Caught up in the brick-and-mortar meltdown, it faces its own botched decisions and a market that has horribly turned against its pharmacies.
The debt-fueled property & construction bubble that drove its growth turns into a huge explosive mess with an enormous amount of debt.
These mega rate hikes likely have Putin’s support because inflation can become a political bitch.
The Everything Shortage worms into social media and internet advertising. Facebook and Google better walk that back pronto.
Maybe house-flipper Zillow saw something in its data when it decided to stop buying houses.
Wages are heating up. And it’s also now starting to show up in the data: The wage component in the fuel for persistent big inflation.
My take on a massive mess.
“Greatly concerned” that inflation “will not prove temporary.”
Profit fell despite price increases, more price increases coming to a shelf near you. “We do not anticipate any easing of costs.”
Industrial production over the long term is a sad sight, powered by offshoring.
What’s left of the debt-fueled property speculation that drove growth is a huge explosive mess and an enormous amount of debt.
Holiday selling season is going to be a mess: Look not for what you want but for what the store has.
No one knows total stock market leverage, but it’s huge and ballooning, as we see from the tidbits we’re allowed to see.
A monstrously overstimulated economy that caused global supply chains and transportation systems to buckle.
And my 2 cents about the high “failure rates” of new businesses, being a small-business owner myself.
CPI inflation highest since 2008 and 1991.
For retirees, 2021 was a nasty year: Red hot inflation and a stingy COLA. In 2022, they might fall behind more slowly.
One more reason “transitory” and “temporary” have become a silly joke. Even the Fed is backing off promoting it.
The Fed is going to have a heck of a time calling inflation expectations “well anchored.”
A costly slow process that gives some buildings a second life.