Feb 13, 2018

02/13/2018: Brace for inflation

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We'll get the latest monthly inflation numbers tomorrow morning, before the bell, and as we saw last week, markets are a little skittish. The thing about the Consumer Price Index is we can measure it pretty well, but predicting it…

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Markets wait for latest inflation number

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Feb 13, 2018
The Labor Department will be out tomorrow with one measure of inflation: the consumer price index. You can bet a lot of people are going be paying special attention to that number, because investors have made it clear they’re worried…

We’ll get the latest monthly inflation numbers tomorrow morning, before the bell, and as we saw last week, markets are a little skittish. The thing about the Consumer Price Index is we can measure it pretty well, but predicting it is a lot harder. Then, we’ll look ahead to the Fed and bond markets, and how interest rates could be affected by inflation. Plus: What we can learn from Facebook’s “Two Years of Hell.”

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