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Interesting Inflation News Links (May 06, 2009)

* Gold moves higher as dollar falls, stocks rally (Sara Lepro, Kansas City Star)

* Is v-shaped shares chart wildly optimistic? (Ian Mc Connell, The Herald)

* Reasons to be cheerful parts one, two, three and four (Hamish Macdonell, The Scotsman)

* WMC wants more for prisoner care (Tom Morton, Star-Tribune)

* Index-linked savings on a roll… for now (Jeremy Gates, Lancashire Evening Post)

* Some TIPS Looking Strong Right Now (Brett Arends, Wall Street Journal)

* The Analyst: All roads lead to infrastructure (Ben Yearsley, The Independent Online)

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Infrastructure club shrinking (Arleen Jacobius, Pensions & Investments)

Another great article by Arleen Jacobius of the Pensions & Investments.

Infrastructure club shrinking Those with available capital, experienced operators should prevail

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Interesting Inflation News Links (April 09, 2009)

* Zimbabwe inflation falls, survival battle goes on (Angus Shaw, San Francisco Chronicle)

The Consumer Council said while food prices dropped there were increases in accommodation rentals, transportation as well as charges for water, power and fees for education and medical services that pushed up the cost of living for an average family by 5 percent.

* Proposed rates cap questioned (David Loughrey, Otago Daily Times)

Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin has questioned how a proposed rates cap could work, when different local authorities rate in different ways, and the amount rated varies widely, as does the level of infrastructure councils have.

* Getting By: The Sunshine Tax (Joanne Faryon, KPBS)

Once again, I had a direct interface with the local health care system in the ER of a local hospital, SHRAPPS

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Interesting Inflation News Links (April 09, 2009)

* Zimbabwe inflation falls, survival battle goes on (Angus Shaw, San Francisco Chronicle)

The Consumer Council said while food prices dropped there were increases in accommodation rentals, transportation as well as charges for water, power and fees for education and medical services that pushed up the cost of living for an average family by 5 percent.

* Proposed rates cap questioned (David Loughrey, Otago Daily Times)

Dunedin Mayor Peter Chin has questioned how a proposed rates cap could work, when different local authorities rate in different ways, and the amount rated varies widely, as does the level of infrastructure councils have.

* Getting By: The Sunshine Tax (Joanne Faryon, KPBS)

Once again, I had a direct interface with the local health care system in the ER of a local hospital, SHRAPPS

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Interesting Inflation News Links (February 16, 2009)

* Rehberg: Stimulus package won’t make impact (Billings Gazette)

* Co-ordinated inflation could bail us all out (Tim Leunig, The Financial Times)

* Hope As Latest UK House Price Figures Loom (Sky News)

* Bean says UK economy may be slow to recover – and may need more priming (Ashley Seager, Guardian Unlimited)

* The worst idea ever (Economist)

* Stimulus deal done, but potential showdown looms (Janet Hook, Chicago Tribune)

* Leading article: Romance of rail (The Independent Online)

* New children’s clothing department to open at Halls (Kansas City Star)

* Presidents and money: Take this quiz (Kansas City Star)

* Big Joe Clark: Meet the ‘Flation family (Herald-Bulletin)

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Interesting Inflation News Links (February 13, 2009)

* The Bigger Dig (American Spectator)

* Antiques preserve experience of worlds 1st skiers (Dave Philipps, The Gazette)

* Children’s pocket money soars 595% (The Scotsman)

* Keeping the taxman’s hands off your nest egg (The Scotsman)

* YRC shares edge higher; analysts meeting this afternoon (Kansas City Star)

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Interesting Inflation News Links (February 12, 2009)

* Infrastructure club shrinking (Arleen Jacobius, Pensions & Investments)

Infrastructure club shrinking Those with available capital, experienced operators should prevail

* Missouri Senate OKs new oversight of preneed funerals (David A. Lieb)

JEFFERSON CITY | In response the financial collapse of a St. Louis company, senators signed off Thursday on new oversight for Missouri’s prearranged funeral industry.The legislation would entrust the state Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors with new powers to inspect the finances of preneed funeral sellers and take action against unsound companies.It also would increase the …

* Make This the Last Bubble (Wall Street Journal)

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA IS FOLLOWING the example of the previous administration. He wants a massive stimulus package to address a crisis caused by too much easy money. The burden falls on Obama to change direction. As he said recently, we have kicked this can down the road, and now we are at the end of the road.

* Recession “deeper” than expected (Moneywise)

The Bank of England has warned that the recession is likely to be deeper and longer than previously expected – and hinted that it may have to print more money in order to stimulate economic growth.

* The Bailout: Will the Sequel Pack a Bigger Punch? (Jane Sasseen, BusinessWeek)

The Bailout: Will the Sequel Pack a Bigger Punch? Early reviews panned Treasury’s latest plan. But sentiment could change if the Obama Administration’s public-private plan to buy up bad assets takes off

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