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More on FOMC minutes: "With longer-term inflation expectations remaining stable and measures of underlying inflation subdued, members anticipated that recent increases in the prices of energy and other commodities would result in only a transitory increase in headline inflation."
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  • Sqwii
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    What the f*ck are the FOMC members on, smoking crack ?

     

    CRB index with all commodities is up more than 25% since September - and they tell us that inflation is stabile ? Not only that , but the USD keeps falling down making the purchase power more weak for consumers - are they totally smoking crack or just corrupt people - love to steal from poor and middle class - go as long as it is possible to do - because they know whats going on - no one will get voted again if they tight up , so just keep spend yes.

     

    And by the way - inflation stabile.....yeah yeah...
    5 Apr 2011, 02:16 PM Reply Like
  • fxmaven
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    i'll take corrupt people for 1000, alex.

     

    just buy gold/silver miners and enjoy happy hour
    5 Apr 2011, 02:29 PM Reply Like
  • Joe Morgan
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    With resource utilization low and pressure on labor markets, the argument of high inflation is a fallacy...

     

    CPI index 2.2%.....

     

    Oh and by the way The Honorable Ben Bernanke got top marks...so who should I believe anonymous ignoramuses of SA, or the one who was trained in economics and researched the Great Depression?
    5 Apr 2011, 02:32 PM Reply Like
  • fxmaven
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    Guess you are still holding USD. My condolences.
    5 Apr 2011, 02:40 PM Reply Like
  • Joe Morgan
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    Nope, moron, just oil stocks and a couple of long winners...dividend yield players, like LLY,MO, JNJ...etc..
    5 Apr 2011, 02:52 PM Reply Like
  • fxmaven
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    Gold uber alles.
    5 Apr 2011, 02:52 PM Reply Like
  • nightfly
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    Fed = continue to be a bunch of clueless dollar printing monkeys.
    5 Apr 2011, 02:16 PM Reply Like
  • BPYHO
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    Too bad the Az gunman went after a nice congresswoman instead of one of these dirtballs.... I know iPads cost the same as last year but it's a lot harder to get my 2yo daughter to eat an iPad than regular baby food...
    5 Apr 2011, 02:45 PM Reply Like
  • fxmaven
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    no violence needed, just exile them to Afghanistan.

     

    I'd love to bet how long they survive wearing "Member, Terry Jones Koran Burning Club" t-shirts.
    5 Apr 2011, 03:14 PM Reply Like
  • mattyw
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    The inflation rate is actually over 5%, and expected to get higher. Not the 2.2% nonsense they're peddling.
    5 Apr 2011, 03:08 PM Reply Like
  • fxmaven
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    MIT says 8%.
    5 Apr 2011, 03:11 PM Reply Like
  • mattyw
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    Really? Thumbs down? I think the FED members must be trolling SA tonight!
    5 Apr 2011, 07:07 PM Reply Like
  • Conventional Wisdumb
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    Inflation is measured as the change in prices so once prices get reset higher but remain stable there is no longer inflation!

     

    Hilarious if you think about it. Suddenly gas is $4/gallon and food is 15% higher but then doesn't change anymore and voila inflationary pressures have subsided. Yet strangely society is poorer then it was before assuming you get the same utility from your prior purchases. Conversely if these prices fall back again to their prior levels we have just had deflation which causes the FED to panic again. This is so bizarre.

     

    This is the problem with academia versus reality.
    5 Apr 2011, 03:10 PM Reply Like
  • fxmaven
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    It's called "monetary illusion". stealing wealth even though you think you have money.

     

    Point is, the money's worthless.
    5 Apr 2011, 05:40 PM Reply Like
  • Tommy_Finger
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    "With longer-term inflation expectations remaining stable and measures of underlying inflation subdued,..."

     

    Expectations are stable and measures subdued... inflation, not so much.
    5 Apr 2011, 04:27 PM Reply Like
  • glennbahia
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    Ben, Yellen, Dudley - hard to make it rhyme to "Three Blind Mice"
    5 Apr 2011, 06:19 PM Reply Like
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