The Latest: Municipal Strategy Report - June 2017
Lack of Inflation Causing Fed Uneasiness
In this month's Municipal Strategy Report we discuss the impact of falling inflation on the Fed’s deliberations regarding the pace of implementing monetary policy. Continued weak inflation readings could stall further progress in reducing accommodation.
Additionally, the MSR features:
- In “State Transportation Funding Update” we provide an overview of transportation funding packages that were recently passed by state legislatures to address a backlog of highway and bridge work.
- In “Technology Advances Hinder Oil Industry’s Job Recovery” we look at the role technology has played in affecting employment trends in the oil sector.
- “Commercial Office Real Estate Update” provides an update on commercial real estate trends in major urban areas.