Chris Martenson

Chris Martenson is an economic researcher and futurist specializing in energy and resource depletion. He is the founder and editor of the Web site ChrisMartenson.com, as well as its popular video seminar, The Crash Course. Martenson is in the 'dot-connecting' business. A former scientist and Fortune 300 executive, he studies macro trends through his proprietary analytical framework based on the interdependence of the 'Three E's' -¿ the economy, energy and the environment ¿- and uses this lens to assess the probable impact of current developments in the marketplace. This is used to help readers and clients mitigate and contain risk.

Recent Articles By The Author

Gold Is Manipulated -- But That's Okay

Gold Is Manipulated -- But That's Okay

Manipulation is offering investors a wide window for increasing their gold holdings at suppressed prices.

Japan Tilts in the Global Economy Circus

Japan Tilts in the Global Economy Circus

Japan is in serious trouble and could well be the stage for the next Black Swan event.

Why Our Currency Will Fail: Opinion

Why Our Currency Will Fail: Opinion

Here's why holding precious metals is now critical insurance for any prudent investor.

Iran: Oh No, Not Again!

Iran: Oh No, Not Again!

The risk from an attack on Iran that closes the Strait of Hormuz is large enough to warrant close attention.

How to Position Yourself for the Future

Investors should take these steps now to manage future risks.