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  • Podcast

    Interview with Jim Rogers: Why Inflation is Raging Worldwide and He Shorted US Treasury Bonds*

    by Adam Taggart

    Thursday, January 27, 2011, 8:22 PM


    "I see more inflation and more currency turmoil as we go forward. There are huge debt imbalances in the world. U.S. is the largest debtor nation in the world and all the assets are in Asia. The largest creditors in the world are China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore – this is where the assets are and the debts are in the West. Those imbalances have to be resolved. They frequently lead to more currency turmoil. We’ll see more inflation, we’ll see more governments fall. We just saw Tunisia fall – more are coming because the world is going to continue to have these problems, and especially inflation that is going to cause more social unrest."

    So said investing legend Jim Rogers when he spoke recently with about the inflationary pressures rising dramatically around the globe, despite some governments' best efforts to downplay them. Jim shares his "outside in" perspective on US monetary and fiscal policy, and how international players find themselves forced to react. He sees a lot of fundamental imbalances that need to be corrected for, as well as shortages of almost everything developing. In his words, "It's going to be a real mess before it's over."


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  • Blog

    Daily Digest 1/3 – Economic Growth Promise in Brazil Singapore Economy Rebounds, China Manufacturing Eases

    by DailyDigest

    Monday, January 3, 2011, 4:00 PM

    • Brazil’s New President Promises More Economic Growth
    • Expedia Drops American Air Tickets From Listings
    • Singapore Economy Rebounds on Manufacturing Surge
    • China’s Manufacturing Activity Eases
    • Even Low Estimates for EV Sales May Be Optimistic
    • Texas Gets Reprieve on EPA Emissions Rules Takeover as Court Reviews Case
    • Drilling Is Stalled Even After Ban Is Lifted

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  • Blog

    Daily Digest – May 28

    by Davos

    Thursday, May 28, 2009, 2:57 PM

    • U.S. Inflation to Approach Zimbabwe Level, Faber Says (Update2)
    • Airman Ben Comes a Cropper (MachineHead)
    • Are the US and UK Too Spoiled to Accept Austerity?
    • Millionaires Go Missing
    • Case-Shiller: House Prices Tracking More Adverse Scenario (Chart 1 of 2)
    • Case-Shiller: House Prices Tracking More Adverse Scenario (Chart 2 of 2)
    • House Prices: Real Prices, Price-to-Rent, and Price-to-Income
    • Why Interest Rates will go UP
    • PetroChina to Pay $2.2 Billion for Singapore Refining (H/T Doug)
    • Re-defaults
    • Consumers ‘do believe in the green shoot story’ (Video on page)
    • Fall in Libor May Overstate Improvement in Interbank Lending Market
    • AIN’T NO REST FOR THE WICKED (Repost in case you missed it)
    • Towns Rethink Self-Reliance as Finances Worsen

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