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"Normally investors view the future as more uncertain than the present. When that turns on its head, it’s often a bad omen."
"Normally investors view the future as more uncertain than the present. When that turns on its head, it’s often a bad omen."
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"Mohamed A. El-Erian laments the US central bank’s ongoing train of policy mistakes regarding inflation."
"Mohamed A. El-Erian laments the US central bank’s ongoing train of policy mistakes regarding inflation."
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"A market crash may be more likely than at any time in a generation."
"A market crash may be more likely than at any time in a generation."
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Vivekanand Jayakumar, Opinion Contributor, Vivekanand Jayakumar, Opinion Contributor
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"Given that the labor market is already at or near full employment, the Fed’s task should center primarily on returning inflation to its 2 percent target level."
"Given that the labor market is already at or near full employment, the Fed’s task should center primarily on returning inflation to its 2 percent target level."
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>"The longer the Fed waits, the more painful it will be to bring inflation back down to target."
>"The longer the Fed waits, the more painful it will be to bring inflation back down to target."
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>"Rates hikes reduce the value of Treasury securities, a type of money in the financial system. The losses spill over into all financial assets."
>"Rates hikes reduce the value of Treasury securities, a type of money in the financial system. The losses spill over into all financial assets."
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>"Raghuram G. Rajan sees the long-ignored bill for overly indulgent economic policies starting to come due."
>"Raghuram G. Rajan sees the long-ignored bill for overly indulgent economic policies starting to come due."
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>"The Federal Reserve is still buying bonds as prices surge. Some praise the central bank’s continuing policy pivot; others ask if it was fast enough."
>"The Federal Reserve is still buying bonds as prices surge. Some praise the central bank’s continuing policy pivot; others ask if it was fast enough."
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I think this is clearly a relevant economic article, but I am increasingly leaning OUT of the stagflation camp. I think inflation and interest rates are both heading up, but markets and other economic activity will probably initially _...Read More_
I think this is clearly a relevant economic article, but I am increasingly leaning OUT of the stagflation camp. I think inflation and interest rates are both heading up, but markets and other economic activity will probably initially _...Read More_
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"Will inflation eventually settle at its target, and are asset purchases still useful."
"Will inflation eventually settle at its target, and are asset purchases still useful."
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"No government has openly embraced modern monetary theory, but many of the radical doctrine’s core principles are informing today’s policy decisions"
"No government has openly embraced modern monetary theory, but many of the radical doctrine’s core principles are informing today’s policy decisions"
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"Mathematical refinement aside, economics is back to where it was a century ago: the study of the allocation of given resources, plus the quantity theory of money. Macroeconomics – the theory of output as a whole, which was invented by John _...Read More_
"Mathematical refinement aside, economics is back to where it was a century ago: the study of the allocation of given resources, plus the quantity theory of money. Macroeconomics – the theory of output as a whole, which was invented by John _...Read More_
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"The Federal Reserve decided to slow its pace of bond-buying, potentially the beginning of the end of a program that’s been supporting the economy since March 2020."
"The Federal Reserve decided to slow its pace of bond-buying, potentially the beginning of the end of a program that’s been supporting the economy since March 2020."
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"Torn between inflationary jitters and fear of deflation, central bankers in the major advanced economies are taking a potentially costly wait-and-see approach. Only a progressive rethink of their tools and aims can help them play a _...Read More_
"Torn between inflationary jitters and fear of deflation, central bankers in the major advanced economies are taking a potentially costly wait-and-see approach. Only a progressive rethink of their tools and aims can help them play a _...Read More_
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"Risky asset prices in several markets are at historically high levels and could be primed for sharp fall, it adds"
"Risky asset prices in several markets are at historically high levels and could be primed for sharp fall, it adds"