LATEST NEWS : Your Personal Gold Standard

There isn’t a central bank in the world that wants to go back to a gold standard. But that’s not the point. The point is whether they will have to. I’ve had conversations with several of the Federal Reserve Bank presidents. When you ask them point-blank, “Is there a theoretical limit to the Fed’s balance […]

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How Much Inflation is Really Out There?

Yesterday, we reported on the latest money woes in Argentina. Today, we turn back to the US. The Dow caught a bid yesterday, with a 90-point rise, bringing it to rest at 15,928. That’s 15,017 points higher than the low it hit in 1981, just after Ronald Reagan was elected. In 1982, US stocks began […]

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With China Awash in Money, Leaders Start to Weigh Raising the Floodgates

HONG KONG — Move over, Janet Yellen and Ben Bernanke. Step aside, Mario Draghi and Haruhiko Kuroda. When it comes to monetary stimulus, Zhou Xiaochuan, the longtime governor of the People’s Bank of China, has no rivals. The latest data released by China on Wednesday show that the country’s rapid growth in money supply has […]

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What Happens in a Market Downturn?

“How will asset-backed securities fare in a market meltdown? Not-so-ancient historic data demonstrates than when stocks fall, so do other types of securities. When the stock market falls, historically, the value of assets falls, as scheduled repayment or predicted earnings becomes increasingly uncertain. In the chart below, one can see how in the 2008 market […]

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Deflation, Inflation Both Inevitable Outcome of Fed Actions

Deflation or inflation? Which lies ahead seems to be the question, as the Federal Reserve Bank continues to inflate, adding to the currency supply at a pace of $85 billion each month. But after blowing a huge bubble, isn’t it eventually liable to pop, deflating? As Mark Jeftovic wrote at Wealth.net, “most people think that prices slowly, […]

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Deflation, Inflation Both Inevitable Outcome of Fed Actions

“Deflation or inflation? Which lies ahead seems to be the question, as the Federal Reserve Bank continues to inflate, adding to the currency supply at a pace of $85 billion each month. But after blowing a huge bubble, isn’t it eventually liable to pop, deflating?”   Continue reading on wealthcycles.com

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