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Are Weaker Retail Sales and Higher Consumer Inflation Really Adding Up to Stagflation?

What happens when you have rising prices but weaker-than-expected retail sales? This is where more of the stagflation argument comes into play......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 14th, 2018

Inflation edges higher as retail sales increase unexpectedly

U.S. consumer prices barely rose in October as the boost to gasoline prices from hurricane-related disruptions to Gulf Coast oil refineries was unwound, but rising rents and healthcare costs pointed to a gradual buildup of underlying inflation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 15th, 2017

VIX Tumbles, Global Stocks And Dollar Rally As Korea Tensions Ease

Overnight bulletin summary Global equities trade higher amid easing geopolitical tensions Pound tumbles on weaker than expected inflation data Today's calendar includes US retail sales, Empire Fed, import prices, NAHB, and A.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 15th, 2017

Number Of Chinese HNWIs Up 9x In Past 10 Years Plus Other News From Around The World

Gold got a boost today on weaker-than-expected inflation and retail sales figures, which casts doubt on the Federal Reserve’s ability to continue normalizing interest rates this year. Consumer prices rose slightly in June, at their slowest pace so.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 14th, 2017

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Rises After US Inflation Data Miss

The Canadian dollar is trading higher on Friday after the US consumer price index and retail sales disappointed. Inflation was flat and even removin.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseJul 14th, 2017

Consumer In Focus: Two More Data Points Friday Could Offer Insight

The U.S. consumer remains under the microscope today after Thursday’s tepid retail sales data, with a key inflation reading coming in higher than expected......»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 16th, 2016

Prices Pop: Market Digesting A Higher Than Expected Inflation Reading

The U.S. consumer remains under the microscope today after Thursday’s tepid retail sales data, with a key inflation reading coming in higher than expected......»»

Category: optionsSource: forbesSep 16th, 2016

Wall St. Gains as Investors Weigh Inflation and Retail Data

Stocks closed higher on Wednesday after reports showed slumping retail sales but a rate of inflation that exceeded estimates......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytFeb 14th, 2018

Wall St. Higher as Investors Weigh Inflation and Retail Sales Data

Stocks were higher on Wednesday after two reports showed slumping retail sales but prices rising faster than expected......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytFeb 14th, 2018

Wall St. climbs after inflation data; volatility eases

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as investors digested a stronger-than-expected inflation data and a surprise drop in January retail sales, which shifted the focus from rising inflation to the prospect of stagflation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 14th, 2018

UK holiday spending squeezed by Brexit-related inflation

Official figures show that retail sales in Britain sank in the holiday shopping month of December as higher prices squeeze consumers' spending power......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 19th, 2018

Consumer Prices, Retail Sales Bolster Economic Outlook

A modest rise in consumer prices in December and solid growth in retail sales bolstered expectations that inflation is firming after a long run of softness and that U.S. economic growth ended 2017 on a robust note......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Rents boost core inflation as retail sales rise solidly

Underlying U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 11 months in December amid strong gains in the cost of rental accommodation and healthcare, bolstering expectations that inflation will accelerate this year......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2018

Wall Street higher as consumer and bank stocks gain

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes were higher on Friday as strong December retail sales data drove gains in consumer stocks and bank results pushed up the financial sector......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

Rents boost U.S. core CPI; retail sales rise solidly

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Underlying U.S. consumer prices recorded their largest increase in 11 months in December amid strong gains in the cost of rental accommodation and healthcare, bolstering expectations that inflation will accelerate this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Fresh records in sight for U.S. stocks, as earnings, inflation data loom

U.S. stocks look poised to open at fresh highs on Friday, as the dollar stumbles on news of a breakthrough for Germany’s political deadlock. Big bank earnings as well as consumer price and retail sales data are ahead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2018

Key Events In The Coming Week: All Eyes On Inflation And Retail Sales

This week's post payrolls data calendar is pretty modest: the US reports consumer credit today, small business optimism tomorrow, but attention is reserved for CPI and re.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 8th, 2018

CPI and Retail Sales in November 2017 and Gold

Last week, the reports on U.S. consumer inflation and retail sales were released. What do they imply for the gold market?.....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesDec 18th, 2017

Bond Report: Treasury yields climb after stronger-than-expected retail sales figure

Treasury prices fell, pulling yields higher, on Thursday after strong retail sales figures highlighted the purchasing power of U.S. consumers and raised the outlook for near-term inflation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2017

USD/CAD Canadian Dollar Flat Awaiting US Retail Sales and Inflation Data

The Canadian dollar was appreciating against the US dollar in Tuesday morning trading, only for the tables to be turned after the release of the Producer Price Index (PPI) in the United States. The price that producers pay rose higher than expected in Oct.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseNov 14th, 2017

Canada ETFs in Focus as Inflation Surges, Retail Sales Fall

Canada's inflation surges on higher gasolin.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 24th, 2017