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Feb 4

Bad Numbers And Dark Prophecies: Almost Everybody’s Cutting

The drumbeat of bad (and sometimes just plain weird) news has risen lately — but today’s batch stands out. Here’s…

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Feb 4

Gold & the Dow

QUESTION: Dear Mr. Armstrong, I have a question for your Blog . Do we need a falling dollar, like today, to see…

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Feb 4

Currency Wars and a Job Gain Recession?

I am entertaining the notion of a “Job Gain Recession“. A chart of year-over-year nonfarm employment shows that’s nearly what happened…

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Feb 4

A Little Chaos Is a Good Thing

Longtime readers know that I rarely delve into partisan politics. That’s not the usual focus of this letter. While I…

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Feb 4

OIL: As Good As It Gets

In observing the enormous triple digit percentage gains achieved amid Crude Oil’s northward thrusts versus its debilitating double digit losses…

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Feb 3

Head Start

  So 11% of kids in the UK think milk and eggs come from wheat. A scary number of nutbars on…

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Feb 3

This Is Really Bad For Banks

Once upon a time, falling interest rates were great for banks. A lower cost of capital gave lenders access to…

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Feb 3

Chicago on Brink of Bond Market Shutoff: Tax-Exempt

Verge of a Bond Market Shutoff The Chicago Board of Education is on the verge of a bond market shutoff. On January…

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Feb 3

Recovery or recession? Facts and fiction. What’s next?

By Gerald Celente Publisher, Trends Journal KINGSTON, NY, 3 February 2016 — At his State of the Union address just two weeks ago,…

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Feb 2

Gold/Oil Ratio: Is It Really Making Record Highs?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong, Mining ran a chart of the gold/oil ratio pointing out that conventional wisdom has placed the two together on…

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Feb 2

The War on the Credit Cycle Has Only

RHINEBECK, New York – We spent the weekend up north… where people put “Feel the Bern” bumper stickers on their…

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Feb 2

The Big News

  Only 48 more sleeps until the big event in Ottawa. The first T2 budget will arrive in the midst of…

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Feb 2

Epic Battle: Hedge Funds Versus China

George Soros’ successful bet against the British pound back in 1992 remains one of financial history’s epic tales. The short version…

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Feb 1

Less than Zero

  It was cute the way this blog lit up Friday when the Bank of Japan said it’ll diddle with negative…

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Feb 1

Atlanta Fed Sees Far Weaker Than Expected Q1

Another Monday, another set of “surprisingly” bad economic numbers. A few representative headlines: China manufacturing prices decline for 18th straight…

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Feb 1

What Happens to Cash When Governments Go Electronic?

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; What happens to paper money when the government moves electronic? Is it just cancelled? Does cash then…

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Feb 1

Tokyo Doubles Down

“When it becomes serious, you have to lie.” “I'm ready to be insulted as being insufficiently democratic, but I want to…

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Jan 31

The Populist Revolution: Bernie and Beyond

The world is undergoing a populist revival. From the revolt against austerity led by the Syriza Party in Greece and…

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Jan 30

A Brief Tour of America’s Military Misadventures

BALTIMORE – The Dow rose 126 points yesterday – just shy of 1%. Not enough to reverse the market’s apparent downward…

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