THE STORY OF MARTIN ARMSTRONG
CAN A COMPUTER MODEL PREDICT THE WORLD ECONOMY?
MARTIN ARMSTRONG, once a US based trillion dollar financial advisor, developed a computer model based on the number pi and other cyclical theories to predict economic turning points with eerie accuracy. In the early 80s he established his financial forecasting and advising company Princeton Economics. His forecasts were in great demand worldwide.
As Armstrong’s recognition grew, prominent New York bankers invited him to join “The Club” to aid them in market manipulation. Martin repeatedly refused. Later that same year (1999) the FBI stormed his offices, confiscating his computer model and accusing him of a 3 billion dollar Ponzi scheme. Was it an attempt to silence him and prevent him from initiating a public discourse on the real Ponzi scheme of debts that the world has been building up for decades? Armstrong predicts that a sovereign debt crisis will start to unfold on a global level after October 1, 2015 – a major pi turning point that his computer model forecasted many years ago.
“Thriller than reality” – Weekly newspaper “Die Zeit”
“The forecaster is as serpentine and fascinating as a John le Carré Novel” – LA Weekly
“It plays like a slickly elaborate sketch for a future Hollywood retelling in the Wolf of Wall Street mould.” – Hollywoodreporter
“Martin Armstrong: A con man, a crank or a genius?” – The NewYorker
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