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Market Talk – December 8, 2015

December 8, 2015

China’s trade surplus did not live up to expectations, and as a result, we saw weaker prices across all major Asian indices. Shanghai and HSI were both down around 1.5% whilst the Nikkei lost only 1%. The Nikkei did attempt to … →

Commodities Depend on the Currency

December 8, 2015

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, you said the decline in commodity prices will not reduce production but can actually accelerate output. How can this be? It does not make sense. ANSWER: Your perspective is too narrowly focused and solely dollar based. Because … →

Russia Sent T-90 Tanks to Syria

December 8, 2015

Russia has sent its most sophisticated tanks to the front line in Syria. The T-90 tanks are swaddled in explosive armor, causing most weapons used against them to detonate on impact. The rebels have been able to eliminate Syrian tanks with … →

Money vs. Fiat

December 8, 2015

QUESTION: Why do you do not see that money must be backed by something tangible? ANSWER: That is an antiquated barter perspective; you are blind to reality. Your proposition is that only gold has value and you yourself are worthless. … →

Socrates Investor Level for the General Non-Trader Public

December 8, 2015

The Investor level of Socrates is live by invitation only. Invitations can be requested at This is ONLY the Investor level for the average person without reversals and arrays, which will be provided in the Trader level beginning January … →

Market Talk – December 7, 2015

December 8, 2015

Asia saw a mixed session with prices marginally lower, but not too much to write home about. It was not until Europe opened that we started to see a pick-up in volatility that provided dealers with something to talk about. … →

The French to Surrender ALL Rights?

December 7, 2015

The French newspaper LeMonde has reported from leaked documents just how much the Hollande government wants to repeal the Constitution. Under this state of emergency, Hollande wants to allow “searches of vehicles and luggage without the consent of individuals…identity checks…without the need … →

Censorship and Self-Censorship of the Press

December 7, 2015

Many articles are highlighting the censorship of the press in the International New York Times. An article criticizing Thailand’s generals for shooting the economy in the foot was seen in all print editions expect Thailand, where they displayed a blank space … →

The Next French Revolution

December 6, 2015

Politics in France are changing and the shift underway is ahead of the 2017 presidential elections. Today, France’s far-right National Front won almost 30% of the vote. Between the high taxes, abuse of socialists who have driven the economy into … →

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