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Jan 23

Why Deflation, more QE, Central Bank schizophrenia?

Today’s missive will focus on some very important issues affecting our markets as well as implications for our future. Are…

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Jan 23

Lack of a Free Press

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, I have noticed that not merely Sundance refused to show your movie, but with all your amazing…

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Jan 23

Rebels Advance Towards Mariupol; 15,000 Ukraine Troops Risk

Kiev Lies Pile Up Major advances were made by rebels in the last couple of weeks. A claim made by Kiev…

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Jan 23

This Is What Gold Does In A Currency

Today the European Central Bank acknowledged that the currency it manages is being sucked into a deflationary vortex. It responded…

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Jan 22

The Confusers

“You might be interested,” said a dude in Australia, “at how the news is being reported down here.” I was. When…

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Jan 22

China Manufacturing Flat-Lining In Slight Contraction

Its pretty much the status quo for the HSBC Flash China Manufacturing PMI report. Key Points Flash China Manufacturing PMI at 49.8…

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Jan 22

The Coming Dollar Rally

  With the intentional policy to lower the value of the Euro to try to stimulate the European economy, the dollar…

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Jan 21

The Second Coming

- Illustration by Gary Clement, @garyjoelclement The last time central bankers cut the rate was in April of 2009. You remember…

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Jan 21

Can a Doublewide Save Your Retirement

By Dennis Miller The rumors are true: Florida is full of 55-plus communities with rows of doublewide mobile homes. The nicer…

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Jan 21

Switzerland Wins As Its Central Bank Surrenders

If anyone had any doubt how severely the global economy has been distorted by the actions of central bankers, the…

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Jan 21

Canadian Recession Coming Up: Yield Curve Inverts Following

Currency wars pick up steam today with still more unexpected central bank actions. Please consider Canadian Central Bank Unexpectedly Lowers…

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Jan 20

The Shock

(Shot by blog dog Winston, of Edinburgh UK, on a recent trip to India) Hong Kong’s 7.2 million people are crammed…

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Jan 20

Forced Conscription: Ukraine to Mobilize 200,000 Armed Forces;

The war in Ukraine is going so well for Kiev that .... Ukraine will force 200,000 more into the army. According…

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Jan 20

The Petro Dollar is Dead – Long Live

QUESTION: Martin, I have a friend who is concerned about the impact of Russia’s breaking with the petro dollar.  I explained…

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Jan 20

Mid-Term Outlook: January, 2015

Have the equity markets finally peaked? In our view, they should have never carried on as they have - but…

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Jan 20

The Swiss Release the Kraken!

“Below the thunders of the upper deep, Far far beneath in the abysmal sea, His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep The Kraken sleepeth: faintest…

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Jan 19

Harbingers

Harbingers. Things that hint of what’s to come. Like the first robin. Or, in this case, the first Re/Max agent…

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Jan 19

Race for Negative 30-Year Yields Underway, Swiss In

As of the end of Monday January 19, 2015, European 10-year yields are as follows: Germany 10-Year bond yields 0.441% France 10-Year…

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Jan 19

Selecting Your Investment Advisor

"Make the process of selecting your investment advisor simple and straightforward." At some point, almost everyone initiates the process to select…

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