it is going to get worse in the US and Europe. for now the overleveraged structure is getting unwound and purchasing power is stillreasonable. it will be followed by hyperinflation brazilian and argentinian style or better still like the weimar republic as the state takes over. there will be capital controls and movement control. you will need a permit to move from one part of the US to another. the plans are being created now under the guise of terrorist control.. the banks are failing and this will be followed by the insurance companies. the constant bailouts will lead to hyperinflation. the government is only interested in protecting government workers. we will soon be riding the bicycle argentnian style.