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The Inflation Horse Defies Central Bankers' Whippings - Why?

Every 3 days for the past 9 years, one of the world’s central bankers dresses up as a jockey. They mount the horse & flog it with the whip marked ‘lower interest rates’. The inflation horse is supposed to respond to these whippings by suddenly springing to life & galloping towards the furlong marked ‘2–3% inflation’. No one seems to have told these jockeys they’re flogging a dead horse.

What Does NIRP Say About Central Banks & The Economy?

NIRP says, central banks have run out of options & are now in their own end zone, heaving the final desperate Hail Mary pass that has no hope of saving them from total defeat. An economy that needs NIRP is sick unto death & doomed to an implosion of impaired debt, over-leveraged risk-on bets, asset bubbles generated by stock buybacks & central bank purchases of risky assets.

We're Relying on Phantom Wealth to Fund Our Retirement

That Social Security, Medicare & pension funds invested in stocks & bonds can fund the retirement of 65 million people is a misleading fantasy. Phantom wealth cannot possibly fund unprecedented retirement & healthcare promises. Only real wealth can do that; central bank liquidity & asset bubbles it inflates are not real wealth.

5 Reasons Why The Market Won't Crash Or Will

Can this bull market last, given the current economic & fundamental variables? While we can eventually recover from a market crash, we can not regain the time lost to save & grow our investments to fund our retirement. Its critical to understand what the ramifications to your long term investment & financial planning goals will be if you are wrong.

It turns out you can have BOTH - Inflation and Deflation

People who are severely in debt benefit substantially from inflation. Inflation erodes the principle value of a loan until eventually the entire debt simply inflates away. So who benefits the most these days from having their debts inflated away? Governments & Banks – Neither of these players wants to see deflation.

The China Bubble is Bursting: James Rickards

Amid weaker U.S. growth and volatility in capital markets, China stands out as a beacon in the minds of many investors. China growth story is one that investors take for granted, but are in for a rude awakening when they realize how much of the story is false & how quickly it may come unraveled.

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