Most economists see little risk of inflation
- The Hangover's To Come. Zalud, Bill // SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Dec98, Vol. 28 Issue 16, p11
Presents economic forecasts for the United States for the 1998 end-of-year holiday season and the New Year. Consumer spending; Personal savings rate; Inflation; Slowdown in job growth.
- Inflation shows its face--so far with a sleepy smile. Scherer, Ron // Christian Science Monitor;5/17/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 121, p2
Discusses the outlook for inflation in the United States, in light of the economic downturn in the U.S. and the idea that the Federal Reserve Board can cut interest rates to curb inflation.
- Economic Activity. // Economic Trends (07482922);Feb2000, p9
Compiles data on economic activity in the United States in 1999. Increase of gross domestic product (GDP) in the fourth quarter; Various contributing factors including consumption of goods such as computers; Likelihood that factors will dissipate; Unprecedented growth which is not accompanied by...
- Inflation and Prices. // Economic Trends (07482922);Apr2000, p7
Reports on inflation in the United States economy as of April 1, 2000. Rise in the Consumer Price Index; Effect that energy prices have had on the economic conditions of the U.S.; Speculation regarding whether high petroleum prices are inflationary.
- Inflation and Prices. // Economic Trends (07482922);May2000, p7
Discusses the 0.7 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index in March 2000. Role of rising energy prices; Rise in prices in sectors excluding food and energy; Indication from the Consumer Price Index that inflation is on the rise.
- On the economy. Thredgold, Jeff // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;01/04/99, Vol. 28 Issue 28, p13
Presents an overview of the United States economy for the week of January 4, 1999. Benefits of declining inflation pressures; Percentage increase in the consumer price index; Reasons for the demise of inflation; Forecast for consumer prices in 1999.
- Progress Toward Price Stability: A 1998 Inflation Report. Garner, C. Alan // Economic Review (01612387);1999 1st Quarter, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p5
Argues that United States inflation performance in 1998 does not foreshadow an emerging deflationary period. Background on price stability; Price developments in 1998; Implications of the decline in long term inflation expectations to monetary policy.
- Foreign economic slump restrains U.S inflation. Hoxter, Curtis J. // Caribbean Business;9/24/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p13
Focuses on a report compiled by the United States Department of Commerce on the performance of the American economy in the second quarter of 1998. Rate which the gross domestic product increase to; Decline in the number of workers filing unemployment claims; Reference to comments from Chairman...
- What's Gone Down Won't Come Up. Murphy, Cait // Fortune;7/23/2001, Vol. 144 Issue 2, p38
Discusses the outlook for the United States economy. Comparison of the U.S. economy to that of the 1970s; Growth of the money supply; Issue of labor costs; Outlook for the containment of inflation in the U.S.; Outlook for the economic downturn.
- Wall Street's Ghostbusters. Church, George J. // Time;6/28/1999, Vol. 153 Issue 25, Following p70
Reports that `Time' magazine's Board of Economists does not foresee either heightened inflation or a large increase in interest rates in the United States in June of 1999. Views of Vincent Farrell, Chief Investment Officer at Spears, Benzak, Salomon & Farrell; Thoughts about what the Federal...