Tag: deflation

China Debt Under Control?

China Debt Under Control?

In September last year, the Bank for International Settlements issued a damning assessment of Chinese Debt and its  banking sector, in particular: it would face a crisis in three years if it didn’t get the house in order.  The report […]

Home Prices Peak – Unusual Times

Home Prices Peak – Unusual Times

We live in unusual times; we always live in unusual times. This is the third MONTHLY blog within the past 30 days; events are moving at such a fast pace that everything is likely to be changed by tomorrow, so […]

The Current Message of Yield Curves: Inflation or Deflation?

The Current Message of Yield Curves: Inflation or Deflation?

With the state of post-Op/Twist systemic dysfunction, there are no absolutes, but… Generally, a rising yield curve (after years of Goldilocks and her favored declining curve) would signal changes in financial markets.  But it is not as simple as stating […]

What Is Inflation And How Is It Measured

What Is Inflation And How Is It Measured

In emails I received and discussions I saw and experienced there is a strong belief that independent measures of inflation (e.g. www.shadowstats.com, the Chapwood Index) are false and not trustworthy. I wanted to address this issue and show you how […]

Brexit!!!  Silver!!!  Bonds!!!  Deflation!!!

Brexit!!! Silver!!! Bonds!!! Deflation!!!

It’s a funny title for a segment, but it is appropriate. I don’t want to be too flippant with dismissals of inflammatory market events like ‘Brexit’ as simply hype. There is very real macro fundamental shifting going on behind the […]

A Path Toward Inflation

A Path Toward Inflation

A Path Toward Inflation Yes, it’s another inflation post going up even as inflation expectations are in the dumper and casino patrons just cannot get enough of Treasury and Government bonds yielding 0%, near 0% and below 0%. Feel free […]

Will Gold Crash With The Dow…Or Soar?

Will Gold Crash With The Dow…Or Soar?

Will Gold Crash With The Dow…Or Soar? by Jeff Thomas, Sprott Money By Jeff Thomas, Feature Writer for Doug Casey’s International Man and Strategic Wealth Preservation In 2008, we projected that the crash in the market was in fact a […]