Posts Tagged ‘Inflation’

  • Young Home-Buyers in for a Nasty Surprise

    06.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Young Home-Buyers in for a Nasty Surprise

    Thousands of mortgage holders will see their mortgage bill rise for the first time. By around £22 a month according to the Guardian. That’s based on an average British mortgage of around £175,000. And it’s an 11% increase on the average rate of 2.25%

  • How This Bull Market Ends

    17.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on How This Bull Market Ends

    Bill Bonner – Bill Bonner’s Diary (United States) – PARIS – Whoa! Bitcoin is up $1,457 since the start of the month; at writing, one bitcoin sells for $5,670. Look at the Dow. It is on its way to 23,000. And don’t even mention the tech

  • Inflation, Government Solvency, Unemployment or Financial Stability?

    12.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Inflation, Government Solvency, Unemployment or Financial Stability?

    Bank of England Governor Carney is prioritising inflation. But tackling inflation sacrifices economic growth. At least debt-financed economic growth. People have borrowed like mad during the decade of absurdly low interest rates. They’d be in trouble if

  • The Riddle That Central Bankers Can’t Figure Out

    05.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on The Riddle That Central Bankers Can’t Figure Out

    It was a “conundrum” to former Fed chief Alan Greenspan. It is a “mystery” to his successor Janet Yellen. How come the economy doesn’t respond to easy money the way it used to? We have a hypothesis…

  • Why You Should Buy Gold Now Before the Price Skyrockets

    27.09.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Why You Should Buy Gold Now Before the Price Skyrockets

    Higher inflation - the only way to keep America from going broke. Unfortunately, it will also make your money worth less. Now is a perfect time to buy some gold.

  • The Fed Just Admitted to Lying About Inflation

    27.09.2017 • FranceComments Off on The Fed Just Admitted to Lying About Inflation

    The Fed admits that it does not understand anything, that its statistics are cumbersome and that it does not know what causes inflation, but the market does not care!

  • Economists Are Wrong – Crises Are Part of Our Economic DNA

    22.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Economists Are Wrong – Crises Are Part of Our Economic DNA

    For economists, downturns in the market have no use in particular ... They arise due to "dysfunctions" in the system. The economist sees himself as a protector of the prosperity ... by manufacturing growth without retreat.

  • Find Freedom with Cryptos

    06.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Find Freedom with Cryptos

    A crypto-currency provides you with a safe haven outside of the control of the government. Safely store your wealth if inflation takes off, or the state imposes controls on bank accounts, or if world events cause distrust in certain currencies.

  • Don’t Bet on This Market

    06.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Don’t Bet on This Market

    In 1992, while the pound was tumbling, the Swedish central bank raised interest rates to 500% to prevent facing the same fate. Imagine running that number through your investment models today.

  • Central Banks Are Already Armed Against the 2017 Financial Crisis

    07.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on Central Banks Are Already Armed Against the 2017 Financial Crisis

    The fall of the US stock market will send shockwaves around the world and, like Pavlov's dog, the response from central bankers will be something that you can easily expect...

  • Swiss Central Bankers Have Made $3000 Profit per Resident

    03.08.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Swiss Central Bankers Have Made $3000 Profit per Resident

    Central bankers were supposed to manipulate the economy for your benefit, but instead they’ve completely consumed it.

  • The Economy’s 30-Year Buildup Will Be Destroyed in Just One

    01.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on The Economy’s 30-Year Buildup Will Be Destroyed in Just One

    The world has too much debt, too much capacity, too many entitlements, too many people moving into retirement, and too many people who think the world owes them a living. Reality is going to hit — and hit hard.

  • The Japanese Blame Amazon for the Failure of Abenomics

    24.07.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on The Japanese Blame Amazon for the Failure of Abenomics

    Personally, I’d have thought a national debt load in excess of 600% of GDP and an ageing population who are opposed to debt-funded consumption would have been the root causes. No, it’s that pesky Jeff Bezos who’s to blame…

  • The Debt Bomb Will Leave a Crater in Your Bank Account

    17.07.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Debt Bomb Will Leave a Crater in Your Bank Account

    Central bankers are making the mistake militaries know as “mission creep”: The goals are developing as the campaign against the financial crisis develops; They are trying to solve the problems their last effort created.

  • A Forecast From the Desk of Ron Paul:

    05.07.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on A Forecast From the Desk of Ron Paul:

    "People have the impression that the market can climb forever. Sooner or later we'll see things change. If this market were to fall by 25%, and gold by 50%, this would not be surprising to me."

  • How to Navigate the Next Great Economic Crash

    26.06.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on How to Navigate the Next Great Economic Crash

    Financial crises happen when the central bank loses its game of chicken with inflation. The narrative is simple, so you just have to watch inflation and monetary policy to get a warning on the next recession.

  • Gold Value Up as Faith in Banks Deflates

    22.06.2017 • FranceComments Off on Gold Value Up as Faith in Banks Deflates

    Bloomberg suggested that gold value would rise without inflation because confidence in central banks would vanish. Well, right now there is no inflation, and gold is indeed rising...

  • Brazil Stops Falling But Struggles to Climb

    14.06.2017 • BrazilComments Off on Brazil Stops Falling But Struggles to Climb

    Even if the economy stops dying, with lower interest rates and leaner balances, corporate results are expected to show annual evolution.The problem is that in Brazil, things never happen under normal conditions.

  • The 5 Problems of Central Banking and How to Profit From Them

    12.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The 5 Problems of Central Banking and How to Profit From Them

    Central bankers are tasked with making our economy run smoothly. But what if central bank policies are the cause of economic problems, not the solution to them? Let’s take a look at the flaws of central banking and how they turn into investment

  • Smugglers Send Cost of Bitcoin Soaring

    10.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Smugglers Send Cost of Bitcoin Soaring

    Bitcoin is nationless. Its payment infrastructure is decentralized. This means it challenges the US government’s control over the international financial infrastructure. Smuggling is alive and well in our modern world, and bitcoin is the currency of choice.

  • Central Bankers Straddle a Tightrope

    05.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Central Bankers Straddle a Tightrope

    On one side of the wire, they face deflation. On the other side of the wire is something almost as bad – inflation. But it’s the destination that we’ll focus on today. Where does the wire actually lead us?

  • The Absurdity of Central Banks

    02.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Absurdity of Central Banks

    We all accept central banks and their inflation targets blindly, as though they are a cog in the wheel of the economy. But in the UK, we used to control coal, electricity and many other prices that would seem absurd now. Why doesn't this absurdity apply to

  • Nobel Prize Winner Says It’s High Noon for Stocks

    07.04.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Nobel Prize Winner Says It’s High Noon for Stocks

    Only twice in history has the sun been higher in the sky, he says - 1929, 1999 - both before major stock market plunges. Instead of looking at stock prices relative to last year’s earnings, Shiller prefers to look at the average of the past 10 years of

  • The Beginning of the End of Europe

    14.03.2017 • Central BanksComments Off on The Beginning of the End of Europe

    Today’s Capital & Conflict is issuing an all-out alert. The inflation spectre is back. In Spain, Belgium and Germany inflation rates have been soaring since mid-2016. In Spain, prices have gone from falling 1% per year to rising 3%. In Belgium,