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Governments Love to Play With the Numbers

November 25, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Mr. Armstrong. I’ve learned more reading your blog last 4 years than working in finance for 20 years. As you say, the average employee in finance hasn’t got a clue about what’s going on. Question: There’s one thing that has bothered me for a long time; uncertainty about numbers regarding GDP, unemployment and […]

GDP Declines When Govt. Grows — This is Basic Common Sense

February 27, 2016

A reader has contributed these charts that demonstrate why the socialist agenda is destroying the world. As the reader points out: “It seems that the optimal govt spending (share) is max 35% (US, AUS), and not >50% like in Europe. Lower govt expenditure has doubled GDP at least in the recent history.” The socialists refuse to […]