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US President Jimmy Carter told the nation that the US dollar's devaluation "is clearly not warranted by the fundamental economic situation". In fact, it was unreservedly deserved as the necessary consequence of prolonged official incompetence.
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US producer prices surged in the month of March. But Federal Reserve chairman Jay Powell said they won't last, that they are "transitory". HE IS RIGHT! But the reason he gives - the covo - is not correct. No, the reason is the same one since 2007: the global, silent depression.
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On February 23rd the US Treasury 2-year auction put in some record-low bids. But then, on February 24th, the snowflake (or feather, or spark... maybe all three at once) came, so that by the 25th perceptions had reversed (melo)dramatically. Had Death come for US Treasuries?
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Alhambra YouTube: https://bit.ly/2Xp3roy
Emil YouTube: https://bit.ly/310yisL
History Isn't On Your Side If You're Looking for Inflation: https://bit.ly/3uW97EJ
Scorching, Blistering, Highest In A Decade! Powell’s The Voice of Reason Here?: https://bit.ly/32kpNcW
Why *Only* That Specific One? https://bit.ly/2Qe8zLF
Alhambra Investments Blog: https://bit.ly/2VIC2wW
RealClear Markets Essays: https://bit.ly/38tL5a7
Jeff Snider, Head of Global Investment Research for Alhambra Investments and Emil Kalinowski. Art by the Ingmar Bergman of the pen, David Parkins. Podcast intro/outro is "Strolling with You" by John Runefelt at Epidemic Sound.
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