Topic: Inflation

How Does Obamacare Affect Your Money?

– March 5, 2010

Last August, Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor for National Review magazine and a contributor to many leading newspapers such as the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, published a Time article on Obamacare and its paradoxes. O …

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“Inflation Alert”

– March 3, 2010

“The 1970s was a decade of stagflation — the concurrence of a rising inflation rate and stagnant economic growth. The U.S. economy has not now reached the double-digit inflation rate (almost 15% by 1981), or the 9% unemployment rate, experienced back t …

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“Japan’s Central Banker Rejects Setting Inflation Target”

– February 19, 2010

“Inflation targeting has become a favored policy among many central banks world-wide, but the BOJ has resisted it, fearing Japan’s strong downward bias in prices would prevent the bank from ever raising interest rates. Instead it has relied on a softer …

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“Australia Under Threat From US Economic Policy”

– February 17, 2010

“Australia’s inflation target band is a touch higher and more flexible than those of most other advanced economy central banks, such as the Bank of England’s 2 per cent target. But this has still delivered relatively stable and low inflation in the fac …

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“China Cools Lending Pace”

– January 29, 2010

“China hopes cooling the pace of lending will keep its economy growing without creating inflation and overheating.” See the CNN video here. “China Cools Lending Pace” CNN, January 25, 2010.

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Price “Stability” for Venezuela

– January 13, 2010

In something of a reversal of the usual government policies to keep prices high, the government of Venezuela is going to great lengths to keep prices low, even in the face of inflation. According to CNN, The Venezuelan bolivar currency, which had been …

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“Income During Inflation”

– January 13, 2010

“Even as the Dow sits above 10,000, the public remains justifiably anxious about the state of the economy. The Federal Reserve has worked overtime to convince the public that it has saved the economy from a meltdown, but with unemployment at a 26-year …

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Reflating the Bubble?

– December 9, 2009

Reflating the Bubble ThinkMarkets by Mario Rizzo

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The Lasting Legacies of World War I

– November 1, 2008

Economic Bulletin Vol. XLVIII No. 11 : November, 2008 This November marks the 90th anniversary of the end of World War I. The war ushered in a period of big government and paper money inflations. The most devastating examples were the hyperinflations i …

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A Bill To Increase Economic Chaos

– May 1, 2008

Research Reports – 1976, Issue: 45

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What Might End Inflating?

– May 1, 2008

Research Reports – 1977, Issue: 48

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Inflating: What Is Involved

– May 1, 2008

Research Reports – 1978, Issue: 17 Also: Consumer Prices

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