inflation inflation  /ɪnf ˈleɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a general and progressive increase in prices
  2. (n) (cosmology) a brief exponential expansion of the universe (faster than the speed of light) postulated to have occurred shortly after the big bang
  3. (n) lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
  4. (n) the act of filling something with air

Usage(s):

  1. If the chief political argument of the year concerns defense and the budget, the chief economic argument is about inflation.
  2. If the chief political argument of the year concerns defense and the budget, the chief economic argument is about inflation.
  3. TO THE businessmen of the world, meeting in San Francisco, the world's prime economic problem is inflation.

News

  1. TIPS ETFs Dunked Before Fed Decision, Inflation Data

    ETFs following Treasury Inflation Protected Securities have hit a rough patch lately. Blame subdued inflation expectations and rising real yields. For example, the Consumer Price Index fell 0.4% in April ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ETF Trends via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Inflation Begins to Sap Support From Brazil's President

    Inflation Begins to Sap Support From Brazil's President
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. India Inflation Slows to 43-Month Low; Rupee Dims Rate-Cut Scope

    Indian inflation slowed to a 43- month low in May, a moderation that may fail to spur another interest-rate cut by the central bank as a plunge in the rupee threatens to fan price pressures.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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Quotes

  • The Fed "will strongly resist an erosion of longer-term inflation expectations, as an unanchoring of those expectations would be destabilizing for growth as well as for inflation," Bernanke said.
    on Feb 2, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Los Angeles Times

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