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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: Inflation flatlines in January thanks to lower gas prices, CPI shows

The cost of consumer goods and services were unchanged in January largely thanks to falling gas prices, another sign that inflation poses little threat to the economy right now......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer inflation falls for first time in 9 months due to lower gas prices, CPI shows

Falling gasoline prices curbed inflation at the end of 2018, giving Americans a bigger financial cushion and potentially allowing the Federal Reserve to bide its time on raising U.S. interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Economic Report: Inflation flat in November on decline in gas prices, CPI shows

Falling gasoline prices helped cushion the blow of higher rent and prescription drug prices in November and help keep inflation at bay, fresh government figures show. The consumer price index, or cost of living, was unchanged in November.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Trade deficit hits 10-year high as Americans snap up imports and China shuns soybeans

The trade deficit rose 1.7% in October to a 10-year high amid a record shortfall with China, keeping the U.S. on pace to record the largest gap in a decade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Economic Report: Economy grew 3.5% in third quarter, pushing corporate profits to 6-year high, GDP shows

A torrid U.S. economy blazed a 3.5% pace of growth during the summer and boosted corporate profits to the highest rate in six years, fresh GDP figures show......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer inflation posts biggest jump in nine months on higher cost of gas, rent, used cars, CPI shows

Americans paid more in October for gas, rent and used vehicles, triggering the biggest increase in consumer inflation in nine months. The consumer price index climbed 0.3% in October......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 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