Something funny’s happening in NIRP land: long-term yields are rising, negative yields are turning positive, and investors are getting punished for having handed their brains to central banks.
A total mind-blower. Actual prices skyrocket even as CPI for new vehicles has been flat for 22 years.
What does it mean when the Fed and other central banks jointly bemoan the effects of their own policies? Worried about not being able to keep all the plates spinning?
An arcane device that impacts so much and papers over the struggles many Americans face in a world that’s becoming increasingly unaffordable for them
But of all potential economic outcomes, the one least anticipated and least priced in, is an uptick in inflation.
An arcane device that impacts so much.
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Cleveland Fed’s Underlying Inflation Measure Hits 3.0%, Hottest in the Data.
Wages rose with inflation, but not nearly enough to pay for “quality improvements,” which is why working people feel increasingly impoverished.
What would the Fed do if economic factors were all it looked at?