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Review our past State of the Economy blogs and you will find a consistent message. Low unemployment should put upward pressure on the price level. It hasn’t. This morning I read this explanation in the Wall Street Journal. I think the blog explains the Federal Reserve’s dilemma and why the improvement in employment has not increased inflation yet. Note it MORE
We have just added our Fiscal Policy lesson to our web site. There is an on-going debate over government’s proper role in managing our economy and what is the best way to manage it. It is important that we understand the implications of government actions related to taxes and spending. Test your understanding of fiscal policy. Visit the lesson if you would MORE
The economy remains strong. Unemployment and inflation remain low, while wages are increasing. The economy entered the third quarter growing at 3.1%. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have probably lowered growth in the third quarter by lowering retail sales, shutting down manufacturing plants, and slowing homebuilding and home sales. However, the economy is expected to regain its momentum in the fourth quarter when communities rebuild. This should add pressure to wages and prices. MORE
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