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by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner Retail sales grew modestly and on trend in April. There was no evidence of either a slowing economy or one that is overheating and about to cause conventional inflation measures to move higher. At … Continue reading
by James D. Hamilton, Econbrowser.com This article was originally published at Econbrowser. Those who have been told that oil production is booming may be wondering why the prices of oil and gasoline are climbing again.
by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner Retail Sales rose by 0.1% in January (month to month) and were up 4.4% annually, according to the Commerce Department’s January Advance Retail Sales Report. Those are seasonally adjusted idealized estimates. Neither figure is … Continue reading
by EconMatters EIA Inventory Data In analyzing the last EIA report of the year it is noteworthy that gasoline stocks really rose the last 5 weeks of the year. The takeaway isn`t so much that gasoline inventories rose 23 million … Continue reading
Gasoline & Oil Markets Rigged Far Worse Than Libor By EconMatters UBS paid $1.5 Billion for manipulating Libor, and Barclay`s already paid the piper for manipulating the Libor rate. Well, it is about time the CFTC get its act together, … Continue reading
America is in verge of experiencing another disastrous bubble in some segment of its economy, argues Lee Adler. Studying the data, Mr. Adler concludes that the Americans are spending less. According to him, the upcoming bubble is unlikely to do any good to the economy just as the last one. As a result, the economic downturn will affect the standard of living in the country.
by Steven Hansen and Doug Short The May 2012 Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) annual inflation rate fell from 2.3% to 1.7%. Core inflation (CPI less food and energy) was unchanged again at 2.3% annual inflation. The Producer Price Index (released … Continue reading