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2013-02-05 Caribbean-Latin America
Argentina freezes prices to break inflation spiral
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Posted by Steve White 2013-02-05 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [709 views ]  Top

#1 So Dick Nixon died and went to Argentina?
Posted by Thrater Thrineger7877 2013-02-05 00:10||   2013-02-05 00:10|| Front Page Top

#2 I've already seen this movie. :-(
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-05 01:47||   2013-02-05 01:47|| Front Page Top

#3 Argentina is the future for all of us.
Posted by phil_b 2013-02-05 01:50||   2013-02-05 01:50|| Front Page Top

#4 At last report, Milton Freedman was resting undisturbed.
Posted by SteveS 2013-02-05 01:58||   2013-02-05 01:58|| Front Page Top

#5 Price = demand / supply
So holding the price will basically mean shortages.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2013-02-05 05:29||   2013-02-05 05:29|| Front Page Top

#6 as Via Meadia notes, Argentina is blessed with natural resources, good weather. It takes populist pols (Peronistas) and crackpot economics and blustery and inept military/gov't to keep it down. They've done a great job so far
Posted by Frank G 2013-02-05 07:50||   2013-02-05 07:50|| Front Page Top

#7 Yes BP. Next, banning photographs of queue lines at the markets.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-02-05 08:44||   2013-02-05 08:44|| Front Page Top

#8 Frank, a little bit of populism is a good thing, kinda like yeast in beer. Make your beer with nothing but yeast?????????????????????
Posted by AlanC 2013-02-05 09:34||   2013-02-05 09:34|| Front Page Top

#9 Bummer. Why didn't Germany come up with that idea in 1923?
Posted by European Conservative 2013-02-05 11:45||   2013-02-05 11:45|| Front Page Top

#10 What's the acronym for Whip Inflation Now in Spanish?
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2013-02-05 13:54||   2013-02-05 13:54|| Front Page Top

#11 látigo inflación ahora
Posted by lord garth 2013-02-05 16:52||   2013-02-05 16:52|| Front Page Top

#12 Ah yes, the "Carter" moment. Who can forget the block-long lines for gas at mandated prices?
Posted by Muggsy Mussolini1226 2013-02-05 17:34||   2013-02-05 17:34|| Front Page Top

#13 Prior to WWII, Argentina was the world's wealthiest country (per capita GDP). Illustrating that socialism only takes a country in one direction.
Posted by phil_b 2013-02-05 19:34||   2013-02-05 19:34|| Front Page Top

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