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Inflation Expectations Remain Subdued

This has been seen before and will likely be seen again. The Fed raised interest rates on Wednesday afternoon by 25 basis points in a move that was widely expected. The twist, however, may be in the differing outlook on inflation between the Fed and the markets. One need only look at the latest reading on the Consumer Price Index to see this. On Wednesday, the latest reading on CPI registered a figure of -.1%. Not only was the core reading a full tenth of... Continue Reading

Rising Inflation

The gold market may potentially be benefiting from rising price pressures, among other things. The yellow metal has performed well in recent weeks, and has been on the stronger side of the ledger even in spite of stocks making fresh all-time highs and the dollar index remaining higher. This week saw some key inflation data that showed price pressures are on the rise. On Wednesday, the latest reading on the Consumer Price Index showed a rise of .6 percent last month, well above consensus estimates... Continue Reading