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Calendar Adjustment Day

Calendar Adjustment Day


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  1 Comments  •  2 months ago

Port Congestion I keep reading about ports being congested and the solution being put forth is more and bigger ships to carry more containers. Excuse me, but the problem is also inland… as rail...
Getting Crowded… Again!!

Getting Crowded… Again!!


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  6 Comments  •  2 months ago

Not certain what is going on… but my grocery pickups are starting to become congested… again. Like in the heady days about 15 months ago. Scheduling 2 to 3 days in advance; lines of vehicles...
Transitory (Part 3)

Transitory (Part 3)


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  5 Comments  •  2 months ago

It is that time again... reviewing how much purchasing power the current income stream has lost and realizing the next raise is still months away.  CPI release ... The Consumer Price Index...
No News is Good News!?!

No News is Good News!?!


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  26 Comments  •  3 months ago

The 2nd Quarter GDP was released this morning and depending on political leanings, it was either magnificient or a bust. This from something that is revised on an annual basis and we just had that...
Transitory?

Transitory?


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  1 Comments  •  4 months ago

It is looking more like this spate of inflation is transitory, imo. Probably not a popular notion, but the evidence is all over yesterday's CPI release .  Let's not forget that the CPI fell in...
Is This the New Normal?

Is This the New Normal?


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  24 Comments  •  5 months ago

Ventured out amongst the masses today and realized that I should probably avoid the public as much as possible. I was simply going inside a drug store to pickup my wife’s bowel prep, which...
Who's Driving the Bus?

Who's Driving the Bus?


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  10 Comments  •  6 months ago

The B.L.S. has released another month of data . How many guesses do you need to determine direction of prices? The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.6 percent in...
B.L.S. Releases CPI Results and other stuff

B.L.S. Releases CPI Results and other stuff


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  4 Comments  •  7 months ago

INFLATION The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest report .  The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.4 percent in February on a seasonally adjusted...
B.L.S. inflation report for December

B.L.S. inflation report for December


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  8 Comments  •  9 months ago

The BLS released the December data for consumer price inflation this morning. BLS.GOV The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.4 percent in December on a...
Straddling the Median

Straddling the Median


By: Baron Creek  •  Nonsense and Ramblings  •  58 Comments  •  10 months ago

I wonder how long this article will take to become political? My guess would be not long, as most people think only of serving their masters. I have long held that the current political...
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