from the Cleveland Fed
-- this post authored by Sara Millington and Mehmet Pasaogullari
Inflation has been rising this year, but the overall increase appears to be small. The year-over-year change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) is 0.2 percent (as of August 2015), while the core CPI (which removes volatile food and energy prices) has risen between 1.6 and 1.8 percent throughout the year. In this article, we review several measures of inflation expectations, which reflect economic agents' perceptions about the future course of inflation.
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from the International Monetary Fund
Recent exchange rate movements have been unusually large, triggering a debate regarding their likely effects on trade. Historical experience in advanced and emerging market and developing economies suggests that exchange rate movements typically have sizable effects on export and import volumes. A 10 percent real effective depreciation in an economy's currency is associated with a rise in real net exports of, on average, 1.5 percent of GDP, with substantial cross-country variation around this average.
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by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner
With Janet Yellen virtually proclaiming that she is central banker to the world it's time to roll out this post again, last retitled and reposted on January 28, 2015.
Written by Trefis
Below is a summary of the activity at Trefis during the past week that Trefis thought Econintersect readers would find interesting.
Trefis is a financial community structured around trends, forecasts and insights related to some of the most popular stocks in the US. It provides the unique feature of allowing the user to model future valuation based upon projected changes in components of each business. It also provides communication capabilities among members, including consensus of member analysis compared to Trefis staff analysis and blogging opportunities for members.
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02Oct2015 Market Close: Markets Closed Higher Breaking Out Of The Downward Trend, Oil Closes Higher,
02Oct2015 Market Update: Markets Recover From Serious Opening Decline, Oil Prices Climb Back Up To P
02Oct2015 Pre-Market Commentary: NFP Came In Lower, Stock Futures Indexes Fall Over One Percent, Oil
ECRI's WLI Growth Index which forecasts economic growth six months forward - again improved insignificantly but remains in negative territory. This index had spent 28 weeks in negative territory then 15 weeks in positive territory - and now is in its seventh week in negative territory.ECRI released their inflation index this week and is discussed below.