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Fed Cuts Rates 25 basis Points

The Federal Reserve, as expected, cut rates a quarter-point. The Fed also warned that further moves to ease interest rate policy may be coming to an end. The rate [...]

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Market Talk – October 30, 2019

ASIA: Chile has canceled the APEC summit due to domestic protests. The summit was due to take place next month where it was expected that the US and China may sign [...]

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Corruption & the Rich

QUESTION: Dear Martin, With all due respect I think you are not being fair on the question of earning or not a lot of money. First of all there LOTS of people that [...]

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The Dawn of the Electric Aircraft

The effort to create an electric aircraft has been underway. They have generally achieved it for small planes with a maximum range of 300 miles. NASA’s first [...]

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Taxpayers Have Been Paying for Sexual Harassment by Politicians

Believe it or not, those who make the laws have always excluded themselves from them in most cases such as insider trading in stocks to settlements for their [...]

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Market Talk – October 29, 2019

ASIA: According to Reuters, a US official has said that a lot of progress needs to be done in drafting the US-China deal and will not be ready in time for the [...]

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PRIVATE BLOG – The Most Hated Bull Market in History

PRIVATE BLOG – The Most Hated Bull Market in History Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn [...]

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Why Britain Use to be the Financial Capital of the World

QUESTION: Why was Britain the financial capital of the world before the first world war? Are you saying it was not their gold reserves? Thank you for the [...]

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California Bans the Sale of Furs

California has become the first state to ban the sale of new fur clothing, starting in 2023. Used second-hand furs will still be legal to sell and no doubt they [...]

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Trump – Person v President

QUESTION: Dear Mr Armstrong, Donald Trump is the president of the world’s largest economy. Is it the world changing when China become the world’s [...]

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