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Inflation Hawks’ Views Are Independent of Actual Monetary Outcomes

Inflation Hawks’ Views Are Independent of Actual Monetary Outcomes | money money money | Scoop.it

In 2010, 23 reasonably prominent economists, fund managers, academics and journalists signed a coalition letter opposed to quantitative easing, the Federal Reserve’s practice of buying long-term debt to push down long-term interest rates. The letter warned that it would “risk currency debasement and inflation” and fail to create jobs; as such, they argued, quantitative easing should be “reconsidered and discontinued.”

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Inflation Vs Deflation – The Ultimate Chartbook Of 'Monetary Tectonics'

Financial markets have become increasingly obviously highly dependent on central bank policies. In a follow-up to Incrementum's previous chartbook, Stoerferle and Valek unveil the following 50 slide pack of 25 incredible charts to crucially enable prudent investors to grasp the consequences of the interplay between monetary inflation and deflation. They introduce the term "monetary tectonics' to describe the 'tug of war' raging between parabolically rising monetary base M0 driven by extreme easy monetary policy and shrinking monetary aggregate M2 and M3 due to credit deleveraging. Critically, Incrementum explains how this applies to gold buying decisions as they introduce their "inflation signal" indicator.

 
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Is Inflation About to Come Back? - Bloomberg

Could 2014 be the year that the U.S. economy gets back to normal, with faster inflation as one consequence? At least, that’s the argument that Business Insider’s Joe Weisenthal made over the weekend. Such predictions have been wrong before, but enough has changed during the past six years to make this a serious position.

 
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The origin of runaway inflation - Business Standard

A faulty approach to money supply in the mid-eighties transformed the paradigm for monetary policy, says A Seshan in this review of the fourth volume of RBI's history series


 
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Morning MoneyBeat: Inflation Is Wild Card in Fed's Equation - Wall Street Journal

Morning MoneyBeat: Inflation Is Wild Card in Fed's Equation - Wall Street Journal | money money money | Scoop.it


WATCH FOR: Three Fed officials — Jeffrey Lacker, James Bullard, Richard Fisher are scheduled to speak throughout the day.

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation