Blog/Interest Rates

How Long Can Artificially Low Interest Rates be Maintained?

QUESTION: Dear Martin, First let me thank you for your paradigm shifting blog and the incredible conferences you and your team put together. They really are on a [...]

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PRIVATE BLOG – Powell & Interest Rates

PRIVATE BLOG – Powell & Interest Rates Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn more, please [...]

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Inverted Yield Curve

The yield curve has been inverted for the last month. An inverted yield curve occurs when long-term government debt yields fall below rates on short-term notes and [...]

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Australia Lowers Rate to Historic Low of 1%

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official cash rate for the second month in a row to 1%. As we head into the turning point of the Economic Confidence Model [...]

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Austria Sell 100-Year Bonds – But Who Are the Buyers?

Austria was able to sell its second 100-year bond in history at just a yield of just over 1.00%. Some argue that capital has been forced to buy anything that has a [...]

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Interest Rate & Currency Pegs

QUESTION: Martin, I went over three blogs this morning (both public and private); they are The FED Between a Rock & a Hard Place, Manipulating interest rates [...]

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Public v Private Interest Rates & Sovereign Debt Crisis

QUESTION: Dear Martin I have a question for the blog. There has been forecasts for a sovereign debt crisis but recently you have discussed how various governments [...]

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Trump v Federal Reserve – Why?

QUESTION: Good afternoon Martin, Do you gander that President Trump is aware that a higher dollar will cream the economy and is doing all he can to fight that [...]

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When Will Interest Rates Rise?

QUESTION: In the recent past you have spoken about rising interest rates in the USA being imminent. Just wondering where we stand on that front as rates have been [...]

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Printing Money to Cover the Cost of Government

QUESTION: Hi Marty, I have read that Lincoln’s treasury issued “Greenbacks” to help fund the North during the civil war. 1. Was this a direct [...]

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