Agonizingly Slow Drop in Inflation
The U.S. economy contracted slightly in the first two quarters of this year, mainly because of volatility in inventories and rising imports. At the same time, labour markets have remained strong. This suggests that, despite the two consecutive quarters of negative growth, the economy isn’t currently in a recession.
November 8, 2022 • 8-min read
Inflation in the U.S. Has Likely Peaked
Fiscal Deficits Are Set To Decline
Inflation Rising Above the 2.0 per Cent Target
Higher Interest Rates
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Is the U.S. economy about to slip into recession over the near term? The signs are certainly ominous, as stock markets have been trending downward and consumer confidence has slipped over the past few months. The Federal Reserve (Fed) is determined to bring inflation back down from current levels of around 8.0 per cent to its target of 2.0 per cent and has started to aggressively increase the key federal funds rate.
August 26, 2022 • 20-min read
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