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In the blurry world of conflicting economic indicators and forecasts and policy surprises, activist policymakers at the Fed do not know exactly what the “right” monetary policy is today. Neither do their activist critics.
In July, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 2.19 percent. That was up slightly from June's rate of 1.98 percent, but was well down from July 2018's rate of 4.07 percent.
In June, year-over-year growth in the money supply was at 1.98 percent. That was down slightly from May's rate of 2.10 percent, and was well down from June 2018's rate of 4.30 percent.