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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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...