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"We're One Event Away From A 1970s-Style Stagflation Explosion..."

• Zero Hedge

The history books remind us,1973's oil embargo shook the global energy market. It also reset geopolitics, reordered the global economy, and a multipolar world saw energy weaponized. After kissing 6% in 1970, in Q1 of 1973, inflation as measured by CPI danced just below 4%, much like today, central bankers were doing the Michael Jackson moonwalk in celebratory form. Then, in bloodcurdling fashion in late 1974, CPI breached 12%.

"Don't be silly, 1973 was a far different set up," we are told.

When it comes to demand on a global stage, 2024 is 2x 1973.