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Internal Migration – The Cycle or City States

By admin / January 28, 2019

  There is an interesting book entitled The Chinese Exodus. This work explores the sociological and theological discussion going on concerning China’s internal migration since the marketization reform in 1978. While the book documents the social and political processes impacting the experiences of internal migrants from the countryside to the city within China, the attempt […]


Margaret Thatcher on the True Duty of Government

By admin / January 24, 2019   I have been asked many times why I was friends with Margaret Thatcher. I’ve also been asked if I have known any other politicians since who I was proud to call a friend. This video explains a lot as to why we were friends. We shared a view that really no longer exists […]


Gann – Astrology – Reality

By admin / January 23, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Mr. Armstrong, Do you have any thoughts on Gann and his methods?   It seems his astrological approach provides an interesting insights into cycles as well and was curious on your thoughts about his approach Thanks BB   ANSWER: None of the models I have created are based upon any astrological approach or movement of the […]


Panic Cycles v Waterfall Events

By admin / January 21, 2019

COMMENT: Hi There, I suggest you do an article on the terminology you use.For example I noted that on your commentary on centamin Egypt you use the term waterfall pattern. You also you use the term panic cycle.An article on these words and their meaning would be helpful. Thanks S REPLY: We do have terminology is […]


The Mystery of Pi

By admin / January 21, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Mr. Armstrong, I just encountered this video.: Can you explain why Pi is showing up there? Thanks and kind regards, M       ANSWER: No. I have come to believe that Pi is strangely the key to all knowledge upon which the entire universe was constructed. The sun’s light takes about 8.6 minutes to reach […]


PRIVATE BLOG – January 21st

By admin / January 18, 2019

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Rigging the Markets

By admin / January 9, 2019

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I really want to thank you. You have opened the door to show that there is a hidden order that the great unwashed are unable to see. Not only did you say the Dow was not breaking out at the October high, but you even got the day of the low on […]


Plunge Protection Myths = Keynesian Economic Myths

By admin / January 4, 2019

QUESTION: What about what China did by buying stocks a few years ago to stop the hang sang from dropping LW ANSWER: Do not confuse attempts to support a market from actually being able to do so. This is the same as Keynesian economics that government could prevent recessions. Larry Summers admitted the government cannot even […]


Why do Cycles Work?

By admin / December 28, 2018

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Your analysis is really remarkable. When the Dow was making new highs in October you said it was not breaking out. Then you said it would correct to retest the monthly support. You even warned that the bulk of the decline was always before the holiday as fears would grow for what […]


The Business Cycle & the Suicide Rate

By admin / November 30, 2018

  The press is all abuzz about the suicide rate is up 33% in 20 years and they blame the lack of funding as if this alone will cure the problem. They never seem to simply correlate this with economics. Now we have more than 47,000 Americans committed suicide in 2017, according to the Centers […]

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