Bill Bonner's Diary



Q3 2020 Doom Index Update

The last time Bill updated his Doom Index was March 2020, when the coronavirus crisis exploded. Read on for the latest Doom Index level, almost 8 months later... along with a breakdown from analyst Sean Stanton...

America Needs New, Strong Leaders

America's prime years – the 1950s and 1960s – were produced out of the blood, sweat, tears, and sacrifice of the Great Depression. But those good times made America's leaders soft, taking away their courage and backbones. And the lackluster decisions of weak leaders could mean more hard times ahead...


The Originario War Continues

The originarios, people living on Bill's ranch who claim to be indigenous, are continuing to further their claim that they are the ranch owners. Bill has tried to make peace with them, but they cause trouble for everyone in the valley...

The U.S. Federal Reserve Has Made Itself the Hero

The Federal Reserve had meddled in politics and the economy on and off over the last few decades. But now, in the wake of the coronavirus, intervention is at a whole new level. The Fed has flipped economic crisis response and recovery on its head... and has made itself the hero of the story..