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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 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

Economic Report: Home prices surge to a near four-year high, Case-Shiller shows

Home prices are not only rising stronger than expected, they’re accelerating as supply and demand remain skewed and the economy healthy, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller indexes released Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2018

Economic Report: Jobless claims climb again in February as monthly average reaches one-year high

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits in the past month rose to a one-year high, a possible sign the U.S. labor market might be losing some steam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Economic Report: Jobless claims climb again in February; chink in labor market’s armor?

The number of people who applied for jobless benefits in the past month rose to a one-year high, a possible sign the U.S. labor market might be losing some steam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Red flags emerge as Americans" debt load hits another record

Some red flags emerged for the U.S. economy late last year as credit card inquiries fell, student-loan delinquencies remained high and riskier borrowers drove home automobiles, according to a report that could signal a downturn is on the horizon......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence falls to 18-month low due to government shutdown

The 35-day partial government shutdown helped triggered a sharp drop in consumer confidence in January and signaled growing worries about the future, a fresh survey shows, though optimism has typically rebounded after similar episodes in the past......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 29th, 2019

Oil reaches 2019-high on strong China crude use, but economic slowdown looms

Crude prices rose to their highest so far in 2019 on Monday after data showed refinery processing in China, the world's second-largest oil consumer, climbed to a record last year despite a slowing economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 21st, 2019

China"s economy cools in the fourth quarter, 2018 growth hits 28-year low

China's economic growth cooled slightly in the fourth quarter from a year earlier as expected, weighed down by weak investment and faltering consumer confidence as Washington piled on trade pressure, leaving 2018 growth the weakest in 28 years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 20th, 2019

Economic Report: The U.S. is no longer importing inflation, price gauge shows

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Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. wholesale inflation falls at end of 2018 on lower gas prices, PPI shows

The wholesale cost of U.S. goods and services posted the biggest decline in December in five months, another sign that lower gasoline prices have eased inflationary pressures in the economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 15th, 2019

Bond Report: 30-year Treasury yield hits more than three-week high

Treasury yields were struggling for direction on Monday after a raft of weaker trade data underlined the slowdown in global growth.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2019

December Sentiment Index Rises, Full-Year Index Hits 18-Year High

Consumer sentiment in December rose year over year and month over month. Expectations for the future slipped a bit, but consumers remained positive on the current state of the U.S. economy......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 21st, 2018

Economic Report: Home builder confidence hits 3½ year low as housing crunch worsens

A measure of home builder sentiment touched its lowest in more than three years as housing market headwinds gathered steam, and the industry group that compiles the tracker blamed rising mortgage rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 17th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Prices Flat in November, Posing Dilemma for Fed

Inflation remains muted even though unemployment has fallen to a near 50-year low and economic growth in 2018 was among the fastest in this expansion......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 13th, 2018

Economic Report: Big jump in credit-card use drives 11-month high for consumer credit growth

Thanks to credit card usage, consumer credit grew at the fastest rate in 11 months, the Federal Reserve said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018