The Real Crisis

Posted by Bill Bonner - The Daily Reckoning

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year 2011 is the year when inflation will play the role of wrecking ball. It seems to threaten everything from emerging markets to the pretty earnings narrative of the market as a whole.

I use the term “inflation” here as the man on the street does. It is when prices for most everything go up. It is not the best definition, because it obscures the reason why prices for most everything go up in the first place. The reason is that governments everywhere can’t help but print lots of money. But let us not wander off course. It is what it is.

Read more: Inflation’s First Phase