Day: January 19, 2011

China’s Inflation Problem Looms Large

The global economy has become so unbalanced that even government ministers who would normally have trouble explaining supply or demand clearly recognize that something has to give. To a very large extent the distortions are caused by China’s long-standing policy of pegging its currency, the yuan, to the U.S. dollar. But as China’s economy gains strength, and …

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401K’s, Social Security Benefits and Monetizing Existing Debt

Listeners’ Questions – January 19, 2011 [separator style_type=”single” top_margin=”5″ bottom_margin=”5″ sep_color=”” icon=”fa-play” width=”” class=”” id=””] Charles from Pittsburg, PA I am 25 and I don’t have a huge income, but I have been saving what I can to buy physical precious metals rather than having US dollars sitting in a bank and generating virtually no …

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