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Does Lower Inflation Mean a Goldilocks Economy?

Popular Economics Weekly Graph: Calculated Risk Consumers are being helped by consumer prices that are barely rising. The Consumer Price Index is up just 2.7 percent, and core CPI without food and energy prices up 2.2 percent in 12 months. … Continue reading

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Beware of the Taperians!

Popular Economics Weekly Now that the Fed has begun to reduce its QE3 securities’ purchases $10B per month in January, what will that do for growth? My answer is it’s too soon to say. Firstly, beware of the ‘Taperians’, those … Continue reading

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