Impact of CPI Report on Fed Fund Rates

By NinjaTrader Team

With the headline Consumer Price Index number coming in cooler than expected, it begs the question: “Is this CPI release transitory or trending closer toward the Fed’s target rate?” 

Erik Norland, Senior Economist at the CME Group, joined us on this week’s episode of “See the Futures” to discuss the complexities behind one of the bigger reports that help to inform the Fed’s decision making when it comes to setting the Fed Funds rate. Watch Erik’s breakdown of the headline vs. core CPI numbers including his perspective on what were the key drivers moving both numbers.

Additional topics discussed in this free livestream:
  • Analysis of the economic outlook of China and Germany
  • Discussion on the impact of oil prices to inflation numbers
  • Opinion on the possibility of de-dollarization 
  • Exploration of similarities and differences of the last 6 Fed tightening cycles
  • Chart analysis of British Pound, 2-Year, 10-Year and 30-Year Yield futures 

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