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Failed Attempts to Overvalue Money

By admin / December 12, 2017

On July 12, 1722, William Wood (1671–1730), who was a hardware manufacturer, ironmaster, and mintmaster, received a contract from the British Crown to strike an issue of Irish coinage from 1722 to 1724. He also struck the ‘Rosa Americana’ coins of British America during the same period. Wood’s coinage was extremely unpopular in Ireland for […]

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Sears – What Comes Next?

By admin / October 2, 2016

Sears, Roebuck & Co. is an American department store that was founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck back in 1886. It was based originally in Chicago and it gave birth to the mail order industry. It was the Amazon of the 19th century. Sears issued catalogs that were distributed throughout the country […]

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Did the Fed Really Say they Could Buy Stocks?

By admin / October 1, 2016

The Fed told Congress it would buy stocks if Congress allowed it. This statement has caused a lot of people to scratch their heads. Will this cause all the stock bears to rethink their prognostications of a major stock market crash? This was not even on the radar of most people. Some have reported this […]

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Canada’s Household Debt Exceeds Total GDP for First Time

By admin / September 20, 2016

For the first time in history, the total private debt of the Canadian public has exceeded the total national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) after reaching 100.7%. This is significantly higher than in the United States, which has been declining since 2008. Household debt in the United States is now under 80% of GDP. Clearly, Canada’s […]

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German Study: USA is the Top Tax Haven in the World

By admin / May 14, 2016

A new study by the Green Party in Germany places the USA at the top of the list of tax havens for foreign investors. They have highlighted the key states in their study. I have written about this before. The strong capital flows coming into the USA from overseas have been stunning, to say the least. Some […]

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New Jersey to Follow Illinois Down the Drain

By admin / May 12, 2016

The New Jersey State Assembly has begun the pursuit of a constitutional amendment to guarantee pension payments for government workers over all other types of state spending. This would naturally include all politicians, which is why they are introducing it. Because spending on education, health, crime, environment, welfare etc. is not guaranteed by the Constitution […]

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The Subsidized Education & Health Care Disaster

By admin / May 7, 2016

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; What do you think about Bernie Sanders saying education should be free? Is this socialism or doable? ANSWER:The two areas that constantly rise in price are education and health care. Both are a total disaster because the government subsidizes them. Bernie’s idea of free education sounds nice. However, it will fail and constitutes Marxist socialism if it simply seeks to […]

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Asset Recycling – Robbing Pensions to Cover Govt. Costs

By admin / April 25, 2016

We are facing a pension crisis, thanks to negative interest rates that have destroyed pension funds. Pension funds are a tempting pot of money that government cannot keep its hands out of. The federal government of Canada, for example, is looking to reduce the cost of government by shifting Canada’s mounting infrastructure costs to the […]

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When Will Trump be Assassinated?

By admin / March 29, 2016

Whenever the establishment is seriously threatened, they respond with assassination. This is historically the normal in all cultures. One of the more credible conspiracies about the Kennedy assassination centers on the fact that he was against expanding the military and opposed starting the Vietnam War. After Lyndon Johnson approved the war, he latter commented how […]

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Is Goldman Sachs Rigging U.S. Treasury Auctions?

By admin / March 24, 2016

Goldman Sachs is at the center of a probe into the rigging of U.S. Treasury Auctions, which was the same allegation that resulted in the Treasury shutting down Salomon Brothers in 1991. I wrote about this incident when Salomon was caught. The fact that such rigging in commodities markets was standard for decades was common knowledge. When […]

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