Blog/Armstrong Economics 101

Survey Confirms People Trust Business More Than Government

I have stated that Trump is the symptom and he is soaring because confidence in government is collapsing. The 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer, an annual global survey [...]

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Trading Documentary

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Social Inequality – Who Actually Creates It?

QUESTION: Dear Martin Armstrong, I appreciate very much your economic analysis and read your blog nearly daily although I disagree with some of your political [...]

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Is Any Asset Safe?

QUESTION: Hi Marty, I have been following your blog for several years and attended your “Cycles of War” presentation in Philadelphia. It has been [...]

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Classic Thinking vs. Reality

QUESTION: Hi Martin ! In a globalized interconnected world where we see stock markets falling 30% and more from their recent high entering bear market territory [...]

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Gold & Ratios: Are They Really Worth Much?

QUESTION:  Dear Martin , I had been following the the various gold bug theories since 2009 but became disillusioned after 2011 until I came across your site . What [...]

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Milton Friedman on Capitalism

Most of the wealth earned by the 1% is from INVESTMENT, not wages. So why are the 99% oppressed? Largely taxes. For example, Social Security is a simple tax. That [...]

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Definition of Politics

— Bill [...]

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The Stupidity of Those In Power Has No Boundaries Whereas Genius Has Its Limits

The insanity of NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES, instigated by Larry Summers, is based upon the stupid idea that lowering interest rates will stimulate borrowing and thus [...]

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Minneapolis Fed President Says Break Up the Banks to Reverse Clinton Era

  As of January 31, Hillary has raised $163.5 million, which is more than any of the other presidential candidates. The question that comes to mind is why [...]

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