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China Shuts Down FOREX at Foreign Banks to Try to Stop Dollar Rise

China has suspended FOREX business at three main foreign banks for the first quarter of 2016 in an effort to curb the outflow of capital into the rising dollar. [...]

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Why is a Strong Dollar Bearish for the U.S. Economy Long-Term?

QUESTION: Martin, I’m curious to your comment “The greatest danger to America will be a strong dollar”.   Why is that?    I’m trying [...]

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USA Losing Sovereignty to World Fiscal Mismanagement

The IMF and many economists (domestic and foreign) are now warning that a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve, no matter when, will spark a major economic crisis [...]

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Gold, Geopolitics, & the Dollar

QUESTION: Hi Martin, Thank you for you blog and your informed perspective on world markets. I’ve owned gold and silver bullion for about 10 years and since [...]

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Origin of Dollar Sign

Apparently, there is some new conspiracy theory running around that claims that the dollar sign ($) is some sort of symbol for a secret banking cartel because [...]

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Yuan to Be Added to SDR at the IMF

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; If I understand you correctly, should the IMF accept the yuan as a reserve currency, this will have zero impact other than political. [...]

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A Question of Money — Interest & Bankers

QUESTION:  Mr Armstrong, interesting article today, the story of the store of value (at least long term) has always confused me. One can look at saving accounts [...]

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The Rumors of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

QUESTION: Dear Martin: I hope you are doing well. In the movie of James Bond, named “Quantum of Solace”, (filmed in some areas of the Chilean desert), [...]

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The Euro and Why the Dollar Will Not Be Dethroned

In the Eurozone, Mario Draghi has announced that his quantitative easing has failed to produce inflation as everyone assumed. After nine months of buying various [...]

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Dollar & Reserve Currency Status

QUESTION: Dear Mr Armstrong, First of all, congratulations for all the public information that you are offering in your website. For humble learners like me is [...]

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