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August 17, 2017

Warm Temperatures Mean Lower Inflation, To a Point

Members of the FOMC have been mystified about why inflation rates have remained low, and that has kept them from “normalizing” interest rates.  What they do not seem to understand is that the Fed is not really in control of inflation rates, and thus of interest rates.  But when you consider that the Fed has more than 1,000 PhD economists on staff, the likelihood of them looking outside of their lanes for insights is pretty slim, and so they are just not likely to realize that they are not really in control.  In 2015, I offered a reasoned account of how… more

 

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