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When the Money Dies

QUESTION: I am 77 years old, and Seared in my memory is a short video and notes on the small villages in Japan abandoning government currency totally, and using [...]

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Japan’s Monetary System is a Warning to Modern Society

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; My friend who retired from the Bank of Japan told me you had recreated the monetary system of Japan and that was how you could predict the [...]

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Japan Still Declining into 2021

QUESTION: When I saw your blog saying 2019 will be really crazy and chaotic year for Japan (Feb 2019), I was curious how bad it could be. It is always amazing to [...]

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BOJ Trapped – How will the Nightmare End?

Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda publicly stated that it may maintain ultra-low rates for a further period of well over a year. However, he also warned [...]

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Trump’s National Security Claims for Autos

Toyota has criticized President Donald Trump’s decision to declare some auto sector imports a national security threat. They say it sends a message that [...]

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2019 – The Insane Year for Japan

This new year for Japan is going to be a really crazy and chaotic year. There will be nationwide local elections held in mid-April, which Socrates is already [...]

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Japan – Is this The End of the Govt Bond Rally?

Japanese 10-year bonds have crashed because the government is stopping its bond-buying program, at least for now. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s monetary policy [...]

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Failure of Abenomics

Abenomics (アベノミクス Abenomikusu) in Japan are the economic policies advocated by Shinzō Abe since the December 2012 general election, which elected Abe [...]

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How Stocks Rise in an Economic Decline

QUESTION: Marty, Japan is in another recession but the Nikkei continues to go up!! I assume this is mainly because of the carry trade?? Your thought, please. [...]

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Japanese Debt Downgraded by S&P

The Japanese government’s economic revival strategy, which has been dubbed “Abenomics”, has proven to be a failure. We warned that the Sovereign Debt [...]

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