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Looking for Inflation

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Next week the US Fed’s Open Market Committee will meet with inflation still below its target. And Governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney is suggesting that UK rates could rise soon. The US, UK and the global economy have been expanding modestly for at least a year. Yet inflation is still flatlining.

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