All posts in " Sovereign Debt Crisis "

Why Are Italian Banks Breaking Europe?

By admin / July 20, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, why are Italian banks in worse shape than most other countries. What happened to the bail-in program of the ECB? Can you explain why Italy is threatening the entire banking system of Europe? ANSWER: The bail-in policy of the IMF and ECB was directed at the idea that the rich would pay, […]


Taxation Without Representation or Even Residency

By admin / July 18, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; The taxation of the internet seems to be rising. At the same time it appears as though this could really harm the economy by reducing competitiveness of small companies trying to comply with collecting taxes of so many different states. Have you looked at this as a possible factor in creating the […]


Rating Agencies Downgrade 24 Counties

By admin / July 14, 2016

The three main credit rating agencies have been downgrading government debt at an alarming rate, which confirms our computer models, albeit a tad late. The first half of 2016 has seen more sovereign downgrades since the crash of 2009. The first six months of this year saw Moody’s downgrade 24 governments, Standard & Poor’s 16 governments, […]


The 2015.75 Crisis Moving into 2020.05

By admin / July 13, 2016

The world financial crisis that is unfolding post-2015.75 is different from that which followed the 2007.15 peak in the ECM. As stated countless times, each event is a crisis in a different sector. The 2007.15 crisis was the over-leverage in real estate that the bankers created. This time, we are looking at the demise of […]


German Fear of Inflation is Causing Collapse of Europe

By admin / July 12, 2016

Germany’s obsession with anti-inflation policies, inspired by the hyperinflation of the 1920s, is so misguided that it is now threatening to collapse all of Europe. Former ECB banker Lorenzo Bini Smaghi has now called to rescue the Italian banks with European taxpayers’ money. He is correct in warning that the insistence of Germany on the prohibition […]


Banking Panic in Italy

By admin / July 11, 2016

We have reports from readers in Italy that ATM machines are being emptied. A run on banks is beginning in Italy.


The Euro on the Brink of Disaster

By admin / July 11, 2016

  We are looking at the collapse of Europe unfold much faster than anyone suspected. I have been warning that the Continental EU banks are in serious trouble. The negative interest rates have devastated Europe. While trying to stimulate borrowers who are not interested without an opportunity to make money, the ECB has wiped out […]


German Study: USA is the Top Tax Haven in the World

By admin / May 14, 2016

A new study by the Green Party in Germany places the USA at the top of the list of tax havens for foreign investors. They have highlighted the key states in their study. I have written about this before. The strong capital flows coming into the USA from overseas have been stunning, to say the least. Some […]


New Jersey to Follow Illinois Down the Drain

By admin / May 12, 2016

The New Jersey State Assembly has begun the pursuit of a constitutional amendment to guarantee pension payments for government workers over all other types of state spending. This would naturally include all politicians, which is why they are introducing it. Because spending on education, health, crime, environment, welfare etc. is not guaranteed by the Constitution […]


When Will Greece Elect a Real Government?

By admin / May 11, 2016

Protests broke out in Greece over the weekend in Athens and the northern city of Thessaloniki. The government is yielding to Brussels and has not figured out that this policy is destroying its own people and their future. The government passed reforms that they hope will persuade lenders to release more financial aid. They are cutting […]

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