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Purely theoretical question about taking a loan

If I take a loan of $1000 by agreeing to pay $50 + 10% interest each month what will happen if lets say the value of $1 doubles 4 months after? would I owe more money to the bank? Are there loans ...
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Deflation Risk on TIPS

From p 18, ETF for Dummies, 2nd Ed (2011), by Russell Wild: Such bonds do, however, carry interest-rate risk, and another risk that’s unique to them: deflation risk. If consumer prices start ...
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Treasury Bonds, compounding at new interest rates

this is more a question about bonds in general than just Treasuries, but we will use Treasuries for example Let say you have $10,000,000 and you buy 30-year Treasury bonds currently yielding 3% ...