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In the first five months of 2012, there were twenty times as many Google searches on “inflation” as there were on “deflation.” This is down from a ratio of fifty times in June 2008. If any theme has been overdone over the past six years, it is the theme of inevitable inflation if not hyperinflation. […]

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Is Europe leading the world into a deflationary depression? Well, consider that the International Monetary Fund just lowered its estimate of eurozone growth to a mere 0.8%. More than that, Germany risks “slipping into a third recession since 2008″ (CNN). Also, ECB President Mario Draghi’s preferred inflation gauge shows a trend that’s a big worry […]

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Many sophisticated institutional investors are in a camp that believes the Fed is behind the curve and if they don’t raise rates soon we will have a high probability of entering a period of either bad inflation, or possibly even hyper-inflation. Other camps are supportive of the Fed’s policies in varying degrees. The example used […]

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The central banks of Japan and the European Union have gone all out to shore up inflation. But, so far, the results have been disappointing. Likewise, the U.S. Federal Reserve has done all it can to stimulate the U.S. economy. So far, the U.S. economic “recovery” has been relatively weak. The October 2014 Elliott Wave […]

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We, at Comstock, believe as the Fed tightens by ending Quantitative Easing 3 (QE-3) this month, and plans on raising rates next year, that the stock market will not do well and may wind up crashing. Logic tells us that the Fed’s reduction in interest rates, and three QE programs of buying Treasury Bonds and […]

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Do Most Economic Observers Underestimate the Threat of Deflation?

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has just issued a sobering assessment about the U.S. and European economies: Despite the ongoing economic recovery, we believe there is a significant risk of either a continued drop in inflation or outright deflation in one or several advanced economies over the next several years. In addition, the financial giant […]

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