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Can Interest Rates Rise When Central Banks Are The Only Market Maker?
How can interest rates can rise when central banks are the only market maker, & pension funds FORCED to buy gov.debt by their statutes?
Market Talk – Friday, Feb. 14
Crude oil had another positive day after rebounding from a difficult January due to the coronavirus. Still, news about diminishing demand from China regarding the outbreak persists.
Market Talk – Thursday, Feb. 13
Economic activity has almost come to a standstill in China as major businesses and investors remain spooked about the future impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Market Talk – Wednesday, Feb. 12
Powell pointed to the troubled US healthcare system, stating Americans are “effectively spending and getting nothing”. Powell noted that the US spends 6% to 7% of GDP more than other first-world countries on healthcare.
Market Talk – Tuesday, Feb. 11
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell addressed Congress and exclaimed the US economy is “in a very good place”. There are a few areas of concern, including the outstanding federal budget deficit that is expected to exceed $1 trillion this year.
Market Talk – Monday, Feb. 10
WTI crude hit below 50 USD per barrel for the second time this month, with Brent crude not far behind at 54 USD. The impact of coronavirus is apparent, with China usually consuming 14m bpd being forced to a standstill.


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Latest Posts
Happy Easter – But Why Do We Call It Easter
Easter is historically the most confusing holiday. Besides the calculation being complex, the traditions are also a blend of various different cultures.
ECB Brings European Banks To The Brink Of Disaster
The European banking crisis is spreading rapidly. There are now concerns in Italy and in Portugal as well. The ECB cannot even understand why people would not want to keep their money in banks with negative rates.
Is Russia Subject To The Economic Confidence Model?
Pi is starting to be discovered in other fields even quantum mechanics. We are just scratching the surface when it comes to understanding how everything truly functions
Swiss Agree To End Bank Secrecy Betraying Their Own Country
The European Union and Switzerland have now signed a major accord that will end banking secrecy for EU residents, preventing them from hiding undeclared income in Swiss banks.

Work Experience

Armstrong Economics
November 1979 - Present (40 years 11 months)
Princeton Economics international
1980 - 2014 (34 years 7 months)


Princeton and London


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Martin Armstrong
Martin Armstrong
Welcome to Armstrong Economics where our mission is provide a public service for the average person to comprehend the global economy and for professionals to access the most sophisticated international analysis possible. We provide an integrated understandable global model approach that is free of personal bias, bravado, or other nonsense to enable you to see the inherent inner-workings of the world economy to grasp how everything is truly integrated to a single enterprise driven by international capital flows. Forecasting the World economy and markets becomes possible only when approached on a stoic unemotional basis from an international perspective. Trying to forecast a single market is dangerous for everything is interconnected on a global scale.