Blog/World Events

Merkel Refuses to Reverse Refugee Policy

Merkel refuses to admit that she is wrong and will not reverse her refugee policy despite all the problems, attacks, rapes, and terror. This is the precise reason [...]

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Head of Hungary Comes Out for Trump

  With terrorism raging in Europe, Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary came out and publicly stated that the anti-terrorism proposals of Donald Trump make [...]

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ECB Brings European Banks to the Brink of Disaster

The European banking crisis is spreading rapidly. There are now concerns in Italy and in Portugal as well. The ECB cannot even understand why people would not want [...]

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Trade Misinvoicing & $78 Billion of Missing Gold

  Did $78 billion in gold exports from South Africa really go missing? Nope. As taxes rise, so does trade misinvoicing. This confusing term is actually a [...]

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Lagarde to Stand Trial for Negligence Fraud

  If Trump wins, he says he would prosecute Hillary for her crimes. At least in France, the courts are not as corrupt as they are in the United States. The [...]

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They Are Tracking Duty-Free Purchases in Airports

Have you ever wondered why you have to show your boarding pass to purchase something in the duty-free shops, after passing security, when in fact nobody can be [...]

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Terrorism Engulfing Europe

In Ansbach, Bavaria, there was apparently a bomb attack on Sunday. The Bavarian interior ministry told Reuters, “At present we stand, it is not an [...]

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Snowing in July in Austria

A reader from Austria sent this photo from Paznauner Taja Ischgl. It was snowing there on July 14. Unfortunately, we are heading into a global cooling [...]

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Losing Sleep Over Banks

QUESTION: Hello Martin, If i have exposure to various banking counterparties in europe – what do i do from running a fund mgmt business as i m a bearish on [...]

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Why Are Italian Banks Breaking Europe?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, why are Italian banks in worse shape than most other countries. What happened to the bail-in program of the ECB? Can you explain why Italy [...]

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