Shiller price index

Capital outlook: Fed fiddles as inflation burns

JP Szafranski It is not transitory. In early August, amid chatter from U.S. Federal Reserve officials and market commentators that concerns about persistently high inflation were unwarranted, we expressed our skepticism in our column Inflation – What Would Milton Say? We recognized at the time that the Fed was right …

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Three measures of inflation are all hot

Let’s compare the PCE, the Fed’s preferred measure of inflation to the CPI, and another measure I’m calculating. Three measurements from one year to the next PCE: 4.26% August. CPI: 5.25% August. CSAI: 8.82% July. Description PCE: Personal consumption expenses. It differs from the CPI in that it includes prices …

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Home prices hit record high, soar 19.7%

Just when you thought house prices couldn’t go up any further, well, they did. In July, home prices rose 19.7% from a year earlier, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index. This is up from 18.7% the month before, and it also represents a record for the index. For sellers, …

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Massive sales in September reset investor expectations. Why this is good news for stocks.

Michael Nagle / Bloomberg Text size This commentary was posted recently by fund managers, research firms and market newsletter writers and was edited by Barron’s. Reset investor expectations Market perspectiveTruist Consulting ServicesSeptember 30: Stocks took a bumpier path in September, in line with typical seasonal weakness and our expectations. As …

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Business This Week | The Economist

October 2, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. Janet Yellen, Secretary of the United States Treasury, has given her strongest warning yet about the potential consequences of not raising the federal rate debt limit, …

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