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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Inflation? Deflation? Commodities? What is Going On Here !?

"If Americans ever allow banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks will deprive the people of all property until their children will wake up homeless" - Thomas Jefferson


Money Supply.

Contraction.

Inflation.

Deflation.

What does all of this mean? Some people have been predicting hyperinflation. They've been predicting this for quite some time. But all of a sudden, beginning at the end of September of 2008? We began to see the effects of deflationary pressures. The exact opposite of inflation, despite the increase in the money supply. Will we still see a flight to commodities? Will this turn into a period of hyperinflation?

I discuss all of this, and more, in the following podcast ...

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Click here to download this podcast. Later today, I'm going to have my "Wednesday Recap" podcast.

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Note: This is not an investment or trading recommendation. The losses in trading can be very real, and depending on the investment vehicle, can exceed your initial investment. I am not a licensed trading or investment adviser, or financial planner. But I do have 12 years of experience in trading and investing in these markets. The Challenge accounts are run for the education of other traders who should make their own decisions based off their own research, and tolerance for risk.

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