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Category: Inflation Nation

February 23, 2022 Category: Inflation Nation

PODCAST: The Hidden Tax of Inflation

Inflation is a stealth tax that destroys your purchasing power. Learn how you can battle its ravaging effects through financial wisdom.

January 21, 2013 Category: Inflation Nation

Ron Paul: The Coming Debt Limit Drama: Government Wins, We Lose

If governments or central banks really can create wealth simply by creating money, why does poverty exist anywhere on earth?

March 24, 2012 Category: Inflation Nation

How to Combat Inflation for Early Retirement

Inflation is the biggest risk to any retirement savings plan, and woe to any retiree who underestimates its effects. Inflation is the increase in the money supply, which results in a sustained increase in the price of goods and services over time. Most experts agree that retirees need to assume an annual inflation rate of 3-4%, but a good retirement plan should account for periods of high inflation as well.

September 14, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Trump’s New Gold Standard

A tenant recently paid Donald Trump in solid gold bullion instead of in cash. Is this a new trend?

Category: Inflation Nation

Income Slides to 1996 Levels

The income of the typical American family—long the envy of much of the world—has dropped for the third year in a row and is now roughly where it was in 1996 when adjusted for inflation.

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June 15, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Cost of Living Soars as Inflation Rises Most in 3 Years

Editor’s Note: Today’s rise in the CPI numbers are the inevitable outcome of the Federal Reserve’s “easy money” policies. Rising consumer prices are still in the warm-up phase. We expect inflationary pressures to continue to threaten the U.S. economy with full blown hyperinflation remaining a “real and imminent” threat over the next 12-18 months.

May 18, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

The Future of Oil and the End of the Dollar

My basic thesis is that the U.S. is an empire in decline. In the past, it has made some brilliant moves that secured its place as the supreme economic, political, and military leader of the globe. But in its twilight years, America has fallen prey to the common trappings of empire: military overreach, an entitlement mindset, and currency depreciation.

May 13, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

The Mad Scramble for Iraq’s Oil Reserves

What the mainstream media never told you about the Iraq war…

May 11, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

What a Hamburger Can Teach Us About the Coming Dollar Collapse

To help understand the coming dollar collapse due to the faltering petrodollar system, I often use an illustration about a hamburger stand. Here it goes…

May 5, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Mexican Central Bank Quietly Buys 100 Tons of Gold

Mexico has quietly purchased nearly 100 tons of gold bullion, as central banks embark on their biggest bullion buying spree in 40 years.

April 21, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Our Top Four “Stable” Foreign Currencies (and Three Easy Ways to Buy Them)

Here is a list of four of the most stable foreign currencies along with three simple ways to buy them. What is the most stable currency? Learn more here.

April 17, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Jerry Robinson Interviewed About U.S. Economy on Iranian State TV Founder, Jerry Robinson, was recently interviewed about the state of the U.S. economy on Iranian State Television (

April 7, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Exclusive: A Special Q&A Session with Jerry Robinson

In lieu of our regular daily column, we present this very special and exclusive Q&A session with economist and Founder, Jerry Robinson. This Q&A session is an excerpt from the Winter 2011 issue of our FTMQuarterly newsletter released on January 15, 2011.

March 24, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Former Union Official Threatens “Economic Terrorism”

by Eric Hammer | FTMDaily Contributing Writer TEL AVIV, Mar 24 – In a move that some right wing bloggers are referring to as “economic terrorism,” a former president of the SEIU (Service Employees International Union), Stephen Lerner, gave a talk at Pace University recently where he proposed a plan to destabilize certain Wall Street […]

March 11, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

China Unleashes a Raging Bull on the Gold Market

by Eric Hammer | FTMDaily Contributing Writer TEL AVIV, Mar 11 – In yet another sign of the growing importance of the Chinese economy on the world stage, Chinese consumers have been snapping up gold in record numbers recently with consume demand reaching more than 200 tons this past year and combined government and consumer […]

March 7, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

13 States Say Dump the Dollar, Bring On the Gold!

Since 1971, American money has been valuable only because people perceive it to be valuable since the American government officially backs it. Prior to that, American money had a kind of intrinsic value as well – it was backed by gold held in Fort Knox and at the Federal Reserve. Some states however have decided that it’s high time that things changed back to the way they were. They’re looking to take their citizenry back to the gold standard.

March 3, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

The Gas Shocks of the Future Are Here Today in Israel

You walk up to the gas pump and check the price. $7.94 per gallon the meter reads. You shrug and begin to fill up your tank, watching in numbed silence as the numbers race by. By the time you’re done, the total cost to fill up your tank of gas is $238.20. A fantasy?

March 2, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Why the Dollar’s Reign Is Near an End – WSJ

For decades the dollar has served as the world’s main reserve currency, but, argues Barry Eichengreen, it will soon have to share that role. Here’s why—and what it will mean for international markets and companies.

February 24, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

How the Middle East Crisis Will Impact the U.S. Economy

The world has been watching and waiting to see what would happen with the Middle East Crisis for the past few weeks now, ever since Tunisia managed to overthrow their leader and declare an age of democracy in that country.

February 18, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

Explosive Demand Sends Cotton Prices Soaring

by HOUSTON, Feb. 18 -For the first time ever, cotton prices reached $2 per pound in New York yesterday. Increasing global demand and shrinking supplies drove the commodity to all-time highs. In the wake of global financial crisis, global consumption has begun growing again — especially for textiles and apparel. The demand for clothing and […]

January 15, 2011 Category: Inflation Nation

How Hyperinflation Will Happen – An Interview with Gonzalo Lira

Listen as FTM Weekly Radio Host, Jerry Robinson, interviews Gonzalo Lira, on the topic of hyperinflation. Listen as Lira explains how and when he believes hyperinflation will happen. The entire interview is about 45 minutes long. Enjoy!

October 20, 2010 Category: Inflation Nation

Get Ready for Big Inflation

The Fed is attempting to create general expectations of inflation through its policy statements and actions.

August 20, 2010 Category: Inflation Nation

Economic Recovery or Financial Armageddon? An Interview Michael J. Panzner

Follow the Money Weekly radio host Jerry Robinson talks with popular author and financial commentator, Michael J. Panzner regarding the most pressing economic issues. The interview includes Panzner’s outlook on inflation in the U.S., as well as his opinion about precious metals and agriculture.

July 11, 2010 Category: Inflation Nation

Merrill Lynch: The 3 big reasons gold and silver will soar

Merrill Lynch metals analysts maintain gold will hit a US$1,500 per ounce target by the end of next year as investor demand pushes gold prices higher.

July 8, 2010 Category: Inflation Nation

Ben Bernanke Has Created Half of All the US Dollars in Existence – in Four Years!

“The U.S. turned 234 years old yesterday, and yet over half of the nation’s money supply was created since Helicopter Ben took over the flight controls four years ago. No wonder gold is in a full fledged bull market . . .”