Welcome to The Rum Rebellion! You’re probably wondering what the name is all about. Well, there is a very good reason for it. I’ll explain it all in a moment. First, I want to tell you what you can expect from your daily shot of rum, so to speak… The Rum Rebellion is a uniquely Australian voice commenting on the nexus between money, stocks, politics and economics. We have a libertarian view of the world and believe in free speech, individual freedom and personal responsibility. While we also believe in the virtues of free trade and sound money, we recognise that most of the world’s players don’t share this view. We therefore seek to tell you about how the world IS, not how we wish it to be.

Our Rude Return to America

And over the last 20 years, guess which economy grew fastest — the US or the EU? America or Europe? Not to keep you in suspense, the answer is Europe. GDP per capita rose 35%…

Uneven Flow

Central banks around the world have been pumping a lot of cash into our economic system to keep the system going. Yet all this money isn’t flowing out evenly. It has mostly gone into financial…

What the End of a Boom Looks Like

At the beginning of a boom, manufacturing thrives. The furnaces are lit, employees are recalled, and output shoots up.At the end, the lights go out. Houston Molnar reported from our research department:

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