Tag Archives: deflation

The Ire of the Credit Card

“Ahhh! There’s a money flood in the world economy! We’re all gonna drown in a sea of hyperinflation!” That’s what a lot of people think. And not just cranks on the internet – although there’s plenty of them – some … Continue reading

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Biflation Enters ‘Dangerous Territory’ – Blame the Weatherman!

I’ve written about biflation on here before. To quickly rehash: biflation occurs when prices are falling in one sector of the economy (deflation), while rising in another (inflation). Presently, there seems to be inflation taking place in the realm of … Continue reading

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US Biflation Update: Happy Christmas!

A while back I did an article where I alluded to the potential dangers of biflation – biflation, to explain once more, deflation (falling prices) in one sector of the economy and inflation (rising prices) in another sector. I also … Continue reading

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Speculators: First They Take the Roof Over Your Head; Then They Take the Food From Out of Your Mouth!

Pursue the Truth and she will come to you. Recently, I’ve been doing some articles that – I’ll be frank – I wasn’t sure how they all tied together. But enlightenment comes to the those who wait – and through … Continue reading

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Deflation – or even BIflation – in the States?

I’ve been saying for a while now that Ireland was on the brink of a debt deflation crisis – similar in many respects to the one faced by the US during the Great Depression. That’s an overhang of debt, coupled … Continue reading

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The Fleeting Dream of Inflation

There’s something about wheelbarrows of money that gets people spooked. What’s weird is that it gets people spooked even when there is quite literally no chance of it happening. The great psychologist Sigmund Freud once distinguished between what he called … Continue reading

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