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M2 Surge Moderates, "Only" Increases By $42.2 Billion In Past Week

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Fri, 08/19/2011 - 01:08 | 1575855 greased up deaf guy
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move along... nothing to see here...

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 01:32 | 1575905 Manthong
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An awful lot of negative interest being earned out there.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 03:13 | 1576080 speconomist
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The great moderation is here!

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 03:44 | 1576119 navy62802
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Meanwhile, gold is up $70-ish per ounce over the past 24 hours (currrently at $1864.80).

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 06:17 | 1576251 zorba THE GREEK
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We won't need wheelbarrows for long, as I'm sure there are already plans to make higher denomination U.S. notes.

When you think about it, $100 bills are the largest notes used in the U.S. for quite a while. Even though there were

$1000 notes and $500 notes issued up until the 1934 series, they were not widely used and disappeared from circulation 

by the early 1970's. $100 notes have been widely used in the U.S. for over 100 years and have lost over 95% of their

purchasing power since then. If it wasn't for credit cards, $1000 notes would have been re-introduced long ago.

If the Fed continues it's monetization, we should be seeing $1000 notes before the end of the decade.

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 08:19 | 1576508 Eugend66
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Hehehe, true. +1 !

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 06:33 | 1576262 mayhem_korner
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The chart is a seismograph for inflation...

Fri, 08/19/2011 - 10:28 | 1577072 El Viejo
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While it is true that M2 correlates somewhat to inflation, doesn't there have to be an aggregate demand? (this ain't the 70s when the boomers were buying everything in sight and corps were hamstrung with taxes and regulation) Plus, NAIRU usually suggests less correlation of Inflation to M2 when unemployment is high.

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