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Market Talk – May 30, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: China accused the U.S. of “economic terrorism.” The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the White House had “brought huge damage to the [...]

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What were Roman Taxes v Modern Taxes?

QUESTION: You do a lot of comparison to the Roman Empire. What was the size of the government relative to GDP? Can you estimate that? GY ANSWER: The Roman economy [...]

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The Real Wealth of a Nation

QUESTION: Dear Martin, Whereas for years you have put in a solid 5,000 year data for arguing for no individual taxes yet in countries around the Middle East there [...]

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Polarization of the World in Trade & Taxes is Destroying Western Economies

  While there is a grave danger many speak of with trade wars creating protectionism, that is merely a reaction to the economic decline in the West. It is not [...]

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Market Talk – May 29, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: There seems to be no end to the US-China trade deal in sight. China is signaling that it could increase tariffs on rare earth materials, which are [...]

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The Dow into June 2019

PRIVATE BLOG – The Dow into June 2019 Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn more, please [...]

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Printing Money to Cover the Cost of Government

QUESTION: Hi Marty, I have read that Lincoln’s treasury issued “Greenbacks” to help fund the North during the civil war. 1. Was this a direct [...]

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World Trade

COMMENT: Hi Marty I agree with Trump. Assembling in the U S is not sufficient. We need the supply chain parts (eg manufacturing ) in the US. What do we do when we [...]

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Corporate Buy Backs

Many people are confused as to why corporations have been buying back their shares in mass. The latest figures for 2018 are in and they demonstrate that the S&P [...]

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Market Talk – May 28, 2019

ASIA / AUSTRALIA: After U.S. President Trump’s visit to Japan concluded, he stated he expects Japan’s military to reinforce the U.S. forces throughout Asia and [...]

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