Can a computer model predict the world economy? Martin Armstrong, a former US-based trillion dollar financial advisor, developed a computer model based on the number pi and other cyclical theories to predict economic turning points to incredible precision. 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 help them in market manipulation. Martin refused. Later that same year, 1999, the FBI stormed his offices, confiscated his computer model, and accused him of a $3 billion 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 1st 2015 - a major pi turning point that his computer model forecasted many years ago.
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Director - Marcus Vetter
Co-Director - Karin Steinberger
Producers - Ulli Pfau, Michael Heiks, Marcus Vetter
Cinematography - George Zengerling
Editor - Marcus Vetter
Sound - Aljoscha Haupt
Original Music - Sven Kaiser
Production Company - FILMPERSPEKTIVE GmbH
Length - 94 Minutes
Date of Premiere - 2014-11-24
UK Distribution - Scottish Documentary Institute
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