Monday , 23 October 2017


Inflation/Deflation

What Goes Up Exponentially Eventually Drops Like A Stone – Got Gold?

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When growth becomes exponential the likelihood is that it won’t last and that there will a substantial move in the opposite direction. This article looks at the unsustainable trends in most asset classes, population numbers, inflation and credit growth and discusses the dire consequences that are most likely to unfold in the years to come as a result.

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What Inflation Actually Looks Like For Most Americans – and The Picture Is Not Pretty

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I have long been a critic of government inflation statistics. Not so much with regard to the methodology they use, but because the measure of “average” inflation across the broad economy doesn’t really describe the inflation that the majority of Americans experience. I’ve written about that at length in several letters and now my good friend Ron Arnott, along with his associate Lillian Wu, presents us with a research paper that lays out what inflation actually looks like for most Americans – and the picture is not pretty.

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We’re On the Cusp Of Inflation Beginning

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Gluskin Sheff Chief Economist David Rosenberg is bucking the bearish trend on Wall Street and running with the bulls instead, touting positive jobs and wages data as a sign that inflation—the current gold standard for economic recovery—may be right around the corner...

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A Perspective On the World’s Most Famous Hyperinflation Event

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The Great War ended on November 11th, 1918, when the signed armistice came into effect, but the peace agreement lead to additional destruction - the destruction of wealth and savings - in the form of an hyperinflation event in Germany from 1921 and 1924 that caused millions of people to have their savings erased.

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