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Political Crisis in Brazil: Contagion Risk Limited

Structural reforms are crucial in the perspective of  the stabilization of the Brazilian economy, but the ongoing political crisis in Brazil adds uncertainty about their progress. 549 more words

Markets

UK economy slows more than expected in Q1 as inflation hits

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Britain’s economy slowed more than previously thought in the first three months of 2017 as rising inflation boosted by last year’s Brexit vote took a toll on household spending, official figures showed on Thursday. 492 more words

Money Matters

Some Reserve Bank forecast surprises

The Reserve Bank of Australia had an interesting Bulletin article out recently, offering some insights on this chart

The RBA’s wage inflation forecasts have been persistently too strong.  1,357 more words

Reserve Bank

Does the World End in Fire or Ice? Thoughts on Japan and the Inflation/Deflation Debate

Source: OfTwoMinds blog, by Charles Hugh-Smith

Japan has managed to offset decades of deflationary dynamics, but at a cost that is hidden beneath the surface of apparent stability. 423 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Educational costs & inflation - A personal perspective

May is that time of the year when all parents of college going children have to figure out ways and means of arranging the fees for the upcoming semester, term or year in college, as the case may be. 678 more words

Personal

Real Median Household Income Highest Since February 2002 (But M2 Money Velocity Continues To Tank)

According to Sentier Research, in April, real median household income reached $59,361, according to the latest report from Sentier Research. That’s up 2% since January, and is as… 51 more words

Banking