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February 2009



Puffs of Smoke From the Gold Volcano

February 18, 2009 – Comments (6) | RELATED TICKERS: GLD

Here is a very interesting take on the current gold (almost) breakout. This is by Mencius Moldbug who writes the blog "Unqualified Reservations". His blog is extremely interesting (although it is a bit out there sometimes / fairly often). But he is always entertaining. He is a Computer Scientist who likes to look at issues from an almost diagnostic point of view. I first started reading him in September when he wrote several excellent blogs about Fractional Reserve Banking and Mises Banking. Here are a few links below and they are all very good reads. The "Puffs of Smoke From the Gold Volcano" follows below that:  [more]



Steve Saville: The Inflation-Deflation Debate

February 03, 2009 – Comments (6)

A few days ago I posted a particularly good article by John Mauldin. He is one of my favorite authors that tends to have a deflationist perspective. On the other side of the coin is Steve Saville, another one of my favorite authors that tends to have an inflationist perspective. As I was writing before, it pays to seek out a variety of opinions on every matter especially inflation / deflation. It also pays to differentiate between what is on the horizon for the short term and long term. I highly recommend reading Steve Saville's work as much as John Mauldin's. Both are extremely intelligent and have very well-reasoned approaches.  [more]

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