Adjusted Monetary Base

And speaking of sucking, how about this chart? Check out that huge spike at the end — as big as Greenspan’s Y2K money supply surge.


There is an inflationary spike somewhere out there, once we get through this massive deflationary period.

Here is the longer term view:


And M1


Notice how this spike dwarfs 2001 post 9/11


Monetary Trends
Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
November 2008

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How does the current financial crisis compare to the Great Depression, and has the government learned the lessons of the 1930s?

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