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Net Foreign Debt Wagging the Money Supply Dog

Source: RBA Statistics

The graph above fairly clearly indicates that Net Foreign Debt (NFD) is a leading indicator for changes in M3 money supply. It looks like there is around a six month lag (give or take) between NFD moving and then M3 following suit.

The majority of foreign debt generated by Australia is not a result [...]

America’s Economy 2010-2016: Deflation To Pure Inflation — Alternative Scenario

An examination of where America is economically if she does not pay-off her debt and where she will be by [...]

Highlights of Marc Faber and Deflation – NewWaveSlave.com

http://www.NewWaveSlave.com 6-17-10 Marc Faber of the Gloom Doom and Boom report talks with CNBC Europe about the global economy. Faber states that [...]

STILL WORRYING ABOUT DEFLATION » The Capital Spectator

If a wave of deflationary threatens the global economy's rebound, will Japan be the canary in the coal mine. Probably. It's certainly a high risk country, in part because it's already loaded to the gills with debt from efforts at  … [...]

Moving Money to Make Money

In the third year of my economics degree one of the classes was International Finance. This particular class opened up my mind to a world I previously knew nothing about. We were introduced to a whole array of financial instruments and procedures that to me represented little more than moving money to make money, which [...]

Intro to Economics #13 – Price Levels, Inflation, and Deflation

Alex Merced does introductory video series on Economics http://www.alexmerced.com [...]

M3 Inflation and the Gold Price

In a recent post  an alternative proxy of inflation was created which was very basic in concept. Basically the idea was that the annual growth in money supply minus short term interest rates would represent the general level of inflation and deflation in an economy. The argument is that the annual growth rate in money [...]