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Michael Ashton

Michael Ashton

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Contributor since: 26 Feb 2010

  • Shots Fired

    Published 29 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    This isn't the first time that stocks have corrected, even if it is the first time that they have corrected by as much as 4%…

  • Get A Grip

    Published 26 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    What I am about to write will probably not be terribly popular in this equity-centric culture of ours, but it needs to be said. On…

  • How Inflation and Deflation Can Peacefully Coexist

    Published 22 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    In the discussion about whether the economy is exhibiting "inflationary tendencies" or "deflationary tendencies," I find that many, many observers grow confused by the fact…

  • Imagining the Unimaginable

    Published 21 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Last week I met and spoke with some bright minds at a big reinsurance company, who were sampling some views on inflation. Among the questions,…

  • Catching Up on the Week

    Published 17 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Friday before a long weekend is probably the worst time in the world to publish a blog article, but other obligations having consumed me this…

  • Summary of My Post-CPI Tweets

    Published 16 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    The following is a summary of my tweets following the CPI release today. You can follow me @inflation_guy. I am about to get on a…

  • A Payrolls Report that Matters Again

    Published 09 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Tomorrow's Employment Report offers something it hasn't offered in a very long time: the chance to actually influence the course of monetary policy, and therefore…

  • More on Health Care: Agreeing on the Questions

    Published 08 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    Since I wrote a blog post in early December on "The Effect of the Affordable Care Act on Medical Care Inflation," in which I lamented…

  • Forecasting Cold to Continue Into Summer?

    Published 08 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    We are a people of language. The way we talk about a thing affects how we think about it. This is something that behavioral economists…

  • Which Consensuses Are Worth Fading?

    Published 06 January 2014 | viewed 0 times

    A new year is upon us all, and with a five-day work week this week there is no longer any ignoring it. Markets were definitely…

  • Re-Blog: Some Useful Charts And Thoughts About Personal Investing

    Published 30 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared on March 12th, 2013 and is part of a continuing year-end 'best of' series, calling up old posts…

  • Re-Blog: Keynes, Marx, and Bernanke

    Published 27 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared on April 4th, 2012 and is part of a continuing year-end 'best of' series, calling up old posts…

  • Re-Blog: Side Bet With Ben?

    Published 26 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared on June 14, 2012 and is part of a continuing year-end 'best of' series, calling up old posts…

  • Re-Blog: My Two Cents On Nonsense

    Published 24 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared on March 13, 2012 and is part of a continuing year-end 'best of' series, calling up old posts…

  • Re-Blog: U.S. Wages and Egyptian President Employment

    Published 23 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared on February 3, 2011 (with an additional reference that was referred to in a February 17, 2012 post)…

  • Re-Blog: Perfect Drugs From Perfect Pharmacists

    Published 20 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared on January 11th, 2011 and is part of a continuing year-end 'best of' series, calling up old posts…

  • Re-Blog: Tales of Tails

    Published 19 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared on June 27th, 2010 and is part of a continuing year-end 'best of' series, calling up old posts…

  • Artful Dodger

    Published 19 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    On some level you have to respect, even admire, Ben Bernanke for his clever announcement of the taper yesterday. The Fed surprised many long-time Fed…

  • Re-Blog: Why CPI Is Not Bogus

    Published 18 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared as two blogs on February 16, 2010 ("Oh, (Yeah!) Canada!") and August 17, 2010 ("The 'Real-Feel' Inflation Rate").…

  • Re-Blog: Groucho And Holiday Inn Express

    Published 17 December 2013 | viewed 0 times

    Note: The following blog post originally appeared on March 28th, 2010 and is part of a continuing year-end 'best of' series, calling up old posts…