US Bond Market Week in Review: Will Inflation Be the Story of 2017?

     In a remarkable policy about-face, for the last several years central banks have been concerned with staving off the effects of deflation.  Japan by far has suffered the most from falling prices, leading the Bank of Japan to push the policy envelope like no bank before.  But the Bank of England, the ECB and to a lesser extent the Fed have all been working to limit the impact of low prices.  In spite of that, several underlying trends are emerging that could lead to increased inflationary pressures in 2017, potentially forcing the Fed to raise rates at a…

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US Bond Market Week in Review: Will Inflation Be the Story of 2017?