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Inflation ArchivesShocking Wealth Gap Between Ethnic Groups - 2011-07-26
The gap between the household wealth of various ethnic groups is widening at disturbing rates...
Coffee Prices to Rise as Growers Struggle to Meet Demand - 2011-07-19
With production costs skyrocketing, the other Black Gold has no place to go but up.
Food Prices Up 34% Over Last Year - 2011-07-18
This telling chart from The Economist shows Bernanke's "transitory" inflation in action.
What are the Risks If No Debt Ceiling Deal is Reached? "Huge Interest Rates" - 2011-07-11
If August 2nd comes and goes without a debt ceiling deal, David Walker believes things will take a much harder turn for the worst, including even higher inflation rates.
Homeowners Avoid Foreclosure by Refinancing; Building Equity - 2011-06-16
Millions of U.S. homeowners are negotiating lower monthly mortgage bills by refinancing, trying to fight off inflation.
Bill Gross Says US Bond Holders Are Slowly Boiling Frogs - 2011-06-01
Bill Gross' calls treasury bond holders frogs in a pot, which is slowly starting to boil...
U.S. Inflation at Risk as Rents Rise; Homeowners Drop - 2011-05-31
U.S. Inflation is being threatened with the prices of rent rising and the number of homeowners dropping dramatically. The Fed have a plan to lower interest rates, but some feel it's not the only answer to this foregone conclusion.
Europac: 'The Fed Can't Tighten' - 2011-05-31
Michael Pento argues that a third round of Quantitative Easing - aka QE3 - the next big bond-buying spree at the Fed, is inevitable...
Hyperinflation and the Next Depression - 2011-05-23
"I just got back from a week in Nairobi, and I was stunned by the high prices..."
Fed Signals More Printing, Hints at QE3 - 2011-05-20
Bill Dudley of the NY Fed signals more printing ahead, as QE3 becomes more likely every day.
Inflation Will Cut Your Bank Account in Half - 2011-05-18
It's all robbery, whether it's copper in Quincy or dollars in Washington.
UK Inflation Surges to 4.5%, Pace Sets New Record - 2011-05-17
Prices in the UK are spiking, and the April surge was a new record. Commentary by Tyler Durden and a chart.
True Cost of Public College Education in California up 17x since 1980 - 2011-05-13
Inflation is all around us, you just have to look for it.
Chart: Long-Term Dollar Purchasing Power - 2011-05-12
Fascinating chart shows U.S. dollar purchasing power, 1792-2004. The dotted line represents periods when the dollar was not backed by hard currency.
Inflation Spares None - 2011-05-06
Our society has been stable and prosperous for so long, and the government has kept the middle and lower classes placated so well, the honest truth is that hundreds of millions of people are content with mediocrity.
Ron Paul Responds to Bernanke - 2011-04-28
Dylan Ratigan of MSNBC talks to Ron Paul about his reaction to yesterday's Bernanke Q&A; talks monetary policy, debt, and inflation.
Classic Anti-Inflation Cartoons by Dr. Seuss - 2011-04-22
Brilliant editorial cartoons by Dr. Seuss, circa 1940's. Who knew he was such an inflation hawk?
Inflation Explained - 2011-04-21
From the folks who brought us the hilarious and educational video, "Quantitative Easing Explained".
Jim Grant: Inflation Will Hit US Suddenly - 2011-04-18
Noted economist Jim Grant says "there will be a lot of inflation suddenly" because America's economic situation is "beyond strange".
Good as Gold - 2011-04-11
The sun is shining, the birds are singing, Tiger lost the Masters, my portfolio went up another 10% last month. I should be happy...
Wal-Mart CEO Sees Major Inflation Ahead - 2011-03-31
Wal-Mart CEO Bill Simon says US consumers should expect significantly higher prices in the near future.
TIPS: A Poor Hedge Against Inflation - 2011-03-30
TIPS are a lousy way to hedge against inflation. This dollar-bear mutual fund is a better idea.
Fed States the Obvious About Oil - 2011-03-25
In other news, you should not attempt to put out a fire with a bucket of gas.
Beat Inflation With Energy Dividend-Payers - 2011-03-09
Insider Monkey outlines the top five energy dividend stocks with a minimum market cap of $1 billion and a dividend yield of at least 3%.
MIT and ShadowStats Agree: Inflation Around 9% - 2011-03-07
MIT's CPI-alternative is spiking. So is ShadowStats.com's, Yet Fed numbers aren't showing much. Only one side can be right here.