Definition of undershoot
1 : to shoot short of or below (a target)
2 : to fall short of (a runway) in landing an airplane
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Combining any of these assets, especially for a return that the Yankees essentially got for one top reliever last year, would be undershooting their potential by a bit.
What is worrisome is not direct economic damage, but the fact that the Fed has missed its (arbitrary) 2 percent target in the same direction — undershooting — year after year.
Another year of undershooting the Fed’s inflation target could be troublesome, however, said Michael Gapen, chief U.S. economist at Barclays Plc and a former central bank official.
That’s after his administration undershot an earlier estimate for this year.
The key inflation reading slightly undershot a 1.0%...
Inflation has finally returned to the Federal Reserve’s 2% goal after undershooting it for nearly five years.
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