Macroeconomics

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The Fed’s Preferred Inflation Reading: Core PCE

Alex Frank

The Federal Reserve prefers Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (Core PCE) as its inflation measure for several reasons. Core PCE is ...

producer price index in the world

The Power of the Producer Price Index (PPI) | Deep Dive

Alex Frank

There are thousands of economic indicators in the world. Knowing which are the most important is key to understanding the ...

inflation

The Ultimate Guide to Inflation for the Everyday Person

Alex Frank

In the intricate web of economics, inflation stands out as a force that impacts us all. From the cost of ...

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How Does Raising Interest Rates Control Inflation? An Expert Explanation

Alex Frank

Inflation, the persistent increase in the general price level of goods and services, is a common economic phenomenon that can ...

The impact of interest rates on the economy

The Impact of Interest Rates on the Economy. A Definitive Explanation

Alex Frank

Interest rates are a fundamental component of the global financial system, and their impact reverberates through various sectors of the ...