by John Rubino, DollarCollapse.com:
Being deeply in debt is like being grossly overweight. You’re carrying around this extra baggage that slows you down, and without continuous, conscious effort you tend to stop moving.
That’s the situation in which the world finds itself. The debts accumulated in the past couple of decades are weighing down the major economies, threatening to pull them back into recession if not countered by massive deficit spending and monetary ease. This, according to the following Bloomberg article, is causing prices to fall in most sectors:
IPhone Price Cuts Send Bond Inflation Bets to 11-Year Low
Price cuts on everything from iPhones to Folgers coffee show why investors in U.S. government bonds anticipate low inflation for the next decade even as the Federal Reserve considers injecting more cash into the economy.