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Bank of Japan Pushes Boundaries… Marginally



Over the past few months, there’s been much speculation that central banks will need to enhance its toolkit to deal with low inflation and stagnant economic growth. The Bank of Japan (BoJ) just made a half-hearted attempt at doing just that by announcing a regime change with two new-ish monetary…

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Minimum Wages and Inflation



In the United States, the Federal minimum wage has been $7.25 since 2009. Since 2014, however, 26 states have raised their minimum wage. There has been a push to bring the national minimum wage to $15 and some states and cities are leading the charge. For instance, California and Washington D.C.…

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