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Oil's Climb Sparks Inflation Fears, Fed's Balancing Act

By Athena Xu

4/4, 00:23 EDT
  • The chart shows a strong correlation between rising Brent Crude oil prices and increasing US 10-Year Inflation Breakeven rates, suggesting that higher oil prices are leading investors to anticipate higher inflation.
  • Brent Crude oil prices have seen significant volatility over the period displayed, with a notable sharp decline in 2020 followed by a recovery, while the 10-Year Inflation Breakeven rates have mirrored these movements, underscoring the impact of oil prices on inflation expectations.