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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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Getting Comfortable with U.S. Inflation



The Federal Reserve (Fed) is focusing more attention on inflation. The labor market has improved significantly over the last year, with the unemployment rate well below 6% and payrolls having their best year since the late 1990s in 2014. However, inflation remains firmly below the Fed’s 2%…

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