US Inflation Jumps to 7.5%, CPI Climbs at Fastest Rate in 40 Years, Citizens See Little Wage Growth

US Inflation Jumps to 7.5%, CPI Climbs at Fastest Rate in 40 Years, Citizens See Little Wage GrowthInflation in the United States continues to rise as it climbed at its fastest rate in 40 years since February 1982. Statistics from the U.S. Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped 7.5% higher than it was a year ago. US Inflation Continues to Surge On Thursday, the U.S. Labor Department published its CPI report […]

Fed’s Minutes Report ‘Bludgeons’ Global Markets — Stocks, Crypto, Precious Metals Slip in Value

Fed's Minutes Report 'Bludgeons' Global Markets — Stocks, Crypto, Precious Metals Slip in ValueMinutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s policy meeting on December 14-15 show that the central bank is being persistent about unwinding quantitive easing (QE) tactics and that it views ultra-low interest rates as no longer necessary. Global markets immediately dropped after the news was published as stock markets roiled, crypto markets shed billions, and precious […]

Global Markets, Bitcoin Defy Expectations After Fed’s Hawkish Taper Plan Announcement

Global Markets, Bitcoin Defy Expectations After Fed's Hawkish Taper Plan AnnouncementGlobal markets have defied predictions as the U.S. Federal Reserve and several central banks worldwide are prepping to slow down monetary easing policy. On Wednesday, the U.S. central bank’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) said it plans to taper quantitative easing (large monthly asset purchases) and end the program by March 2022. Moreover, the FOMC […]