Inflation expectations are on the rise. At first sight, this change in expectations seems to be odd. The Federal Reserve has been increasing the supply of base money at a…
Economists’ R*, or R-star, is a fiction. It’s one that they came up with after-the-fact to try to explain why their policies didn’t actually work the way policymakers had initially…
China mourns for coronavirus (COVID-19) victims on Qingming tomb sweeping festival.
Eurodollar futures are derivative, cash-settled contracts linked to 3-month LIBOR (forget about SOFR and the official hatred of this offshore dollar rate regime).
(Kitco News) - Once again, we end the week with gold prices treading water, stuck in a narrow range between $1,700 and $1,750 an ounce.
The Federal Reserve has announced that it intends to raise inflation in the United States to two percent per year on average.
Potential central bank digital currencies would need to be integrated into existing payment systems alongside cash and other forms of money, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell is unlikely to waver on maintaining stimulus policies despite market inflation fears.
Policymakers are eager to return to the period of low unemployment that preceded the pandemic and are less concerned than in previous eras about sparking inflation and taking on debt.
Is there a difference between inflation or reflation, and whatever this is? Not mere semantics, it may be everything for what the future ultimately looks like.