Bill Bonner


How America’s Working Stiffs Got Stiffed

Amazing how much difference a few years make. We first visited China in the 1980s. It was an appalling dump. Few cars. Few roads. Almost no decent restaurants or hotels. Now in Beijing you see large black luxury automobiles everywhere… and modern highways crisscrossing in front of huge hotels and apartment buildings.

The Honest President

Dear Diary Reader, Dad is in Beijing at the Chinese launch of his new book on family wealth, Family Fortunes. So...

Your Only Advantage in the Markets

Whew! We spent most of last week on airplanes. From Paris to Amsterdam… then to Vancouver… then to Beijing… and...

Has the Chinese Economy Hit the Great Wall?

The lazy days of summer trading continue. The Dow barely moved yesterday. Gold fell $15 an ounce – to...

I Can’t Get No…

Dear Diary Reader, Dad is on his way to Beijing today on business. So there’ll be no regular Diary today. Here’s one...

Goodbye, Motor City

Yesterday, US stocks went nowhere. But gold? It shot up $43 per ounce. If you’ve been following these diaries, you know...

The Only Money That Works

Another lazy summer day. The Dow sold off a few pennies on Friday. Gold rose $8. The airport in Paris...