An update of the long-term real fed funds rate chart. It shows that the long-term tendency for private sector deleveraging remains in force, and that – perhaps – it is worsening.

 

The real fed funds rate is defined as the fed funds rate minus the rate of change in the consumer price index. See the chart below:

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An update of the daily treasury statement charts:

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Jim Rogers is buying Japanese equities (CNBC March 30th 2011). He said that he was looking to buy before the nuclear situation and that the selling panic may have provided a good entry point. See the videos below:
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