Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Yellen To Congress: This Is Slowing The Economy

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*Yellen's serious issue that is slowing the economy is called productivity.
*We highlighted this yesterday as a reason to expect "prolonged" inflation and market downside.
*We don't see how this gets resolved this decade.
Elazar news bulletin: "This just in, the Fed has recently discovered that people are getting older."
In our article "Inflation Formula Shows 'Prolonged' Dollar And S&P 500 Selling," we pointed out that Yellen is starting to use the famous nasty 12-letter "P" word in a negative way. She is saying that "productivity" is a reason for the weak economic pickup.
Productivity A Serious Issue
In her June 21st meeting with Congress, Yellen was asked if the US is in a crisis with regard to the aging population and productivity. She answered, "It's a serious issue that productivity growth is slow, and I want to highlight that."
She said that the late 1990s was a time of good productivity, and now is a time of weak productivity.
Yellen pointed to many reasons for a productivity decline,See Full Report



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