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As negotiations continue in Washington…


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Hot Air and Voodoo Economics

Aug 16, 2001 at 00:00

Wanniski - Deflation is when fiat money becomes scarce relative to gold, the best proxy for real goods. When the dollar began its deflation in 11/96 from the $385 level…

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Memo To: Jude Wanniski

Aug 15, 2001 at 00:00

With all due respect, a concept of yours with which I have grave difficulty is the idea of monetary deflation. Your use of the term is simply incorrect. A monetary…

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Fool's Gold

Aug 14, 2001 at 00:00

It is the stuff that central banks create on top of a small quantity of real gold and it is ironic that by beating up the gold sector, today's paper…

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Bear Ambush

Aug 09, 2001 at 00:00

Will he, or won't he and if he does, which he will at some point, by how much? We are talking about Mr. Greenspan and interest rates, if you haven't…

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Inflation Paradox - Full Version

Jul 26, 2001 at 00:00

Bloody well right it's manipulation! And it is nothing new to us. In fact, allowing the Yen to weaken really means "submitted to the political pressure by helping it weaken,"…

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Goodbye Stock Market Economy...

Jul 25, 2001 at 00:00

Global stock prices continue to fold, and generally yield to the bearish case. This week it was a bad earnings report from 3M (citing the strong dollar), followed by Amex…

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Boiler Plate

Jul 20, 2001 at 00:00

What if General Electric decided to sell its interest in CNBC to say, Newmont? Wouldn't the irony tickle you just a little? What message would Ron Insana be "delivering" to…

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Dollar Reversal

Jul 11, 2001 at 00:00

Sooner or later, the matter of central banking will again come up for review. But not until we have come to that day when people wonder, just to what end…

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But Deflation Argument is Not Real Deflation

Jun 30, 2001 at 00:00

The Fed inspired April rally peaked in mid May, just short of breaking out. Since then the Dow has fallen back into trend. Except for the two "days" after each…

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Deflation Argument is Gaining

Jun 22, 2001 at 00:00

A few reasons: one is that perceptions of declining demand are rising, particularly in the manufacturing sector. The NAM (the National Association of Manufacturers) has been complaining that the strong…