Retail Sales, Inflation Add Fuel to Fed’s Rate-Hike Trajectory, Treasuries Dive as Yields Surge

Wolf Richter, But something funny happened on the way to the headlines. In describing the retail-sales data released today, words like “slumps” and “declines” kept cropping up in the headlines. This referred to the seasonally adjusted month-over-month data, … Read more

Shrinkflation Intensifies – Stealth Inflation As Thousands of Food Products Shrink In Size, Not Price

by GoldCore – Shrinkflation continues to take hold across UK, Ireland and US for sixth year running – Shrinkflation sees consumers gets less product, but at the same or increased price – 2,500 products have shrunk according to Office of National … Read more