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Economic Report: Consumer inflation hits 6-year high, CPI shows

A yardstick of consumer prices known as CPI shows that inflation rose in June to the highest yearly rate since 2012, reflecting a U.S. economy that’s running hotter than anytime since the Great Recession......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans bullish on economy toward end of summer, consumer sentiment shows

The confidence of Americans in the U.S. economy and their own well-being rose toward the end of summer and stood near a 14-year high, according to a survey of consumer sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer inflation climbs again in August, CPI shows, but pace of increase slows

American families paid more for gas, rent, airfare and other consumer staples in August, but the rate of increase in inflation slowed for the first time in almost a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumers keep on spending in July, pushing key inflation gauge to 6-year high

Consumer spending rose sharply .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 30th, 2018

Economic Report: U.S. inflation levels off in June, PCE shows

The rate of U.S. inflation over the past 12 months flat-lined at 2.2% in June, the government’s PCE report on spending showed. Although that matches a six-year high,Inflation appears to have crested, at least temporarily, after a prolonged upturn......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 31st, 2018

Economic Report: Wholesale inflation jumps to six-year high, PPI shows

The wholesale cost of goods and services rose in June at the highest yearly rate in almost seven years, reflecting broad inflationary pressures in a fast-growing U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018

Economic Report: Inflation hits Fed’s 2% target, PCE shows, in prelude to faster rise in U.S. interest rates

A key inflation gauge rose to 2%, hitting the Federal Reserve’s target for the first time in a year and potentially signaling a faster increase in U.S. interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Economic Report: Wholesale inflation is back again, PPI shows, but it’s not rising as rapidly as it was earlier in the year

The wholesale cost of U.S. goods and services snapped back in September, but the level of inflationary pressure appears to have eased, at least temporarily. The producer price index climbed by 0.2% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

4 Stocks to Buy as Consumer Confidence Hits 18-Year High

Strong consumer spending should help to sustain economic growth in the remainder of 2.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 28th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Confidence Hits 18-Year High

Consumer confidence hit a new 18-year high in September, as robust job growth and a strong economic outlook bolstered Americans’ expectations for the future......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 25th, 2018

Capitol Report: Consumer confidence surges in September to 18-year high, near all-time peak

Americans are the most confident in the U.S. economy in 18 years and the level of optimism is not far from an all-time high, a closely followed survey shows. The consumer confidence index climbed to 138.4 in September......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 25th, 2018

UMich Sentiment Soars As Economic Optimism Hits 14 Year High

Led by a jump in both current conditions and consumer expectations, University of Michigan's Sentiment Survey jumped from 96.2 to 100.8, handily beating expectations of a 96.6 print, and the second highest level since.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 14th, 2018

Economic Report: Core inflation in July was the hottest of the cycle, CPI shows

Consumer prices excluding food and energy were up 2.4% in July, the highest rate in a decade, the Labor Department said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2018

U.S. Inflation Hits 6-Year High Thanks to Rise in Energy Index

The Consumer Price Index rose 0.2% since April. U.S. inflation ro.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 12th, 2018

Annual U.S. Inflation Hits 6-Year High In May Report

Annual U.S. Inflation Hits 6-Year High In May Report.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer inflation rising at fastest pace in 6 years, CPI shows

A measure that tracks consumer prices shows the cost of living is increasing at the fastest pace in six years, reflecting a strong U.S. economy and ultra-tight labor market that’s stoking inflation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer confidence sticks near 18-year high

The level of confidence Americans expressed in the economy remained near an 18-year high in May, suggesting stronger growth in the months ahead. The consumer confidence index rose to 128 from a revised 125.6 in April......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2018

Bond Report: 30-year U.S. government bond yield hits nearly 3-year high

Treasury yields extend their weeklong climb on Thursday as higher growth and inflation expectations, along with concerns of a more aggressive Federal Reserve weighs on appetite for U.S. government bonds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasurys mixed after 10-year yield hits 7-year peak

Treasury prices put in a mixed performance as investors weigh geopolitical worries and economic data. A day earlier, the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to a nearly 7-year high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Economic Report: Inflation hits Fed’s 2% target, possible prelude to faster rise in U.S. interest rates

The PCE index, the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge, rose to 2% year over year from a 1.7% pace in February, hitting the central bank’s target for the first time in a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer confidence in April rebounds close to 18-year high

Consumers confidence rebounded slightly in April with a small gain that put the index back near an 18-year high, suggesting the U.S. economy remains on sound footing despite fresh worries about trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2018