Blog/Basic Concepts

Quantitative Easing & the Illogical Conclusion

The ECB does not reveal in detail its QE and most people have no idea that its asset-backed securities (ABS) and covered-bond purchases are actually carried out by [...]

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Mathematics & Dark Age

We tend to judge far too much by our own times. What cannot be overlooked is the lack of mathematics following the Dark Ages. When numbers were Roman numerals, [...]

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The Sixth Wave

Yes, we will be addressing the seriousness of the culmination of the last three waves. 2015.75 was the start of the Big Bang — the midpoint in this immediate [...]

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Mainstream vs. Austrian Economics

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, I believe the difference between the Austrian school of economics and mainstream economics is that mainstream economists believe [...]

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Quantitative Easing & the Nightmare It Has Created

While so many people claimed that Quantitative Easing (QE) would produce inflation since it was the creation of money, the truth is very far from this simplistic [...]

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Socialism v Capitalism

The debate for socialism is simply that they regard it as unfair when anyone has more than another does. The solution is always to rob someone else to improve your [...]

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How to Convert ECM Dates

  Note: Because this was over .5 of a day, we refer to this target as September 30/October [...]

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Austerity: Good or Bad?

QUESTION: Martin, The ‘Austerity’ argument seems a bit confusing. Surely,  “Austerity” means reducing the size of Government and is an [...]

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Is Quantitative Easing the Same as Printing Money?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Thank you for coming to Athens. After the presentation, there were so many questions that the moderator did not have time for. You answered [...]

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Are Stocks and Gold Inversely Correlated?

QUESTION:  Mr Armstrong, is it true that stocks and gold are inversely correlated? ANSWER: No. That is not a correct statement. No relationship is static, other [...]

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