Posts Tagged ‘inflation’


How Does the Fed Manage Inflation?

Cycles of inflation and its opposite number deflation have been part of the American financial landscape for well over a century. While some of these cycles are affected by outside events such as wartime, what many consumers don’t know is that our very own central bank, the Federal Reserve, plays a very active role in […]

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Inflation Rate Models Make a Difference

Inflation is a word that strikes dread into the hearts of American consumers, who know that when it’s headed their way, their hard earned dollars will buy less. But different models of measuring inflation can make a big difference in how scary those numbers can be. Inflation and its opposite number deflation have been around […]

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Do Currency Wars Drive World Economies?

The major powers may rattle sabers and troops and weapons may move in places all around the globe, but there’s another, quieter kind of war that has the power to make or break economies. Global “currency wars” like the one we’re In right now affect rates of exchange, inflation, and the flow of goods and […]

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AMA 45 – Inflation Nation with Daniel Ameduri

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/2280109/height/100/width/420/thumbnail/no/theme/standard” height=”100″ width=”420″ scrolling=”no”] With an insurmountable national debt and a disastrous worldwide economy, could the United States still come out top dog? Join Jason Hartman and returning guest, Daniel Ameduri, inflation expert and Chief Strategist of FutureMoneyTrends.com, as they examine the possibilities and talk about Daniel’s predictions for the new year. Daniel […]

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Inflation: The Best Trend to Invest In

Think inflation might be with us awhile? There have been a grand total of two years out of the last fifty-seven that haven’t seen at least some level of inflation in the United States. To us, that seems like a pretty strong trend that has only intensified since President Nixon took the country off the […]

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The Cost of Inflation Ignorance

“Inflation investing” or income property investing, as Jason Hartman refers to it, can be a tricky concept to understand. To budding income property investors seeking to create financial independence and accustomed to thinking of the idea that debt is bad, it’s critical to shift into a “real” vs “nominal” value frame of mind in order […]

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Inflation: An Upside for Investors?

Third quarter statistics for 2012, and projections for the next five years, reflect the impact of inflation on consumer life in the US. With inflation rates hovering at 2 to 3 percent, virtually everyone feels the impact of a dollar that doesn’t go as far as it used to. There’s no real upside to inflation […]

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Remember the Misery Index?

The Misery Index, created by economist Arthur Okun, was invented back in the 1970s when things were pretty miserable. It was a simple calculation that added together inflation and unemployment and presented the results on a graph. With the comparatively robust economies of the 1980s and 1990s, this measure fell out of fashion somewhat, but […]

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AMA 35 – Rich Man Poor Man with Bill Whittle

Jason Hartman talks with Bill Whittle, host of Afterburner, regarding poverty levels in the United States and the strategies that undermine democracy and free markets. Bill’s opinion is that America has the richest poor people in the world, versus countries like Africa, where millions of people live in dire poverty, with starvation and lack of […]

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AMA 34 – The National Inflation Association

A look at Jason’s Ultimate Investing Equation followed by Daniel and Gerard Adams for The National Inflation Association (NIA) recently featured on Inside Edition and ABC World News Tonight with Charlie Gibson, The Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, ABC’s Nightline, KTLA News and CNBC. After being ignored by family and friends about the coming stock market […]

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