January 9, 2015

A DEFLATIONARY EPOCH:

Closely Watched Inflation Gauge Falls to Lowest Level in 14 Years (MIN ZENG, Jan. 9, 2015, WSJ)

An inflation gauge closely watched by Federal Reserve officials has fallen to the lowest level in more than 14 years, extending a decline that investors and analysts say could complicate the central bank's plan to raise interest rates this year.

The five-year forward five-year break-even rate, which measures annual inflation currently expected by investors between 2020 and 2025, tumbled to 1.8648% on Tuesday.

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