All posts in " Basic Concepts "

What Did the Pivots Confirm or Deny for 2017?

December 31, 2017

QUESTION: Marty; At your training seminar you did a couple of year’s ago, you said your pivot numbers will confirm or deny a high. What was the status on the Pivots in the Dow for the close? PS Another training session would be nice. GD ANSWER: The 2006 closing was 12463.15 and the Pivots were […]

Are We Losing the Training Ground for Trading?

November 22, 2017   COMMENT: Dear Mr. Armstrong, Really glad that you again warn us of impending famine moving into 2020 – 2030 and give us ample time to prepare though many still do not believe in your forecast. Your blog have done a great service to humankind. Also pertaining to your recent article pertaining to skills needed […]

The Six Groups of Investors and Traders

October 24, 2017

​ The recent report by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), shows that the professional investors have continued to bet on falling Dow Jones “short” as private investors are starting to bet heavily on rising prices ( “Long”). Professional investors remain suspicious of a further rise in the US stock market. The private investors’ view is exactly the opposite. The question is; Who will be right? There have been plenty of […]

Wholesale Plagiarism?

October 4, 2017 COMMENT:  Good Day; Received this in my mail. Bloody Trolls! I hope you are not affiliated as they are in Florida also. Is this website allowed to use names like Martin Armstrong and Larry Edelson? The voice sounds like the guy who bailed on you in “The Forecaster” but “had the hair stand on the […]

Opening the Door to September

September 6, 2017

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; I have followed you for many years. I have to say, I am truly amazed at what your computer projects. You have never missed a move yet. Here we have the rally in gold into September, yet the August high stands in the market, and even Korea went nuts on your target […]

It is Always a Matter of Capital Flows

August 24, 2017

QUESTION: Do you use astrology as one of your inputs as to cycles? There are, as you most likely know, financial astrologers who have tracked the patterns of planets that co-incide with market movements. ANSWER: No. I am fully aware that some people use that and I have been told sometimes it lines up with our […]

The Plague of One-Dimensional Analysis

August 17, 2017

The Blood Moon is a term that has been sometimes used to refer to four total lunar eclipses that happen in the space of two years. This is a phenomenon astronomers call a lunar tetrad. The eclipses in a tetrad occur six months apart with at least six Full Moons between them. Just saw one last night […]

World Economic Conference 1996 Major Forecast

June 26, 2017 Many people have asked how far do we may forecasts at our conferences. Here is a clip from the February 1996 World Economic Conference (WEC) forecasting the Dow would rally from 5500 to 7000 and perhaps to 10,000 on capital inflows by 1998. In this short clip you will see that this forecast was […]

Mutual Funds versus ETF’S

May 18, 2017

  People are waking-up to the fact that they can substitute the expensive Asset Manager fees by doing it themselves. There are many ways but here we distinguish between Mutual Funds (MT) and ETF’s (Exchange Traded Funds). When buying into a MF it is via a company such as Blackrock, Vanguard, State Street etc. and […]

How Small Events Can Cascade into Contagions

May 4, 2017

  COMMENT: Dear Martin Armstrong, This very unusual video about dominoes is 2½ minute and shows how a small domino can knock over big ones. I remember you writing about a small Austrian bank, Creditanstalt, that in 1931 was the first sign of the economic depression. Maybe these dominoes can illustrate what happened. I hope you […]

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