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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Slope of No Hope

Some charts that show how inflation has taken off due to the Federal Reserve's Quantitative Easing (QE2) money printing program.

Slope of Hope:
Nope. No Inflation Here. Not At All.

price inflation for commodities in the DBA (agriculture) ETF

DBA is the symbol for the PowerShares DB Agriculture Fund, a commodities ETF. It owns a basket of commodities weighted as follows:
Corn -- 12.50%
Soybeans -- 12.50%
Wheat -- 12.50%
Sugar -- 12.50%
Cocoa -- 11.11%
Coffee -- 11.11%
Cotton -- 2.78%
Live Cattle -- 12.50%
Feeder Cattle -- 4.17%
Lean Hogs -- 8.33%
Zero Hedge:
Daily Adventures In 'Limit Up' Zimbabwefication: Cotton Explodes As Asian Mills Panic -- we wonder how long before the Fed realizes that its CPI indicator is a complete joke when juxtaposed with charts such as these:

price inflation for cotton
Price of Cotton

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