1. Update – ADV Clear and Present Danger to US dollar

    It’s been 10 years since the BRICS added a new member. If you recall it was originally just BRIC. Brazil, Russia, India, and China as an economic bloc. South Africa was the last to join and the acronym became BRICS. Since the USA slapped sanctions on Russia, kicked them out of the SWIFT messaging …Read More

  2. Weekly Article 08/25/2023 – ADV MSM=PRAVDA

    Week after week I attempt to make sense of the fact that most people recognize that we are on the wrong path financially as a country and the talking heads on TV telling all of us how “rich” we are and how strong the economy is. I have to imagine that this is how it must have been in the old USS…Read More

  3. Weekly Article 08/10/2023 – ADV Dichotomies

    I have written in the past about dichotomy, which is described as “a division or contrast between two things that are represented as being opposed or entirely different”. I would say that the “news” that many are being fed day after day and the reality of what we are living is a great exampl…Read More

  4. ADV Excellence

    EXCELLENCE I was watching Bloomberg on Monday and the headline stated, “Do Earnings Prove American Exceptionalism”? I am sad to say that many are deceived into believing that America is somehow superior to other places and that we can get away with almost anything because we are calling the shot…Read More

  5. Weekly Article 08/04/2024 – ADV Deception

    Many people who know me are likely aware that I am a pretty spiritual person. I spend plenty of time working on my spiritual side as well as on the things that need to get done in life. The only reason I bring this up is that, in studying things that are more spiritual in nature gives you a differen…Read More

  6. Weekly Article 07/27/2023 – ADV Beyond Talking Points

    As I write this weekly article, I often mention that everything we see is an illusion. There is no price discovery for almost any asset because of the interference in the “markets” by central banks and their buddies at the banks that own them and other buddies at major financial firms. The media…Read More

  7. Weekly Article 07/20/2023 – ADV “EXPERTS?”

    It appears to me that I am watching the chasm that is between the economy and our stock “markets” growing exponentially. While the stock indexes continue their unlikely rise the economy continues to crater at an increasing speed. While the number-crunchers do their best to put lipstick on the ec…Read More

  8. Weekly Article 07/06/2023 – ADV Any way you look at it…

    A while back I wrote an article that included the information that the FDIC had $120 Billion in assets to insure over $9 Trillion in deposits. * In the meantime, we have learned that just with the banks that have failed so far in 2023 the amount needed to avoid total implosion of these banks was $40…Read More