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Consumers’ view of inflation diverges further from market-implied CPI – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. The scatter plot below compares UMichigan consumer inflation expectations to the 2yr market-implied inflation expectations from the Cleveland Fed (the 2-year TIPS are sufficiently liquid to prove a useful measure of short-term inflation expectations from the market.) The…

Rents rising faster than inflation; could hurt seniors – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. The cost of primary residence rentals has risen by 3% on a year-over-year basis last month. That’s roughly double the headline CPI increase from a year ago. The culprit is some combination of higher rates, a cultural shift…

FOMC members fret over deflation risks – Sober Look

This is a syndicated repost courtesy of Sober Look. To view original, click here. Reposted with permission. Some FOMC members continue to focus on the historically low inflation levels in the US (see post). They are worried about repeating the Japan experience of being stuck in a deflationary regime for years. They want to see…