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Affluent Christian Investor | December 3, 2023

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AboutPeter St. Onge, Author at Affluent Christian Investor

Peter St. Onge

Peter St. Onge

Professor St. Onge holds a Ph.D. in Economics from George Mason University, a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from McGill University, and is Series 65 licensed. He teaches business cycle analysis and strategy, edits the Austrian Investment Monthly newsletter, and is a former Mises Institute Fellow. He managed funds for a decade, across both the dot-com cycle and the 2008 Crisis. He lives online at Profits of Chaos.

Posts By Peter St. Onge

February 1, 2017 |

Is Trump a Genius or a Fool?

The singular question on Trump has always been is he a genius or a fool — I think we can all agree there’s no chance he’s neither. If he’s a genius, then the outrageous talk was a master strategy to … Read More

January 30, 2017 |

Precisely How Risky is the Dakota Pipeline?

On the Dakota pipeline, Wikipedia lists 29 oil spills in the past year, along 305,000 miles of hazardous liquid pipeline in the US. Average leak is 55,000 gallons, which is 1/10 of an Olympic pool, or 5 large tanker trucks.

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January 26, 2016 |

Progressivism and Eugenics, Down the Memory Hole

Progressives’ slickest trick is that every time their policies fail they claim “No, that wasn’t ‘real’ Progressivism.”

It’s the “No True Scotsman” fallacy. The fallacy that “your people” would never do something bad and, if they ever do, well those … Read More

October 22, 2015 |

Monetary Stimulus as History’s Weapon of War

Throughout history armies have used counterfeit currency as a weapon of war. Interestingly enough, the method used is nearly precisely what central banks do today to their own economies. The history of monetary stimulus as weapon of war informs … Read More

July 14, 2015 |

Bubble Bursting? Look at Bankruptcy Rates

Credit indicators are important in the Austrian understanding of the business cycle. Today we’ll look at one of the more important: bankruptcies.

First, why bankruptcies matter. It seems obvious — bankruptcies come in bad times — but let’s trace … Read More

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