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Globally, Covid-19 continues to jam supply chains. As a result, producers can't keep up with demand, pushing prices higher. Such inflation is not new a…
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Jay Powell's in the hot seat for his lack of action on climate change. It might even cost him Fed Chair. Who had that on their Bingo Card? Welcome to 2…
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Today jobless benefits expired for millions of workers. What did the President and his White House do? Nothing. Instead, they told us that the relief w…
While inflation stepped down, it's too soon to say whether the higher pace this year will remain or be temporary. It's the underlying causes not the to…
This week politicians in Canada proposed tying support for unemployed workers in crises to economic conditions. It's a great approach, and one that the…
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Powell's big speech is soon, and markets eagerly await hints on when the Fed will reduce its support of the economy by "tapering" asset purchases. Not …
Today's data on retail sales and industrial production in July again show a solid economic recovery. It's onward and upward, albeit a bumpy ride.
I am trying to decide if I should write regularly on here and make it a part-time gig. As readers, you are the best people to ask. So, what do you thin…