Tuesday, February 20, 2018

WSJ:Housing Prices Skew Inflation Figures. David Rosenberg:Not So

April 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation, Move

Kelly Evans The Wall Street Journal claimed the low CPI was skewed by exaggerated emphasis on rental costs rather home ownership costs.

Read This Before You Bet The House on Commodities

March 31, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation

Ebullio Capital Management reported that its commodity fund was down 86.25% during the month of February. That’s not a typo. If you had invested the fund’s minimum requirement $100,000 on Feb. 1, 2010; by February 28, your account would be less than $14,000. Lars Steffenson, the manager of the fund, claims that the funds investments […]

Inflation in China? Depends on Who You Believe

March 18, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation

For the remainder of this year, inflation in China is expected to be “mild and controllable”. China had an annualized inflation rate of 2.7% in February of 2010.

Inflation or Deflation Experts Disagree (Shocking)

March 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Inflation or Deflation

Inflation or Deflation? Tech Ticker brought out two of their warhorses to re-hash this old bit.