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Pension Funds & the New Norm

COMMENT: Well Marty, it’s not so hard to figure out which pension funds are your clients. All we have to do is look at the ones cutting government bond [...]

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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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Public v Private Interest Rates & Sovereign Debt Crisis

QUESTION: Dear Martin I have a question for the blog. There has been forecasts for a sovereign debt crisis but recently you have discussed how various governments [...]

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Debt & the Point of No Return

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; First I want to thank you for coming to Europe this year. It has been some time since your Berlin Conference. My question is simple. How [...]

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Our Flawed Monetary System & Why it is Doomed

QUESTION: You mentioned that Rome had no national debt and no central bank. Exactly how did it function for 1,000 years? JY ANSWER: In addition to not having a [...]

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New York City Heading for Bankruptcy

There are New York politicians who continually try to force socialism upon society so a few can live off of other people’s money. The problem is that capital [...]

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The Fallacy of MMT

QUESTION: These economists who propose this MMT claim that since the U.S. borrows in its own currency, it can print dollars to cover its obligations, and can’t go [...]

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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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ECB Worried Who Will Buy Government Debt if they Stop?

  According to RELIABLE sources behind the curtain, the crisis in Spain led to a significant amount of selling Spanish debt to the European Central Bank (ECB) [...]

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Where do US Multi-Nationals Hold Offshore Cash These Days?

What are US multi-nationals doing with the $2 trillion they keep offshore? Looking at the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosures shows that Apple, [...]

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