Blog/Economics

The Transitional Flight to Quality

QUESTION: Hey Martin, … My question is: is there an influence of the Dow at this moment on the cryptocurrency market and the precious metal market? As you [...]

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Indulgences & Protestant Reformation v Banking

QUESTION: Hi Martin–   The Christian Reformation of 1517 was the springboard for the development of western civilization. Most scholars focus on the [...]

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Can We Stop the Government Borrowing & Just Print Without Inflation?

The conservatives are going nuts about raising the debt ceiling as if this really matters. They claim: “The United States is effectively bankrupt, but that [...]

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Quantity Theory of Money (QTM) & Its Failure

QUESTION: I am most interested in your revisionist view of QTM. You debunk QTM frequently within broader topic discussions, but I’d love for you to address [...]

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Government Shutdowns – Just Politics?

The Trump was preparing for at least a weekend-long partial government shutdown Friday night, expressing little confidence that Congress could pass a bill by the [...]

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60% of Japanese Girls Are Not Dating & Are Younger Girls Looking for Older Men a Return of the Cycle?

Culture is changing and much seems to be reverting back to the way it was before Socialism. Before the 1930s, there was typically a large age difference between [...]

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Universal Basic Income – Insanity or Rational?

QUESTION: What is your opinion of Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg idea of universal income? ANSWER: The idea of free money being touted by Elon Musk and Mark [...]

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Venezuela Oil Industry Collapsing & May Take the Gov’t With It

Venezuela has the largest proven oil reserve in the world. However, they are out of gasoline. The government has attributed this to poor management which has led to [...]

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BRICS the Rise & Fall

The first thing to go when a country is moving into economic crisis is the arts. This is intermixed with various social programs. As the economic crisis broadens, [...]

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NAFTA & CANADA

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Up here in Canada, the politicians seem to not even talk about the NAFTA agreement being changed by Trump. Has something taken place behind [...]

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