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Import Prices Decline Less Than Expected, Export Prices Increase

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Tue, 09/13/2011 - 08:50 | 1663153 Popo
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And heeeeeeere's today's bullish indicator!  

 

</sarc> of course...

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:12 | 1663214 Kuri
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Find the black sheep : Dow + 2 %, Nasdaq + 3 %, SP + 1 %, SocGen - 15 %.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 08:53 | 1663164 101 years and c...
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mortgage rates at all time lows and gas prices still hovering near $4.  all QE does is increase mortgage rates and ramp up non essentials such as food and gas while the essentials prices fall (iPad vs iPad2).  Ben is backed into the corner and there is nothing that piece of shit can do.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 08:55 | 1663165 kito
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sheriff ben is locked and loaded, seems them pesky deflationary vermin just wont leave well enough alone in fedtown. townsfolks hear em comin some miles away, them unruly band of deflation thieves. 

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 08:57 | 1663168 Caviar Emptor
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Understand this: non-fuel import prices are advancing. That's not how it was supposed to work: Outsourcing (of jobs and everything) to China and elsewhere starting with Nixon's China plan in 1971 was supposed to DEflate the price of finished goods. That was the only way that the US could print money to the moon and not face killer inflation. 

THe pigeons are coming home to roost, only they've turned into a dragon biting developed countries in the ass. Biflation continues to grow

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 08:58 | 1663170 DefiantSurf
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woohoo, this should be good for a 100pt ramp!

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:22 | 1663242 RSloane
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At the very least, yes.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 08:57 | 1663171 Robslob
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There is ONE thing Ben can do...unfortunatley when you have a Phd in Econumics that is "print".

Phd = Print Hebrew Dollars

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:06 | 1663202 buzzsaw99
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keynes was a genius. [/sarc]

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:50 | 1663318 ww2vet
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fuck you-white trash piece of shit-get to you as soon as finish fucking your mom!!

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 08:58 | 1663175 Hman
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With currencies wild swings, this indicator has no meaning these days... EXCEPT "Dollar in short term deflation cycle"

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 08:59 | 1663180 monopoly
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Might be a good day just to sit on the sidelines and watch the action. Too many cross currents. Day trading this market is for the fast and nimble and those who want to rack up commissions for the brokers.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:48 | 1663311 disabledvet
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Probably not a bad idea after all the short sellers got their faces ripped off after chiming in right here no less. The bearishness here always fails to impress...though not the rightness of the wrongness that is portrayed.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:00 | 1663183 cabtrom
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Only in America is obesity a symptom of poverty. Food inflation would prolly be a good thing for many of you slobs.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:02 | 1663190 Robslob
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Sorry to disappoint you...it isn't food that we are eating...

 

www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Sp-VFBbjpE

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:13 | 1663218 dwdollar
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It doesn't matter how high inflation drives food prices as long as government issues food stamps for anyone who applies.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:01 | 1663184 Caviar Emptor
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cotton apparel and household goods, which also increased 13.1 percent over the past year


Prior to the August downturn, coffee prices had trended up since early 2010, rising 102.2 percent from March 2010 to July 2011.

Import prices from China rose 3.6 percent over the past year, the largest 12-month advance since a 4.3 percent increase in October 2008

Despite the decline, import air passenger fares advanced 7.4 percent over the past 12 months. Import air freight prices increased 0.6 percent in August and 13.9 percent over the past year.   

Biflation, baby!

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:10 | 1663209 Caviar Emptor
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Notice the appearence of double digits. For those of you tuned in, that's ominous

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:03 | 1663191 Cdad
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News Flash....BlowHorn [CNBC]....

"I think Immelt is a great American patriot," a criminal syndicate Wall Street trader was heard saying.  

Translation:  long GE....end transmission.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:08 | 1663206 Caviar Emptor
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As a politician, I call all rich guys "Great Americans" and expect contributions in return

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:06 | 1663200 firstdivision
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I'm so glad to see that a miss on Import prices causes futures to go green and fixes all that ailes Europe.  FTSE will be up 1% by close at this rate. 

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:06 | 1663201 Caviar Emptor
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International CPI's all coming in hot overninght. 

And trade balances coming in low. 

Now THAT's biflation in action, kids!

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:10 | 1663211 buzzsaw99
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the bernank could fix that. he won't, but he could, if he wanted to, which he doesn't.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:33 | 1663283 Caviar Emptor
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o yeah?

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:14 | 1663220 MFL8240
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Lower import prices is a sign of low demand and this is just one more in a long line of negatives for this economy. Expect Bloomberg to tell us that all is well.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:23 | 1663247 rocker
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Please Tyler. I beg you. Unless it is with sarcasim.  No more Better or Less than expected.

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:32 | 1663280 Abiotic Oil
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OT:

Everyone notice how Wolf Blitzer skipped Ron Paul on the Fed question last night?  Skip the guy who has been calling for an end to the Fed for 30 years?  Skip the guy who wrote the book "End the Fed"?  Skip the guy who heads the House Financial Committee and grills Bernanke and makes him sweat bullets with quivering voice?

Notice everyone else trying to sound like Ron?

If there is any more obvious evidence that the same people who own the banks own the media I don't know what it is.  They are scared.

Ron Paul is the front runner.

 

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:43 | 1663301 DefiantSurf
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They did the same crap on the MSNBC debate...they are very afraid of him

Tue, 09/13/2011 - 09:53 | 1663324 Hedge Hunter
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The great, magical, all-being Bernank can fix all these problems in 15 minutes, but doesn't want to appear to be meddling in the markets.

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