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  • conspiracy theory!
    Fed scared of inflation! Twist = flattened yield curve = lower commodity prices = lower CPI = Fed has just lowered the inflation rate!!!!!!!
    9/23/11
    Reply (14)
    • Irishmedic: Interesting take, but will non core inflation lower for the avg person? doubt it, thus no effect. Lower core inflation all you want
      9/23/11
    • Irishmedic: When milk, bread, health insurance, car insurance keep going up without wage increases we get killed, eventually it shows in spending
      9/23/11
    • inquisitivemind7: Fed will do everything it can do to postpone QE3 for fear of hyperinflation.Bernanke was a student of the Great Depression & hates deflation
      9/23/11
    • inquisitivemind7: If you try to inflate during deflationary times,you can get out of the deflationary times, at least in theory.This just makes the prob worse
      9/23/11
    • inquisitivemind7: There's no free lunch mate. You can't magically use fancy accounting tricks to get out of your debt woes. Just shove it all under the carpet
      9/23/11
    • Irishmedic: good times, prices follow wages. bad times, wages follow prices. You artificcialy hold prices as wages decrease, crap fest.
      9/23/11
    • Irishmedic: we are already deflationary, ask any family, you hold up commodities and we are in deep dodo
      9/23/11
    • Irishmedic: companies need to figure out like they always do how to do it cheaper and better, stop proping them let it do its course
      9/23/11
    • Irishmedic: American companies will survive and prosper like they always have if they are just left to do what they do
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    • inquisitivemind7: temporary dollar strength and decreased commodity prices will help out more US families but will make our debt more expensive to pay off.
      9/23/11
    • inquisitivemind7: true, we will most likely become a major exporter country. http://bit.ly/r5Hfmo;--very plausible scenario within next 5-10 yrs.
      9/23/11
    • Irishmedic: I would agree,as such think the politicians will do the opposite, pay the debt and screw the family!either way,I am bearish with wild swings
      9/23/11
    • inquisitivemind7: Really? So you think the fed will raise interest rates and we're going to double our taxes for everyone? The right actions involve pol will.
      9/23/11
    • inquisitivemind7: And even that will not be enough,we are already (sad to say) past the point of no return http://bit.ly/qexSHk don't subscribe
      9/23/11