Blog/Economics

Mother of All Financial Crises

QUESTION: The distinction between the Repo Crisis and Quantitative Easing is the duration and purpose as distinguished from 2007-2009? HS ANSWER: Yes. Under QE, the [...]

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The Solution

QUESTION: Hi Marty: Congratulations on a fantastic WEC 2019. I have reviewed your Solution video. Could the government ease into such a solution in stages? For [...]

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US Economy Soft – But Holding

COMMENT: I find it interesting how the rest of the world is declining and Socrates forecast that the US economy would be only slightly weak going into January 2020. [...]

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Who Earns the Money from Government Debt?

QUESTION: Would you please explain exactly what government debt is and who receives the interest payment that governments make on borrowings? I thought that [...]

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When the Money Dies

QUESTION: I am 77 years old, and Seared in my memory is a short video and notes on the small villages in Japan abandoning government currency totally, and using [...]

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Why is Socialism Dying?

QUESTION: Martin, You repeatedly say that Socialism is dying. I live in a rural area of Oregon. As a personal observation, what I see around here is that more [...]

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Climate Change Will Add to Unemployment in Auto Industry

The internet reshaped the retail consumer world by eliminating many small stores and forcing big stores to close locations as online shopping exploded. Many small [...]

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Cycle of Innovation

QUESTION: Hi Martin, I am curious about Industry/Technology, is there a cycle for the industry, the industrial revolution, internet, etc., is it linear or [...]

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Culture & Workforce Are Key to the Value of a Currency

QUESTION: Hi Martin – was reading your latest post where you say “All currency is backed by the total productive capacity of its people.” – [...]

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Should Americans Hoard Cash?

  QUESTION: Martin, I appreciate all the information that you provide and just got done reading about money shortage and hoarding. Would it be good for US [...]

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