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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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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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