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Thread: CPI jumps 5% in May of 2021, fastest since 2008

  1. #661
    Looking forward it seems as though inflation could be permanently be twice or more any GDP growth that could be obtained unless the economy totally collapsed . Say you could eventually summon 2 percent GDP on a consistent basis ( not been done in modern times) , I doubt youd get below 4 or 5 percent inflation.
    Last edited by oyarde; 01-02-2023 at 03:21 PM.
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  3. #662
    Labor Force Participation rate at 62.3 percent in Dec , below pre plague levels . The avg work week has declined over the past two yrs and at 34.3 hours in Dec does not appear poised to improve gdp .
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  4. #663
    Tomorrow will be new inflation number from the magic hat , could it be 6.6 ? 6.45 ? no matter . I see no changes for positive
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  5. #664
    New number is 6.5 . Keeps on Chooglin'
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  7. #665
    Last edited by Occam's Banana; 01-12-2023 at 10:51 PM.

  8. #666
    Quite possibly in the next couple months inflation may not even go down. Fed probably moves a couple more 1/4 point moves and stops. That isnt ever going to reduce inflation under 4 perdent next yr and it could remain higher , say 5 percent easily. Keep in mind that percent has double digit third world food inflation removed. Reality check , your still living in a third world coutry. Services less shelter rent was up .4 percent and could even cause increases in inflation in near fuure.
    Last edited by oyarde; 01-13-2023 at 02:07 AM.
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  9. #667
    Quote Originally Posted by oyarde View Post
    New number is 6.5 . Keeps on Chooglin'
    6.5% above Dec 2021. Which was 7% above 2020. Only in clown world do people say that inflation is coming down.
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  10. #668
    Quote Originally Posted by CaptUSA View Post
    6.5% above Dec 2021. Which was 7% above 2020. Only in clown world do people say that inflation is coming down.
    1. The rates you cited are backward looking and have nothing to do with what inflation is currently doing. The current rate is lower than Dec 2020 and Dec 2021

    2. Inflation is dropping precipitously and is much lower than currently stated because of how they calculate housing. We are in deflation right now.

    M2 growth is negative year over year which only happens a few times a century. The Fed's job should be done now.

  11. #669
    Quote Originally Posted by Krugminator2 View Post
    The Fed's job should be done now.
    If we're going to talk about what "should" be, the Fed shouldn't have a job.
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  12. #670
    https://twitter.com/WallStreetSilv/s...23303579303936

    Quote Originally Posted by Swordsmyth View Post
    And?
    Dems cheat.
    Trump stopped them cheating.

    A clear case of Liberty preserving authoritarianism.

  13. #671
    The ScienceTM:

    "Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary millennial phenomenon." -- Milton Friedman

    https://twitter.com/cnbc/status/1547812464263213056

  14. #672
    Quote Originally Posted by Occam's Banana View Post
    The ScienceTM:

    "Inflation is always and everywhere a monetary millennial phenomenon." -- Milton Friedman
    Uh huh. Because more people makes for a greater demand for currency, and when demand goes up, value goes--down?

    Only if you print like Parker Brothers, $#@!s.
    Quote Originally Posted by Swordsmyth View Post
    And?
    Dems cheat.
    Trump stopped them cheating.

    A clear case of Liberty preserving authoritarianism.



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  16. #673
    Quote Originally Posted by acptulsa View Post
    Uh huh. Because more people makes for a greater demand for currency, and when demand goes up, value goes--down?

    Only if you print like Parker Brothers, $#@!s.
    From what I can gather from the article's "everything but the kitchen sink"[1] approach to "explaining" inflation, it isn't so much that there are too many millennials, but that there are too many millennials with too much money and not enough stuff for them to consume.



    [1] Apparently, "[t]he causes behind the steep jumps [in inflation] include high [...] prices [...]" - so I guess maybe they included the kitchen sink, after all.

