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Great explanation of how it is a process as oppose to an event. Interesting times...
Great expostion of the topic.
This has always been the only way that the debt probelms in the developed countries will be handled.
errr... its hyperinflation in BRICS, especially China. Western countries have to contend with high-hyperstagflation. It's a more unmanageable beast. And that is what the US is headed towards with every injection of QE.
Also, China's economy is not diverse enough to deal with hyperinflation, so it's going down for the count, if the US continues with QE.
Can you explain how a diverse economy affects hyperinflation?
QE3 was implicitly telegraphed by author "Bob Woodward" as obama,' pulls-out-all-stops', late 1st qtr 2012
HYPERINFLATION AND THE DEATH OF THE US TREASURY MARKET
I put a comment in one of the SILVER POSTS on ZeroHedge in the beginning of last week showing how silver was heading higher. This was not due to Technical Analysis which I believe is DEAD, but due to fundamentals. Future money printing and hyperinflation will make the current price of $35 silver seem like a blip on the screen.
I have written a new post which you can find at the SGS website, SILVERGOLDSILVER showing the amount of leverage between the US Treasury Market and GOLD-SILVER. Here is the Link: http://www.silvergoldsilver.com/index.php?option=com_smf&Itemid=39&topic=499.0
Hyperinflation is coming. The only Deflation I see on the horizon is the Deflation of IQ's. You can't have deflation when the world is printing money hand over fist...and the money they are printing is worthless fiat currency.
Lastly, I also wrote the PEAK SILVER REVISITED article that was published on ZeroHedge here a few weeks ago. Peak Silver is coming, so it's best to own that real physical metal in ones own sweating palms. I have a new article coming out that I hope Tyler will publish on the COLLAPSE OF ROME and THE USA due to a FALLING EROI.
Times are a changing....
Awesome link SRSocco, puts things in perspective, it is amazing how small the actual gold / silver market is, and one has to appreciate the future consequences if a percentage of the treasury market money starts going to PM's. Sadly the future looks bright for those with enuf intestinal fortitude to ride out the PM voliltility during the next year or so, the average joe is going to get financially hurt with this slow and steady currency debasement / inflation. I do not think the breakout for PM's will take much longer than that.
"Hyperinflation is coming. The only Deflation I see on the horizon is the Deflation of IQ's."
That's a great line.
I'm sorry, pardon my ignorance....what are IQs? Assuming not intelligence quotient. Mine is 36, re-re level.
So if debtors win in a hyper inflation, what asset class can be leveraged the most (for most people)? Answer: real estate, but the real estate market is dead. So are equities an alternative? Zimbabwe stock market had 200% + up days.
I am going long food and guns at this point, but would you leverage silver to take advantage of the debt destruction hyper inflation brings?
If you want to see when money dies, you should see the collapse of the price of my original hardcopy of his book once it was re-issued.
next time buy flowing hair dollars or 1933 double eagles.
There aren't many of us here in Luxembourg and now they allow us foreigners to vote Jean-Claude Juncker wouldn't need to worry, although addmitedly we are but a pimple on Deutschelands asshole!
Yes indeed. Got food and water security. Yeah got that too.
plus a hell of alot of skills....
Bring it huh?
Whats going to get you in depresionary collapse wont be the zombie hordes. Your killer will be brought to you by the fly, or rat, or poorly treated water, and possibly even the lowly skeeter.
Got 12 ga and gas mask
I would rather die on my feet fighting , then live on my knees begging and prying !
be patient my grasshopper - your raison d` etre will come,...
Infinte growth on a finite world, good luck with that.
it had to end
im glad im not responsible for this....
the last thing i would want to face is a bunch of torches, pitchforks and ropes, held by very 'unhappy' people...
they have a plan for that... its called throw the expendable strawmen under the bus while you hide.
but in this information age, everyone knows who they are...
all of them....
and thats a legacy that will follow their surnames for along time...
i dont envy them and thiers....
The names you have are the puppets.
sorry, i dont have any names,
and im not going to waste my time lookin' for the offenders...
i have alot of people to help, now and later...
thats how we are going to survive, by helpin' not huntin'
It is the "plus one" theory. In a fight, you always assume that you are up against an opponent plus one more. so you must watch your own back while delivering justice to the visible one.
In a survival situation, you look how you can help plus one more to create an ally instead of an enemy. Build a community to avoid being the lone wolf who cannot survive without the pack.
The Economics of Inflation
The only comprehensive work that was not written with a political agenda.
Gives an understanding how supply chains change with inflation (more vertical integration) and how fixed-cost investments surge.
Includes the effects from and to the other countries, etc.
For example industry workers LOVED inflation, the seriously rich nearly as much, why so many politicians got assassinated, how gov reacted, etc.
wasn't good for government was it! the oddity is that the easiest way to repudiate a debt is too...repudiate the debt! that is precisely what happened on Thursday (sure, it's an "insurance policy"...but all a debt is in strictly "legal terms" is an obliglation to repay at a later date) This is why i simply cannot understand these decisions coming out of the ECB. So what if all of Greece's debt were repudiated? Big deal! Recapitalize the banks--and put everything in the country up for sale. You'd have happy German housewives from now 'till Springtime! (Probably go a long way towards solving the so called "demographic issue" as well. Take that maypole and plant it on some Greek Island baby!) Anywho--"what precisely is the ECB obligating ANYONE to do here?" Nothing as far as i can tell. Well...okey-dokey then!:
Except sovereign debt isn't backed by a countries assets, if you want their islands you have to take them the old fashioned way ... with guns.
Thanks for the PDF!
One box of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese (add your own milk & margerine) at Winn-Dixie supermarket is $ 1.79.
Yes, and it's a smaller box too.
with only one macaroni. phuckers.
I am pretty sure that stuff was like .35 cents when I was in college.
agree..was a staple!! 3/buck ...on sale 4/buck..at pathmarkin late '70s
Old. No. 7
Year before last, it was $0.75,last yr, $1.00......................
66% per yr, in 2yrs.There is NO inflation,except what you need to stay alive with.
nice return, go long mac n cheese short dollar
when you are hungry it will go down easy too......
The can of coffe once contained a full 16 oz. Now it is 11.5 oz and has a higher price.
As for motorfuel,
The included taxes are now greater than what I once paid at the pump.
Bought some 'Tesi Bon' Mac&Cheese last week here in Holland (Albert Heijn).
NET WT.7.25oz (206g) €1.69 so that makes $2.39
No one should be surprized to see inflation go up after all this money printing, eating our savings and pensions.
What Jean Claude Junker wants is a fiscal union of Europe to begin with, then the end of democracy and full EU control of European states.
When the crash comes, it will crash Europe into a superstate. That is what was always the goal of the Europe project.
The people behind this will take this as far as they have to to succeed, all the way to the edge.
If there are no major surprizes, they will probably pull this off.
Sorry for the stupid question..........but How does the fact that oil is priced in dollars and the recycling of petro dollars factor into the discussion?
Oil has a political price for the moment.
oil is the true barbarous relic.
when a troy ounce of silver is allowed to reveal its true value, measured not in ficticious amounts of fake debt money but in TERAWATTS HOUR, then we shall bear witness to a true revolution in technology/economics/awareness.
Glad to agree with you for once Lizard King
that ain't no relic. it's barbarous that's for sure. it doesn't get any more "forward looking" as they say.
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