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Could Inflation Be Lurking Around the Corner?

It’s no secret that inflation levels have been running well below the Fed’s desired target of two percent. Despite stubbornly low inflation levels, the central bank stands ready to hike rates further in 2018, perhaps as many as three times. Does the central bank know something the rest of us don’t? While the conspiracy theorists may be disappointed, the answer is probably not. Inflation has remained below desired levels, and it seems to be a thorn in the Fed’s side. Although inflation reports and other... Continue Reading