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Category Archives: Core inflation

Global Stocks Tumble, Asia Plunges On Chinese Commodity Carnage

The euphoria of the past month has ended with a thud and BTFDers are strangely missing as the commodity chill out of China (which overnight became full blown carnage), has unleashed a global risk-off phase ahead of today’s critical CPI data, resulting in broad and sharp selling across global markets, as European stocks followed declines […]

BOJ Plans To Drop Inflation Target At Thursday’s Meeting

The Bank of Japan is finally acknowledging something that Federal Reserve policy makers like San Francisco Fed President John Williams acknowledged months ago, when he published a paper highlighting the growing disconnect between the tightening labor market and consumer prices. As Credit Suisse strategist Burkhard Varnholt explained two months ago, the growing heft of e-commerce […]

Here Is What You Need To Know As We Come To The End Of A Wild Trading Week / June 30, 2017 As we come to the end of what has been a wild week of trading, here is where things stand. June 30 (King World News) – Here is what Peter Boockvar noted as the world awaits the next round of monetary madness:  Succinct Summation of the Week’s Events: Positives 1) For the sake of the long term […]

FOMC Preview: Here Are The Possible Surprises In Today’s Statement

Today’s FOMC announcement at 2:00pm is expected to be mostly a non-event, and the only incremental information will be what is contained in the updated statement, which comes one month ahead of the Fed’s next expected rate hike in June. There will be no press conference and no update to the summary of economic projections. […]

Futures Fall On Rising Trump Uncertainty; Europe Stocks Rise As Euro-Area Inflation Surges

European bonds fell and stocks rose led by banks and retailers as surging inflation data prompted investors to switch into reflationary assets even as speculation about ECB tapering has returned. Asian stocks and US equity futures declined. The Yen and gold advanced after Trump’s firing of the U.S. acting attorney general added to concern over […]

Blinder and Kudlow on Gold / by Tim Iacono / May 18, 2012 Yesterday, the Federal Reserve took another baby step toward safe and sane monetary policy by raising the overnight bank lending rate from 3.5 percent to 3.75 percent. The policy statement acknowledged the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, but indicated that accommodation would continue to be removed […]