Meet The Central Banker Whose Reckless Money Printing Is Causing Commodity Spikes And Riots Worldwide

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What, you thought it was Ben Bernanke?

You must not be paying much attention.

It’s China where money printing is growing out the wazoo. Here’s a relatively recent look at Chinese money supply (viz ZeroHedge) that’s growing out the wazoo.

(What you think you can just keep your currency artificially undervalued by magic?)

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This effort to overheat the economy is obviously having all kinds of knock-on effects on the global commodities that go into feeding China, and that’s causing riots around the world.

If you want to blame a central banker for what’s going on right now, blame PBOC chief Zhou Xiaochuan.

Click here to see pictures of food riots all around the world >

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