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Of the many adjectives that will be used to describe Donald Trump’s presidency – and we can be sure there will be some colourful ones – one that has emerged even before the shock of his election victory fades is “inflationary.” And that’s the one that has suddenly complicated the job of the Federal Reserve Board, and may eventually put its chair, Janet Yellen, on a collision course with the soon-to-be president.

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