Friday July 10, 2020

Felon turns economics blogger

Building a growing blog audience for his economic forecasts is a self-confessed felon based in Philadelphia

28th September, 2011
Martin Armstrong poses

By Zeke Faux and David Glovin

Martin Armstrong is a self-taught economist who is starting to build an Internet following from an almost-empty office across the street from Philadelphia City Hall (see

He’s also an unrepentant felon who spent 11 years in prison for cheating investors out of US$700 million and hiding US$15 million in assets from regulators.

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