Inflation Squeezes Russia as Ruble Plummets [Video]

Inflation Squeezes Russia as Ruble Plummets [Video]

Economic sanctions, falling crude oil prices, and now inflation are putting the squeeze on Russia as its ruble plummets. The Russian economy is facing increasing hardships brought on by crude oil prices in freefall and Western sanctions that continue to tighten imposed over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and ongoing disruption in Ukraine. The Kremlin failed […]

Inflation Figures Sending Mixed Messages

Inflation Figures Sending Mixed Messages

With a variety of news outlets reporting on inflation figures for the month of September, activity in certain consumer price sectors seems to send a mixed overall message for the United States’ economy going forward. The Department of Labor issued a report Wednesday, showing an overall 0.1 percent increase of the broad Consumer Price Index […]

Theory of Inflation Gives Weight to Multiverse Hypothesis

Theory of Inflation Gives Weight to Multiverse Hypothesis

The idea of multiple universes has received significant traction within the market place of ideas in the last few years. Unfortunately, the multiverse hypothesis is outside the bounds of empirical observation, thus making it un-falsifiable. Due to this, many scientists have dismissed the multiverse hypothesis as nothing other than mathematical speculation. Despite these limitations, in […]