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Where Not To Go If Inflation is Real

The Fed likes to strip out the prices of things that are rising in price when it measures inflation, focusing on the “core rate”, rather than the “headline rate.” The core rate excludes food and energy, in other words, the core rate excludes “necessities.” That rate rose by just 0.2% in February, so no problem,…

The Real World

It now feels that the pretend world is finally catching up to the real world. For those who seek some glimmer of hope, the message this time from Fitch on CRE delinquencies keeps coming in loud and clear as does the delinquencies on jumbo mortgages.

Feb. 8 (Bloomberg) — U.S. prime jumbo mortgages at least 60 [...]

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