Is This The End Of Correlation Between Inflation and Unemployment?Mark Melin
Inflation and unemployment are often considered to have an inverse relationship. When employment rates are low, there is competition for workers and wages go up, assuming supply and demand markets are functioning. But with unemployment at 4.1% in November, its lowest rate since 2000 and beyond what the US Federal Reserve officially considers a sustainable long-run rate, inflation “has continued to disappoint,” a Goldman Sachs report noted. What will this mean for Fed rate . . .
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