Blog/World Events

Chicago Still Getting Snow

Chicago still just got 2.5 inches of snow cancelling numerous flights. Snowing this late in the season is concerning on our models. As I have warned, the winters [...]

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Tax Scheming

QUESTION: Martin, Washington State DOT is planning to bond against toll revenue generated by express toll lanes on or highways here in Western Washington. These [...]

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The Great Unknown – The Bond Contagion

We are facing a very interesting financial crisis that has never before been witnessed because this is how the Socialist Utopian Society will crash and burn. We are [...]

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Banning Films & Corruption

COMMENT: Dear Mr. Armstrong, Like many of your readers, I have been unable to watch “The Magnitsky Act: Behind the Scenes” for months because of its ban [...]

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Bank of Japan & the Bond Crisis

BoJ Statement 4-24-2019 The Great Financial Unknown is now upon us. After 10 years of Quantitative Easing, the European Central Bank (ECB) in Europe owns 40% of the [...]

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NYC Bans Hot Dogs Adopting New Green Deal

OK. New York City can’t pay its bills and politicians think chasing Amazon out of town because they wanted a $3 billion tax break actually saved $3 billion [...]

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Still Snowing in the Heart of America – The Longer Winter & Shorter Summer Cycle

COMMENT: Well you said this winter would be long and the summer shorter. It is still snowing here in the heart of America. It looks like your computer is correct [...]

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Nagai of Nomura Confirms Japan Destroyed the Bond Market

In Japan, Nomura’s chief Koji Nagai took over as Nomura’s chief executive back in 2012 and followed that appointment with a $1bn cost-reduction plan that [...]

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The Dawn of the Great Financial Unknown

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I assume you read that Mr. Nagai  has confirmed what you have been saying that the central banks have destroyed the bond markets. I must [...]

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The Consequence of War that Led to the German Hyperinflation

QUESTION: Everyone has a chart of the German DAX postwar. I have never seen a chart of the German stock market before the war. Do you have any? HVS ANSWER: Yes. [...]

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