Two Compelling Arguments for Inflation, from Peter Schiff and John Hussman

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First, we turn to Peter Schiff, who tells Yahoo Tech Ticker that he expects China will need to unpeg its currency in order to fight inflation.  Raising rates alone won’t do it, he says, because they’ll still be importing too many of our quantitatively eased dollars. Source: Yahoo Finance – Tech Ticker, January 24, 2011. […]

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You’ve got to see it to believe it – Bernanke cites rising stock prices as evidence that QE2 was a success! Thus confirming what us armchair observers had suspected – the Fed is dedicated to keeping the stock market propped up – dollar and inflation be damned. John Mauldin had a great take on this […]

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Overall credit, as measured by the quarterly Z1 report, turned up significantly in the 3rd quarter for the first time in a few quarters – does this mean the deflation threat passed? Fellow deflationist Vox Day is not impressed – he writes: So, while Z1 reports a quarterly increase of 0.43% in overall credit, the first […]

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As most intelligent investors and business people can see, most of the recent stimulus and “quantitatively eased” funds are not really finding their way into the heart of the American economy.  Ironically, much of this money is heading overseas, with China being as hot a destination as any. So, while boneheaded American politicians hem and […]

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Ed. Note – you can read Part I of Prechter’s guest article on the history of the Fed here. Money, Credit and the Federal Reserve Banking System Conquer the Crash, Chapter 10 By Robert Prechter … Let’s attempt to define what gives the dollar objective value. As we will see in the next section, the […]

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Here’s a guest piece by Bud Conrad, who picks apart Bernanke’s latest follies, both at home and abroad, as he continues on his mission to devalue the US dollar in an effort to get the US economy jumpstarted again. (The only question in my mind is not around Bernanke’s motivations – we know them – […]

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We’ve sure seen a lot of QE2 talk hashed around – including some hilarious cartoon spoof videos.  But here’s a unique take from Andy Kessler on Bernanke’s real motivations for QE2, courtesy of the WSJ: I have a different explanation for the Fed’s latest easing program: Without another $600 billion floating through the economy, Mr. […]

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The Fed and “Plunge Protection Team”: Are They Manipulating Stocks? Rumors are, the U.S. government “is propping up the stock market.” by Elliott Wave International Out of thousands of questions recently submitted to us at Elliott Wave International, the most frequent one received is: “Can the Fed manipulate the stock market?” Read our expert’s answer […]

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