The U.S. is going down an inflationary path, now. It’s just a matter of when it gets here and how hard it will bite.
Not only did Congress abdicate its mandated money creation role, but with the Nixon-era slamming of the Gold Window, we have been adrift on a sea of Made Up Policy (e.g. the floating world craps game) since the 1970’s.
As we have been expecting, it won’t end well and this morning we offer some evidence along the way.
But, not without our usual Saturday morning headline review and our ChartPack.
Which, we have to say, has remained devastatingly useful in playing “hide the sausage” in present market conditions.