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Dollar Alternatives for a Peak Oil World

Some of the more alarmist peak oil writers have put forth the idea that once we reach peak oil, the world’s fiat currencies will experience hyperinflation and currency collapse.  The general argument made by these authors, is that in the

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The Risks of ETFs – John Bogle’s warning

A couple of months ago I had the chance to sit in on a lecture by John Bogle – the founder of the Vanguard Group and, arguably, the inventor of the Index Fund. During his talk, he mentioned his concern

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Demand Destruction from Peak Oil

Demand Destruction is a term used to describe a series of economic actions that occur when oil prices become too high for the global economy to absorb them.  In this environment, the economy goes into a recession and the price

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