Chinese Crude Oil Futures Contract

Several weeks ago in an article, “China's Gold Scheme to Back Energy,” I explained how China was posturing to provide oil futures priced in yuan. This would allow oil exporting nations to accept yuan as payment...

Crypto Riches and The Blockchain

After an incredible 2017 in the crypto world and the years leading up to it, we've had fortunes that have been made. I've personally seen more Ferraris, Maseratis, and Lamborghinis than I ever remember. Either ...

IMF Warns About Bank Instability

In what seems to be a case of deja vu, the IMF has warned of major risks to the global economy. To no one's surprise, at least to the ones who pay attention, the $135 trillion debt pile in the G20 nations is ma...