It will take a wheelbarrel full of money....

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  1. Salty

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    The Weimar Republic article talked about the German economy failure.

    So would anyone like to make a prediction when An American will need a wheelbarrow full of money to buy a loaf of bread?
     
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    I don't know, but I have always considered that a fascinating story.

    Here is a terrific and very interesting article about that super-inflation.

    http://keripeardon.wordpress.com/2013/06/01/wheelbarrows-of-money-and-the-weimar-republic/

    Money became so worthless, and denominations so high that people resorted to simply weighing money instead of counting it.

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    Yeah, as soon as 50% of our working force is killed in a war, most of our industrial infrastructure is destroyed, 80% of our gold reserves are being transferred as war reparations to other nations, and the defense industry is forbidden to make weapons. Right about that time we'll have hyper inflation.
     
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    So who killed Argentina's workforce and took their gold?

    A regime change with Rampant Government corruption and printing money willy nilly have at least as much to do with it as any of the factors you name. We certainly qualify on all those.
     

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