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Market Talk- August 31st, 2017

A solid day for the Nikkei today closing up +0.7% but have watched yen trade comfortably with a 110 handle all day. Talk in Japan is very much concentrated on [...]

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When Will People Learn Career Politicians Are Anti-Democracy

It is amazing that people keep voting for career politicians every time and then are dissatisfied every time. Now Reuters is reporting that most French voters are [...]

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USA & EU Differences in Monetary Policy

QUESTION: Sir,      In March 2013 Cyprus performed a forced loan through their banking system of about 50%. You have warned that if they do it there, they will [...]

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The Coming CONTAGION – CDS Sales Double from 2016

The issue of credit default swaps (CDS) in 2017 is running at twice that of last year reflecting rising concerns of another coming crash. The number of hedge funds [...]

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Market Talk- August 30th, 2017

Asia benefited from the afternoon bounce in the US markets, with all core performing across the board. The Hang Seng probably saw large cap’s perform on the back [...]

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Kim Jong-un Watches Markets During His Launches

Kim Jong-un watches his launch, but on the screen, you will notice charts of markets. He is clearly trying to disrupt the financial markets with the launching [...]

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Germany Increased Tax Collections 4.3% 1st Half 2017

The Germany has posted a stunning 4.3% rise in tax revenues during the first half of 2017. I have warned that while the ECB keeps buying government bonds to [...]

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The Fall Before the Rise

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I find it fascinating that your computer projected August as the turning point this year and the week of 09/04. I suppose that could be a [...]

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Gold & the Dow

QUESTION:  Dear Martin, I have been following your blog for years now. I am not a trader or financial person in any sense of the word but I take a keen interest in [...]

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Market Talk- August 29th, 2017

Back to geopolitical risks again today after North Korea spooked markets with yet more missile test, but this time flying over Japan. All Asia markets were hit as a [...]

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