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Beyond the Failure to Hit 2% Inflation

05/31/2017FedWatch
According to the Fed's preferred measure of rising prices, it has failed to hit it's 2% price inflation target. Enter “flexible price-level targeting.”

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John Williams: Longer Term Economic Challenges

The Fed

05/30/2017FedWatch
John Williams thinks multiple rate hikes are fine this year, but has some concerns about the slowing growth of the economy long term.

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What Keeps James Bullard Up at Night

The Fed

05/26/2017FedWatch
We all have our worries in life. For Bullard, it's that your cost of living is not as high as it should be.

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Fed Minutes: Details on the Balance Sheet Plan

The Fed

05/24/2017FedWatch
The FOMC minutes revealed a Fed that is sticking to it's plan of two more rate hikes in 2017, as well as more details about it's balance sheet plan.

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"Dovish Caution." Will the Fed Chicken Out?

05/24/2017FedWatch
Two recent Fed speeches reveal sudden hesitancy about interest rate hikes.

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This Week's Fed Events

05/22/2017FedWatch
Here are this week's events related to the Federal Reserve.

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US Household Debt Rises to All-Time Highs

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

05/17/2017FedWatch
Spurred by 9 years of easy money, US household debt is back to peak levels not seen since 2008.

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Balance Sheet Normalization, Or Not

The Fed

05/17/2017FedWatch
Fed commentators have been talking up the "balance sheet normalization" theme. Turns out, shockingly, it's not actually going to be normalized.

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The World's Central Banks Are Frozen with Fear

Money and BanksMoney and Banking

05/16/2017FedWatch
A look at the world's largest central banks suggests there's no appetite for anything that resembles quantitative tightening.

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This Week's Fed Events

The Fed

05/15/2017FedWatch
Here are this week's events related to the Federal Reserve.

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