Blog/Ancient Economies

The Sixth Wave 2032.95

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Will you be going over the Sixth Wave this year at the WEC? What you just posted about the  Maunder Minimum is very interesting to say the [...]

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Why Was the 1933 Confiscation of Gold A “Good Thing”?

QUESTION: Why was the confiscation of gold by FDR in 1933 a good thing? ED ANSWER: What you have to understand is that Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s (FDR) actions [...]

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The Monetary History of the Mongols

QUESTION:  Dear Martin, Attached please find a review of a book on the achievements of Khan (1162- 1227). Despite his image, this visionary leader adopted some [...]

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The 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta – a Tax Revolt Against the Abuse of Government

QUESTION:  Hello Martin, I enjoy reading your articles on historical events.  It is a refreshing change from mainstream media’s spin. It will be 800 years [...]

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Money, Credit, Debt, and Derivatives

QUESTION: Mr Armstrong; Reading through you blog it seems the chronology of money begins with derivatives, credit/debt, and barter with coinage coming in much later [...]

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Hoarding Gold in Times of Trouble

Perhaps one of the most famous discoveries from Pompeii is known as the Boscoreale Treasure. This discovery came to light in 1895, when the treasure was uncovered [...]

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Ancient Merchant Banking – the House of Lucius Caecilius Jucundus – the Banker of Pompeii

  Merchant Banking is where banks always began throughout history. Trading in the various commodities and engaging in import/export was the path to wealth from [...]

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2015.75 = The Crash in Government

To set the record ABSOLUTELY straight, the “C R A S H” we see on the horizon is by NO MEANS the private sector and the stock market. It seems just [...]

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Owe Money? Your Passport Could Be Revoked

COMMENT:  Hi Marty, My husband owed $4,995 for child maintenance back in 2000 but fell off a roof and broke both feet and ended up in a wheel chair for a year, [...]

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The Blood Moon & ECM

QUESTION: Martin, I couldn’t help but notice that the forth blood moon will occur on Sept 28 2015. This seems to coincide with your 2015.75 turning point. Any [...]

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