Blog/Understanding Cycles

Is the Vertical Market Over or Just Beginning?

QUESTION: Thanks for the update. So it looks like the Vertical Market in the Dow will extend into the end of this cycle 2032 as you warned it could do. Correct? EK [...]

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Are Cycle Inversions a Precursor to a Change in Trend

QUESTION: Dear Martin In my own study of cycles, I have observed that cycle inversions occur more often than not at a time when the trend in that time frame is [...]

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Is their a Social Cycle in Attitudes?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I read your article of the whole issue of prostitution. The entire problem is that some western women assume that all prostitutes engage in [...]

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When Timing is Everything – The Failed Graf Zeppelin Venture

Timing is everything. When an economy turns, big projects that looked like they were going to be winners suddenly lose big time. That was the case when a world tour [...]

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The Mediterranean Sea Also Dried Up in the Past

QUESTION: Enjoyed your article on The Persian Gulf and climate change. In a related topic we did a field trip once to the South of Spain and saw whole cliff faces [...]

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Defining a Cycle Inversion

QUESTION: Can you define cycle inversion and answer the below? 1. What are the specific requirements to confirm a cycle inversion? I have found three elements [...]

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Visualizing Cycles in Your Mind Helps to Comprehend How to Respond to Events

QUESTION: Is there a way to teach cycles that will enable others to see them more easily? ANSWER: Oh yes. Students who developed visual mental models of cyclical [...]

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What We Face Requires a Cyclical Perspective

    To survive what we face clearly requires an open mind to understand that everything in nature moves through a cyclical pattern. The majority of people [...]

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Cycles in Time – Origin of the Theory & Why It Was Ignored in Western Culture

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Just about every culture outside of Christianity believed in the cyclical aspects of time and nature. Do you have any idea why Western [...]

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Perspective is Everything

We must always remember that one person’s perspective results in them looking at a decline as a buying opportunity and another looks at it as a time to sell. [...]

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