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Central Banks Pre & Post-1971

By admin / October 22, 2019

QUESTION: You commented that the central banks had a difficult position when they were on the gold standard compared to post-1971. Could you explain that difference? Thank you for the education. Its better than any classroom. EJ ANSWER: The United States created the Federal Reserve in 1913. Prior to World War I, central banks were […]

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The Rumor of a Currency Reset & Gold

By admin / September 25, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Marty! Thanks for all your great work, I’ve been following you for many years and you are a true inspiration. I have some questions about the precious metals market. There has been some talk about a “monetary reset” in the future, how do you see it play out and what role do you […]

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The Gold Standard Fell As All Currency Pegs Do

By admin / August 21, 2019

COMMENT: Dear Marty, In your recent blog about BREXIT, and. “Remainers acting in self-interest”, you produced an ONS graph showing UK’s growth rates before and after joining the EU (previously known as the Common Market), and concluded: “Britain has NEVER received a fair deal since joining the EU”. Surely you have overlooked a groundbreaking event […]

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Why Gold Stocks Rallied During the Great Depression

By admin / August 12, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Marty Can you enlighten us on what happened back in history to gold mining shares in terms of why shares did not collapse during the crash of 1929 compared to what happened to mine shares in 2008? What happened to the shares held by the public in 1933 when FDR confiscated gold? So you […]

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Trump’s Federal Reserve nominee Judy Shelton & Gold

By admin / July 8, 2019

QUESTION: Hello Where do you guys see as the next World economic conference in 2020?. Will there be another one in Asia? or Europe? Also, I wanted to try to give this question to Marty, although I never had the luck to get his response… more than once. “Trump just announced to nominate Judy Shelton […]

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Fear of Inflation & Sterilization

By admin / April 9, 2019

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; you were friends with Milton Friedman. Do you agree with his view that the Great Depression was caused in part by the Fed refusing to expand the money supply? Isn’t Quantitative Easing expanding the money supply yet it too has failed to create inflation. Would you comment on this paradox? Thank you […]

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IMF & Gold Reserves

By admin / August 10, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; People are adamant that there is a move to return to the gold standard. They claim various scenarios. Is there any such plot by the IMF and it seems strange that the ECB gold reserves are minimal. Can you explain the truth in this matter? Thank you GS ANSWER: The IMF has […]

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Britain & the German Hyperinflation

By admin / July 18, 2016

COMMENT: Mr. Armstrong; I was against BREXIT. I understand your view that Britain would be dragged under by the turmoil in Europe. I assume this is just your opinion on that matter. Are you contradicting yourself here? REPLY: No. It is not my “opinion” that perhaps Britain would be sent into an economic decline with Europe. Britain has […]

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Fictional World of Gold Standards?

By admin / July 13, 2016

QUESTION: Marty, Given the accumulation of gold by China and other nations with large trade surpluses, along with the statements by Alan Greenspan, and the implementation of the Shanghai Gold Exchange, does this suggest that gold is being positioned to be re-introduced into the international monetary system? ANSWER: No. The statements of Greenspan seem almost […]

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Canada Selling Part of Its Gold Reserves

By admin / February 18, 2016

Governments everywhere are going broke. Despite what people think, gold may yet make new record lows under $1,000 in the months ahead. Canada has sold off a piece of its gold reserve into this rally. There is NO intention of returning to a gold standard. They are moving fully electronic and intend to eliminate cash everywhere. […]