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Friday, June 19, 2009

What would put Dan in the Hyper-Inflation Camp? (VIDEO)

"Inflation is dead for a generation. That means 25 years" - Matt "Mr. Fed" (Crashof2008)

Hyper-inflation! Get out of US Dollars! Get into Gold! Inflation is coming! Inflation is coming!

People know that I sort of scoff at that concept. But on the other hand? Many people hear: Hyper-deflation! Get into the US Dollar! Get out of Gold! Hyper deflation is coming!

Who are you to believe? What's going on? Can you protect yourself both ways?

(Video Included. If you're seeing this entry elsewhere and cannot see the Video? Click here to view the entry ...)

And there is more to the list than what I mentioned in the above video. For example, if they start mailing out $6,000.00 checks to everyone (Despite the fact that the United States government has just about run out of the ability to spend money, thanks to the bonds)? Then yeah, I'd switch to an inflationary camp.

How likely is that to happen? Seriously?

Remember, credit bubbles have occurred before in history, default crises have occured, and the currency didn't collapse.

Tomorrow, at the "Week in Review" podcast, I will talk about an "economic strangle" strategy that I thought of ...

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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 13 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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