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.

American Turnaround? Really?

Mr Trump may have truly ‘shattered the mentality of American decline’, as he claimed in a speech to Congress on Tuesday night. But the numbers, for what they are worth, tell a different story…

Money Velocity is Slowing and Money Isn’t Moving

Dear Reader, As I write this, my dad is in Spain, fighting for his life. ‘You should come’ read the message from my family I woke up to this morning. Three dreaded words anyone living far away from family never wants to hear. The prospect of death and losing a loved one puts things in … Read More

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