Post Tagged with: "monetary policy"

Driving a Currency–And a Country–Into the Sea

Driving a Currency–And a Country–Into the Sea

Ever wondered how a country could be driven to ruin from the inside? Europe is hard on its way to showing us. In fact, the socialists within the United States are vehemently trying, as usual, to emulate Europe…and bring the US to ruin as well. Bill Whittle explains how this can happen, using aerodynamics as an analogy.

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Oil: Price Manipulation or a Weak Dollar?

Oil: Price Manipulation or a Weak Dollar?

The underlying weakness of the dollar is the real cause for price pressures in commodities, include food, oil, gasoline, and precious metals like gold. An increase in one asset or another might be explained by a simple supply disruption or even overspeculation. But in a broad range of commodities — which are priced and traded in dollars — it looks much more like a monetary inflation problem. Commodities are often held as hedges against a weak dollar.

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