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Market Talk – August 4, 2016

By admin / August 5, 2016

A bounce late in the US saw overnight gains for the Nikkei (1%+) with the Hang Seng and Shanghai. All pretty much well behaved for thin summer trading and it was we were looking forward to both the Bank of England and tomorrow Non-Farms report. Many dealers pointed to the turnaround for the price of oil but […]

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How Could a Deceased FBI Agent Try to Kill Trump?

By admin / August 5, 2016

  There is a story running that deceased Special Agent Barry Lee Bush, who was shot and killed on April 5, 2007, was arrested for breaching the Trump Tower with the intent to assassinate Trump. This story is by no means true. The real story is that retired NYPD officer Anthony Shark was charged with assaulting Secret Service agents. […]

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What if Everyone Followed Socrates?

By admin / August 4, 2016

QUESTION: What if everyone followed Socrates? ANSWER: That would never happen. It is like saying that everyone would vote either Democratic or Republican, or that Congress would suddenly work together. That is the way governments think because they do not comprehend how the world actually functions. They engage in propaganda and try to manipulate society. […]

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What If Everyone Followed Socrates?

By admin / August 4, 2016

  QUESTION: Hello, Mr. Armstrong. Some years back, I asked what would happen if everyone knew about the ECM. You provided an answer on your blog. Now, that the trader version of Socrates is soon to be made available for the public…: What happens to the trading community (market makers / service providers / traders) when you […]

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China & its Monetary History

By admin / August 4, 2016

  QUESTION: Marty, it was interesting for you to mention some chinese history including the mongol empire the other day. i am currently studying the monetary history of china. am reading the book “Fountain of Fortune” and “History of Money” by Glyn Davies. Davies mentions how the Roman monetary system collapsed in about nine years, […]

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ISIS Threatens Russia

By admin / August 3, 2016

As they lose ground in the Middle East, ISIS is continuing to lash out while expanding their terrorism since they cannot win the war. They have now come out and threatened Russia. “Listen Putin, we will come to Russia and will kill you at your homes … Oh Brothers, carry out jihad and kill and fight them,” a […]

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

By admin / August 3, 2016

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 is starting to demonstrate the dangerous position we face on a global scale with respect to interest rates and debt. Japanese 10-year bonds have crashed since the Bank of Japan now holds over […]

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Can Hillary Win?

By admin / August 3, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Do you think that Hillary can win? And if so, what would happen? Thanks RP ANSWER: Our model is not unanimous for Trump. There is technically a 25% chance that Hillary could win, which one of our four models projects a Democratic victory. However, if you look at the mainstream channels from […]

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Market Talk — August 2, 2016

By admin / August 2, 2016

$278bn and the market is still disappointed! Despite the package provided by the Japanese government today late futures trading has followed the weaker cash market and extended losses by another 2%. Confidence is slightly dented as the market was hoping we would see the helicopter approach and that is why the market continued to sink […]

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Is the Housing Market Collapsing?

By admin / August 2, 2016

https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Sinking-House.mp4 Well, home ownership in America is falling to a 51.6-year low. The actual share of Americans who own their homes fell to 62.9% in the second quarter, which was the lowest since 1965, according to a Census Bureau report. What is happening is two-fold. Net real wages after taxes have been declining. Combine this with […]

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