donderdag 15 februari 2018

The Central Banker's Bubble

On February 14th, 2018, the consumer price index (CPI) came in higher than expected. It posted 2.1% instead of 1.9%. 10 year bond yields surged to 3% on this news and the U.S. dollar fell. It will be interesting to see how the Federal Reserve will react to this news in March's FOMC meeting. Will it increase interest rates on this higher inflation data, or will it hold rates? I believe the Federal Reserve is not able to raise rates much more and I will tell you why.

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