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Economic Measures Deflation


  • TOKYO, July 9- Japan's core machinery orders in May unexpectedly grew for a third straight month, with the total value reaching a 7- year high and adding to recent evidence of a steady pickup in business spending seen as vital for a durable economic recovery. The Cabinet office said the value of core orders reached its highest levels since June 2008.

  • Tom Brady (not that Tom Brady) explains deflation Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 7:38 AM ET
    Tom Brady (not that Tom Brady) explains deflation

    Deflation is all over the news, either from the Tom Brady 'deflate-gate' scandal or from the Fed trying to decide when to raise rates. Here's how to tell the latter from the former.

  • BANGKOK, June 19- Thailand's central bank cut its 2015 growth forecast and said exports would contract for a third straight year and that consumer prices will fall this year. The Bank of Thailand lowered its growth projection to 3.0 percent from 3.8 percent seen three months ago. "The economy will return to its normal trend next year," Assistant Governor Mathee...

  • *Q1 earnings/share $1.25 vs est $1.22. June 18- Kroger Co boosted its full-year forecast for identical-store sales and reported better-than-expected quarterly sales on the same basis as more customers bought groceries at its stores amid signs of strengthening U.S. economic growth. Kroger, which owns the Ralphs, Smith's and Food 4 Less grocery chains as well as...

  • Insana: Here's what the bond market is saying Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 12:07 PM ET
    A financial trader speaks on a fixed lined telephone as he monitors data on computer screens at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany.

    Here's what the bond market appears to be telling us, says Ron Insana.

  • Wall Street declines, S&P falls through support level. *Oil prices slide ahead of OPEC meeting. The euro was last down 0.32 percent at $1.1238 after powering up to $1.1379, its highest since May 18.

  • FRANKFURT, June 3- Europe has lost some growth momentum and bond market volatility is here to stay, the European Central Bank said on Wednesday, pledging to see through its money printing scheme until its job of lifting the economy is done. In remarks after the bank left rates on hold at record lows, ECB president Mario Draghi also urged a deal with Greece, which is...

  • *ECB lifts 2015 inflation forecast. *Sees some loss of growth momentum. FRANKFURT, June 3- The European Central Bank raised its forecast for inflation this year but said on Wednesday there were some signs of economic recovery losing momentum across the euro zone.

  • ECB lifts inflation forecast, keeps GDP outlook steady Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 8:46 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, June 3- The European Central Bank raised its 2015 inflation forecast on Wednesday, arguing that its 60 billion euro per month asset-buying program is bearing fruit. It kept its economic growth projections steady. The ECB predicted that inflation would average 0.3 percent this year, above its March forecast for unchanged prices, reflecting a rebound...

  • *BOJ will consider action if price trend disrupted-Shirai. TSU, Japan, June 3- Bank of Japan board member Sayuri Shirai ruled out the chance of an imminent expansion of monetary stimulus, but warned of risks to the price outlook that may put pressure on the central bank as it seeks to hit an ambitious inflation target. It pushed back the timing for hitting its price...

  • UK is in deflation, not 'negative inflation' Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    UK is in deflation, not 'negative inflation'

    David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, gives his reaction to the UK falling into deflation territory today.

  • UK inflation turns negative: Reaction Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK inflation turns negative: Reaction

    CPI data shows that the U.K. has slipped into deflation. Henry Dixon, fund manager at GLG, discusses what this means.

  • Will UK see deflation for the first time in 55 years? Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Will UK see deflation for the first time in 55 years?

    Brendan Brown, head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International, outlines his expectations for the U.K.'s April consumer prices.

  • What diamond prices are signaling about inflation Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 2:59 PM ET

    Diamond prices have fallen 14 percent over the last year, but does that point to a larger trend of global deflation?

  • Fed should avoid itchy trigger finger Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 12:29 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The jobs report is the latest in a string of data that suggest the Fed shouldn't get trigger happy on rates, this economist says.

  • Jobs report at the age of the wage hike Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 3:17 PM ET
    Jobs report at the age of the wage hike

    Megan Greene, John Hancock, discusses the upcoming jobs report and economic data. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.

  • Santelli Exchange: A world awash in reserves Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:42 AM ET
    Santelli Exchange: A world awash in reserves

    Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, joins CNBC's Rick Santelli to discuss stability in central banks, currencies, and deflation.

  • Janet Yellen Q&A Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:43 PM ET
    Janet Yellen Q&A

    Janet Yellen responds to reporters' questions following the Fed rate decision and removal of the word patient from its statement.

  • Yellen: Not ruling out April rate hike Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:30 PM ET
    Yellen: Not ruling out April rate hike

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen makes her opening statement, saying just because the Fed removed the word "patient" in its guidance for a rate increase, doesn't mean they are going to be "impatient."

  • Santelli: Numbers before the Fed statement Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 2:05 PM ET
    Santelli: Numbers before the Fed statement

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest on bonds and currencies minutes before the Fed statement.