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Democrats are the Enemy of the Middle Class

By admin / August 18, 2022

Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act this Tuesday, wasting $437 billion of taxpayers’ dollars. “I’m keeping my campaign commitment. No one — let me emphasize this — no one earning less than $400,000 a year will pay a penny more federal tax,” Biden said before signing the legislation. Biden refused to take questions […]

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Fourth of July Celebration Price Hike

By admin / July 3, 2022

The White House celebrated the measly 16-cent discount that Americans enjoyed last Fourth of July. As a reminder of how our leaders have catapulted our economy and opportunity to prosper, the average cost for Independence Day celebrations is now 17% higher than last year. The White House actually marketed their $0.16 price decline in 2021. […]

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Difference Between Hyperinflation and Currency Inflation

By admin / August 16, 2019

QUESTION: What is the difference between asset inflation and hyperinflation? I believe you are saying that from Jan 2020 we will see inflation which I understand to be asset inflation? Thanks FL ANSWER: Asset inflation is typically a reflection of a decline in the value of the currency, but this can be 50% over the […]

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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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New Argument to Raise Rates – Rent Inflation!

By admin / May 24, 2017

There are those in the Fed who are desperate to find an excuse to raise interest rates. The one being bantered about is the Fed needs to raise rates to help the poor. Yes – you heard correctly. To protect the poorest Americans, the argument is that the Fed needs to raise interest rates faster […]

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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 […]

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The Three Faces of Inflation – When is Real – Real?

By admin / June 29, 2016

QUESTION: Hi Marty, Will future rate hikes from the Fed cause banks to move more money out of the Fed and into the commercial banking system, creating inflation? Thanks Jack ANSWER: No. Future inflation will not be demand driven, but asset driven. Retail participation, both in the States and from Europe, in the US share […]

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Why the Quantity of Money Theory is DEAD Wrong

By admin / May 5, 2016

COMMENT: Bill Gross says you are wrong and helicopter money is coming and the Fed should print trillions to buy government bonds. Any comments? REPLY:Gross is not making a forecast without self-interest. Gross’ “helicopter money” calls for the Federal Reserve and U.S. Treasury to engage in another round of quantitative easing (QE) by printing trillions of […]

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The Real Reason Inflation Unfolds

By admin / January 4, 2016

QUESTION: Dear Mr Armstrong, Thank you EVER SO MUCH for everything that you do even for ordinary folks like me who are not traders but just want to have a good grasp of where to put their money. I have already … →