Steve Blitz, Chief US Economist talks about how:
- Inflation eludes Yellen yet again, nevertheless she continues to chase it
- But core inflation down means Fed funds rate now normal – inflation is for 2018
- 2017 outlook has changed: balance sheet reduction in Sept, no rate hike until Dec
China’s rebalancing started only in 2015, with recent numbers showing significant progress in rebalancing from excessive saving and capex towards more consumer spending. Capex in 2015 fell by 1.8% of GDP, while gross savings dropped by 1%. This is the first concrete evidence of genuine rebalancing, but still remains small in relation to what is needed. Our Chief Economist, Charles Dumas explains how further rebalancing can be achieved through explicit yuan devaluation against the dollar and other major currencies. Click above to watch the full video. &...