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From Deflation to Reflation

If there’s one statistic that symbolizes the tremendous amount of excess capacity globally and, in turn, its deflationary impact on prices, it would be the Chinese producer price index (PPI). Looking at year-over-year changes, Chinese producer prices have been declining for the past 54 months.…

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September Jobs Report – Steady in September

The Department of Labor reported today that 156,000 jobs were added in September, providing support to the idea that the U.S. economy is in a mild upturn. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.0%, which is actually a positive since more people returned to the job market. Here are my thoughts on the…

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