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New Monetary Theory is Like Sleepwalking

QUESTION: Bernie Sanders was basing his whole economic proposal to just keep spending and make everything free. They seem to be teaching this in school now. This [...]

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What If We Just Wiped Out All Debt?

QUESTION: Hello Marty I am hoping you will print this in your blog. Everyone knows that Govt’s/Banks print money out of thin air and then “owe [...]

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Emerging Market Debt Expanding Twice the Rate of 2016

The view that BREXIT is a creating uncertainty in Europe with the swell of populism, the demand for dollar denominated debt has been strong over the past year. This [...]

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Democrats Count of Press to Blame Trump if Social Security Defaults Temporarily

The Debt Ceiling issue is back and of course people will sell the dollar as if the USA would actually default. The bulk of the debt is owned by the government so [...]

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The Euro Crisis & The Previous Debt

QUESTION: Hello Martin, I understand and agree to what you are saying in your post however I cannot understand what you mean when you say that: “Secondly, [...]

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Velocity of Money & the Boom and Bust Cycle

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Is the velocity of money an indicator of booms and bust? Didn’t the QE program by the Fed increase the money supply? Then why do we [...]

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Distinguishing the Three Flavors of the Debt Crisis

Not all debt has the same economic effect, for like ice cream, there are at least three basic flavors: If someone borrows to create a business, this is the most [...]

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The Money-Debt Paradox

QUESTION: Dear Martin, if bonds are beginning to crash in 2015.75 , is there anything that prevents central banks from printing even more money and buying bonds as [...]

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Dresden

The reception in Europe has been stunning. In Dresden, I was even handed flowers. The Q&A went for more than 2 hours after watching the film. The interesting [...]

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