Taps Coogan – December 4th, 2020
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The year-over-year growth rate in the M1 and M2 money supply continues to surge to all time highs as of the most recent data from mid November. MZM money supply growth remains near its highest levels since 1983. The M1 money supply has now expanded by an eye-popping 46% since this time last year, M2 has grown by 25%, and MZM has grown by 27%.
As we have noted several times throughout 2020, those making comparisons to the limited inflationary effects of monetary stimulus in the aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis should take a second look at this chart. None of the prior QE programs came close to expanding the money supply as rapidly as this.
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