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Deflationistas About To Go Apeshit Over The Collapse Of Oil Prices

The Saudi-Russian Oil War is going to set the deflationistas hair on fire.  What is wrong with the relative price of oil collapsing? A big flop in the price of a headline commodity almost always brings out a deflation panic.  … Continue reading

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The Fiscal Health of Nations: General Govt Balance

The IMF is out with their Fiscal Monitor today.  Great stats.  Here is a comparison of the fiscal health of the world’s economies. Contrast Norway and Saudi (both oil exporters) with, say,  the U.S. and Japan.  Italy doesn’t look so … Continue reading

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