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Affluent Investor | June 24, 2017

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

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

October 15, 2015 |

The Chinese ARE Dumping our Treasury Bonds

We warned about this in our Pentagon research back in late 2008 and early 2009 but there were plenty of skeptics. We emphasized the risk in the 2012 NY Times bestseller, Secret Weapon. In Chapter 9, we made a strong case … Read More

September 29, 2015 |

Immigration as Economic Warfare

There is a clear crisis in the Middle East. Depending on who you speak with, this crisis is either Bush’s fault for the “ill-advised Iraq War,” or Obama’s fault for leaving a power vacuum in the region with the withdrawal … Read More

September 17, 2015 |

Has China Gone Rogue? or Footloose?

There is so much news regarding China that we will just have to cover a few major points. First, we have long contended that China is not monolithic although it is a very controlled society. These are not mutually exclusive.

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September 4, 2015 |

ISIS Plotting “Second Blow” to Financial System; Goal is to Destroy the Dollar

We have long contended that the purpose of the 9/11 attacks was first an economic attack. The goal was then, and remains to destroy America by collapsing our financial system. Now, ISIS proves our point with their most recent video threat … Read More

August 31, 2015 |

Another “GLITCH?” ETF Failure Hit the Markets and Hints at Financial Terrorism

Last month, the New York Stock Exchange froze. The same day, United Airlines was grounded. And The Wall Street Journal website went offline. Two days later, TD Ameritrade had a serious outage. We were told it was “just a glitch” in … Read More

August 28, 2015 |

Russia, China, Iran, and the Dollar as Reserve Currency – Part Four

We have long discussed the threats against the dollar as well as dire predictions that the dollar would lose its reserve currency status. But historically, it has been the position of the U.S. Treasury and U.S. State Department that the dollar … Read More

August 25, 2015 |

Russia, China, Iran, and the Dollar as Reserve Currency – Part Three

This is the third part of what is now a four-part update. As a reminder, Part One shared about the Russian economic collapse and the implications for global economic war. Part Two covered the Chinese slowdown and IMF (temporary) rejection of … Read More

August 24, 2015 |

Russia, China, Iran, and the Dollar as Reserve Currency – Part Two

Last week China shocked traders with a surprise devaluation of the Yuan, sparking fears of a currency war. Many had believed that September would begin a move to make the Chinese Yuan the primary reserve currency for the world, displacing … Read More

August 19, 2015 |

Russia, China, Iran, and the Dollar as Reserve Currency – Part One

So much has happened in the last couple of weeks that we will just have to hit the highlights and spread the topic out over multiple posts.

The first thing to understand is that Russia is under severe economic stress … Read More

August 4, 2015 |

China Believes We Crashed Their Market as An Act of Economic Warfare

The Chinese have officially accused us of crashing their stock market as reported in The Washington Times:

Inside China: Official: China stock crash is U.S. economic warfare

By Miles Yu – – Thursday, July 23, 2015 Last month’s stock … Read More

July 17, 2015 |

A Record Number of Americans Fear an Economic Crash and Our Adversaries Have Noticed

A recent poll suggests that the fear of an economic crash has never been greater with a record 72% of Americans claiming serious concern. Now, couple that with experts from the Bank of International Settlements saying that we are … Read More

July 10, 2015 |

Chinese Market Manipulation at Work?

Several years ago I was brought into a secretive U.S. government agency. Senior people there had read my book Secret Weapon; How Economic Terrorism Had Brought Down the U.S. Stock Market and Why It Can Happen Again. They wondered if … Read More

July 8, 2015 |

Greek Tragedy: What a Phase Three Meltdown Looks Like

Many who read our Pentagon report on economic warfare want to know “what’s next?” Basically, we outlined a three-phased economic attack in 2009 with two of those phases already complete.

  1. We believe that the first phase was an attack that … Read More
July 6, 2015 |

The Silent Undermining of the Seemingly Strong Dollar and What Texas is Doing About It

There’s no doubt that the American dollar remains the most desired major currency on the planet. And, over the past year, the dollar has actually strengthened substantially despite predictions to the contrary. Yet, current strength is no excuse for complacency. … Read More

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