The ghost of inflation past, present and future

The ghost of inflation past, present and future
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Warren Couillault
Here we are at the end of another year, looking forward to a summer of fine weather, some time relaxing and, as always, some time pondering the future.  For seven years or so, I wrote a finance and economics column for a community magazine in Auckland and used the December issue to look back at the accuracy of my predictions (or lack of) from a year ago of various economic markers as well as make forecasts for the coming year.  I did the same this time last year for BusinessDesk, so let’s take stock of how I fared while also mak...

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