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Price Inflation Distribution Is Not Uniform In US

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Price inflation is one of the most important economic metrics as it affects the purchasing power of the consumer, monetary policy, and asset valuations. Those who quibble with which metric is the most important try to determine which one is the catalyst for others. That’s like asking whether the chicken…CONTINUE READING

U.S. Shale vs. OPEC Oil Price War: Who Will Win?

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One of the biggest geopolitical struggles is over the price of oil. Unlike other economic wars like the global currency war where countries try to devalue their own currency to boost exports, the oil price war is between governments and private corporations. It is between the OPEC oil cartel and…CONTINUE READING

Why The Federal Reserve Isn’t Meeting Its Goals

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There are many questions about the current monetary policy, but not many answers provided by the central bankers. The situation, which has remained the same since the Federal Reserve started its quantitative easing policy, was perfectly summarized on Monday as Janet Yellen spoke at the University of Michigan. She didn’t…CONTINUE READING