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The Delicate Art Of Forecasting Inflation Risk

US inflation was low before the pandemic started and as the nation heads into what’s shaping up to be a rough winter of resurgent Covid-19 the odds appear low for higher pricing pressure in the near term. But as investors, economists and policy makers consider life on the other side of the coronavirus crisis, contemplating the possibility of firmer inflation is gaining traction as a forecasting exercise.

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Macro Briefing: 25 November 2020

Yellen, incoming Treasury Sec, will be key voice in Biden’s economic policy: NYT
Biden team lays out foreign policy agenda for new administration: CNBC
Biden administration will inherit one of the weakest labor markets in history: PLTC
Dow Jones Industrials rise to record 30,000: WSJ
Coronavirus cases flooding hospitals in America’s heartland: RTRS
US jobless claims expected to hold at high level in today’s update: WSJ
Richmond Fed Mfg Index slipped in Nov but remains solidly positive: RF
US consumer confidence falls as coronavirus cases rise: PLTC
US home price index’s 1-year gain accelerates to 6-year high: WSJ