Blog/European Union

Has the ECB Been Manipulating the Euro?

There have been persistent rumblings behind the curtain that the ECB has been “frowning” on anyone taking short positions on the Euro. They have already [...]

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Hungary Election Also Shows EU’s Days are Numbered

Viktor Orban has clearly won the parliamentary elections in Hungary winning 74.6% of the votes on Sunday in Budapest. His party could take 134 seats in the [...]

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Italian Elections – Another Nail in the Coffin of Brussels?

The Italian election results are in and once again it demonstrates that correlating economics with voting, you end up with a far more accurate forecast. Trying to [...]

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GDPR – Are You Ready?

The new so-called “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR) of the EU goes into full force on May 25, 2018. GDPR is a serious measure which is really [...]

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Germany Gets a Grand Coalition

The SPD members voted by a two-thirds majority for their party’s entry into a renewed grand coalition. The acting Social Democrats (SPD) party leader Olaf [...]

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Draghi Admits He Cannot Stop Buying Gov’t Debt

Draghi has realized that he has singlehandedly destroyed the European bond market. Besides the fact that it is illegal to short government bonds, he has come face [...]

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The Ban on issued Coins that Commemorated Waterloo

QUESTION: Wrote said that under the EU organization, the French insisted there would be a prohibition against issuing any coin that commemorated Waterloo. Can you [...]

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Refugee Migration Will Keep Wages Suppressed in Europe

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Here in Germany, one obvious consequence of the refugee migration has been that wages are declining for low-end jobs. I believe you had [...]

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Did the Migration into Europe Bring New Diseases?

The most devastating plagues in history have been created by migration. There were warnings in the form of rumors that told of a great plague in China and India [...]

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MIFiD II Delays…

Talk amongst many traders is that they are so unsure how the new rules and regulations surrounding the implementation of MIFiD II (Markets in Financial Instruments [...]

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