CPI Is Surging: Putting The FED In A Split

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the change in the price of goods and services from the perspective of the consumer. It measures changes in purchasing trends and inflation. In May CPI rose to 5% year-over-year, putting increasing pressure on the FED to ensure price stability, one of the main objectives for the central bank.

Time For TIPS: Inflation Is Already Here

Lately, the stock market’s main fear has been the rise in Treasury yields as vaccine roll-outs continue and seem to be effective. The enormous amounts of governmental spending last year will most likely drive up inflation from the start of the summer far above the 2 percent target rate. Balancing your portfolio is advised as stocks seem to react sluggish to the rising yields.

Redditors Squeeze Out Professional Hedge Funds

As in many states gambling remains restricted, bet puns in those states seem to have found a perfect alternative. The work-at-home environment has inspired many to start investing as bank accounts yield close to nothing, while financial markets reach for all-time-highs. In this ultra-bullish environment small retail investors become increasingly risk-thirsty in their pursue for profits.

Inflation Outlook 2021

After an unprecedented and eventful year, The Golden Investor looks into the future again. Even though the end might be in sight, there is still much economic turmoil to withstand. In this article The Golden Investor tries to qualify the risk for inflation in the near future.