Sunday, September 28, 2008

Interest Rates & Consumer Price Infaltion - US & EU

Interest rates in the US remain 2 1/4 points lower than those in the EU, despite greater consumer price inflation in the US. The Federal Reserve in the US is charged with both keeping inflation under control and stimulating the economy, while the EU central bank's mandate is only to keep inflation in check.

Interest Rate and Consumer Price Inflation Trends - US & EU

Source: WSJ

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