Inflation, Inflation, Inflation

Economic Blog Thursday, May 20, 2021 Inflation was the word of the week. In this week’s LPL Market Signals Podcast, LPL Research’s Ryan Detrick and Jeff Buchbinder dive into the hotter than expected recent inflation data and explain why they still don’t see massive inflation down the road. They also discuss the current economic cycle and […]

IRS Makes Annual Inflation Adjustments For 2021

Adjustments for deductions, tax rate schedules and 60 other tax provisions. The Internal Revenue Service announced annual inflation adjustments for the 2021 tax year for more than 60 tax provisions, including standard deductions and the tax rate schedules. More details can be found at “Revenue Procedure 2020-45” on the IRS website, but that document is […]

Low Treasury Yields Present A Challenge As Inflation Expectations Rise

As the COVID-19-related economic weakness that characterized the first half of the year subsides, growth has begun to return as trillions in fiscal stimulus have helped to stabilize consumer spending. Against a backdrop of improving labor market conditions and retail sales, inflation expectations have been on the rise after plummeting in March. As shown in […]