Blog/Basic Concepts

Why Corporations Die

QUESTION: Hello Martin and thank you for all your fascinating and informative emails. I’m probably naive and unrealistic (if everything goes in cycles maybe [...]

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Did the Fed Really Say they Could Buy Stocks?

The Fed told Congress it would buy stocks if Congress allowed it. This statement has caused a lot of people to scratch their heads. Will this cause all the stock [...]

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Opinion Infected by Bias

QUESTION: Marty; Why do you say your opinion is not worth much? You have been around for some time and you are the only analyst to have been behind the curtain. If [...]

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Cycle of War & Climate Change – A Lethal Combination

Historically, crops fail during periods when the weather turns sharply colder. Rising food shortages coincide with rising aggression. This seems to be a link back [...]

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Is Value Investing a Safe Bet?

QUESTION: What do you think of value investing? Bob ANSWER: As with everything, a cycle that you have to understand will unfold. Everything will move to extremes [...]

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Political Correctness Going Nuts

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, it appears to me that we are moving to the extreme in political correctness to the point it is creating children who can no longer rep the [...]

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The Mechanism Behind the Rise & Fall of Nations

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I recently read a book which claims that the disparity of wealth among nations is something recently unfolding post-Columbus. The thesis [...]

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Have I Ever Been Wrong?

  QUESTION: Have you ever been wrong? HS ANSWER: Since I am human, the obvious answer must be YES! I have stood up and explained at conferences how I made a [...]

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Slingshot v Phase Transition

QUESTION: You’ve just mentioned there remains a chance for gold to perform a slingshot move downward and then up in January. Does it still appear the Dow [...]

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If Everyone Followed Socrates Would Anything Change?

QUESTION: Hello, Mr. Armstrong. Some years back, I asked what would happen if everyone knew about the ECM. You provided an answer on your blog. Now, that the [...]

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