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Public v Private Interest Rates & Sovereign Debt Crisis

By admin / June 13, 2019

QUESTION: Dear Martin I have a question for the blog. There has been forecasts for a sovereign debt crisis but recently you have discussed how various governments may manipulate govt bond interest rates down as has happened in Europe and Japan. If Europe and Japan are anything to go by then this could go on […]

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The Fed is Between a Rock & a Hard Place

By admin / June 13, 2019

QUESTION: Dear Mr Armstrong, Not sure if I am understanding it correctly. Is the FED currently between a rock and a hard place? The FED is not able to cut rates (implement QE) due to the current pending/ongoing crisis of the US pensions, and they cannot raise interest rates as it’s going to cause more […]

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Greenland Glacier is Growing, Not Melting

By admin / June 13, 2019

Greenland glacier reverses stunned scientists, according to the Weather Channel. This is illustrating that everything is subject to a cycle. Many argue it is only temporary. But the winters have been getting colder for the past three years. As I have stated previously, this could be just a reaction of up to three years. If […]

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Climate Change – the Elections Issue

By admin / June 12, 2019

In Australia, the polls said this would be  a climate change election because the voters were confronted by a drought that they were blaming on human causes. Tony Abbott, the former prime minister, lost to an independent who campaigned on the issue. There were a few other new candidates who used climate change and also […]

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Germany’s New Green Deal Has Failed – Energiewende

By admin / June 12, 2019

On March 11, 2011, when an earthquake-triggered tsunami damaged the nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, Chancellor Merkel and her cabinet held that nuclear power in Germany had to come to an end. It was a historic event and a historic decision (see Der Spiegel). The new green deal of Merkel quickly became bogged down […]

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AOC & Buffett Think Alike?

By admin / June 11, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) attacked corporate politics, influence, and greed. She echoed Warren Buffett who recently told shareholders that if a bank needs a government bail-out, the responsible CEO and his or her spouse should lose their net worth. Interesting comment on Buffett’s part when he lent $5 billion to Goldman Sachs to prevent their bankruptcy […]

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Calgary Vacancy Rate Still near Record Highs – Sorry, Calgary is closing

By admin / June 11, 2019

The environmentalists have really gutted Alberta which was an economy based upon commodities. With that industry under assault, the economy has been decline. According to the quarterly report released April 1st 2019, Calgary’s downtown vacancy rate is currently at 26.5%, the highest in Canada. Although it decreased slightly from its peak at 27.8% in the […]

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How the Rich Make Their Money

By admin / June 11, 2019

  QUESTION: Good Sir, When you say the ‘rich get rich by investments, not wages’ you fail to identify the following wealthy class. CEO’s of corporations, ‘Hollywood’ movie stars, Sports athletes, Recording artists, etc. Regards and continued success, An avid follower LB ANSWER: There are always exceptions, but those who receive big bonuses or high […]

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Is Trump Trying to Prevent China’s Rise with Tariffs?

By admin / June 10, 2019

QUESTION: Martin, You said that China will become the financial capital of the world by 2032. Why do you think that what Trump is doing to China with tariffs and the trade war will not be able to stop China becoming the financial capital of the world? RM ANSWER: Trump’s tariffs are not intended to […]

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Reversals & Timing

By admin / June 10, 2019

QUESTION: Martin, Good morning. I would first like to thank you again for the Socrates service. It has provided me with a lot more confidence in my decisions as a trader and the warnings about the week of 5/6 that were being generated in the arrays many different assets saved me a lot of money. […]

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