Confidence Archive

AP: Rising inflation hits German confidence

Rising inflation hits German confidence by Matt Moore Same theme: ‘inflation’ hurting buying plans. Expectations theory says ‘inflation’ expectations will accelerate purchases. Different kinds of ‘inflation’ at work… ...Read More

The Fed’s next move

If I were a mainstream economist and on the FOMC (I’m not either, they are both), and world equity markets were firm going into the meeting next week with the monoline issue put to bed, I’d opt for no cut. That would be expected to rally the $, take down gold and ...Read More