Inflation

A Simple Solution, Favored the World Over

Featured image The big news in the upcoming Italian election is the rise of former comedian Beppe Grillo, whose party may finish as high as second in the voting. There is a lot about Grillo at The Corner. He sounds like a pretty typical bad-government populist; normally you would think it would be a disaster if he took power, but this is Italy, so things may or may not get worse. What »

Argentina: A Glimpse Into Our Future?

Featured image Scott noted earlier today that the currency war is underway, with countries around the world debasing their money to disguise the fact that they can’t control their spending. While the phenomenon is becoming worldwide, some countries are ahead of others. Like Argentina. ZeroHedge comments on Argentina’s utterly pathetic decision to freeze supermarket prices: Up until now, Argentina’s descent into a hyperinflationary basket case, with a crashing currency and loss of »