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Consumer Prices in December Set Stronger Inflation Pressure for 2018

Inflationary pressures seem to be building and that could push prices higher into 2018. Higher inflation is also expected to justify further interest rate hikes......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 12th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Prices Posted Modest Rise in December

U.S. consumer prices rose in December, a sign that inflation ended the year on a somewhat stronger note......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.1% in December

U.S. consumer prices rose in December, a sign that inflation ended the year on a somewhat stronger note......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 12th, 2018

Wall St. opens lower as odds of December rate hike rise

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as an uptick in August consumer prices inflation boosted the odds of another interest rate hike this year, and as shares of Apple remained under pressure......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2017

Oil surge may harden RBI outlook as inflation accelerates to 17-month high

According to the Statistics Ministry, consumer prices rose 5.21 per cent in December from a year earlier.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 13th, 2018

Rising rents, healthcare costs boost underlying U.S. inflation

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

Category: topSource: reutersJan 12th, 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

US core consumer prices record biggest gain in 11 months in December

This will bolster expectations that inflation will gain momentum this year.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 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

Stock futures fall after strong inflation data

(Reuters) - U.S. stock futures fell on Friday after consumer prices in December posted their biggest gains in 11 months, raising expectations of inflation gaining momentum this year......»»

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

Cheaper services weigh on U.S. wholesale prices; jobless claims up

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in December amid declining costs for services, which could temper expectations that inflation will accelerate in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2018

U.S. producer prices fall; jobless claims up for fourth straight week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. producer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in December amid declining costs for services, which could temper expectations that inflation will accelerate in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 11th, 2018

Wall St. drops as CPI data boosts December rate hike odds

(Reuters) - Wall Street's three major indexes opened lower on Thursday, shying away from their record high closes, as an uptick in consumer prices inflation boosted the odds of another interest rate hike this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2017

Wall St. set to open lower as odds of rate hike increase

(Reuters) - U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Thursday, a day after closing at record highs, as shares of Apple remained under pressure and an uptick in consumer prices inflation boosted the odds of another interest rate hike this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 14th, 2017

Consumer Prices Fell 0.3% in March in Sign of Fading Inflation Pressure

Consumer prices declined broadly in March, a surprising sign of fading inflationary pressure after months of firming price growth across the U.S. economy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 14th, 2017

Indian Inflation Rises Less Than Expected on Food

India’s inflation rose less than expected in March, taking pressure off the central bank for more action after it unexpectedly tightened monetary policy last week. Key Points Consumer prices rose 3.81 percent in March from a year earlie.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseApr 12th, 2017

The ECB needs to taper its bond purchases

Thomson ReutersBased purely on the European Central Bank’s (ECB) latest inflation forecasts of 1.3% for 2017, 1.5% for 2018 and 1.7% for 2019 (these are year-over-year forecasts for Europe’s Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices), log.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 8th, 2017

ECB Under Pressure As German Inflation Spikes To Highest Since 2013

German consumer prices accelerated at the fastest pace in three and a half years in January, leaving the ECB running out of excuses to maintain (or even extend) its stimulus measures.  As Bloomberg notes,.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 30th, 2017

U.S. Consumer Inflation Climbed in December

The Federal Reserve’s preferred measure of inflation rose last month to the strongest reading in more than two years, providing fresh evidence of firming prices a day before policy makers meet to discuss the path of interest rates this year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 30th, 2017

Consumer prices rise over 2 pct

Rising inflation and stronger economic growth could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at a faster pace than expected. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJan 18th, 2017