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By Ed Yardeni On Friday, March 9th, 2018

The Fed: Rooting For Higher Inflation

Personal Conumption Expendutures Deflator While the financial markets have started to worry about a reflation scenario, Fed officials continue to hope that inflation will rise in 2018 to hit their target of 2.0% More...

By Ed Yardeni On Monday, March 5th, 2018

Remember Smoot-Hawley? The Tariff Act Triggered The Great Depression

US Consumer Price Index 1921-1947 The following is an excerpt from my new book, Predicting the Markets. It seems especially relevant after President Donald Trump raised tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing More...

By Ed Yardeni On Friday, March 2nd, 2018

If This Protectionism Continues, Bears May Make A Comeback

S&P 500 Revenues Per Share The Tax Cut and Jobs Act’s (TCJA) cut in the corporate statutory tax rate at the end of 2017 will send earnings hurtling beyond the Earth’s gravitational pull this year More...