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Crisis of the 70s Compared to the 20s

COMMENT: Hi Marty, Your post today on inflation(when people see it coming) reminds me how things have changed from the 1970s. Then, the inflation we saw came from [...]

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Central Banks Become Guardians of the Galaxy

The central banks have been digging deeper and deeper into their monetary toolboxes in a vain hope of cushioning the COVID-19-induced shock, which has been [...]

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ECB v Fed

QUESTION: Martin, You mentioned in a recent blog post that the ECB, unlike the FED, can go bankrupt. Can you explain further? Not sure where you get the time, [...]

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Central Bank Crisis Expanding

QUESTION: Hi Marty. You mentioned in the blog that all European sovereign debt may end up being converted into perpetual bonds. Will it be through debt [...]

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How Will Europe Respond to Being the Source of the Crisis?

QUESTION: Dear Martin, You have discussed the structural design flaw in the euro being due to the lack of consolidation of EU countries’ debt, as well as, EU [...]

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Central Banks Buying More Equities than Gold? Why?

QUESTION: Marty; It seems when Goldman Sachs makes a recommendation, it tends to be the kiss of death. They came out and said the stock market was going to crash at [...]

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European Banks to be Prohibited from Dealing in Repo?

QUESTION: Mr Armstrong, I have great respect for your work. Can you explain how the Fed’s QE fits into the cycle of things. It seems to me that their [...]

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Italy & the Euro

QUESTION: Dear Mr Armstrong, When will the Euro begin the final drop against the USD? My second question is property in Italy seems to be rising. Is this what you [...]

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Who Earns the Money from Government Debt?

QUESTION: Would you please explain exactly what government debt is and who receives the interest payment that governments make on borrowings? I thought 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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