Incomes And The R-word

By |2019-04-29T18:16:34-05:00April 29th, 2019|Currencies, Economy, Federal Reserve/Monetary Policy, Markets|

The easy answer for “muted” inflation is consumers. Forget the unemployment rate debate. Let’s assume that labor markets are tight. Workers are scarce and companies have to compete, and pay up, to secure labor. Input costs are rising. That doesn’t necessarily guarantee an accelerating CPI or PCE Deflator. There is a final step in the [...]