No. of Recommendations: 3 June 2001 at 121.21, so holding dollars [or any paper equivalents] has cost 35% of purchasing power since then….. 12.5 years

That was right about the time the world's reserve currency turned away from budget surpluses and onto a path of ever increasing budget deficits. From a path of paying off its debts within 10 years onto "Debt doesn't matter" highway.

Probably just coincidental events.....

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