17 02, 2022

The Inflation Equation (Part 2)

By |2022-02-22T15:29:27+00:00February 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is inflation real or monetary? Source: Dallas Fed, World Market Advisors Last week I discussed the inflation equation, the formula that Milton Friedman popularized to explain the double-digit inflation of the 1970s. MV = PY M is money, V is velocity, Y is the real economy, [...]

11 02, 2022

The Inflation Equation

By |2022-02-11T15:00:25+00:00February 11th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What causes inflation? Source: Cleveland Fed, World Market Advisors I’m old enough to remember public service ads on television asking us that very question. They had characters playing grocery shoppers, business managers, and blue-collar workers. The ad blamed shoppers for not looking for the best deal, [...]

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