Schwab – The Madman of Davos Changing the World
There is a very serious problem in the social sciences where some academics think they can control the economy following the path first blazed by Karl Marx. [...]Read More
Rents in NYC Exceeding Pre-COVID Levels
COMMENT FROM A REAL ESTATE BROKER IN NYC ON RENTAL MARKET: Equity Residential is demanding 40 to 45% increases on lease renewals. On one floor in particular, units [...]Read More
Is COVID Following the Economics of the Black Plague?
While just about every historical piece on the Black Plague you will read tells the story from the plague perspective. However, I look at history differently. I [...]Read More
Stagflation is Here
QUESTION: When do we talk about stagflation? F ANSWER: We are already experiencing it. Normally, the standard definition of “stagflation” has been [...]Read More
Will Europe See More Deflation, Stagflation, or Inflation?
QUESTION: Dear Martin, am a loyal reader of your blog and many thanks to you for the education. Please, one brief but important question, which keeps me [...]Read More
Gold & The Hedge Against Government
QUESTION: Hi Martin, You have mentioned repeatedly that gold is a hedge against political uncertainty. For the past several years the price has hovered at the cost [...]Read More
Stagflation Versus Hyperinflation
QUESTION: Reading your posts it seems to me you disagree with the pending hyperinflation forecasts. What do you see coming then? PH ANSWER: Hyperinflation comes [...]Read More
Will Russia’s Economy Exceed Germany’s Anytime Soon?
QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Standard Chartered has forecast that Russia will overtake Germany as the world’s fifth largest economy, possibly as early as next [...]Read More
The Misconception of Deflation vs. Inflation
Some people have a very hard time understanding that we are in a massive deflationary spiral; they think that rising prices simply means it is inflation and not [...]Read More
The Federal Reserve: Part IV – The Bankers Strike Bank
Paul Volcker Former Fed Chairman The entire theory of how to manage an economy via the rise and fall of the money supply being the sole cause of inflation or [...]Read More