going to doggedly pursue the same old, failed policies. This does not bode well for the US dollar. Got gold?
Despite the successful public outcry against SOPA and PIPA – two anti-piracy bills that opponents feared would cripple free speech – the US government has many other tricks up its sleeve that threaten your freedom.
Billionaire George Soros believes the European Union could be saved if it had the power to tax and borrow, but he couldn't be more wrong.
Platinum has historically sold for more than gold, but there are compelling reasons why it's likely to continue lagging the yellow metal for some time.
While no country's perfect, the pros of Argentina far outweigh the cons for those looking for a second residence.
While more and more cars will be powered by electricity in the coming years, there are many reasons why it won't replace gasoline as the primary automotive fuel source anytime soon.
A look ahead reveals surprising insights into the best energy investments for 2012.
A look at past corrections in silver provides clues as to when the metal will make new highs.