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Why Economic Wars Are Inflationary
Why our understanding of inflation might be fundamentally mistaken.
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Aggressive Rate Hikes Still Necessary, Say Fed’s Evans and Kashkari
A slowdown in inflation reported Wednesday morning raised hopes the U.S. central bank might tap the brakes on its monetary tightening cycle.
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Have We Passed Peak Inflation?
Today’s CPI numbers came in at a better-than-expected 8.5% annual inflation and 0% monthly.
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US Inflation Slowed to 8.5% in July, CPI Report Shows; Bitcoin Jumps
Crypto markets responded favorably after the slower-than-expected reading, which takes pressure off the Federal Reserve to hike rates aggressively at the September meeting.
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Americans See Inflation Plunging Next Year, New York Fed Survey Finds
Respondents to the widely considered survey expect inflation to run at 6.2% in 2023, which is down 0.6% from last month’s survey.
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What Is the Definition of ‘Recession?’ And Does Bitcoin Care?
The "two quarters" standard is simple, but the definition by the National Bureau of Economic Research gives policymakers much-needed wiggle room. For bitcoin, the semantics don't matter.
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Rate Hike at Fed's July Meeting Provides a Credibility Test, With Cuts Already on Horizon
The U.S. central bank is expected to raise interest rates by 75 basis points, which many economists say is too dovish. But traders are thinking about possible rate cuts as soon as next year.
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Who Is Building Ethereum's Public Goods?
The aim of Web3 isn’t exploitation, but "regeneration" of nonstate and noncorporate infrastructure.
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Jobs Growth Is the Savior of Inflation-Wracked US Economy
Economists say robust employment complicates the recession outlook.
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US Job Growth Remains Historically Strong, Exceeding Economists' Expectations
The employment report will be a key data point for the Federal Reserve's next rate hike decision later this month.
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