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Survey Confirms People Trust Business More Than Government

By admin / February 26, 2016

I have stated that Trump is the symptom and he is soaring because confidence in government is collapsing. The 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer, an annual global survey that assesses various levels of trust, reveals this shift from public to private as reported by Forbes.


Social Inequality – Who Actually Creates It?

By admin / February 22, 2016

QUESTION: Dear Martin Armstrong, I appreciate very much your economic analysis and read your blog nearly daily although I disagree with some of your political statements. In your last blog about Schengen you mention that “Everything is connected and nothing takes place in some isolated vacuum”.  Obvious. According to me, and many others re-known economists […]


Is Any Asset Safe?

By admin / February 22, 2016

QUESTION: Hi Marty, I have been following your blog for several years and attended your “Cycles of War” presentation in Philadelphia. It has been rewarding and very educational. My question, is there any one investment that is a safe haven in the chaos that approaches? I recently sold my company and placed the proceeds into “Certificates […]


Milton Friedman on Capitalism

By admin / February 20, 2016

Most of the wealth earned by the 1% is from INVESTMENT, not wages. So why are the 99% oppressed? Largely taxes. For example, Social Security is a simple tax. That money is not invested in your future. The government robs from Social Security and stuffs it with government debt, which they then move toward negative interest […]


The Stupidity of Those In Power Has No Boundaries Whereas Genius Has Its Limits

By admin / February 19, 2016

The insanity of NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES, instigated by Larry Summers, is based upon the stupid idea that lowering interest rates will stimulate borrowing and thus spending. The idea is that penalizing people by moving negative will FORCE them to spend their money and revitalize the economy. But what happens if they invest the money in […]


No Need to Live in Fear – It’s the Ying and Yang of Civilization

By admin / February 14, 2016

QUESTION: Martin. …Thank you for getting back to me. I have one quick question though. What does it mean when you say “It is in the staging period”? Thank you for your insights. I don’t want to live in fear, but don’t know what to do. ANSWER: There is no need to live in fear. If […]


Gold: Here We Go Again?

By admin / February 12, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong. Are you calling this rally in gold a false move? What does it take to get you bullish? Will you ever be bullish? ANSWERWhen all markets line up and display that there is a trend in motion, which is then definitive, I will clearly state so. Gold has performed in a typical […]

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