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When the Money Dies

By admin / October 17, 2019

QUESTION: I am 77 years old, and Seared in my memory is a short video and notes on the small villages in Japan abandoning government currency totally, and using chits exchanged at a table for all the village business. Foodstuffs, bicycle tires, or whatever. Maybe your fabulous researchers can find it. Germans using the currency […]


Japan’s Monetary System is a Warning to Modern Society

By admin / October 1, 2019

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; My friend who retired from the Bank of Japan told me you had recreated the monetary system of Japan and that was how you could predict the yen would go below par back in 1995 and again in 2011. Could you please publish the chart on the yen showing the full monetary […]


Why Japan Lost So Big Post-1989

By admin / September 2, 2019

QUESTION: Hi Marty, I come from a golfing family and remember very well the shock when a Japanese investment group bought the Pebble Beach Golf Links, in 1990, for $850 million. The previous October Japanese investors bought the Rockefeller Center, triggering a flurry of Japanese purchases of signature U.S. properties such as Pebble Beach. Was […]


2019 – The Insane Year for Japan

By admin / February 2, 2019

This new year for Japan is going to be a really crazy and chaotic year. There will be nationwide local elections held in mid-April, which Socrates is already picking up on the horizon. This will then be followed by Emperor Akihito’s historic abdication also at the end of April. Traditionally, this will begin a new “era” […]


Market Talk- April 4th, 2017

By admin / April 4, 2017

Core Asian markets seemed to be dragged lower by the weight of the Nikkei today as Yen buying returned. Always difficult to gauge sentiment when half the core markets are closed (Shanghai, Hang Seng, India). so many focused on the RBA rhetoric and watched currencies more than equity indices. The yen again attempted to breach […]