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If Inflation is Just 2%-3%, Why is the US Dollar Dropping Like a Brick?

Currencies / US Dollar Apr 13, 2018 - 04:21 PM GMT

By: Graham_Summers

Currencies

The financial world is finally waking up to the fact that inflation is in fact MUCH higher than previously believed.

As we noted yesterday, the official measure of inflation, the CPI, is now clocking in at 2.4%, well above the Fed’s so-called target of 2%.

This is really, REALLY bad news because the CPI is actually massaged to make inflation look LOWER than it really is.


So if CPI is at 2.4%… where is REAL inflation?

Well, the NY Fed’s “in-house” inflation measures, the UIG suggests its actually MUCH higher at 3.14%.

Small wonder then that the $USD is dropping like a brick.


That’s an ASTONISHING 13% drop in the last 14 months.

Let me ask you… if REAL inflation is only 2-3%… why would the US Dollar be dropping like a brick this way?

This is THE Black Swan even of 2018. And the Fed is hopelessly behind the curve on it.

If you’re not actively taking steps to prepare for what’s coming, you need to start NOW.

On that note, we are putting together an Executive Summary outlining all of these issues as well as what’s coming down the pike when the Everything Bubble bursts.

It will be available exclusively to our clients. If you’d like to have a copy delivered to your inbox when it’s completed, you can join the wait-list here:

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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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