Posts Tagged InflationFile not found. United Kingdom: Bank of England forecasts 4-5% inflation; Unemployment rose to 7.9%
The Bank of England now forecasts a higher inflation and becoming less certain on economic growth.United Kingdom: Inflation hits 4%
CPI Inflation reached 4% in January 2011. Although the BoE is still holding up, we shall expect unwelcome interest rates hike sooner rather than later.China: Monetary Statistics for January 2011
People’s Bank of China’s latest data point to slower money supply and loan growths compared to last year, but they were not slow enough.China: A Few words on CPI Reweighting
There is indeed a re-weighting of the consumer price index in China, but there is no reason why it makes inflation slower than expected.China: Inflation rebounded to 4.9%, but slower than expected
Headline inflation was 4.9%, lower than expected. Food prices are still the biggest concern. As the weather is not helping, there is no reason why you can be very cheerful of the number today.Funny: Gambling is an Investment Or Inflation Hedge?
A gambler wants to invest his money into a casino table because bank’s deposit rate is less than the rate of inflation.The Week of CPI: China, United Kingdom and United States
China, the United States and the United Kingdom will all release their CPIs this week. Keep a close eye on it.
Economy. 11 February, 2011, 11:56Quick Update: Vietnam devalues its currency
The State Bank of Vietnam, the Centarl Bank, devalued its currency by 8.5% in hope to narrow trade deficit.China Economy: A Few Words on Inflation
FAO issued an unusual warning on winter drought in China, which will impact the supply of wheat for the top producer.Food Prices: Blame the Weather or Blame Ben Bernanke?
Both Ben Bernanke and Paul Krugman think that soaring food prices has nothing to do with the Fed. This is, however, absurd.United States: Brace for Quantitative Easing III (QE3)
While Unemployment drops, labour force participation is still falling, and people outside of the labour force who want a job is at a new record. Brace for QE 3 man.United States: So Ben Bernanke thinks QE2 is working?
How awkward: Ben Bernanke seems to think that quantitative easing worked because the market reacted.ISM Non-Manufacturing Index: Same Tale of Two Inflations
The same story being told here last night: Inflation is on the rise in the United States, but core inflation is still pretty low.Eurozone Inflation: diverging trends
Jean-Claude Trichet might have made people expect an interest rate hike sooner rather than later, but a closer look at the Eurozone inflation suggests a huge divergence within the Eurozone.United States: the Tale of Two Inflations?
While inflation has been on the rise all over the world, as far as the US is concerned, the two measures of inflation are telling different stories.United States: Did quantitative easing actually work?
With the recent mix of data pointing to a stronger growth with the risk of disinflation still around, you are right to ask whether quantitative easing I & II have ever worked.Charting Inflation: Except Japan and US, Inflation is everywhere
With Eurozone inflation edging to 2.4%, we have another confirmation that inflation is everywhere in the world, except Japan and the United StatesCharts: Is the United States becoming more like Japan?
Some close inspections of a few variables suggest that the US is looking increasingly like Japan.
Politics & Society. 30 January, 2011, 22:52Egypt and Tunisia tell us what China fears most
The underlying causes of many major upheavals were often as much about politics as economics.United Kingdom: Back in Recession. No, Stagflation
The UK economy is shrinking again. Bad news for Mervyn King and David Cameron, who is facing recession and inflation at the same time.