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China: Will Inflation Information Lead to Easing or Squeezing?



Monetary and fiscal policies seem to be changing in China. The country’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), and their main banking regulator, the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC), have made some gradual but noticeable shifts over the past two months. Our initial…

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Don’t Judge a GDP Report by Its Headline



From the initial estimate of first-quarter GDP to the second one released today (May 29), we moved from stagnating economic activity (0.1% rate of growth) to a contraction, a 1% decline to be exact.  This marked the first time since 2011 that the U.S. economy had a quarter of declining economic…

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