Blog/Central Banks

The Coming Crisis – What to Watch?

QUESTION: Dear Martin – We owe your respect for what you are doing and I wanna say thanks for educating your followers like me. With the issue of this growing [...]

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PRIVATE BLOG – Central Banks All Meet Next Week on ECM

PRIVATE BLOG – Central Banks All Meet Next Week on ECM Private blog posts are exclusively available to Socrates subscribers. To sign-up for Socrates or to learn [...]

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The ECB & its Green Agenda

QUESTION: Marty, what do you think about Legarde claiming the top priority of the ECB is climate protection? DK ANSWER: The proposition that the primary objective [...]

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Is the Fed Monetizing Debt with the Repo Market? Or is this the Mother of All Financial Crises?

QUESTION: There are people claiming that Fed cannot buy directly from the Treasury and they are buying the same day issue in this Repo Crisis so that means they are [...]

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Lagarde – ECB – Euro

The central banks are keenly aware that they cannot stimulate economic growth, although they will not state that publicly. The wheel of fortune has completed its [...]

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Central Banks Pre & Post-1971

QUESTION: You commented that the central banks had a difficult position when they were on the gold standard compared to post-1971. Could you explain that [...]

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Central Banks Trapped by Their Theories

QUESTION: Hi Martin, I can understand how JP and EU backed themselves into a corner with negative rates. Happy to give them the benefit of the doubt when this all [...]

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RISK – Banks – Bailouts – Conflicts in Laws

QUESTION: Dear Martin Armstrong, In your  blog post “Liquidity Crisis & the Pending European Banking Crisis”  Posted Oct 2, 2019 ” you write [...]

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ECB Will Lend to Banks Long-Term in Hopes They Will in Turn Lend Again

Come September, Draghi at the ECB will make loans to Eurozone banks on a long-term basis at rates less than the short-term lending window. The objective is to [...]

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World of Central Banks

QUESTION: Hello, you said central bankers attend your conference and it means they know what’s coming. I guess they talk to governments and I wonder if [...]

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