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Socialism – Family Structure – Gold – Food

By admin / April 7, 2017

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; you said that socialism is collapsing and the West is most vulnerable because it changed the social structure and the family unit. Spanish families from Mexico seem to be much tighter groups than Americans. Is this what you are talking about? Did the ancient Greeks save money for retirement? Is that why […]

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People Migrating South & Are Smarter than You Think

By admin / March 30, 2017

Birds are not the only creatures migrating south. In the United States, more and more people are leaving the highest taxes state and moving to lower tax states. One of the states that has seen large scale migration outward has been Illinois, where taxes are going insane and the there is no end in sight. […]

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Government Is Not Reason, It Is Not Eloquence — It Is Force

By admin / March 25, 2017

COMMENT: Mr., Armstrong, your solution video is splendid. What you say about government only interested in a crisis and not preventing anything makes perfect sense. I believe it was George Washington who said: “Government Is Not Reason, It Is Not Eloquence — It Is Force” Thank you for standing your ground. FH ANSWER: I do […]

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I live in a Commonwealth. They are trying to make my wealth common!

By admin / March 23, 2017

COMMENT: Sir,       Growing up in Kentucky, I remember one of my friend’s fathers always grumbling, “I live in a Commonwealth. They are trying to make my wealth common!”       Just another phrase for a “sharing economy”.        Keep up the good work        DK

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How Capital Moves – Outward then Inward

By admin / March 22, 2017

QUESTION: Hello Martin, In your ‘Why the Crash & Burn is Public not Private’ post of 18 March, you have an image showing World Capital Investment. Is that the sequence money usually follows at this time? And, what exactly is the ‘alignment’ you mention towards the end of the post as well as elsewhere? Best Regards […]

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Why the Crash & Burn is Public not Private

By admin / March 18, 2017

QUESTION: Hi Mr. Armstrong, You mentioned the crash and burn applies to government assets, not private sector assets. Can the private sector stand on it’s own two feet? Thanks again, MB ANSWER: There are times when the private sector cannot stand and everyone runs to bonds/cash. Likewise, there are times when government can no longer stand […]

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Where to Keep Your Money

By admin / March 12, 2017

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, I am 82 years old and ask the question which is much on my mind—- Where is the best place to park cash in this very difficult time. Right now almost all of my cash is in money market funds with the returns very low, yet there is still risk of loss. I […]

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Why You Should Take Delivery

By admin / February 21, 2017

QUESTION: Hi Marty, I just read the latest blog post. Thanks for the advice re: hard assets. I’m wondering though about any asset which is not in one’s personal custody, i.e. stocks in street name. If we suffer a partial collapse don’t you think the banks and brokerages will suffer to the extent of a Bear […]

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Connecting the Dots

By admin / January 22, 2017

COMMENT: I read your piece on “The “Trump Revolution” is not about Trump Himself” and I understood this is a global trend. I think one has to be biased and blind not to see the trend is emerging globally. I showed it to a friend and he said you were wrong its all about Trump. […]

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Capitalism v Socialism – Good Perspective of the Difference

By admin / January 17, 2017

COMMENT: Martin, A story I received: A guy looked at my Porsche the other day and said I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that sports car cost. I replied I am not sure, it fed a lot of families in Bowling Green, Kentucky who built it, it fed the […]

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