Is deflation still a threat? Probably not, according to Barclays. Core CPI was flat, but prices for nondurables for producers are rising. Industrial production and retail sales data for October support GDP growth through year-end. Internet sales, especially, are up.  And TIPS were auctioned to the market with a negative yield for the first time in the thirteen year history of the TIPS market, indicating fears of inflation. 

Mark Luschini, Chief Investment Strategist, Janney Montgomery

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