Blog/Economics

IMF Recommends “DEEP” Negative Interest Rates as the Next Tool

The IMF has continued to assume that the zero-bound on interest rates can be a serious obstacle for fighting recessions on the part of the central banks. The IMF [...]

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The Money-Class is Always the First to Respond

QUESTION:  Dear Mr. Armstrong, reading your blog daily I am wondering how much and what exactly has to change in the peoples’ minds apart from the global changes [...]

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When did Trading Begin? Were Free Markets the Key to the Rise of Empires?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I figured there is nobody more qualified to answer the question of where and when did markets first begin to trade? Did markets have [...]

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PRIVATE BLOG – Complete Disruption to the World Economy

PRIVATE BLOG – Complete Disruption to the World Economy Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn [...]

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Is Inflation Inevitable?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong is there any way we can not have inflation. If so how? If not what would you say 5% or more? S ANSWER: It all depends on your definition. [...]

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California Economy Declining Significantly

California is the center of the far left which takes the position that even undocumented aliens can hold a position in government, they support sanctuary cities, [...]

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Trump’s Federal Reserve nominee Judy Shelton & Gold

QUESTION: Hello Where do you guys see as the next World economic conference in 2020?. Will there be another one in Asia? or Europe? Also, I wanted to try to give [...]

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When Bonds Become Money

QUESTION: You said the “crash is in the debt markets”. Can you please explain how that will evolve? Liz M. ANSWER: Once upon a time before 1971, there [...]

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Will Shipping Turn in 2020?

COMMENT: HI MA, Well, I know you’ve written about Germany many times as the next big country in Euro to hit the skids…I kept with Italy for a long period [...]

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Portugal’s Miracle?

The Portuguese economy was bailed out by the European Union eight years ago. It is now booming, also in part for its aggressive attraction of courting foreign [...]

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