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Martin Arthur Armstrong is the former chairman of Princeton Economics International Ltd. He is best known for his economic predictions based on the Economic Confidence Model, which he developed.

Armstrong Economics - The German government is desperate for money and what they are doing now is just unbelievable. Germany is looking to order companies to prepay VAT tax before they even collect it.  Companies in Germany will now have to pay the VAT immediately to the government on any amount they have billed to a customer. This is […]

September 23rd, 2017 | European Banking Crisis

Armstrong Economics - Perhaps this period will be looked back upon ass the Draghi Deflation. After nearly 10 years of this failed policy, the European banking industry is contracting on every possible level. The merger of Commerzbank to Merge with French BNP is one possibility. Commerzbank is a takeover candidate or shotgun wedding candidate, for good reasons. Its shares have fallen […]

September 22nd, 2017 | Dow High or Low

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Hi Martin, I am confused with the Dow Jones Index, could the index explode up through 23,000 to 40,000 from here or does there need a downward move then explode up through 23,00 (a sling shot).  Could you tell us what you see for the next 6 to 9 months.  Probably the most important […]

September 20th, 2017 | Dark Age v Renaissance

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Hi Martin,  Thank you for everything that you do.  Concerning the post, The Long-Term Cycle of Monetary Crisis, you describe the corruption of power that leads to monetary crisis and the subsequent reform: the thread that repeats throughout history. I was wondering if you could contrast this with the periods of history where there […]

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Why do you say China will replace the West when their government is still the communist party? ANSWER: China is no more communist than Donald Trump. There is a cycle of life through which we all pass including governments. China revolted against communism. The government may retain that name, but they are no communist […]

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Hi Martin, Well from myself and your family we thank you for sticking with us in this time as you have mentioned you could be doing other thing for yourself but like a brother you are sticking with us even when you know we will rise and repeat most likely, but in the same […]

September 17th, 2017 | Farage at AfD in Germany

Armstrong Economics - Nigel Farage Speech at AfD w/Q&A – 8th September 2017

September 16th, 2017 | The Confusion in Gold

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION #1: [_____] says that the dollar will collapse because with the debt ceiling gone – no more buyers of Treasuries in the markets and only the Fed Reserve buying – inflation goes to the wazoo. All over USA. care to comment? ANSWER: Total nonsense. The USA debt of $20 trillion is a tiny fraction […]

Armstrong Economics -   The hunt for taxes in France and Germany is in full swing. Merkel and Macrone are looking for endless new sources of tax revenues. They are moving directly into the position of destroying their economies because their thirst for more and more taxes never ends. No matter how much they collect, they never have […]

Armstrong Economics - The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is doing his best to send Canada into the Dark Age. He is clearly a Marxist and has targeted small business which creates 70% of all employment. He said “I want to be clear,” at the Liberal party’s recent caucus gathering in Kelowna. “People who make $50,000 a year should […]

September 13th, 2017 | The Coming One World Currency

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Dear Marty, I sure would appreciate any thoughts you have on rumors making the rounds that the International Monetary Fund has tipped its hand, in part via its June 2017 “Fintech and Financial Services: Initial Considerations” IMF Discussion Note, and intends to replace the US Dollar as the global reserve currency as early as January […]

September 12th, 2017 | Reality of the Dollar

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Hello Mr Armstrong. I understand the logic of the weakness / strength of currency that you outline from time to time in your modelling of the global crisis. You omit to explain the importance in the pace of change in the value of a currency; for instance Venezuela and Argentina according to your explanation […]

Armstrong Economics - We are supposed to live in a free society, but we do not. A federal judge claims the same power as the former king and he can sentence you to die in prison without a lawyer, trial, or even a charge. The majority of Federal judges are the most ruthless people you will ever encounter. […]

Armstrong Economics - There is no doubt that the feud between Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress has been astonishing. Even some Republicans support trying to impeach him thinking he will be a liability in 2018. Trump is responding like a businessman and not a politician, Many of his supporters hoped for this and voted for him to drain the […]

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Dear Mr. Armstrong, I am a long time reader of your blog from India. I am learning about a lot many things about Finance & Economics from your blog, than I learned by going to College. Truly, what is being taught in Academic institutions is far from what actually happens. I am an Investor […]

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: North Korea needs food. I believe we negotiated the Russian wheat deal in 1973. Would waving the prospect of food turn the North Koreans away from war. The condition would be that they deactivate their H bombs. CM ANSWER: What I tried to explain is Kim Jung Un’s perspective. One thing my father taught […]

September 5th, 2017 | The Crash & No Bid

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Hey Marty, Love your blog and the insight you have given all your readers. However I am wondering that when you say the markets are going to become more volatile – how does that effect the trigger that sets off the dominoes ?? what i mean is, if the economy around the world hits […]

September 4th, 2017 | Gold – Oil – Dollar

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; At the cocktail party in Hong Kong I am the one who asked you how China should proceed to make the yuan a reserve currency. You said the rule of law must first protect property and surprisingly you said to issue commodity contracts redeemable in gold. Well, everyone knows whatever you seem […]

Armstrong Economics - French Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron is coming out arguing for the total federalization of Europe proposing that there should be a budget for the Eurozone of hundreds of billions of euros. Macron’s position is that this budget should represent several points of the gross domestic product (GDP) of the Eurozone. It should be possible, Macron said, to […]

Armstrong Economics - Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Friday writing in an article published on the Kremlin’s web site that the emerging standoff between North Korea and the United States over its nuclear missile program bringing the world to the edge of a large-scale conflict. He further warned that it was a mistake to try to pressure […]

Armstrong Economics -     QUESTION: Hello, Mr. Armstrong. Let us say that the future turns out OK-ish (post crash and burn), that we avoid another dark age. 3D printing, AI and robots do a lot of the work for humanity. The amount of available mundane jobs are reduced and replaced by our inventions. Have you had any […]

Armstrong Economics - The issue of credit default swaps (CDS) in 2017 is running at twice that of last year reflecting rising concerns of another coming crash. The number of hedge funds and banks dealing with highly sensitive credit derivatives has reached almost $30 billion in 2017 up from only about $ 15 billion in 2016 and just […]

August 30th, 2017 | Gold & the Dow

Armstrong Economics - QUESTION:  Dear Martin, I have been following your blog for years now. I am not a trader or financial person in any sense of the word but I take a keen interest in the economy and try to keep myself educated re current science theories for my own interest. I love your blog and your fundamental […]

Armstrong Economics - According to the new draft law proposal, all persons who enter the US will have to declare their holdings in crypto currencies with a value over 10,000 dollars. This is the case with larger quantities of cash or precious metals. Naturally, they are calling this money laundering and possible funding of terrorism. It’s really about taxes.  I […]

Armstrong Economics - Our models seem to be right on target for the escalation of military threats from North Korea. We gave a out two targets for the opening of  window for a conflict on our war model to watch are August 12/13, 2017 and September 11/12, 2017. We must be on guard for this is the prime […]
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