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  • Fed's Bullard: Changes not high for global recession

    St. Louis Fed President James Bullard, discusses global economic strength, and the drop in equity values. I think it's better pricing than it was, says Bullard.

  • James Bullard: Inflation expectations continue to fall

    St. Louis Fed President James Bullard weighs in on Fed policy and interest rate hikes.

  • DETROIT, Feb 24- Flint, the Michigan city known for the high lead levels in its drinking water, will also soon begin playing a regular role in how the federal government measures inflation. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said on Wednesday that beginning in April it will collect data from residents for the Consumer Price Index in the city known for the drinking...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 19- A rise in the barometer of consumer prices most familiar to Americans has failed to show up in an inflation measure closely watched by the Federal Reserve, making it unlikely the central bank will raise interest rates next month. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index rose 2.2 percent in January from a year earlier when...

  • *Core CPI data points to firming inflation trends. *Crude falls 4 pct; energy, materials lead losses. Feb 19- The Dow and S&P 500 slipped on Friday as a renewed slide in oil prices weighed on energy and materials stocks and prospects of a rate hike this year were rekindled by data pointing to firmer inflation trends.

  • *Core CPI data points to firming inflation trends. *Crude falls 4 pct; energy, materials lead losses. Feb 19- The Dow and S&P 500 slipped on Friday morning as a renewed slide in oil prices weighed on energy and materials stocks and prospects of a rate hike this year were rekindled by data pointing to firmer inflation trends.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 19- Yields on shorter-dated U.S. The market has pulled in rate hike expectations a bit back into 2016, "said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index, excluding the volatile food and energy prices, rose 0.3 percent last month, faster than the 0.2 percent...

  • *Nordstrom, VFC Corp down after results. Feb 19- U.S. stock indexes were lower on Friday morning, led by energy shares as a rally in oil prices fizzled out, and as CPI data indicating firmer inflation trends rekindled prospects of a rate hike this year. "Seeing a little bit of a pause from the extremes that we've been put through over the past several weeks," said Eric...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 19- Rising rents and medical costs lifted underlying U.S. inflation in January by the most in nearly 4-1/ 2 years, signs of a pick-up in price pressures that could allow the Federal Reserve to gradually raise interest rates this year. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index, excluding the volatile food and energy components,...

  • John Lonski, Moody's Analytics, weighs in on January's CPI numbers and what the Fed looks for in the data.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 19- Rising rents and medical costs lifted underlying U.S. inflation in January by the most in nearly 4-1/ 2 years, signs of an uptick in price pressures that could allow the Federal Reserve to gradually raise interest rates this year. The Labor Department said on Friday its Consumer Price Index, excluding the volatile food and energy components,...

  • January CPI remains unchanged

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest data on consumer prices and inflation.

  • *Consumer price index dips 0.1 percent in December. WASHINGTON, Jan 20- U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in December as the cost of energy goods dropped and prices for a range of services rose moderately, a trend that, if sustained, suggests inflation could be slow to rise toward the Federal Reserve's target. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 20- U.S. consumer prices unexpectedly fell in December as the cost of energy goods dropped and services rose moderately, a trend that if sustained suggests inflation could be slow to rise toward the Federal Reserve's target. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index slipped 0.1 percent after being unchanged in November.

  • Housing starts down 2.5% in December

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on housing and consumer prices.

  • *BOJ meets for rate review Jan. 28-29, decision out Jan 29. TOKYO, Jan 20- The Bank of Japan is likely to cut its core consumer inflation forecast for the coming fiscal year to possibly below 1 percent at a policy review next week, say three sources familiar with its thinking. While the revision may heighten pressure on the BOJ to expand its already massive monetary...

  • TOKYO, Jan 13- Japanese government bonds shrugged off rallying equities and edged higher on Wednesday, underpinned by decent demand at an auction of 10- year inflation-linked notes. The Ministry of Finance offered 500 billion yen of 10- year JGBs linked to Japan's consumer price index carrying a 0.10 percent coupon. The ministry sold 499.8 billion yen of the...

  • Caixin, offical PMI reveal sluggish stabilization: UBS

    The Caixin December PMI and official PMI indicate that China's economy is not declining sharply, but is grinding down slowly, says Donna Kwok, senior China economist at UBS.

  • TOKYO, Dec 25- Japanese government bond prices were steady on Friday, supported by overnight gains in U.S. Data on Friday showed Japan's core CPI rose for the first time in five months in November. But JGB market reaction was limited, as household spending also fell for the third straight month, casting some doubt on the Bank of Japan's stance that consumption will...

  • TOKYO, Dec 25- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in November from a year earlier, data from the Internal Affairs ministry showed on Friday.