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Coming global food crisis 2010

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Global Food Crisis 2010 Means Financial Armageddon
Dec 25, 2009 - 04:12 PM
By: Eric_deCarbonnel

Diamond Rated - Best Financial Markets Analysis ArticleIf you read any economic, financial, or political analysis for 2010 that doesn’t mention the food shortage looming next year, throw it in the trash, as it is worthless. There is overwhelming, undeniable evidence that the world will run out of food next year. When this happens, the resulting triple digit food inflation will lead panicking central banks around the world to dump their foreign reserves to appreciate their currencies and lower the cost of food imports, causing the collapse of the dollar, the treasury market, derivative markets, and the global financial system. The US will experience economic disintegration.

The 2010 Food Crisis Means Financial Armageddon

Over the last two years, the world has faced a series of unprecedented financial crises: the collapse of the housing market, the freezing of the credit markets, the failure of Wall Street brokerage firms (Bear Stearns/Lehman Brothers), the failure of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, the failure of AIG, Iceland’s economic collapse, the bankruptcy of the major auto manufacturers (General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler), etc… In the face of all these challenges, the demise of the dollar, derivative markets, and the modern international system of credit has been repeatedly forecasted and feared. However, all these doomsday scenarios have so far been proved false, and, despite tremendous chaos and losses, the global financial system has held together.

The 2010 Food Crisis is different. It is THE CRISIS. The one that makes all doomsday scenarios come true. The government bailouts and central bank interventions, which have held the financial world together during the last two years, will be powerless to prevent the 2010 Food Crisis from bringing the global financial system to its knees.

Financial crisis will kick into high gear

So far the crisis has been driven by the slow and steady increase in defaults on mortgages and other loans. This is about to change. What will drive the financial crisis in 2010 will be panic about food supplies and the dollar’s plunging value. Things will start moving fast.

Dynamics Behind 2010 Food Crisis

Early in 2009, the supply and demand in agricultural markets went badly out of balance. The world experienced a catastrophic fall in food production as a result of the financial crisis (low commodity prices and lack of credit) and adverse weather on a global scale. Meanwhile, China and other Asian exporters, in an effort to preserve their economic growth, were unleashing domestic consumption long constrained by inflation fears, and demand for raw materials, especially food staples, exploded as Chinese consumers worked their way towards American-style overconsumption, prodded on by a flood of cheap credit and easy loans from the government.

Normally food prices should have already shot higher months ago, leading to lower food consumption and bringing the global food supply/demand situation back into balance. This never happened because the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), instead of adjusting production estimates down to reflect decreased production, adjusted estimates upwards to match increasing demand from china. In this way, the USDA has brought supply and demand back into balance (on paper) and temporarily delayed a rise in food prices by ensuring a catastrophe in 2010.

Overconsumption is leading to disaster

It is absolutely key to understand that the production of agricultural goods is a fixed, once a year cycle (or twice a year in the case of double crops). The wheat, corn, soybeans and other food staples are harvested in the fall/spring and then that is it for production. It doesn’t matter how high prices go or how desperate people get, no new supply can be brought online until the next harvest at the earliest. The supply must last until the next harvest, which is why it is critical that food is correctly priced to avoid overconsumption, otherwise food shortages occur.

The USDA—by manufacturing the data needed to keep supply and demand in balance—has ensured that agricultural commodities are incorrectly priced, which has lead to overconsumption and has guaranteed disaster next year when supplies run out.

An astounding lack of awareness

The world is blissful unaware that the greatest economic/financial/political crisis ever is a few months away. While it is understandable that general public has no knowledge of what is headed their way, that same ignorance on the part of professional analysts, economists, and other highly paid financial "experts” is mind boggling, as it takes only the tiniest bit of research to realize something is going critically wrong in agricultural market.

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http://www.marketoracle.co.uk/Article16063.html

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Better get your share now

Better get your share now while you still can if you don't have it already.

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grow your own!

food not lawns
www.edibleestates.org
(the photos at the top change for each garden)

water shortages probable - grow your own using less water

aquaponics
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vLsV_7wJlVE

simple system
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Here's another problem with our food supply

And especially the soft drinks and juices... this is an hour and a half and goes through all the reasons why fructose (and high fructose) is very bad... its a toxin to the liver over a period of time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBnniua6-oM

If you want a short summary you can watch the last 10 min or the last 3 min.

some more reasons to quit soft drinks

Most Common Source of Calories in U.S. is LOADED With Mercury!
Almost half of tested samples of commercial high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) contained mercury, according to a new study. Mercury was also found in nearly a third of 55 popular brand-name food and beverage products where HFCS is the first- or second-highest labeled ingredient. HFCS has replaced sugar as the sweetener in many beverages and foods. A high consumer can take in about 20 teaspoons of HFCS per day...
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/02/1...

Orange drinks with 300 times more pesticide than tap water
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1105179/Orange-drink...

BPA Found In Pop Cans
A Health Canada study found the estrogen-mimicking chemical bisphenol-A in the vast majority of canned beverages - 69 of 72 of those tested contained residues...
http://www.citynews.ca/news/news_32643.aspx


and here's some good advice: eat food!
http://www.brasschecktv.com/page/502.html

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I agree.. I also think this

I agree.. I also think this is why diabetes is on the rise..

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Thanks Steve... Keep sounding

Thanks Steve... Keep sounding the alarm.. unfortunetly I think some of our fellow patriots are not paying attention. they would rather go waste 20 bucks or more watching avatar then buying one more silver eagle. When this hits it will hit fast. At that point there will be many people caught off gaurd.

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Yeah

I thought it was going to happen this year, but they had a record crop in corn.

However, if oil prices skyrocket, that could end things pretty fast.

Luckily, there is plenty of hunting/fishing-local farms round here.

All the more reason to join the Republic. They are moving ahead quickly.

where is the info on the

where is the info on the record corn crop? I thought it suffered with everything else.

“Defiance of God’s Law will eventually bring havoc to a society.” - Dr. Ron Paul

The Department of Ag said

The Department of Ag said there was a record crop, but there was mixed news on the legitimacy of that. There were droughts in California and record early snow in the Midwest and farming areas. Seems a little sketchy. There were also disasters to crops worldwide like India and other Southern Asia countries. I think we are in for a surprise.

Interesting. I have been

Interesting. I have been paying close attention to commodities lately. As populations expand and farmland is destroyed due to urban sprawl and desertification, there without a doubt will be some sort of food crisis in the next few years. I am looking for the best way to invest in these commodities for profit and survival. For people who don't have that much money, well, it is hard to do such a thing. I can't just go buy a farm or stock up on food supplies, as much as I would like to. For now, agricultural etfs and etns are the way to go. If anyone has any ideas for a college student with not a whole lot of money, let me know!

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Food supply is the key to everything.

Food stores will be depleted in 3 days with normal buying, but much faster if there is a food run.

I'd invest in just buying food for your own use, not as an money making investment opportunity.
How much is enough is the question.
Shelf life and a safe, constant temperature location is also important.
I wouldn't advertise the stock piling either.
Thanks for your interest.

Good information.

Thanks for posting.

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