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Inflation hits five-year high in Japan

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  • Doug Eberhardt
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    Hmmm...higher inflation in Japan? Highest in 5 years?


    I wrote this article 3 1/2 years ago, and it seems to be coming to fruition now (forgive the missing charts issue as I am working on my website and charts and graphs are currently down).


    Is the U.S. Following in Japan’s Deflationary Footsteps?



    Yen breaking down versus dollar. Prime Minister Abe Shinzo received full blessing from G20 to do so. Japan has no other choice as they lead the civilized world in Debt to GDP ratio.


    In the last 6 months, gold is down 1.95% priced in U.S. Dollars, but up 3.66% priced in Yen.


    In the last 5 years, gold is up 37.54% priced in U.S. Dollars, but up 59.03% priced in Yen.


    Sign of what's to come for the U.S. Dollar price of gold?


    I'm actually Dollar bullish and gold negative for the short term, although I do expect a jump up in the price of gold in January as the hedge funds, mutual funds and professional traders buy back the gold they sold in 2013 to take advantage of writing off losses 100% versus income.


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  • Chris DeMuth Jr.
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    Some thoughts on the Yen:
    27 Dec 2013, 06:33 AM Reply Like
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