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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: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: Home builder confidence hits a 7-month high in May as housing market headwinds ease

A measure of industry sentiment among home builders jumped more than expected, in a possible sign that they may increase their building activity to meet housing market demand......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2019

Economic Report: Trump elated as CPI shows inflation still low despite higher rents, gas prices in April

Rising rents and a higher cost of gas in April spawned a sizable increase in inflation for the second month in a row, but prices pressures more broadly appeared to pose little threat to the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence snaps back in April, pointing to steadily growing economy

Consumer confidence bounced back in April and suggested the economy is likely to keep growing solidly through the summer, a survey shows. The consumer confidence index rose to 129.2 from 124.2......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence snaps back in April and points to steadily growing economy

Consumer confidence bounced back in April and suggested the economy is likely to keep growing solidly through the summer, a survey shows. The consumer confidence index rose to 129.2 from 124.2......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2019