Category: economists

US Inflation Rate in August Runs Hot at 8.3%, Peter Schiff Says America’s ‘Days of Sub-2% Inflation Are Gone’

On September 13, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported the country’s consumer price index (CPI) inflation jumped by 8.3% annually in August. The reduction was less than expected and…

230 Economists Warn the US Government’s Proposed Inflation Reduction Act Will Fuel Inflation

Last week, Democrats unveiled climate and health care legislation called the “Inflation Reduction Act,” and there’s a lot of debate over the name of the proposed public policy measures. After…

Economists Say Fed Could Shrink Balance Sheet in 2023, Critics Insist Central Bank Hasn’t Reduced QE at All

With inflation soaring in the U.S., economists from monetary policy analytics and forecasting firm LH Meyer say the U.S. Federal Reserve could stop shrinking its balance sheet earlier than expected.…

White House Defends Trillion-Dollar Stimulus While Jamie Dimon and Larry Summers Warn of Runaway Inflation

On Wednesday the White House defended President Joe Biden’s trillion-dollar spending proposals despite the criticism concerning rising inflation and low-interest rates. Inflation has risen at unprecedented levels in the U.S.…

US Dollar Drops to a Three-Year Low, Greenback Could Dip 10% Lower, Fed Still Not Ready to Taper QE

America’s currency has been flirting with lows again, as the U.S. Dollar Index (DXY) dropped to a low of 89 on Tuesday and the following Thursday. This is the third…