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

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

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

Taxation and High Minimum Wage Killing Australia

Taxation and High Minimum Wage Killing Australia Australia’s economic growth stalled in the third-quarter of the year with consumer spending running out of steam as house prices fell further, o.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 4th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer incomes and spending surge in October, but inflation remains under control


Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2018

Royal Dutch Shell (RDS): Hedge Fund Ownership Hits 52-Week High

The government requires hedge funds and wealthy investors with over a certain portfolio size to file a report that shows their positions .....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyNov 14th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans still upbeat despite stock-market turmoil, consumer sentiment shows

Americans are still upbeat about the economy head.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

Economic Report: Wholesale inflation surges in October at fastest pace in six years, PPI shows

Wholesale inflation in the U.S. posted the biggest increase in October in six years, driven by higher gas prices and rising costs for some goods such as machinery and equipment critical for businesses......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates surge to a near 8-year high as house-hunters race the clock

Rates for home loans jumped even higher in the most recent week, closing in on the 5% range, as some hardy house hunters wished they were back in the housing market of two years ago......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Bond Report: 30-year U.S. government bond yield tops four-year high as wage gains heat up

Treasury yields rise Friday after the jobs report illustrated a healthy labor market, an economic backdrop likely to encourage the Federal Reserve to keep raising rates despite recent ructions in stocks and lingering trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

2 Funds to Buy as Consumer Confidence Hits 18-Year High

Clothing and apparels remain the preferred gift items ahead of what is expected to be a record-breaking holiday shopping season. A r.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytNov 2nd, 2018

U.S. Consumer Confidence Surged to 18-Year High

A measure of U.S. consumer confidence rose in October to an almost two-decade high, as consumers expected economic and jobs growth to power ahead in the coming months......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 31st, 2018

U.S. consumer confidence at 18-year high; house price gains slow

U.S. consumer confidence rose to an 18-year high in October, driven largely by a robust labor market, bolstering expectations that strong economic growth would continue through early 2019......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 30th, 2018

Economic Report: Americans are the most confident in the economy in 18 years despite stock slump

Americans’ confidence in the U.S. economy stood at an 18-year high in October, suggesting the recent slump in the stock market has not dimmed their optimism......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 30th, 2018

New SAT scores report shows Maryland students outperform national averages

Maryland's high school class of 2018 outscored the national average on the SAT last year. Students who took the test in Maryland earned a mean score of 1080, which is higher than the national mean score of 1068. New data released by the College B.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

Economic Report: Another report shows worker pay is rising

The usual weekly earnings of a typical U.S. worker rose during the third quarter at the fastest pace in a year, according to new data released Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2018