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Old 11-19-2016, 11:44 AM   #1
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Default Trumpflation .

Because Trumps policy platform ( if implemented ) is likely
to drive up inflation , long dated bonds with low coupon
payments have become unattractive and have fallen in price.

That fall in bond prices has wiped out a lot of wealth .



Naturally there is a flow through effect , specifically
mortgage rates , with corresponding anxiety in the housing
market .

As one reader comment put it ......
'My money says they are going to loose control of this thing' .
Exactly .

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Now wait a moment. I read somewhere that the key to economic survival on a global basis is "inflation". Without inflation - I hope I understand correctly - you have stagnation (which is where we are). Correct me if I am wrong or do not understand.

Remember, I am new at this and am still a small "grasshopper".
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Old 11-19-2016, 05:47 PM   #3
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I thought Trump was taking office in January.
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