Behind the Numbers

  • Behind the Numbers - Sep 18, 2020

    The Fed Makes It Official - If there was any question about how the Federal Reserve was going to implement its new “average inflation targeting” policy, there is none now. According to the latest FOMC press...
  • Behind the Numbers - Sep 11, 2020

    Inflation on Way Up - but Does it Matter? - Prices are rising at both the wholesale and consumer levels, suggesting the economy – or at least pricing power –may be recovering faster than anticipated. August was the...
  • Behind the Numbers - Sep 4, 2020

    A Good, Not Great, Job Report - The job market is improving faster than expected but still has a long way to go. The U.S. added 1.37 million jobs in August, with over one million jobs coming from the private...