Blog/Armstrong Economics 101

GC-GMW-Knee Jerk Low

Knee Jerk – Reaction – Temp Events

QUESTION: Hello, could you explain the differences between “Knee Jerk v Spike v Temp v Reaction Events” ? They are all Timing indications I guess? [...]

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Security

Why You Should Take Delivery

QUESTION: Hi Marty, I just read the latest blog post. Thanks for the advice re: hard assets. I’m wondering though about any asset which is not in one’s [...]

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GC 1985-D Low

Understanding the Rally

QUESTION: Marty is the rumor true that there is huge short-covering going on that is taking the US share market higher? ANSWER: Of course. As I have stated, our [...]

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GOLD-Text

Trump & Gold Standard

  Trump has surrounded himself with a few people who believe that a new Bretton Woods conference will be necessary and they wrongly believe that a return to a [...]

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Stiglitz_Joseph

Eliminating Currency = Communism

Columbia University Economist Joseph Stiglitz says that the United States should phase out currency and move towards a digital economy. All of these people [...]

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Trump Signed 1st Executive Order

Trump Keeping His Campaign Promises

About 75% of everything Obama did was by Executive Order bypassing Congress. That means that the next president can easily undo 75% of what Obama did by Executive [...]

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world-economic-growth

Connecting the Dots

COMMENT: I read your piece on “The “Trump Revolution” is not about Trump Himself” and I understood this is a global trend. I think one has to be [...]

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Inflation

Inflation Moving Higher Thanks to Dollar

Prices in the US are picking up strongly and support the Fed’s arguments for raising interest rates further. The rate of inflation rose by 2.1% in December, [...]

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Socialism v Capitalism

Where to Draw the Line Between Charity & Socialism

QUESTION:  A helping hand is not socialism I get perturbed about the lack of distinction between socialism and where a helping hand of the kindly state ends. I [...]

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Smith-Marx

Capitalism v Socialism – Good Perspective of the Difference

COMMENT: Martin, A story I received: A guy looked at my Porsche the other day and said I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that sports car [...]

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