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The Dow Hits First Target 40,000 – What’s Next?

  COMMENT: It is baffling why you are not on the front page of the WSJ, Barons, London FT, NY Times, and every financial newspaper claiming to be interested in...

Moody’s Downgrades Chinese Debt

Moody’s has downgraded the outlook on China’s credit rating from “stable” to “negative” due to concerns about the...

Americans Tapping into 401Ks amid Private Debt Crisis

Credit card balances in the US have surpassed $1 trillion for the first time, with balances up almost 20% from a year ago. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York...

Gen X No Longer Saving for Retirement

(click on the image above for a clear view) A new survey by Clever Real Estate shows that 64% of Gen Xers have stopped saving for retirement. These are the people...

Bankruptcy on the Rise

Chapter 11 bankruptcies in the US rose by 68% during the first six months of 2023, according to Equip Bankruptcy. You may have survived the pandemic, but surviving...

A Message from the Lost Generation

COMMENT: I am a Millennial, a demographic that never had an opportunity to succeed in America. The existential trauma began in middle school when our teachers...

European Debt Crisis Unfolding on Target

The European Central Bank (ECB) has a major crisis beginning. The free markets always win, and the spreads on the interest rates among the member of the EU are...

Europe & Coming Capital Controls

QUESTION: Dear Mr. Armstrong, In your blog on ECB vs Fed, you stated in your conclusion; “The ECB is trapped. It cannot raise rates to raise money and it has...

Next Financial Crisis – Stocks, Currency or Bonds?

QUESTION: Hi Martin! Would you please clarify the difference between an economic collapse and the currency crisis? Are they one and the same? In one of the...

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...