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Inflation: Fed Prepping for a Hiking Trip?



Headline inflation numbers for the United States and Europe have turned around. In February, monthly gains in the U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) deflator turned positive for the first time since last fall.  For the Eurozone, inflation seems to have…

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Looking Beyond Deflationary Worries and Near-Term Market Volatility



Faced with the headwinds of falling oil prices and stagnating economies throughout the Eurozone, many investors are becoming increasingly concerned about the chance of deflation— falling prices, in the United States. First off, the chances of the United States falling to broad deflation are…

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