Originally published by Business Insider on May 15, 2018 Read the original article.

It’s been nine years since the “Great Recession” ended in June 2009. Yet, even after this lengthy period of economic recovery, inflation is by no means raging. Even so, many financial observers continue to anticipate inflation. But, according to a May 15 Business Insider article, financial authorities may very well be anticipating the wrong thing. […]

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Originally published by mises.org on May 12, 2018 Read the original article.

A long-held belief is that central banks have learned to control both money and economies. Throughout the years, researchers at Elliott Wave International have noted that it’s hard to find a treatise on macroeconomics that does not assert such a belief. Indeed, this sentiment appears to be expressed in a May 12 headline from Mises.org, […]

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Originally published by Retail Gazette on May 2, 2018 Read the original article.

In the United Kingdom, the deflation in shop prices has persisted now for five years. Here’s a quick update (May 2, Retail Gazette): Shop prices across the UK dropped again in April to mark five years of overall retail prices being in deflationary territory. According to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) and Nielsen’s monthly Shop […]

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Originally published by Bloomberg on April 22, 2018 Read the original article.

As you probably know, the prospects of a trade war between the U.S. and China, as well as with other nations, has been in the news since President Trump took office. Here’s a Bloomberg headline from April 22: Central Banks Fret Trade War More Deflationary Than Inflationary The article goes on to say: Global central […]

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Originally published by The Financial Times on April 20, 2018

In March, Japan’s headline inflation rose 1% year to year, down from the 1.5% jump seen the previous month. However, another inflation measure slipped. Read this April 20 article excerpt from the Financial Times: Japan’s key measure of consumer inflation edged lower in March, marking the first time price growth has fallen since the country […]

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Originally published by The Wall Street Journal on April 15, 2018

The Fed’s 2% inflation target is a level that’s believed to be condusive to a “not too hot, not too cold” economy. These days, many financial authorities not only expect this target to be reached, but exceeded. In other words, the Fed’s deflation fears have considerably diminished. Read this excerpt from an April 15 Wall […]

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