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BREXIT v Yellen

  The debate shifted following the Jobs Report, and people now assume that the Fed will not raise rates. Hence, we have a bounce in gold and the euro. That [...]

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Jobs v Asset Inflation

The job market collapsed in May, and on Friday the Labor Department reported that the nation’s economy added only 38,000 jobs. The experts were expecting a modest [...]

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Confused Confidence

QUESTION: Hi Marty! I am reading and studying your blogs and Socrates for quite some time and I would really like to thank you for all the insights! Some days I [...]

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The ECB – A Victim of its own Ignorance?

“Rates will stay low, very low, for a long period of time and well past the horizon of our purchases,” Draghi declared. “From today’s [...]

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Interest Rates

QUESTION: Marty; as you know I have worked on the bond desk and am now looking to get out and retire. You are so right. The 10 year is the old 30 year and nobody [...]

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Twilight Zone Analysis

Some people are now claiming that investors remain trapped in “The Twilight Zone”, which they define as the transition period between the end of QE and the [...]

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Gold – Interest Rates – Rally

QUESTION: Will higher interest rates hurt gold if they reflect demand for money and inflation? ANSWER: Analysts have said that higher interest rates would hurt gold [...]

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Fed Makes Same Mistake as It Did in 1927

The Federal Reserve yielded to international pressure, making the very same mistake that it made during 1927. Back then, there was a secret meeting and the Fed [...]

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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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Does China’s Devaluation Reduce the Odds of the Fed Raising Rates?

Does China’s devaluation reduce the odds of the Fed raising rates? Some people assume that is the case. However, the Fed is in a box and unless they raise [...]

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