Blog/Q&A

FATCA: The Deflationary Force Destroying the Global Economy One Day at a Time

COMMENT: Hi Martin, In Singapore and Hong Kong, everyone who wants to open a bank account or brokerage account have to fill in a FATCA form regardless of their [...]

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Who Really Has the Power Today?

QUESTION: Dear Mr. Martin Armstrong: I hope you are doing well and congratulations for your successful European tour. Based on your experience, Do you believe that [...]

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Germany Goes Nuts: Coincidence, Luck, Influence or Something Else?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, I realize you do not believe you are influential. However, you began your European tour on April 28th and ever since the bond markets have [...]

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Comment From a Banker in Asia

COMMENT: The distinction between relationship and transactional is so compelling and explains my own puzzlement in dealing with ‘relationship’ [...]

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The Crisis in Democracy – Debt & Electronic Money

COMMENT: Hi Marty, Would you be able to clarify the risks with having just an electronic money system – it would seem that any electronic system would be [...]

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Wash Trades & Manipulation

QUESTION: Marty; How effective are Wash Trades in manipulating markets? There are people now suggesting that gold has been suppressed because of wash trades. [...]

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Velocity of Money – The Harbinger of Future Omens

QUESTION: Dear Mr. Armstrong, I think this would help readers. I kind of don’t get it. How does the decrease in international velocity of money lead to the [...]

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ECM Observations = Always Fascinating

COMMENT: Hi Martin, Fantastic data and research (as always).  I was kind of surprised (never made the connection) by one of the images you posted. Your image shows [...]

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There Comes a Time We Must Stand Up

COMMENT: Mr. Armstrong, On one of your blogs yesterday you wrote the most chilling comment I’ve ever read on your site, to the effect that you don’t [...]

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The Strange Case for Gold

QUESTION: Hey Martin, Years ago, I thought I was so smart.  Silver was 5 and gold was 300.  I was pretty young and did not have a lot of money. I purchased 30k [...]

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