Blog/World Events

Belgium & the Hunt for Taxes

COMMENT: Dear Marty,   Thnx for all the insights.   Since a couple of months at a drive in chain in Belgium (Arlon) a couple of miles from the Luxembourg [...]

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Real Estate

QUESTION: Dear¬† Armstrong, Your work is absolutely brilliant –¬†Thank You. In your paper “a forecast for real estate”, your graph forecasts real [...]

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Does China’s Devaluation Reduce the Odds of the Fed Raising Rates?

Does China’s devaluation reduce the odds of the Fed raising rates? Some people assume that is the case. However, the Fed is in a box and unless they raise [...]

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Observation from Finland

COMMENT: Hey Martin. I really appreciate what you are doing for everybody by writing your blog. I make sure that I never miss anything that you write. I’m [...]

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China & the Dollar

The dollar rally and the devaluation of the yuan is not a fluke and it most certainly is not a one-time event. The dollar declined against the yuan for 19 years [...]

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Chicago Wants to Tax Video & Music on Internet

Governments are the worst possible invention of humankind for they merge the rule of law with their self-interest to exploit the people for their own subsistence. [...]

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Economists Say Trump is Wrong

Yahoo reported that economists deny Trump’s ability to bring jobs back to America from China and other countries. Well, the economists are wrong. All it would [...]

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Brain Chip Implants

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley (UCB) are developing computer chips to implant in the human brain for the purpose of data collection. [...]

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France Paying Informants to Confiscate Wealth

French customs officials received a tip that lead to the confiscation of a rare painting. The Guardian reported that French customs officers boarded a yacht [...]

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IMF says Yuan is not Ready for Prime Time

The IMF has taken the position that it should put off any move to add the yuan to its Special Drawing Rights currency basket until September 2016. This seems to [...]

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