QE And Helicopter Money Questions Answered

QE And Helicopter Money Questions Answered

QE And Helicopter Money Questions Answered

I came up with the idea of “World Out of Whack” while out on a training run. With all the insanity in financial markets, documenting those which are weirder than a 3-dollar bill would make for an interesting exercise. And besides, we’re covering these markets for our own personal investment and trading purposes.

In last week’s edition we discussed helicopter money.

After A Tough Year, Odey Asset Management Finishes 2021 On A High

For much of the past decade, Crispin Odey has been waiting for inflation to rear its ugly head. The fund manager has been positioned to take advantage of rising prices in his flagship hedge fund, the Odey European Fund, and has been trying to warn his investors about the risks of inflation through his annual Read More

(if you haven’t read it yet, I encourage you to do so here)

I received a deluge of emails as a result. I do read them all but simply cannot respond to all of them – my apologies.

There were two main themes of questions emanating from the article, and in today’s podcast I cover them both. It is short and sweet and I hope you enjoy it.

– Chris

“Let us suppose now that one day a helicopter flies over this community and drops an additional $1,000 in bills from the sky, which is, of course, hastily collected by members of the community. Let us suppose further that everyone is convinced that this is a unique event which will never be repeated.” — Milton Friedman


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