Guillermo Le Fort

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How To React To Rising Inflation

<i>By Orhan Imer</i><p><b>After several years of low inflation - and concerns about the prospect of deflation - portfolios now need to be prepared for rising</b> …

Why Inflation Won't Last

Rising prices are obscuring deeper problems.<p>Is Donald Trump's reflation sustainable?<p>A 10 percent stock-market rally, higher real asset prices and higher bond rates clearly reflect expectations of tax cuts and stimulus-driven inflation.<p>Policy makers hope this trend will continue, and will do their …

German inflation rate could reach two percent in January: Bundesbank

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German inflation could hit 2 percent in January due to higher energy prices, the Bundesbank said on Monday, hitting the European Central Bank’s elusive target for the first time in four years.<p>Germany’s relatively quick inflation pick up has increased calls on the ECB to scale …

Economics

Earnings Season Warning: It's Not Only Stock Market Valuations That Are Inflated!

I discussed in a recent article a plausible reason why the bull market in stocks have lasted so long. (See <i>A Plausible Reason For The Longevity Of The</i> …

More evidence inflation will force the Fed to raise rates in Q2

By <i>Peter Kenny, chief market strategist for Global Markets Advisory Group and independent market strategist, Kenny & Co. LLC</i><p>In last week’s note, I …

Multi-Speed Inflation Poses an ECB Dilemma

Prices are starting to rise, but at very different rates for different euro members.<p>The European Central Bank has spent the last few years battling the threat of deflation with a combination of negative interest rates and a bond-buying splurge. There's now enough evidence to suggest ECB President …

President Trump’s job promise versus the reality

The new US president wants to create 25 million new jobs in a decade. While this is ambitious, it’s nothing special and other presidents have already …

Economy

La Comisión Europea quiere restringir el uso de Bitcoin

El anonimato que permiten los pagos con Bitcoin no siempre se utiliza con fines lícitos: terrorismo, comercio de armas y otras actividades ilegales …

Most Americans don’t know what bitcoin is, and that’s good news for speculators

Bloomberg surveyed a bunch of Americans and discovered that only 42% could correctly identify what bitcoin is. A small minority (12%) thought bitcoin was either an Xbox game or an iPhone app. (Scroll to the bottom of this Bloomberg page for an unintentionally hilarious pie chart depicting the …

Cryptocurrency

El mundo se aleja del dólar

El acuerdo firmado esta semana entre Rusia y China va más allá de un pacto simbólico. Por primera vez, las dos potencias podrán intercambiar sus …