Category: Financial Crisis

One Of Our Financial Markets Has Already Suffered A Catastrophic Collapse. Will The Others Soon Follow?

How would you feel if the value of your investments dropped by half in just a couple of months?  Fortunately, those that have invested in stocks and bonds are not suffering that sort of pain (yet), but another class of investors has been absolutely eviscerated in recent weeks.  For a long time, cryptocurrency investors laughed […] Read More

Seven Possible Causes Of The Next Financial Crisis

The great financial historian, Charles Kindleberger, pointed out in the 1970s that over several centuries, history showed there was a financial crisis about once every ten years. His observation still holds. In every decade since his classic Manias, Panics and Crashes of 1978, such crises have indeed continued to erupt in their turn, in the […] Read More

‘This is the beginning of the greatest financial crisis in US history’: Peter Schiff makes dire predictions to Boom Bust

After suffering the worst stock market crash since 1987, the US Federal Reserve has announced a $1.5 trillion injection to ease strained capital markets. It is the biggest action by the Fed since the 2008 financial crisis. RT’s Boom Bust is joined by the CEO of Euro Pacific Capital Peter Schiff to find out if […] Read More

Will This Coronavirus Outbreak Cause A New Financial Crisis And A Horrifying Economic Collapse?

The term “black swan event” is increasingly being used to describe this coronavirus outbreak, and many are concerned that what we are headed for will be much worse than what we experienced in 2008 and 2009.  Already, we have witnessed a staggering drop in global demand, Wall Street has had to deal with the wildest week […] Read More