  17. #674
    Looking forward In the new banana republik america ( sorry no bananas just a $#@!ty currency )you'll still have 4 or 5 percent inflation ( when it isnt 6.6) , double digit inflation on groceries and the fed probably will raise a 1/4 point a couple more times. There wont be any positive gdp , wages will lag behind inflation for months and yrs ( like the past 21 months ). You just have to find a way to be happy in it . The good times are gone , inflation may never be under 3 percent , unemployment may rise but these are the new good times because it can get quite worse than this .
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  18. #675
    Chicom populations decline for first time since last great Mao famines (1961), last yrs gdp there was around 3 percent or about half the target.
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  19. #676
    Japan Sees Corporate Bankruptcies Rising

    https://www.thefinancialtrends.com/2...ptcies-rising/
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  20. #677
    new poitburo inflation number should be ready for St Valentines Day
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  21. #678
    Consumer Goods Prices Continue To Rise

    https://www.thefinancialtrends.com/2...tinue-to-rise/
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  22. #679
    Quote Originally Posted by Swordsmyth View Post
    Consumer Goods Prices Continue To Rise

    https://www.thefinancialtrends.com/2...tinue-to-rise/
    Ya still double digit food inflation in US and UK. No expectations for improvement this yr.
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  23. #680
    They had to readjust how they figure the CP Lie again lol. Still came in over



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  25. #681
    Ya , current inflation not going anywhere fast any time soon as I've said. Food still out of control. Still running about 6 1/2 without food and energy. Food double digits . Everybody should be used to the third world by now. Gonna be several years in now soon
    Last edited by oyarde; 02-14-2023 at 06:53 PM.
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  26. #682
    On a brighter note Ford halts production and shipment of electric toy F 150s. Indiana lawmakers advance bill to launch a two yr study for elimination of state tax , passing unanimously out of committee . New state budgets are written for 2025
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  27. #683
    Economic Expert Says Inflation May Prove Stickier Than Predicted

    https://www.thefinancialtrends.com/2...han-predicted/
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    Robert Heinlein

    Give a man an inch and right away he thinks he's a ruler

    Groucho Marx

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    Linus, from the Peanuts comic

    You cannot have liberty without morality and morality without faith

    Alexis de Torqueville

    Those who fail to learn from the past are condemned to repeat it.
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  28. #684

  29. #685
    Ya , no thanks WSJ . I'm not skipping breakfast just because a lb of bacon doubles every obama - biden presidency. You peasants can if you must. Olberman isnt going to starve me out .
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  30. #686
    Nestle predicts increases this yr in food staples, they increased prices last yr 8.2 percent but was not enough to offset the price increases they had.
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  31. #687
    Nestle, the biggest food corporation in the world has said it expects the prices for staple items will continue to rise throughout 2023, following a year of increasing prices which have made the purchase of groceries a continuing struggle for the average consumer.

    More at: https://www.thefinancialtrends.com/2...-dour-warning/
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    Give a man an inch and right away he thinks he's a ruler

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    Linus, from the Peanuts comic

    You cannot have liberty without morality and morality without faith

    Alexis de Torqueville

    Those who fail to learn from the past are condemned to repeat it.
    Those who learn from the past are condemned to watch everybody else repeat it

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  32. #688
    At this point I am not seeing anything to make me think producer costs will not rise Jan through Apr this yr
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  34. #689
    Household debt skyrockets to most since 2008 crash , 17 trillion nearly 143k per household. Household debt rose 320 billion in last three months of last yr with 61 billion being credit card debt. Mortgage debt rose 290 billion last yr. 986 billion on credit cards is an all time high . Avg interest on those credit cards is 19.14 percent , ouch . Breaks the 1991 record avg of 19 percent .
    Last edited by oyarde; 02-20-2023 at 06:36 PM.
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  35. #690
    Productivity 2005 through current avg 1.4 percent compared to post WWII avg of 2.2 percent. 2000 - 2022 is 1.9 percent avg while the debt increased 450 percent .
    Last edited by oyarde; 02-21-2023 at 03:22 AM.
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