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Posts ByKevin D. Freeman, Author at Affluent Investor - Page 2 of 3

July 7, 2016 |

WARNING ORDER: China Prepares for Conflict and Why We Must Do the Same

I was honored to join a select group of experts warning America about developing Chinese threats. My section deals with the economic threats and includes a section on the overwhelming intellectual property theft that has taken place over the past couple … Read More

June 16, 2016 |

SWIFT Attacks in the Global Economic War

Recent headlines confirm that the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Communication) has suffered multiple cyber attacks. SWIFT is a privately run Belgium-based provider of financial messaging, considered essential to move money around the world. The system is so important … Read More

June 1, 2016 |

The Inflation/Deflation Battle Under Way (Part 2)

Is there inflation? Government statistics say “NO,” but it sure feels like there is.

John Mauldin provided an explanation in his May 4th “Outside the Box” letter. I had dinner with John this week and he’s been a friend and colleague … Read More

May 27, 2016 |

The Inflation/Deflation Battle Under Way (Part 1)

There is an incredible debate among prognosticators today regarding the future of our economy and whether we are headed toward inflation or deflation. On one side, we have those who believe that massive money printing foretells serious inflation as happened … Read More

May 16, 2016 |

Unconscionable Manipulation in the Stock Market

Recently, casino owner and billionaire Steve Wynn admitted something that few people on the inside are ever willing to acknowledge. He clearly stated that stock markets can be manipulated using the very loopholes that we identified at work in the … Read More

May 4, 2016 |

What’s a Little Economic Warfare Threat Between Allies?

“I’ve Got Your Back?” President Obama meets PM Cameron in London

It was interesting to say the least. The announcement that China was possibly developing a gold-backed yuan wasn’t that surprising as this has been mentioned by Russia and … Read More

April 22, 2016 |

The Evolution to Financial Terrorism and Why Iran Must Not Get Access to Our Markets

If you hadn’t noticed, terror activity has increased significantly around the world in recent weeks. Both the number of incidents and the cost have risen dramatically as shown in the charts. The first, from the Investigative Project on Terrorism … Read More

April 19, 2016 |

The Coming Week Could Be Critical for the Dollar

There are a lot of conflicting forces expected to impact currency markets this week. The first was the meeting of oil-producing nations in Doha that analysts believe ended in failure. Beforehand, there was talk of a production cut that would … Read More

April 13, 2016 |

The Very Real Threat of Civilization Jihad

For more than a decade, the US government has held clear and compelling evidence regarding an ongoing plot inside our nation to destroy Western Civilization in general and the United States in particular. The proof was uncovered by the FBI and entered into evidence … Read More

April 1, 2016 |

Beware a Wounded Dragon

There are increasing reports from credible sources that the Chinese economic miracle may be collapsing. This has enormous implications for the rest of the planet. To some, this may be simply a natural transition as the Chinese economy matures, as … Read More

March 16, 2016 |

The War on Cash and Unintended Consequences

Ever since 2008, the elements of economics have been, well, strange. Ever since 2001, the elements of security have been a little strange as well. And the two are connected in so many ways. As we have previously noted, Osama … Read More

February 23, 2016 |

Socialism vs. Capitalism

There are three great lies circulating. They are:

  1. Capitalism is EVIL.
  2. Government owes you something.
  3. America is rich and always will be.

If you believe these three, then socialism looks pretty appealing. The problem is that all three … Read More

February 17, 2016 |

Why Would We Sell One of Our Stock Exchanges to China?

A frightening article in last wednesday’s UK Telegraph suggests that another financial crisis could destroy capitalism as we know it. Let that sink in. Our system is at risk, as it was in 2008. As a reminder, consider this … Read More

February 8, 2016 |

…And Why It Could Happen Again

In early January 2009, a group within the Pentagon, tasked with understanding asymmetric warfare contracted me to research and explain the role that Economic Warfare may have played in the stock market crash underway at the time. We had already … Read More

January 28, 2016 |

Unintended Consequences? How Oil May Determine Our Future

The consensus thinking had been that lower oil prices would be beneficial for global consumers. Yet, ever since oil prices started falling rapidly, it seems as if things worsened rather than improved. And, when oil prices rebound (as they did … Read More

December 31, 2015 |

Falling Interest Causes Falling Profits

Most people assume that prices move as a result of changes in the money supply. Instead, let’s look at the effect of changes in interest. To start, consider a hamburger restaurant. Suppose that the average profit in the burger business … Read More

December 29, 2015 |

Are We Now Buying the Rope On Which We Will Hang?

There’s an infamous quote attributed to Vladimir Lenin (and also to Joseph Stalin):

“The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them.”

The idea was that America was so corrupted and so greedy that we would … Read More

December 23, 2015 |

The Resistance Lives – Why I Love the New Star Wars Movie

There is something very emotionally familiar about the new ‪Star Wars‬ movie. And no, it is not simply because the plot lines are so similar to the 1977 release. It runs deeper. Yes, there’s the nostalgia for me, remembering fondly … Read More

December 3, 2015 |

Chinese Yuan Enters Reserve Currency Status with the IMF

If World War 3 is cyber-economic (and it is), the yesterday we just saw one of our most important weapons given away. Yesterday was a huge day for China. Christine Largade, managing Director of the International Monetary Fund announced that the Yuan … Read More

November 19, 2015 |

What Happens in Paris DOESN’T Stay in Paris (Part 2)

In our last post, we made a few key points that are already bearing out. This is a quick update.

First, we know that terrorists have previously crossed as refugees into America. Don’t say it can’t or won’t happen. It … Read More

November 16, 2015 |

What Happens in Paris DOESN’T Stay in Paris… and it Will Only Get Worse

The tragedy unfolding in Paris is horrible. It is also a natural result of an unrecognized war against Western Civilization for dominance on the planet. Our enemies understand this and are willing to pull out all stops. Yet, the … Read More

November 5, 2015 |

Welcome Aboard Ted Koppel — Our Electric Grid is at Risk

Ted Koppel released a new book, “Lights Out.” In it, he makes some good points. First, he documents the vulnerability. Yes, a cyber attack could take down the grid. So could an EMP, or even physical attacks. Second, he … Read More

October 26, 2015 |

Immigration as Economic Warfare – Part 3

The immigration issue continues to grow. We’ve already covered critical examples where immigration policy may be intertwined with economic warfare. What’s happening in Europe today is also finding its way to America and the implications are serious. Even typically tolerant Sweden is growing increasingly … Read More

October 22, 2015 |

Immigration as Economic Warfare – Part 2

The immigration tragedy continues to deepen with serious economic and social implications. No matter how well-intentioned the authorities are in the West, we must remind ourselves that our enemies are searching for means by which to destroy our existence.

Never … Read More

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