Daily Archives: Jan 10, 2019 at 07:12 am EDT

Will The Consumer Inflation Trend Ease In December?

The minutes of the Federal Reserve’s monetary meeting in December reveal a tolerance among policymakers for delaying additional interest-rate hikes. Low and stable inflation is a factor in the dovish message. Will tomorrow’s December report on the consumer inflation index (CPI) provide additional support for expecting a pause in the Fed’s recent monetary tightening?
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Macro Briefing: 10 January 2019

Partial gov’t shutdown headed for fourth week as talks fall apart: The Hill
Trump may declare nat’l emergency to build the wall Dems won’t finance: WSJ
Democratic-led House passes bill to reopen Treasury, IRS and SBA: The Hill
N. Korea’s Kim reportedly planning for second meeting with Trump: BBC
Fed minutes: Fed ‘can afford to be patient’ about future rate hikes: CNBC
US withdrawal from Syria will be slower than Trump suggested: CNN
Analysts note progress in latest round of US-China trade talks: CNBC
Will the US economic expansion die of old age? Bloomberg
VIX Index fell on Wednesday to lowest close since Dec 4: