Monthly Older Posts: January 2024

The recent measure of inflation points to 2%.

Two weeks ago I reported on inflation for December for the set of indexes that come out early in the month. This post reports on the important measure that the Federal Reserve uses for its decisions on interest rates. That measure was reported this morning.

Does the December inflation data disappoint?

The BLS issued a number of measures of inflation for December Thursday. A few articles said that inflation in December was high. December inflation was a little higher than October or November, but the charts in this post would not show that it was very

What segments of US stocks outperformed in 2022?

I like arranging the most recent calendar year returns in the 3 by 3 matrix of the Investment Style Box. I get a snapshot of what outperformed and what underperformed the US stock market as a whole. This post shows 2023 results: the return

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