Not All Inflation is Created Equal

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Can something be arbitrary and at the same time deeply damaging? Pursuing a strategy based on personal preference rather than reason can indeed inflict deep wounds if carried on for too long. Such is the case with the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation metric, the “core PCE.” ...

By | June, 1, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Five-Tool Bond Market

Danielle DiMartino Booth

Federal Reserve officials appear to be experiencing some sort of group out of body experience, in full born public form. And it’s the formerly squeamish leading the charge. The doves are convincingly cooing in the most hawkish language conceivable. Critically, the market is taking policymakers at their word. Odds of a March rate hike are baked into the cake...