Knowing Your Flations – Part III: Staglation

In the prior two posts we defined and discussed those “flations” that are most commonly known to those in and out of the financial world. The third and least known ‘flation’, Stagflation, is the combination of high inflation and high unemployment accompanied with slow economic growth – an economic situation that is generally avoided. The … More Knowing Your Flations – Part III: Staglation

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Knowing Your Flations – Part II: Deflation

In a previous blog post we have discussed the economical situation known as inflation where prices for consumers are increasing. Here, the topic will switch to the opposite of inflation, which is deflation. Deflation is the reverse of inflation in that generally consumer prices are on a downward trend that is the effect by the … More Knowing Your Flations – Part II: Deflation

Knowing Your Flations – Part I: Inflation

The “Flations” consist of two very common terms: Inflation and Deflation. But within this three-part series, Stagflation will also be discussed.  An understanding of each of these terms is important to not only the financial markets but to all individuals as well. When the word Inflation is used, one’s first reaction is that prices are … More Knowing Your Flations – Part I: Inflation