Deflation

I’ve written about deflation twice before: Deflation and Deflation 2. Third time’s the charm?

The common wisdom is that deflation of the currency is bad. When money deflates, it becomes more valuable, even when you do nothing. So the theory is that people won’t spend their money, because it will become ever-more valuable.

That . . . → Read More: Deflation

Private Debt Decline: Good For US, Bad for the Economy

I got a disturbing email from Bianco Research which showed a chart of “Private Credit Market Debt” which they say shows “Total credit market creation not including Treasury Debt, Municipal Debt and Agency Debt”.

It is actually a horror that the level of private debt peaked last year at about $36 trillion, which is . . . → Read More: Private Debt Decline: Good For US, Bad for the Economy