Monthly Archives: October 2013

No surprise: Federal Reserve decides against tapering

The Federal Reserve just released its FOMC statement for it October meeting, noting that the Fed will continue its bond-buying stimulus program despite signs that the economy is improving. This was universally expected, especially in view of  upcoming budget and … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation increased 0.2% in September

The Bureau of Labor Statistics today released its shutdown-delayed September inflation report, showing that ‘headline’ inflation increased a seasonally-adjusted 0.2% in September, a number matching expectations. Over the last 12 months, this index, known as the Consumer Price Index for … Continue reading

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