Consumer Price Index

May 12, 2020 The CPI fell 0.8% in April after having declined 0.4% in March.  A 20.6% drop in gasoline prices was the largest contributor to the drop, but apparel, motor vehicle insurance, airfares, and hotels all fell sharply as well..  The CPI excluding the volatile...

M-2

May 6, 2020 hen banks lend to consumers and businesses, they put the proceeds into a checking account.  At that point the money supply begins to grow.  In March M-2 grew at a 21.0% annual rate.  In April it climbed by 46%.  Those are funds that businesses can use to...