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Inflation Quotes

Core producer price inflation generally has been behaving quite well. We think there's going to be some modest upward pressure as energy prices feed through the system, but it's not going to be a persistent or lengthy problem.
Brian Bethune
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Milton Friedman
Inflation is taxation without legislation
Milton Friedman
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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
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Ernest Hemingway
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
Ernest Hemingway
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We are expecting to see some pressure on inflation. Companies are going to take advantage of strong demand to at least cover their cost increases.
Brian Bethune
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Inflation in the pipeline is building. We're probably going to see a strong employment number and that's not going to be helpful.
Bruce Alston
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We're seeing a tickling of inflation in the pipeline but it's not going to be passed on to the consumer.
Bruce Alston
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You've got inflation concerns and you've Greenspan, who is probably going to be hawkish.
Bruce Alston
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Today's numbers threw some (inflation) fears. We could see some nervousness on the mortgage side.
Brian Brennan
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Our efforts to reduce inflation are working; inflation here has now converged to euro area norms. This inflation figure is well down from inflation rates of between 4 percent and 6 percent recorded between 2000 and 2002.
Brian Cowen
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The tale is a classic whodunit which seeks to unravel the mystery of who killed inflation. The only problem is that neither the body nor the murder weapon have been identified.
Adam Blankman
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If you look at all the speakers after the last Fed meeting, they've all held to the same line: Inflation is running on the higher side of where they're comfortable, and the growth effects from the hurricanes will be temporary.
Adam Brown
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Ronald Reagan
Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
Ronald Reagan
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Inflation fears are bringing uncertainty that you don't know what your return would be and you don't know which asset class to put your money in,
Adam Myers
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Alan Greenspan
More uncertainty, however, surrounds the outlook for inflation,
Alan Greenspan
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There is more uncertainty because the Fed keeps saying they're concerned about inflation.
Steven Ricchiuto
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There is a degree of market uncertainty that he could be less of an inflation fighter than Greenspan and the fact that he is new and untested.
John McCarthy
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With all this uncertainty, should we really trust (the Fed) to be preemptive, to cut off inflation at the pass when they clearly don't know where the pass is?
Robert Brusca
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The basic conclusion is that 1999-2000 will bring further gains in corporate profits, mild-mannered inflation and a generally favorable outcome for equity prices. Increasing confidence that the economic expansion will continue through our newly-extended forecast horizon encourages a modest upward revision in stock price targets.
Abby Cohen
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Victor Borge
I don't mind going back to daylight saving time. With inflation, the hour will be the only thing I've saved all year.
Victor Borge
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The European Central Bank is worried that weakness in the euro will result in inflation.
Bob Lynch
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The inflation scenario is positive all around, and I don't see any signs of it worsening in the near term. I'm already betting on a small rate cut in September, probably by 0.25 (percentage points), and more after that.
Adauto Lima
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Worldwide, inflation is going to be the big story next year. For Japan, that's going to be a big positive.
Hiroshi Arano
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Stocks are pretty flat, which I think is positive considering the litany of potential inflation risks mentioned in his (Greenspan's) testimony,
Jeff Kleintop
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We had positive inflation data out of Europe, and the U.S. as well. It's the starting point for yields to come down again.
Kornelius Purps
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They've been wanting to tackle upside risks to inflation for a long time and now they're seizing the opportunity.
Adolf Rosenstock
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Seattle has not adjusted the tax threshold since 1994, ... The raised threshold offsets the effect of inflation since that time.
Greg Nickels
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The transmission mechanism for inflation from political instability is usually through the exchange rate. However, this time around, the peso quickly recovered and I would expect it to remain strong for the rest of the year based on continuing structural economic reforms.
Luz Lorenzo
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This time, we're starting with an inflation rate that's too low and heading lower, ... What that means is the Fed will sit still until such time as it sees inflation start turning up -- which might not happen until late 2004 or early 2005.
Lyle Gramley
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Mr. Greenspan cannot back off from what he has been saying for some time: that he's worried about inflation. There's no reason to. The markets are kind of going his way. The economy seems to be slowing down. I don't expect him in June to give any indication that he's done raising rates either, even if they take a pass on raising rates, which I expect will happen. He's just got to wait and see. And he's not going to give any early indications otherwise.
Vince Farrell
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