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by Michael Ashton on November 13, 2009
We offer a forecast for year-ahead core inflation, and explain the risks to that forecast. Read more »
by Michael Ashton on November 10, 2009
Think that companies which are "too big to fail" ought to be broken up and the pieces cast to the wolves? Great idea, except for the part about the government seizing private property. Read more »
by Michael Ashton on November 3, 2009
Evidence that union membership is closely related to core inflation is suggestive, but raises questions. Read more »
by Michael Ashton on October 30, 2009
Barclays Capital, in their latest "Market Strategy Americas," suggests that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange consider re-launching an inflation futures contract. Read more »
by Michael Ashton on October 28, 2009
TheStreet.com on Index IQ's ETFs. Read more »
by Michael Ashton on October 27, 2009
IndexIQ rolled out some new ETFs that are supposed to help investors address their inflation exposure. While these turn out to be mostly marketing creations with little substance, at least people are finally starting to understand that the existing offerings are lacking. Read more »