I haven't done the daily for a few days because I have been trying to get out a few more lengthy posts. But today I wanted to highlight the inflation issue because I will be speaking on a Euromoney panel about investing in inflation later today. I have two links below that get at some of the issues I am concerned about.
The crux of the matter is that even during the worst deflationary period of the Great Depression, investors were concerned about the value of their money and the government debasing it. Izabella Kaminska does great investigative work to uncover some quotes from the depression, the most vivid period of deflation in America's last century. And what she found was that a search for inflation and deflation yielded 5 times as many results for inflation despite the rampant deflat...
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Edward Harrison is the founder of Credit Writedowns and a former career diplomat, investment banker and technology executive with over twenty five years of business experience. He has also been a regular economic and financial commentator in print and on television for the past decade. He speaks six languages and reads another five, skills he uses to provide a more global perspective. Edward holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Dartmouth College.