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Martin Armstrong Warns: 2018 Is The Year Of Earthquakes

Authored by Martin Armstrong via ArmstrongEconomics.com, The Great San Francisco Earthquake struck on April 18th, 1906 (1906.295). Based upon our model that monitors earthquakes due to their impact on the economy (1906 quake led to the Panic of 1907 and the formation to create the Federal Reserve in 1913), the risk for a major earthquake […]

The U.S. Is Crushing Its Clean Energy Forecasts

Paris, schmarish… In a February 2007 report, the United States Department of Energy made thirty-year predictions for the country's energy usage and production. As Statista's infographic below shows, using data from the non-profit international environmental pressure group Natural Resources Defense Council, these forecasts have so far been smashed. You will find more statistics at Statista Martin Armstrong details […]

WTF Chart Of The Day: America’s Youngest Child Brides & Grooms

Between 2000 and 2015, at least 207,468 minors were married in the United States. As Statista's Martin Armstrong notes, despite an overall fall in child marriage since 2000 (25,583 to 9,247), there are still a shocking number of young children legally married in the country. Only 14 percent married other minors, meaning 86 percent wedded an adult. […]

With Bitcoin’s Adolescence Comes Real Competition

Authored by Tom Luongo, With the calling off of the New York Agreement to force the implementation of Segwit2x Bitcoin is now at a fascinating fork in the road (all puns intended).  Bitcoin prices are falling as people leave the network and Bitcoin Cash prices are spiking. I advised my subscribers to hedge 15-25% of […]

Who Feels EU Membership Has Paid Off? (Spoiler Alert: Not Italy)

Amid the UK's Brexit vote and rising right-wing populism across Europe, euroscepticism has never posed a greater threat to the EU. Despite the turmoil, majorities in most countries feel they have benefited from EU membership. According to the European Parliament, 90 percent of people in Ireland feel their country's decision to join the EU has paid […]

Why Germans Voted For The Far-Right ‘AfD’

The main headline from the German election yesterday is not Angela Merkel getting a fourth term in charge, but rather her party's weakened position – caused chiefly by a surge in support for the right wing nationalist party 'Alternative für Deutschland' (AfD). The AfD is a controversial party – one which not only ran on a program […]

Visualizing Guam’s Strategic Importance To The US

In apparent response to Trump's promise of "fire and fury" in the event of any threat to the United States from North Korea, Pyongyang has said it is "carefully examining" a plan to attack the U.S. Territory of Guam, saying they will engulf the island with an "enveloping fire". As well as being home to over […]

And The Least Safe Country In The World Is…

A global survey conducted in 135 countries has revealed that crisis-hit Venezuela has by far the lowest share of inhabitants that feel safe walking alone at night. You will find more statistics at Statista As Statista's Martin Armstrong notes, a mere 12 percent of Venezuelan respondents said that they would feel comfortable at alone at night on […]

Martin Armstrong Rages At California’s Brown: “Arrogance Knows No Bounds”

Authored by Martin Armstrong via ArmstrongEconomics.com, The governor of California is just insane and out of control. Besides boasting that California is its own country free to enter into treaties with Europe against the Constitution, now Governor Brown is restricting the freedom of movement of its citizens, creating a list of states within the USA […]

(Un)Locked & Loaded

Recently, we shed light on the number of children in the U.S. that accidentally killed themselves or another child in the last three years. As reported by USA Today, in most cases the initial cause is the presence of a loaded, unsecured gun in the home. As Statista's Martin Armstrong notes, data from Pew Research Center reveals […]