Blog/Armstrong Economics 101

Why is a Strong Dollar Bearish for the U.S. Economy Long-Term?

QUESTION: Martin, I’m curious to your comment “The greatest danger to America will be a strong dollar”.   Why is that?    I’m trying [...]

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Health Care Reaching its 51.6 Year Peak in 2017

COMMENT: You have discussed the growing threat of antibiotic resistance several times.  Sadly, I must confess, I am, in part, responsible for this trend. I am a [...]

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TIME & Forecasting — Has it Really Changed?

QUESTION: Hi Martin, I have been a follower of your blog since The Forcaster was broadcasted on national tv in Sweden. My question is about periodtime, or [...]

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Economists Do Not Try to Forecast the Business Cycle

  QUESTION: Marty, it was fantastic to meet you in Berlin and the conference really opened my eyes. Can’t wait for the sneak preview of the Trader level [...]

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My Cyclical Approach

QUESTION:  Marty, I just watched ‘The Forecaster’ on demand, I just wanted to say it was an exceptional movie. I really enjoyed seeing your story [...]

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Are Negative Rates Fueling Deflation?

Those in power never understand markets. They are very myopic in their view of the world. The assumption that lowering interest rates will “stimulate” [...]

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The Superbug Has Arrived

For years, there have been warnings that the overuse of antibiotics was a danger. Now that danger has arrived. A new superbug has evolved, as life itself is always [...]

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Do We NEED Computers to See Beyond Our Own Hardwiring?

  One of the battles in trying to produce real analysis is our hardwiring. We naturally have an attraction toward repeating sequential and palindromic numbers [...]

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Money vs. Fiat

QUESTION: Why do you do not see that money must be backed by something tangible? ANSWER: That is an antiquated barter perspective; you are blind to reality. Your [...]

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Efficient Market Theory vs. Behavioral Economic Theory

QUESTION: Hi,   Thanks for a great blog.    Mr. Armstrong,   I´d like to know your opinion for efficient market hypothesis. Theory states it is impossible to [...]

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