Archive for May 13th, 2014

Deeper Analysis

How Quickly Might an Inflation Problem Surface in the United States?

May 13, 2014

Under the stewardship of Fed Chairwoman Yellen, the debate about appropriate Fed policy has honed in on labor market analysis even more than had been the case under her predecessor.  Both Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen came into their Fed leadership roles with a background as trained economists.  Bernanke’s professional expertise, the Great Depression and […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Tuesday Marked by U.S.-Sino Data Releases and a Restrictive Australian Budget

May 13, 2014

China released retail sales, industrial production and business investment.   Japanese money growth slowed to a 12-month low. U.S. retail sales, import prices, small business sentiment, business inventories, and weekly chain store sales will be reported later in the day. It’s budget day in Australia, and markets are braced for a big dose of austerity there […] More