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Gold Becoming Part of Money Laundering Laws

By admin / September 17, 2019

The hunt for money is moving into high gear in Germany. Prior to 2017, it was possible to buy gold anonymously in quantities up to €15,000. In 2017, this limit was reduced to €10,000. Now, Merkel has drastically reduced this limit to just €2,000 beginning in 2020. Any transaction greater than that amount requires the […]

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Why Japan Lost So Big Post-1989

By admin / September 2, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Marty, I come from a golfing family and remember very well the shock when a Japanese investment group bought the Pebble Beach Golf Links, in 1990, for $850 million. The previous October Japanese investors bought the Rockefeller Center, triggering a flurry of Japanese purchases of signature U.S. properties such as Pebble Beach. Was […]

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Hoarding Gold & Dollars in Europe

By admin / August 30, 2019

QUESTION: Marty, living in Europe where the talk about the elimination of cash is loud I am asking myself what is planned for foreign currencies, e.g. USD, one holds in cash at home? They can´t forbid it because foreign exchange is needed for traveling. Even when they forbid it, there must be the possibility to […]

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Dollar Contagion & Trump

By admin / August 29, 2019

President Trump just does not understand the dollar. This old school idea that lowering the currency will increase domestic jobs and exports sounds logical, but the value of any currency is determined by the level of international confidence. It is absurd to think you can lower interest rates and the dollar will decline to support […]

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There are more $100 Bills in Circulation than $1 Bills

By admin / August 22, 2019

There are now officially more $100 bills in circulation than $1 bills. The interesting aspect is that when we dig deeper, what is revealed is the fact that the bulk of them are being hoarded outside the United States. This is very interesting for we see the same basic trend emerging from the dollar v […]

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What Makes Currencies Rise & Fall in Value?

By admin / August 15, 2019

QUESTION: What makes currencies rise & fall in value? CC ANSWER: Many people want to reduce this to a logical explanation. It reminds me of when I testified before Congress at the House Ways & Means Committee. They had to put me on a panel with academics. I told them to make me last. The […]

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Has the “Smart Money” Entered the US Share Market Yet?

By admin / August 14, 2019

QUESTION: Dear Armstrong, According to Dow, a bull market has 3 phases, the final being the distribution by the smart money to the public. You stated that retail is still not participating. Could this be why the market appears to be unable to stop going up? Because the smart money continually fail to entice the […]

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Is the Dollar Rally the Same as the Great Depression?

By admin / August 13, 2019

QUESTION: Marty: If I have this correctly, you’ve said the Great Depression of the 1930s was a Global Capital Flow problem set in motion largely by sovereign debt issues that led to a massive capital flight into the dollar which created a tidal wave of deflation. Are we seeing this scenario today? Cheers, TM ANSWER: […]

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Can the US Government Really Force the Dollar Lower?

By admin / August 12, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Martin, What tools do the US have to TRY and manipulate their dollar lower (other than cutting interest rates) and in your opinion would they be successful? How much do they have in the Exchange Stabilization Fund? Do they have a defense plan to limit and control capital flows coming in? Thanks, RM […]

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