Expanding on this Morning’s Interview – Inflation

I am expanding on this morning’s interview session with Steve Jurich. The Q & A was largely related to inflation and deflation, but also touched on technology’s impact. I expand on this and also talk about it as it relates to Oil.

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Show Notes:

  • 07:00 - Concept of inflation and deflation are too simply stated in Economics 101.
  • 10:00 - Too much money chasing too few goods - examples.
  • 16:40 - Over-supplied with certain types of people in the job market.
  • 19:55 - Thomas Alva Edison comments on technology and its impact on inflation or deflation.
  • 21:20 - Applying what we've learned to oil as an asset class and the Saudi's doubts about production cut extensions.
  • 28:20 - The credit line situation for oil drillers.
  • 31:00 - Not where Oil prices MIGHT go; where they WILL go.
  • 31:40 - What is going on with the one true picture of the markets (not the Fed or the media), but the markets themselves. In particular the 10-year Treasury.
  • 37:37 - We want your opinions regarding some of our upcoming improvements.


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With his passion for economics Bill Tatro has been entertaining audiences on the radio and in seminars for decades. Bill is an economist that provides weekly paid content to subscribers, and offers a free daily "lite" version as well.