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Will Europe See More Deflation, Stagflation, or Inflation?

By admin / August 5, 2019

  QUESTION:  Dear Martin, am a loyal reader of your blog and many thanks to you for the education. Please, one brief but important question, which keeps me thinking hard these days. I remember your words, inflation should pick up in the next cycle. But, isn’t it the other way round? Isn’t deflation the next […]


Gold & The Hedge Against Government

By admin / June 12, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Martin, You have mentioned repeatedly that gold is a hedge against political uncertainty. For the past several years the price has hovered at the cost of production and exploration is virtually non-existent as capital has dried up. Nevertheless, the world is a political mess as far as the eye can see. So, it […]


Stagflation Versus Hyperinflation

By admin / February 12, 2019

QUESTION: Reading your posts it seems to me you disagree with the pending hyperinflation forecasts.  What do you see coming then? PH ANSWER: Hyperinflation comes when two primary requirements are met: (1) there is a complete collapse in the confidence of the government; (2) the government can no longer borrow and can only create money to […]


Will Russia’s Economy Exceed Germany’s Anytime Soon?

By admin / February 7, 2019

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; Standard Chartered has forecast that Russia will overtake Germany as the world’s fifth largest economy, possibly as early as next year in 2020. Would you care to comment if that is possible? GP ANSWER: It is clear that Russia’s economy is not impacted by the stupid US sanctions for going into Ukraine. Historically, […]