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Fed’s Dudley Drops Bombshell: Low Inflation “Actually Might Be a Good Thing”

By Wolf Richter – Re-Blogged From Wolf Street

QE unwind in September, “another rate hike later this year.”

The media have been talking themselves into a lather about how the less-than-2% inflation would force the Fed to stop hiking rates. 1,084 more words

GDP & Employment

Higher gas prices push Canada’s inflation rate to 1.2% in July

OTTAWA – Canadian inflation picked up its pace last month for the first time since January as the annualized rate rose to 1.2 per cent. 146 more words

Money

QE unwind? Yeah right

Another very informative clip from the FT. Some of the salient points include:

  • Since the global financial crisis the Bank of England, US Fed, Bank of Japan and European Central Bank have bought assets and printed US$12 trillion.
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Financial Markets

BUSINESS REPORT: U.S. interest rate decisions will impact both sides of the border

According to policy meeting minutes from July, the U.S. Federal Reserve is struggling with the lack of inflation as internal divisions raise questions to whether a third rate increase will even happen at all this year. 113 more words

News

A Conversation With Gerald Celente

By Mike Gleason – Re-Blogged From http://www.Gold-Eagle.com

Mike Gleason: It is my privilege now to welcome in Gerald Celente, publisher of the renowned Trends Journal… 3,304 more words

GDP & Employment

Shorter Term - More Savings

Whether you’re refinancing your current home or buying a new one, something worth considering is a 15-year loan rather than a 30-year term. The payments will be a little higher but you’ll get a lower interest rate and you’ll build equity much faster. 96 more words

News Feed

FX Volatility Abounds Amidst Data, Fed Minutes, and U.S. Political Drama

Although it’s barely midway through the trading week, markets have had more than enough to digest since Monday to call it quits early.  Unfortunately, with the lack of holidays in mid-August, the show must go on.   891 more words

Economics