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INFLATION – Multi-Dimensional Confusion

The old idea that inflation is created by an increase in money supply has distorted the minds of many people. Inflation is caused by numerous factors for it is [...]

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The Age of Deflation & the Fed

It appears that many people are married to the idea that the Fed creates INFLATION by expanding the money supply. Sorry, it does not work that way. Others confuse [...]

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The Misconception of Deflation vs. Inflation

Some people have a very hard time understanding that we are in a massive deflationary spiral; they think that rising prices simply means it is inflation and not [...]

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Merkel’s Obsession with Austerity & Bias of the Press Against Greece

The obsession with austerity stems from Germany’s experience with hyperinflation. This is akin to the USA’s obsession with the deflation of the Great [...]

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The Link Between Inflation & Interest Rates

QUESTION: Hi Marty, The reason central banks like to have inflation, is because they get to reduce the effective value of their respective national debts over time. [...]

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Why Negative Interest Rates Invite a Dark Age

The quest to eliminate cash is all about Negative Interest Rates for as long as cash exists, people would withdraw their money from banks and stuff it in a [...]

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Why Europe Will Lead the Charge to Eliminate Cash – the Next Step in a Global Meltdown

Europe will lead the world into Economic Totalitarianism because government is now desperate to retain the euro. If the euro collapses, so will Brussels. The [...]

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Reality of Hyperinflation – The External Alternative

QUESTION: Mr. Armstrong; What did people really do during the German hyperinflation? It seems that all you hear about has been people running around with [...]

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End of Bonds Rise in Rates – A New Type of Inflation

QUESTION: Dear Martin, First I would like to congratulate you on your excellent analysis and market views. I am a bond portfolio manager for 25 years and I can only [...]

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