Blog/Basic Concepts

Why Money Need Not Be “Tangible”

COMMENT:  You said: “The wealth of a nation is the total productivity of its people. If I have gold and want you to fix my house, I give you the gold for [...]

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It is Interesting How People Define Labor as Communistic

It is fascinating how some people interpret “total productive capacity” as only brute labor and thus, communistic. This becomes their argument for [...]

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Understanding How the Market Trades

We will update later on tonight after 9pm. But today’s close was WEAK, which was very good because many people were hoping for a strong bounce and the [...]

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Understanding Trading

The most fundamental truth about trading is that your opponent is YOURSELF. The majority must be wrong because they are the fuel that propels the market. The [...]

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Professional Analysis vs. a Fool’s Game

The way people try to judge one analyst against another is like saying, “Oh, he is right and someone else is wrong.” That is unprofessional because OPINION is [...]

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Playing the Reversals

QUESTION: Hello Martin. some weeks ago you said the Euro has to break through the 1,15 Level to test at the very best the 1,20 . Is this over now and confirmed that [...]

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Fractional Banking: Propaganda to Hide Manipulation & Trading?

COMMENT: Armstrong, I have to admit that you are right and I was wrong on fractional reserve banking. Due to the ongoing conflict in what I wanted to believe and [...]

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The Link Between Inflation & Interest Rates

QUESTION: Hi Marty, The reason central banks like to have inflation, is because they get to reduce the effective value of their respective national debts over time. [...]

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Velocity of Money

The decline in the VELOCITY of money is rather alarming. On the one hand, it reflects the declining liquidity within the marketplace from the rising trend of [...]

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How to Survive a Banking Crisis

Many in Spain are starting to figure out that the only way to survive is to get your money out of the bank. Accounts can just be frozen as they did to [...]

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