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Why Gold Stocks Rallied During the Great Depression

QUESTION: Hi Marty Can you enlighten us on what happened back in history to gold mining shares in terms of why shares did not collapse during the crash of 1929 [...]

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Were Banker Ever Prosecuted During the Great Depression?

QUESTION: I was told that none of the big bankers during the Great Depression went to jail either. Doesn’t the government understand that this is the very [...]

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Could the Great Depression Have Been Prevented?

QUESTION: Dear Martin, I appreciate all you share. I watched a series on the Great Depression and they talk about how socialism saved capitalism. If true, is this [...]

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Did Life Insurance Companies Survive the Great Depression?

QUESTION: Did insurance companies just declare bankruptcy during the 1930s to escape liabilities? PD ANSWER: Personally, I have NEVER had an insurance policy that [...]

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Were There Government Defaults in Canada During the Great Depression?

QUESTION: You always mention how there were defaults and suspension of debt during the Great Depression by states and municipals. Was this also true in Canada? JRT [...]

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Interesting Way to Increase Sales During the Great Depression

How bad did it get in some segments of the population during the Great Depression? Actually, during the Great Depression, women began reusing the fabric from flour [...]

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Why Are Italian Banks Breaking Europe?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, why are Italian banks in worse shape than most other countries. What happened to the bail-in program of the ECB? Can you explain why Italy [...]

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Depression vs. “Helicopter Money”

QUESTION:  You wrote the Socrates site on 3/23/2016: “Once the “confidence” in government cracks for the BULK OF THE SILENT MAJORITY who do not [...]

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Why The U.S. Stock Market is NOT a Bubble

A real bubble is when you suck in everyone who has no business investing in the stock market. We are nowhere near a bubble, despite the current correction process. [...]

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Happy New Year — Bail-In Passed for Europe's Banks

The mainstream media is not extensively reporting on the “experimental” bail-in that the EU imposed on Cyrus. The bail-in, that they swore would never [...]

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