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Contribution from Norway — War & Money

January 7, 2016

COMMENT:  Good morning, Martin. Yesterday I bought an old booklet printed for 10 NoK at the Armed Forces Museum: “Laws, resolutions and prescripts due to circumstances of war”, by the Justice Department, printed in Kristiania (now Oslo) in 1917. I … →

2015.75: The Start of Sovereign Debt Crisis

January 7, 2016

We warned that 2015.75 was the turning point to the start of BIG BANG. As we now have entered the down wave on the Economic Confidence Model, things will begin to heat up. I have warned that our current crisis … →

Market Talk – January 6, 2016

January 6, 2016

Asia started weak (again), not China, but the Nikkei (-1%) and HSI (-1%). China actually performed better (+2.27%) with dealers quoting the off-shore FX weakness as a consequence. The yuan (off-shore) lost around 1% to close at a low of … →

The Big Short

January 6, 2016

QUESTION: Marty; I am curious what you thought of the Big Short especially since you are the one who got the timing right to the day. In markets, I do not have to tell you that being too early is … →

Clinton Defends Big Banks & Repeal of Glass-Steagall

January 6, 2016

Hillary’s big money comes from NY bankers. Guess what? Hillary is defending the bankers as is her husband. Hillary claims she would endorse an approach that would break up large banks if they take excessive risks. That is very vague. However, Hillary … →

War Games Always Go Bad

January 6, 2016

1952 CIA Document to Create Nationalism in Afghanistan QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I read with great interest your insight into another motive behind the illogical attempt to overthrow Syria with respect to Genie. Do you agree that ISIS has been initiated by … →

Market Talk – January 5, 2016

January 5, 2016

Certainly, the markets were a lot more sedate today than they were on the first day of 2016! All eyes were on China after yesterday’s exchange close and initially, we did see a rather depressed (-2.6%) open, but only to … →

NSA Spies on Congress

January 5, 2016

The NSA has been caught taping conversations between Capitol Hill and Israel. Glenn Greenwald reported that the “NSA under President Obama targeted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his top aides for surveillance. In the process, the agency ended up eavesdropping on ‘the … →

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