Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Some Links from Week of 2/25 -- 3/3/2019

I do weekly research in economics and finance with the links available by subscription (contact me).  Here are a few of the approximately twelve pages for the past week.  The links are of interest and worthy of thought.  They do not reflect whether I agree with them or not.

Prospects for inflation in a high pressure economy -- Hooper, Mishkin, Sufi

Inflation Risks and Expectations

Fed Balance Sheet News

Future of Fed Balance Sheet - Quarles

What can we learn from the NY Fed's inflation gauge -- Tim Duy

 U.S. Economic Outlook and Fed Monetary Policy -- Clarida

Did the yield curve flip? -- SF Fed

Are Normal Yield Curves actually Normal?

20 Years of the eurozone

Public Debt through the years -- Eichengreen

Kraft Heinz exposes the corporate debt problem

Italy's Debt and the Spread

Italy's Carige bank faces 630 million euro capital gap 

What if the problem of the EU turns out to be Germany and its banks

Risky Retirement Business -- Carmen Reinhart

How imperfect knowledge shapes financial markets

Temporary price level targeting -- Bernanke

News and Central Bank Growth Forecasts

Bank of England reads the Guardian

Governments bears responsibility for income inequality and the tools to reduce it

Conversation with Emmanuel Saez


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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Suffering from Tax Refund Surprise?

If you found you have no or much smaller tax refund this year, you did not pay attention to withholding amounts and the loss of itemized deductions.  I warned my readers of this on January
 15, 1918.

 Prior to that

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Michael Pettis on "Why US Debt Must Continue"

Each week I do economic and financial research that results in over ten pages of links, which is available to those who contact me and subscribe.

One notable link from this past week is a new post by Michael Pettis entitled "Why U.S. Debt Must Continue" in which he tackles the issue of rapidly rising household, government, and business debt in the United States and many other countries around the world including China and some European countries.

In the first part, he discusses debt and some of the conditions under which it effects economic growth