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Jim Rickards: We Have Both Inflation And Deflation Right Now

Jim Rickards: We Have Both Inflation And Deflation Right Now

We have two things going on at once right now. You have deflation which is perfectly natural and what you would expect in a depression. Against that, we have inflation from the Fed money printing. In rough numbers we might have 4% deflation and 5% inflation at the same time which net out to about 1% inflation in the CPI. That is not a stable series; that is actually two forces pushing against each other.

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Economic Disasters!

Economic Disasters!

There is an excess of monetary heroin, Quantitative Easing, in Europe, the UK, Japan, the USA and elsewhere. (When will they ever learn?) The S&P 500 is hitting new highs and gold and silver are sitting roughly at two year lows. Strange and stranger every day…….

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