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    Doing the math: what the FED's 2pct inflation goal and CPI massaging means for your purchasing power

    I've had a long discussion with a Keynesian about the issue of money lately. He maintained that the 2% annual inflation goal of the FED (and many other central banks) would ensure "price stability". I told him that he doesn't understand simple math and that 2% annual inflation annihilated the...
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    So this is why gold popped... (Open ended QE coming)

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-03/fed-moves-toward-open-ended-bond-purchases-to-satisfy-bernanke.html Fed Moves Toward Open-Ended Bond Purchases to Satisfy Bernanke Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke says the U.S. economy is “far from satisfactory.” His colleagues are moving to...
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    CNBC: We are all slaves to central banks

    :popcorn: :noevil: :paperbag:
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    Fed to announce inflation target; set foundation for qe#

    More: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/01/22/us-usa-fed-target-idUSTRE80L0NU20120122
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    Long term View of the Gold/Silver ratio

    More: http://traderdannorcini.blogspot.com/2012/01/long-term-view-of-goldsilver-ratio.html Trader Dan posits that the GSR will fall as inflation expectations grow. Essentially, (explicit) QE3 = silver rocket fuel. Combined with Sprott's buying spree, we may indeed see a replay of early 2011.
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    Inflation-protected Treasury securities trading with negative interest rates

    http://gata.org/node/10899 I know I'm seeing the world with gold and silver colored glasses, but seems to me there is a "more solid" vehicle for preserving and protecting wealth in these circumstances. :gold: :silver:
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    Sinclair: Europe to repatriate their gold as global qe3 begins

    http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/KWN_DailyWeb/Entries/2012/1/19_Jim_Sinclair_-_There_Will_Be_a_Run_on_Gold_Stored_in_the_US.html If the Germans repatriate their gold, things could get very interesting.
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    Foreign holdings of US Treasuries declining

    More (including chart): http://www.zerohedge.com/news/record-consecutive-treasury-dump-feds-custody-account Raise the debt ceiling! OK, now what? Who's buying? :paperbag:
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    Central banks, deflation and you

    http://www.goldmoney.com/gold-research/roman-baudzus/gold-and-silver-prices-battered-lower-in-liquidity-panic.html http://kingworldnews.com/kingworldnews/KWN_DailyWeb/Entries/2011/12/14_Jim_Sinclair_-_Why_Gold_Was_Smashed_Today_%26_Whats_Next.html
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    The ECB bazooka

    From Reuters' online blog.. So the ECB is actually doing a round about QE by providing unlimited 3 year loans to banks-. Then those banks can use that money to buy sovereign debt.
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    Jim Willie: Perpetual QE Without the Billboard

    A lot more: http://news.goldseek.com/GoldenJackass/1322686800.php :noevil:
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    John Williams (shadowstats) discusses hyperinflation, gold and macro economic issues

    Most of John Williams' good work is hidden behind his pay wall (for subscribers). This is a good interview showing his thoughts on the future: More: http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/11790
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    SLV / JPM forecasts central bank intervention?

    http://maxkeiser.com/2011/11/01/maxs-handy-trading-guide-for-timing-central-bank-interventions-jpm-vs-slv/ It would be interesting to see some data on this.
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    Japan threatens currency intervention

    More: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/22/us-japan-economy-azumi-idUSTRE79L07L20111022 All central banks have a vested interest in keeping forex rates range bound. They are all going to continue playing the money printing game as volatility increases with extreme global sovereign debt...
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    UK engages QE for the Pound - Will the Euro follow suit?

    More: http://www.livetradingnews.com/bank-of-england-on-gold-and-silver-57496.htm The race to the bottom has resumed. :paperbag:
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    QE3 looming

    Emphasis and markup are my own: http://www.moneynews.com/Headline/Hatzius-Fed-recession-QE3/2011/10/17/id/414679 Sure it has Mr. Goldman Sachs. The question is... for whom?
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