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No inflation surprises!



Since the global financial crisis, inflation hasn’t behaved as many economists and market prognosticators predicted. For example, core inflation, which removes the volatile food and energy component and is the preferred measure of price changes by economists, has been consistently low. This lack…

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Inflation: back from the grave



Over the last few years, headline inflation, which includes food and energy prices, has been running well below normal. Eurozone headline consumer price index (CPI) inflation has been below 2% since 2013 and was at or below zero for most of 2015 and early 2016. U.S. headline CPI inflation was below…

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