The Mystery of the Missing Inflation

Sep 13 19:09 2017 Print This Article

Since the summer of 2016, the global economy has been in a period of moderate expansion, yet inflation has yet to pick up in the advanced economies. The question that inflation-targeting central banks must confront is straightforward: why?

Read More

About Article Author

Advisor Perspectives

Since their founding in 2007, Advisor Perspectives has grown to become the leading interactive publisher for registered investment advisers, wealth managers, and financial planners. Its email newsletters and web site deliver a wide range of original articles, written by the industry’s most respected thought leaders, offering sophisticated market insights, actionable investment ideas and practice management advice to help advisors improve investor outcomes and strengthen client relationships. Advisor Perspectives is also the key resource advisors turn to for timely economic and market commentaries and interactive content provided by the world’s leading investment firms.

  Categories:

Related Items

Tech Talk for Tuesday September 26th 2017

  Observations Russell 2000 Index reaches an all-time high. Energy stocks on both sides of the border, led by oil service stocks were the strongest sector. A move by WTI Crude Oil above $52.00 per barrel also helped the sector. S&P Technology Index led the U.S. equity market on the downside, br ...

September Lat Am crude imports fall on lower Venezuelan shipments: In the LOOP

The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port has seen a month-on-month drop in heavy Latin American crude imports, impacted by high regional prices and falling Venezuelan crude production. Month on month, LOOP has imported about 355,740 fewer barrels so far in September than it did in August, according to data ...

Wellhead Uncapping Spurs Oil Higher

Brent and WTI explode higher as global tensions uncap Brent’s long-term resistance. The wellhead was uncapped, and oil gushed higher overnight with Brent rising nearly four percent and WTI three percent. Sabre rattling rhetoric from Iran and North Korea sent jitters through the market, but it is ...

September 25, 2017

HIMIPref™ Preferred IndicesThese values reflect the December 2008 revision of the HIMIPref™ IndicesValues are provisional and are finalized monthly Index MeanCurrentYield(at bid) MedianYTW MedianAverageTradingValue MedianMod Dur(YTW) Issues Day’s Perf. Index Value Ratchet 0.00 % 0.00 % ...

9/25 MarketWatchers LIVE Recap - Monday Set-Ups - Anatomy of a Trade

  Welcome to the recap of Monday's MarketWatchers LIVE show, your antidote for the CNBC/FBN lunchtime talking heads. Listen and watch a show devoted to technical analysis of the stock market with live market updates and symbols that are hot. Watch the latest episode here! Information abounds ...

LBS.PR.A to Get Bigger

Brompton Group has announced (although not yet on their website because they’re … um, well, I’ve sent an eMail to my friend ChrisC): Life & Banc Split Corp. (the “Company”) (TSX:LBS)(TSX:LBS.PR.A)is pleased to announce it is undertaking an overnight treasury offering of class A and prefer ...

Tuesday: New Home Sales, Case-Shiller House Prices, Yellen Speech and More

From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rate Resilience ContinuesMortgage rates held their ground yet again, and are finally starting to look resilient after a relatively sharp move higher over the past 2 weeks.  This was true even before mid-day headlines put additional downward pres ...

Turkey’s Erdogan Threatens Oil Flow From Iraq’s Kurdish Area

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Sept. 25 to cut off the pipeline that carries oil from northern Iraq to the outside world, intensifying pressure on the Kurdish autonomous region over its independence referendum. Erdogan spoke shortly after Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Ankara co ...

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Lower Despite Surge in Oil Prices

The Canadian dollar depreciated on Monday hit by rising risk aversion as geopolitical events around the world dominated headlines. The German elections over the weekend showed that not even the largest member of the European Union is immune to the rise of eurozone opposition within its borders. The ...

Canada's Cenovus Agrees To Sell Suffield Asset For $416 Million

Canada's Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE: CVE) has reached an agreement to sell its Suffield oil and gas assets for C$512 million (US$416 million) to International Petroleum Corp., striking its second deal this month as it pushes ahead with its debt reduction plan. Calgary, Alberta-based Cenovus said Sept ...