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A Lesson From The Not So Distant Past

January 4, 2011

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This is Rudolf Havenstein. The name probably means nothing to most people. However, during the hyper-inflation in Germany that commenced after WWI.,  this man was the President of the German Central Banking System.  He held essentially the same position that Ben Bernanke holds in the U.S. today.   When Germany needed more money to fight WWI. […]

The Federal Reserve and the road to Hyper-Inflation

October 18, 2010

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It seems to be a foregone conclusion that Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke will push for another round of Quantitative Easing (Printing more money) sometime after Nov. 3rd.    The Fed seems to think that the risk of unleashing future hyper-inflation is better than allowing the markets to take care of  the Nations current financial woes in […]