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Adjusting to a New Reality: Higher, Potentially Positive, Real Fed Funds



The Core Consumer Price Index (CPI) moved higher with the November print from 1.91% year-over-year to 2.02% year-over-year, jumping 0.11% in one month. For reference, core inflation is most often calculated by taking the CPI and excluding certain items from the index, usually energy and food…

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Inflation: So When Exactly is Transitory?



Inflation has been running at very low levels all year long as lower energy prices keep working their way through the economy. Headline personal consumption expenditure (PCE) inflation, a measure of the total inflation within an economy, including commodities such as food and energy prices, which…

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