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PRIVATE BLOG – Liquidity Crisis & Negative Rates

PRIVATE BLOG – Liquidity Crisis & Negative Rates Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn [...]

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Market Talk – October 2, 2019

ASIA: Fresh protests have broken out in Hong Kong as anger mounts over police shooting a teenage protester and later defending it as “lawful and [...]

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Liquidity Crisis & the Pending European Banking Crisis

  A lot of people have been writing in about the liquidity crisis and the banks with exposure to Deutsche Bank. This is clearly the European Banking Crisis we [...]

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Indonesia Riots Over New Laws

The contagion of discontent exists. I have studied this interesting phenomenon from ancient times to the present. We have witnessed massive rioting in Hong Kong and [...]

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Thucydides Trap & War Between China & USA

QUESTION: What do you make of Trump’s proposal to restrict US investment in China? Will this send the US economy into recession as everyone is saying? DH [...]

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Market Talk – October 1, 2019

ASIA: China today held a military event showing off their military might. This event marked the 70th year anniversary of Communist rule in China. They showed off [...]

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Why People Fail to Understand There are Cycles to Everything

There tends to be a fairly regular 21-year cycle in extreme climate shifts with respect to volatility. There was the extreme cold of 1936, followed 21 years later [...]

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SEC Routinely Prosecutes Family Favors in Business Dealings

  A treaty was signed between Ukraine and the USA which plainly states that Ukraine will assist in any investigation that may lead to criminal activity. There [...]

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Japan’s Monetary System is a Warning to Modern Society

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; My friend who retired from the Bank of Japan told me you had recreated the monetary system of Japan and that was how you could predict the [...]

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Market Talk – September 30, 2019

  ASIA: Chinese economic data from last Friday showed that industrial company profits dropped 2% in August from a year ago. It reversed a 2.6% gain in the [...]

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