Inflation/Deflation

Here's the Math: Higher Oil Price Could Cost Median U.S. Household $700 in 2011!

An analysis of the effect that rising crude oil prices is having, and will continue to have, on America's standard of living is very revealing. For every $1 increase in a barrel of crude oil the cost of what you pay at the pump for a gallon of gasoline goes up $0.03. That may not seem like much but the recent spike in the price of oil, were it to remain at its current level of $105 per barrel, would cost the median household somewhere in the neighborhood of $700 in 2011 - yes, $700! Words: 345

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Understanding Inflation: It's Here – and It's Going to Get Worse, Much Worse!

Based on past massive monetary pumping, and using the time lag of 36 months which it normally takes before changes in money supply generate a visible effect on the prices of goods in general, we forecast that the yearly rate of growth of the CPI based inflation could rise to 2.4 percent by September of this year before jumping to 4.4 percent by December. Year on year, the rate of growth of the CPI less food and energy is forecast to climb to 1.5 percent by September before climbing to 2.7 percent in December. Let me explain. Words: 1670

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Global Money Printing Is A Recipe For A Global Economic Nightmare

If the U.S. dollar is being devalued so rapidly, then why does it sometimes increase in value against other global currencies? It is because there are times when one particular global currency will fall faster than the others but the reality is that they are all being rapidly devalued. As the 6 charts below illustrate, the UK, the EU, Japan, China and India, as well as the U.S., have all been printing money like there is no tomorrow. Unfortunately, this is a recipe for a global economic nightmare. Words: 1102

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Will This Be The USA in 2012?

The economic condition of the country continues to decline toward its rendezvous with an, as yet, unknowable catastrophe. Here is... a look (not a prediction) at a series of not improbable events that could develop [and which] would change our economic world overnight. Words: 1550

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Rampant Inflation is Coming – As Soon As 2011!!

Are you ready for rampant inflation? Well, unfortunately it looks like it might be headed our way. The U.S. monetary base has absolutely exploded over the last couple of years, and all that money is starting to filter through into the hands of consumers. Commodity prices are absolutely skyrocketing, and it is inevitable that those price increases will show up in our stores at some point soon. The U.S. dollar has already been slipping substantially, and now there is every indication that the Fed is hungry to start printing even more money. All of these things are going to cause a rise in inflation. The only real question is how far down the road are we going to get before it happens. Words: 1096

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Washington Politicians Will Cause Rampant Inflation With Their In-Action and Mis-Action!

The National Inflation Association (NIA) believes it is very unlikely that our representatives in Washington will have the political backbone and courage to implement any of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform's proposed cuts in domestic and defense expenditures and increases in tax revenues. [Instead, as the NIA sees it,] the U.S. is on a path towards exploding budget deficits in the years ahead that could cause an outbreak of hyperinflation by the end of calendar year 2015. Words: 887

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