Apr 22, 2011 06:42 PM

As Inflation Surges, Central Banks Run Amok


Inflation is rising around the world, and none of the major central banks have shown serious interest in containing it. To prosper now, under these inflationary conditions, one needs thick skin.

The Bank of England has the thickest skin of all: It no longer gives excuses for ignoring inflation. The U.S. Federal Reserve is constantly inventing new theories while trying to explain away inflation, and while trying to justify its QE2 quantitative easing project despite inflationary signs aplenty.

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