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On the Mercantile today, Cattle Futures, mostly up , Feb. Hogs, up significantly, Soybeans, up . These hold more days than not, I would not look for any serious , long term downward trends , but ,instead the other ....
Let me summarize this thread, I do not believe America is " back" , I do not believe it can even come " back " under the current conditions, and that any, " unlikely " boom will be followed by an even " bigger " bust.Hopefully, I am wrong, doubtful ....
What I expect to see that I believe you Can count on, is more taxes & fees , lower incomes, more unemployment and higher food prices.
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Biggest and best economy in the world.. Make that money while its boomin
Milk Prices (whole milk) Price chart:
Compared to five years ago, they haven't changed much. Up 40% since 1995. In hyperinflation that would happen in less than one month.
Gasoline prices? Five years ago it was about $2.90 a gallon vs about $3.50 on this chart. Roughly 20% change in five years.
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There is a gas station I pass when I drive by every weekday morning. Over the weekend, price of gas went up from $3.60 to $3.69. When I drove by this morning, I was shocked to see it was at $3.74. That's a $0.14 increase in less than a week. I've driven by that gas station for at least 5 years, and I can't remember the price changing that much over the course of a few days.
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I'm stunned. Went by the same gas station today and it's now up to $3.84. That's a $0.24 increase in one week.
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The food prices will be worse , I imagine , I would expect summer gas to be $4.25 by Memorial Day weekend, just my guess ....
I look for these things to become worse ....
I will go ahead & stick with my hunch , next boom will be prices going up , not wages.