Stock of Broad Money Around the World

Stock of Broad Money Around the World This chart shows how much money is in circulation around the world. China has the most money in circulation, followed by the U.S.. Image: howmuch.net

Money Supply and Inflation

Money Supply and Inflation Aging is inflationary when caused by a decline in birth rate, and deflationary when caused by an increase in longevity. If the money supply grows faster than real output, then it causes inflation. Image: Fidelity Investments

Crude Oil vs. Managed Money Short Positions

Crude Oil vs. Managed Money Short Positions Chart suggesting that oil could rise, when managed money short positions are so extreme. Image: Ned Davis Research, Stifel

Money Market Fund Flows and Probability of Recession

Money Market Fund Flows and Probability of Recession Investors move to safe assets by raising their cash holdings, like 2007/2008. This chart suggests that the probability of a recession in the next 12 months is high. Image: Goldman Sachs Global Investment Research

Flows into Money Market Funds

Flows into Money Market Funds Just like 2007/2008, investors move to safe assets by raising their cash holdings, despite falling rates. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch

China – Required Reserve Ratio vs. M1 Money Supply Growth

China – Required Reserve Ratio vs. M1 Money Supply Growth The People’s Bank of China slashed the reserve requirement ratio for most financial institutions, but M1 money supply growth is currently near the lowest. This is not good news for GDP growth. Image: Jeroen Blokland