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German Yields Decline for Lack of Confidence or Expectation of Lower Rates at the Fed?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Do you agree with Bloomberg that the yield on German bunds has declined in anticipation of the Fed lowering rates? JV ANSWER: No  The [...]

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Deutsche bank to Merge with Commerce Bank

Deutsche Bank is in crisis and everyone has known that. It derivative book is hard to quantify what is the real net bottom line. The only bank it could have been [...]

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The Fate of All Municipal Governments – Look to Peoria, Illinois

The system we have is totally corrupt and it outright UNSUSTAINABLE!!!! In Illinois, the city of Peoria has been forced to eliminate 22 firefighter and 16 police [...]

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Market Talk- December 12, 2018

The, eventually, positive tone from the US markets were helpful for the Asian opening. However, talk that China and the USA are progressing on the trade talks was [...]

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Custodial Risk

QUESTION: I have been a reader for 10+ year, Socrates subs and reg for Orlando WEC. Thank you and as a Veteran, I admire your courage and service. Ques: Under [...]

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The First BREXIT – 260AD

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, thank you for your excellent commentary. Could you comment on the monetary system in Britain during the period following Rome’s [...]

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Michael Avenatti is Ordered to Pay almost $300,000 in Fees to Trump as Case is Dismissed

  A California federal judge has awarded attorneys for President Donald Trump nearly $300,000 in fees for Michael Avenatti and his failed defamation claim [...]

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The Abuse of Prosecutor Discretion Is a Real Crisis

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; your explanation of Cohen’s plea is the most authoritative I have read. In other words, even Comey violated this statute by coming [...]

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Market Talk- December 11, 2018

Following Wall Streets whippy session and especially their strong afternoon rally, many expected Asia to open firm. However, that was not what we saw and probably [...]

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How Gov’t Violates Human Rights using Conspiracy Theory

Ireland is now claiming it needs to pass the Magnitsky Act to defend human rights. The greatest human rights violations take place in the legal system. It was Adolf [...]

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