"No warning can save people determined to grow suddently rich" - Lord Overstone

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Adam Taggart

Adam Taggart

Contributor since: 19 Mar 2013


Adam is the President and Co-Founder of Peak Prosperity. Basically, his job is to handle the business side of things so that Chris is free to think & write.

  • You're Just Not Prepared For What’s Coming

    Published 05 December 2017 | viewed 0 times

    I hate to break it to you, but chances are you're just not prepared for what’s coming. Not even close.  Don't take it personally. I'm…

  • The Great Retirement Con

    Published 21 November 2017 | viewed 0 times

    The Origins Of The Retirement Plan Back during the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congress promised a monthly lifetime income to soldiers who fought and survived…

  • What To Do With Your Cash?

    Published 24 July 2017 | viewed 0 times

    Have you moved a material percentage of your financial portfolio to cash? Have you become so concerned about the meteoric ramp upwards in asset prices…

  • Banks Are Evil

    Published 18 March 2017 | viewed 0 times

    It's time to get painfully honest about this I don't talk to my classmates from business school anymore, many of whom went to work in…

  • A Murderous Complacency

    Published 05 February 2017 | viewed 0 times

    Dark omens are circling everywhere in today's markets murder: a flock of crows ~ Miriam-Webster dictionary Many view the appearance of crows as an omen…

  • VIDEO: Losses Hurt More Than Gains Help

    Published 24 October 2016 | viewed 0 times

    What Prospect Theory tells us As biological organisms, humans are motivated by pain and pleasure. But interestingly, while we tend to think of these as…

  • The Banquet Of Consequences Is Being Served

    Published 29 September 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Prepared just for us by the central banking cartel "Sooner or later everyone sits down to a banquet of consequences." ~ Robert Louis Stevenson Last…

  • Making The Wrong Choices For The Wrong Reasons

    Published 25 July 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Why we're on a collision-course with crisis Life is full of examples where folks make bad choices for noble reasons. Not every decision is a…

  • Grasshopper Nation: Planning For Those Who Aren't Prepared

    Published 05 June 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Whom will you help? And how much will you be able to? Take a moment to reflect on all the people you care about who…

  • Automating Ourselves To Unemployment

    Published 28 April 2016 | viewed 0 times

    How shortsighted policies are creating a long-term crisis Students of Austrian business cycle theory are familiar with the term malinvestment. A malinvestment is any poor…

  • How to Prepare for The Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting

    Published 13 January 2016 | viewed 0 times

    Special Guest: Adam Taggart - Co founder, Peak Prosperity FRA Co-Founder Gordon T. Long interviews Adam Taggart, regarding his new book: "Prosper! How to Prepare…

  • For Heaven's Sake: Hedge!

    Published 01 May 2015 | viewed 0 times

    If you're not positioned defensively by now, you're nuts Last fall, I wrote an article titled Defying Gravity that warned of the absurd price levels…

  • A New Way to Hold Gold (2015 Update)

    Published 23 February 2015 | viewed 0 times

    A new way to hold gold right alongside the bills in your wallet. What if you could carry and exchange gold in the exact same…

  • Deflation Is Winning, and Central Banks are Running Scared

    Published 10 December 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Remember in the early part of the last decade, long before he was appointed the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke penned an article…

  • The Consequences of a Strengthening US Dollar

    Published 13 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    In early September, I made the case for a rising U.S. dollar, based on the basic supply and demand for dollars stemming from four dynamics:…

  • John Hussman: The Stock Market Is Overvalued By 100%

    Published 09 November 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Expect prices to drop by 50% (or more) John Hussman is highly respected for his prodigious use of data and adherence to what it tells…

  • Gravity: The Case For Hedging Against a Market Downturn

    Published 10 September 2014 | viewed 0 times

    And nobody in all of Oz No Wizard that there is or was Is ever gonna bring me down! ~ Wicked, "Defying Gravity" Today's markets…

  • I Blame The Central Banks

    Published 28 August 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The current bubbles in financial assets -- in equities and bonds of all grades and quality -- raging in every major market across the globe…

  • The Good News In All The Bad Data

    Published 13 June 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Today's financial markets make a mockery out of sanity and logic. The difference between what SHOULD happen and what IS happening is perhaps the greatest…

  • You've Got No Job!

    Published 07 February 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Luna Vandoorne/Shutterstock Today, the pundits are a-buzz making sense of the latest lackluster jobs report. Expect much hand-wringing over the impact of the 'polar vortex'…