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What Happens When the Financial Capital of the World Moves?

By admin / June 14, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Marty, Knowing that the financial capital will likely move to China after 2032, since that would be the peak of the public wave, where will someone in the US put their capital? Usually, the move from public to private would result in a move into sovereign debt and cash, but will the move […]

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When is Printing Money Deflationary rather than Inflationary

By admin / January 30, 2019

QUESTION: It seems the Left Wing Progressives in the US House (opponents of Pelosi) have adopted the Money Market Theory of Prof. Stephanie Kelton of U of MO.-Kansas City to justify unlimited deficit spending of the US Govt. OK as the Govt. can finance its deficits by unlimited currency printing. Would you please comment. Thanks and […]

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Can Rates Rise with Deflation?

By admin / December 24, 2016

QUESTION: Hi Marty, How does the model’s call for deflation (earlier blog posts) fit in with the likely major cycle low in interest rates (per your recent posts)? Can there be general price deflation and yet interest rates increase significantly? ANSWER: Yes. Rates can soar to outrageous levels during the collapse of a system, which reflects […]

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Nonperforming Loans in European Banks 10x that of U.S. Banks

By admin / October 14, 2016

American banks would rather return to the USA than strengthen their activities in the Eurozone. The U.S. banks, overall, now expect the EU to simply disintegrate. Brussels is not about to surrender its dream and is clinging to life as it slowly dies. The general view now is that the European banks are reaching the point of […]

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Inflation – Deflation – Interest Rates

By admin / September 16, 2016

QUESTION: Is there a correlation between the GDP rate and interest rate ? Best regards, BL ANSWER: No. What central bankers fail to take into consideration is that the interest rate is the OPPORTUNITY COST of money as reflected into the future. This is why interest rates naturally decline during a recession because of the future expectation of what […]