Stagflation

Why The Fed Will Fail Once Again

"The Fed’s bungling should come as no surprise... The Federal Reserve has done almost nothing right for at least the past twenty years, if not longer."

US PMIs Tumble To 9-Month Lows, Catching Down To Collapse In 'Hard' Data

Following disappointment from China last week, and Europe this morning, US PMIs (both manufacturing and services) dropped and disappointed as it appears the lagged impact of China's slumping credit impulse are finally hitting the world's economies. With 'hard' data collapsing to 13 month lows, it is not surprising that 'soft' survey data is finally catching down with Manufacturing at 8-month lows.

Stagflation Builds As US Producer Prices Spike Most In 5 Years

For the 3rd month in a row, US Producer Prices have risen at a faster rate than The Fed's mandate. April healdine PPI rose 2.5% YoY - the most since Feb 2012, and well above the highest anayst estimate, despite disinflationary credit impulse pressures from China being seen in industrial metals. The biggest driver is surging costs for investment advice!