TITLE

We'd Better Understand This Beast

AUTHOR(S)
Forbes, Steve
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;7/3/2006, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses several fallacies about inflation in the U.S. Budget deficits do not cause inflation, instead it is caused by the excess money created by the Federal Reserve. For that same reason, it is not true that trade deficits weaken the dollar. Many economists say the U.S. should not be too worried, because if they do not figure in volatile prices for food and energy, core inflation is still reasonable. This concept is bogus.
ACCESSION #
21669640

 

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