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ECB v the Federal Reserve – Different Animals Altogether

QUESTION: Do you really think Trump would let the Central Banks Default? He said we would write off PoteRicos debt maybe he plans to write everything off can he do [...]

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The BREXIT Bill to Leaves is All About Pensions for EU Politicians

Why is the bill so high from the EU to Britain to exit the EU?  It’s the Pensions. The EU pensions for government employees is rising dramatically. This is [...]

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Central Banks at Risk of Default?

Central banks do not play games with the markets but it sure feels like we are being played by someone! Earlier this year the Bank of Japan, Federal Reserve and [...]

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Will the Fed Keep Excess Reserves?

QUESTION: Hi Martin, I recently asked an Economist for a major Financial Institute the following question. Will the Fed continue to pay interest on “excess [...]

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Italy’s Experience With Pre-Pay VAT Was Devastating

COMMENT: Re:  Germany To Tax VAT Just Billing People Before they Pay Please note in Italy we had the same = pay VAT to the government before collecting it from [...]

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Taxing Income Before You Earn It

COMMENT: Hello Martin; I trust you and the state of Florida are healthy, hurricane or not. As to the German VAT pre-pay system, Ontario, Canada tax laws shocked me [...]

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The Pension Crisis Coming to a Boil

The BBC has come out and reported that three million savers in Britain in what is known as final-salary pension schemes only have a 50/50 chance of receiving the [...]

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Spain To Send in Troops To Stop Voting for Independence

Spain has continued to show the world that fascism is alive and well. Madrid is sending in the troops to shut down the planned Independence Day vote in Catalonia. [...]

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Norway – The Largest Sovereign Wealth Fund in the World

QUESTION: Martin, There are several news stories this past week reporting that Norway’s pension fund has reached $1 trillion dollars, or $190,000 per citizen. [...]

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ECB Negative Rate Experiment May Lead to the Worst Financial Crisis in Modern History

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Your proposition that the quantity of money theory is dead seems to be a true earth shattering perspective. It certainly disproves the [...]

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