Tag Archives: Inflation

David Flynn: Is the Fed Losing Control of Inflation Expectations?

David Flynn: Is the Fed Losing Control of Inflation Expectations?

This is a little more macro/money than much of the stuff I post here but it seems to be something people miss sometimes. The Federal Reserve drastically lowered rates in response to the unfolding financial crisis in 2008 and later. Those rates remain low today, essentially set between 0.0 and 0.25%. Despite this range the

End Of The World: Maker's Mark To Water Down Its Bourbon

Many moons ago, I alerted a select group of Interweb Tube users to the onset of stealth inflation via the decreasing size or quality of products offered at the same price.  There is a fancy-pants economic term for the this – hedonics – although I prefer less family-friendly terminology.  Today comes word of a classic

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