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Inflation

Ken Griffin: inflation will catch markets entirely by surprise

Coronavirus may be the most immediate threat to markets right now, but there are several longer-term ones, says Ken Griffin of investment firm Citadel…
20 Feb 2020
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Inflation

Here’s why the Federal Reserve might print more money before 2020 is out

The Federal Reserve wants to allow US inflation to run “hot” for a while. But that’s just an excuse to keep interest rates low – and possibly print mo…
10 Feb 2020
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Economy

MMT: beware the great inflation game

A decade of ever more outrageous monetary experimentation by central banks will soon culminate in steeply rising prices. Make sure you hold gold, says…
31 Jan 2020
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UK Economy

Carney leaves the Bank of England, not with a bang, but a whimper

In Mark Carney's final rate-setting meeting as governor of the Bank of England, the Monetary Policy Committee has voted to keep interest rates where t…
30 Jan 2020
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US Economy

It’s still “inflation or bust” as far as the Fed is concerned

The latest interest-rate meeting of the US Federal Reserve has confirmed what markets already knew – central banks are pursuing "inflation or bust” po…
30 Jan 2020
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Economy

Money Minute Wednesday 18 December: UK inflation and German confidence

In today's Money Minute we have the latest UK inflation rate, and a snapshot of business confidence in Germany.
18 Dec 2019
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Economy

It’s inflation or bust as far as the Federal Reserve is concerned

The US Federal Reserve decided not to raise interest rates at its latest meeting, preferring to wait until inflation really takes off. John Stepek exp…
12 Dec 2019
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Economy

Money Minute Friday 29 November: UK house prices, newspaper results and eurozone inflation

Today's Money Minute looks to the latest reading on house prices from Nationwide, plus results from newspaper publisher Reach, and inflation in the eu…
29 Nov 2019

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Investment strategy

The death of value investing and the road to an era of inflation

John Stepek talks to Dylan Grice, co-founder of Calderwood Capital, about inflation, duration and the “death” of value.
31 Oct 2019
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Economy

Money Minute Wednesday 16 October: house prices and inflation

In today's Money Minute, we get the latest numbers on UK house prices and inflation.
16 Oct 2019
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Economy

Money Minute Friday 11 October: funds, inflation and confidence

In today's Money Minute we have trading updates from fund managers, EU inflation data, and US consumer confidence.
11 Oct 2019
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Economy

Money Minute Thursday 10 October: trade war talks, UK manufacturing and US inflation

Today's Money Minute sees the start of the next round of trade talks between China and the US; the latest figures on UK manufacturing output; and US c…
10 Oct 2019
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Economy

Money Minute Wednesday 9 October: Japan's “pipeline inflation”

In today's Money Minute we’ll get data on producer price inflation and machinery orders in Japan.
9 Oct 2019
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Economy

Chart of the week: US inflation follows oil and gold

Bonds advanced after the attack on Saudi Arabia, with investors ignoring the potential for a rise in inflation. This chart also suggests they are bein…
23 Sep 2019
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Economy

Money Minute Wednesday 18 September: UK inflation and US interest rates

In Wednesday's Money Minute, we get the UK inflation figures for August, and America's latest decision on interest rates.
18 Sep 2019
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Economy

Money Minute Tuesday 10 September: UK employment and wage inflation figures

Tuesday’s Money Minute looks at today’s release of UK employment and wage inflation data.
9 Sep 2019
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Economy

Chart of the week: French wage inflation gathers pace

Unemployment in France is at a ten-year low, which is creating production bottlenecks and boosting the annual rate of wage inflation.
16 Jul 2019
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Economy

UK inflation little changed in May

The inflation rate in the UK was little changed in May, compared to last month. Here, John Stepek looks at what's been happening to prices in the UK.
19 Jun 2019
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Economy

Get set for an inflation scare

Investors are getting complacent about inflation. They should prepare themselves for a fright.
3 May 2019
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UK Economy

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is calling for a wage-price spiral – inflation is coming

Pressure is building by the day for higher inflation, and the Amazon founder's call for higher minimum wages is just the latest expression of that. Jo…
12 Apr 2019
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Economy

Inflation will surprise investors

Central banks have revised down their inflation expectations. But the current subdued rate may not last.
29 Mar 2019
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Economy

Inflation, Brexit and slowing economic growth: it’s a busy week for Britain

With another Brexit vote and inflation figures released in the UK, and US and China continuing to haggle over trade, John Stepek looks to the week ahe…
11 Feb 2019
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Stockmarkets

What should income investors do if inflation doesn’t arrive?

With interest rates rising during 2018, and market murmurs about inflation, income investors might have been hoping for juicier opportunities this yea…
8 Feb 2019