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Inflation Mystery! April Core CPI Inflation Unchanged At 2.10% (CPI YoY Up Slightly To 2.5% YoY)

Where is the inflation that former Fed Chair Janet Yellen said was “just around the corner”? The consumer price indices for April are out and they should a small increase in core CPI (ex food and energy) YoY After a couple of months of rising consumer prices, there is a slight cooling. The USD Inflation … Continue reading Inflation Mystery! April Core CPI Inflation Unchanged At 2.10% (CPI YoY Up Slightly To 2.5% YoY)

Jolted! Job Openings Leap By 472,000 To All-Time High 6.55 Million

The monthly JOLTS report for March revealed an additional 472k job openings in the US economy. That brings that grand total of US job openings to 6.55 million. The JOLTs measures the number of specific job  openings in an economy. Job vacancies generally include either newly created or unoccupied positions  (or those that are about … Continue reading Jolted! Job Openings Leap By 472,000 To All-Time High 6.55 Million