Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Is inflation or deflation the biggest threat to the global economy?

Is inflation or deflation the biggest threat to the global economy?

House prices are falling and retail sales are down, which signals deflation. But raw materials prices are soaring, and that spells inflation. Whichever we end up with, it’s going to be nasty...

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  • On the news last night were several references to the fact that gas will cost another 15 to 17% more later this year. Gas which we import – from the eurozone amongst other places.

    No one mentioned that any price increase may have some relation to the fact that the pound has devalued by 15 to 17% against the euro in the last year.

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