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Brian Beaulieu

Brian Beaulieu has served as CEO and Chief Economist of ITR Economics™ since 1987, where he researches the use of business cycle analysis and economic forecasting as tools for improving profitability.
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The Rising Real Personal Income Trend and the Outlook for 2023
By Brian Beaulieu on May 17, 2022

This is either a glass-half-full or glass-half-empty moment as you look at the chart below. How you perceive the trends on the chart likely says a lot about your expectations. You could...

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A Look at Higher US Inflation Resulting From the Ukraine War
By Brian Beaulieu on March 30, 2022

We will look at three items regarding higher inflation: Driving forces More acute in Europe After the shock of war

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The Economic Disruption of the Ukraine War: Further Analysis
By Brian Beaulieu on March 11, 2022

There are five factors to consider: The state of the US economy High fuel prices The threat of stock market decline Higher inflation and therefore interest rates A return to normalcy

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Russia and Ukraine: Considering the Economic Impact
By Brian Beaulieu on March 2, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has apparently not unfolded as the Russians planned, and the economic mayhem resulting from the invasion is certainly not something that was previously built...

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Five Aspects of Inflation to Consider
By Brian Beaulieu on February 17, 2022

Expect the trend to shift: Inflation in the US reached 7.5% in January according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI). That is the highest inflation rate since February 1982. For many...

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The Stock Market in Early 2022: A Good Defense Brings Home the Trophy
By Brian Beaulieu on January 18, 2022

We first showed the chart below at the December 2020 ITR Webinar hosted by Alan Beaulieu and me. At the time, the M2 Money Supply 12/12 rate-of-change was still rising, and we correctly...

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