How does Inflation Affect the Economy?
How badly an economy is affected by inflation depends on its level at the time. This article gives an overall idea about the impact of inflation on the economy.
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What Causes the Middle Class Squeeze
What do you understand by the term "middle class squeeze"? I am sure, most of the people living a middle class lifestyle will surely find themselves familiar with this term. Read on, to know what does it mean and what are...
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The Concept of Inflationary Gap Explained
Inflationary gap explained
Inflationary gap is a situation wherein there is excessive demand for goods and services in the economy, as compared to its potential to supply them. This Buzzle post gives you a brief explanation of the concept of inflationary gap.
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Types of Inflation
Inflation is a situation of sustained and inordinate increase in the prices of goods and services. The article gives a brief idea about the different types of inflation.
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Inflation Rates by Year
In this particular write-up, we will focus on the inflation rates in the United States over the last 100 years. If you are of the opinion that topics like inflation are out-of-bounds for a layman, it will help you change your...
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Inflation Vs. Deflation
This article will take you through all the differences and aspects of inflation and deflation in an economy.
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Inflation and the Wealth Effect
The wealth effect and inflation have become very prominent in the present. The following article will discuss their influence on the society, and their interrelation.
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How to Calculate Inflation Rate
You keep hearing about how the rise in inflation rate is eating into the value of US dollar and creating a price hike in value of goods and services. Of course, rarely does anybody care to define what inflation rate is and how it's...
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Why is Inflation Bad for Bonds?
So, why is inflation bad for bonds? How does it affect the bonds? Inflation can cause drastic changes in your financial planning and can cause collateral damage to your investment.
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Cost Push Inflation
Cost push inflation is the second most prominent type of inflation. This article discusses the same along with a graph for better understanding.
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Demand Pull Inflation
Demand pull inflation is one of the two main types of inflation that occurs in the global markets. This article discusses the same.
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Why Does Inflation Occur
Inflation can occur due to a number of reasons like excess demand, more people having money thereby leading to rise in the demand, wrong fiscal policy of a country, etc.
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A Closer Look at the One Dollar Bill
Most people never really look at dollar bills anymore. Thanks to inflation, a dollar bill can't really buy much on its own, so their primary usage tends to be in vending machines, car washes, and left on restaurant tables as tips....
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