Posts filed under “Inflation”

Economics Indicators Dashboard

Here’s the monthly update from Russell:

 

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Source: Russell Investments

Category: Consumer Spending, Data Analysis, Economy, Employment, Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Inflation, Markets

The Risks to the Inflation Outlook

The Risks to the Inflation Outlook Vasco Cúrdia FRBSF Economic Letter 2014-34 November 17, 2014         Although inflation is currently low, some commentators fear that continued highly accommodative monetary policy may lead to a surge in inflation. However, projections that account for the different policy tools used by the Federal Reserve suggest…Read More

Category: Inflation, Think Tank

Category: Inflation, Think Tank

1933: Colombia Experts Oppose Gold Plan

Source:NYT

Category: Currency, Inflation, Really, really bad calls, Think Tank

Interview: Mark Gertler

Interview

Category: Federal Reserve, Inflation, Think Tank

How substituting chicken for beef affects inflation

  I have a few words about inflation and the cowardly Boskin Commission at Marketplace Radio last week:   Source: MarketPlace

Category: Digital Media, Inflation, Media

Seeds of U.S. Inflation Are Sprouting . . .

The Seeds of U.S. Inflation Have Sprouted and Could Be in Full Flower in 2016 Paul Kasriel September 8, 2014   I subscribe to the tenet espoused by the late Professor Milton Friedman that inflation is a monetary phenomenon. When I speak of inflation, I include not only the behavior of prices of goods and…Read More

Category: Economy, Federal Reserve, Inflation, Think Tank

1981: 20-year Treasury bonds at a 15.78% yield

Today in 1981: Uncle Sam issues new 20-year Treasury bonds at a 15.78% yield, an all-time record-high interest rate for any U.S. government issue. Analysts say they expect that yields will have to go higher “to attract stronger demand.” Yields promptly begin going down, and keep going down for the next twelve years. Source: Daniel…Read More

Category: Fixed Income/Interest Rates, Inflation

Discuss: High Food Prices

High Food Prices Lead to Trade-offs Even in Upper-Income Household; Stores Shrink Meat Packages, Push Inexpensive Cuts; Downgrade to Chicken at the Weekend Grill   Source: WSJ  

Category: Food and Drink, Inflation

Deflation Fears

Deflation Fear David R. Kotok August 26, 2014     A worldwide deflation fear is expanding and may actually be rampant. BCA Daily Insights (August 25, 2014) notes that, “out of 32 OEC countries, more than two-thirds have domestic inflation rates that fall short of 1%.” BCA analysts go on to argue that the worldwide…Read More

Category: Inflation, Think Tank