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Coming Inflationary Storm Is Entirely Due to Central Banks

Economics / Inflation May 09, 2018 - 03:34 PM GMT

By: Graham_Summers

Economics

We’ve received a number of emails asking us how inflation is on the rise while the Fed is technically “tightening.”

The answer is that while the Fed is technically tightening, other Central Banks, particularly the Bank of Japan (BoJ) and European Central Bank (ECB) have been printing their currencies by the hundreds of billions.


See for yourself… below is a chart showing the balance sheets for the Fed (blue line) the ECB (orange line) and the BoJ (black line) since 2Q13.

H/T Bill King

First and foremost, while the Fed is technically shrinking its balance sheet, the amount it has shrunk is negligible. Since the second quarter of 2013, the Fed’s balance sheet is still UP 3%.

Over the same time period, the ECB grew its balance sheet by 63%. And the BoJ has grown its balance sheet by an astonishing 260%.

Mind you, throughout much of this time period, especially post 2016, NONE of these economies were shrinking. So these Central Banks were pumping all this money into GROWING economies!

This is what has unleashed inflation. And smart investors are already taking steps to profit from it.

We just published a Special Investment Report concerning a FIVE secret investments you can use to make inflation pay you as it rips through the financial system in the months ahead

The report is titled Survive the Inflationary Storm

We are making just 100 copies available to the public.

To pick up yours, swing by:

https://www.phoenixcapitalmarketing.com/inflationstorm.html

Graham Summers

Phoenix Capital Research

http://www.phoenixcapitalmarketing.com

Graham also writes Private Wealth Advisory, a monthly investment advisory focusing on the most lucrative investment opportunities the financial markets have to offer. Graham understands the big picture from both a macro-economic and capital in/outflow perspective. He translates his understanding into finding trends and unde74rvalued investment opportunities months before the markets catch on: the Private Wealth Advisory portfolio has outperformed the S&P 500 three of the last five years, including a 7% return in 2008 vs. a 37% loss for the S&P 500.

Previously, Graham worked as a Senior Financial Analyst covering global markets for several investment firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. He’s lived and performed research in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the United States.

© 2018 Copyright Graham Summers - All Rights Reserved Disclaimer: The above is a matter of opinion provided for general information purposes only and is not intended as investment advice. Information and analysis above are derived from sources and utilising methods believed to be reliable, but we cannot accept responsibility for any losses you may incur as a result of this analysis. Individuals should consult with their personal financial advisors.

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