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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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Were Banker Ever Prosecuted During the Great Depression?

By admin / July 12, 2019

QUESTION: I was told that none of the big bankers during the Great Depression went to jail either. Doesn’t the government understand that this is the very image of draining the swamp? DK ANSWER: The bankers own the reign of government from the courts to the White House. In the years that followed the 2008 […]

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Could the Great Depression Have Been Prevented?

By admin / June 7, 2019

QUESTION: Dear Martin, I appreciate all you share. I watched a series on the Great Depression and they talk about how socialism saved capitalism. If true, is this part of a healthy cycle between the two? Could anything have been done to prevent the Great Depression? Thank you! LB   ANSWER: It was not socialism […]

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Did Life Insurance Companies Survive the Great Depression?

By admin / April 8, 2019

QUESTION: Did insurance companies just declare bankruptcy during the 1930s to escape liabilities? PD ANSWER: Personally, I have NEVER had an insurance policy that EVER paid what they promised. To me, it is one giant scam. You lie to an insurance company and it is a crime. They lie to you, and they walk on water. They […]

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Were There Government Defaults in Canada During the Great Depression?

By admin / March 4, 2019

QUESTION: You always mention how there were defaults and suspension of debt during the Great Depression by states and municipals. Was this also true in Canada? JRT ANSWER: Oh, yes. Whenever commodities have collapsed, Alberta finds itself in trouble. Central banks look to the national market and not to the regional sectors.

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Interesting Way to Increase Sales During the Great Depression

By admin / July 14, 2018

How bad did it get in some segments of the population during the Great Depression? Actually, during the Great Depression, women began reusing the fabric from flour sacks to make dresses. When the flour companies woke up and suddenly realized the purpose their flour bags were providing, they began to print their bags with various floral and other […]

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Why Are Italian Banks Breaking Europe?

By admin / July 20, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, why are Italian banks in worse shape than most other countries. What happened to the bail-in program of the ECB? Can you explain why Italy is threatening the entire banking system of Europe? ANSWER: The bail-in policy of the IMF and ECB was directed at the idea that the rich would pay, […]

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Happy New Year — Bail-In Passed for Europe’s Banks

By admin / December 30, 2015

The mainstream media is not extensively reporting on the “experimental” bail-in that the EU imposed on Cyrus. The bail-in, that they swore would never be applied to Europe, will officially begin in January. This new power will be in the … →