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  • Keeping an eye on deflation     Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman takes a look at what economic data is causing deflation concerns.

  • US consumer prices rose 0.1 percent in September Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— U.S. consumer prices edged up slightly in September, with the overall increase held back by a third straight monthly decline in gasoline prices. Consumer prices rose 0.1 percent after having falling 0.2 percent in August, the Labor Department reported Wednesday. "The softer inflation outlook gives more ammunition to those Fed officials who would...

  • *China Q3 growth slowest since 2009 but less weak vs forecast. NEW YORK, Oct 21- U.S. Treasuries prices fell on Tuesday as less worrisome data on China and a report on the European Central Bank possibly moving to buy regional corporate bonds allayed some concerns about the global economy and reduced safe-haven bids for low-risk government debt.

  • Santelli: Unchanged on most maturities     Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • *Euro rises vs dollar, yen despite weak German data. NEW YORK, Oct 20- Major currencies traded in tight ranges on Monday with investors facing a dearth of new data and modest price changes in global markets, save for Japan where stocks rallied on possible public pension fund spending, which helped boost the yen. Treasury market and dollar, "said Paresh Upadhyaya,...

  • Santelli: Dollar give back     Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- Major currencies traded in tight ranges on Monday with investors facing a vacuum of data and modest price changes in global markets, save for Japan where stocks rallied on possible public pension fund spending, which helped boost the yen. Treasury market and dollar, "said Paresh Upadhyaya, portfolio manager, director of currency strategy at...

  • Correction possible, but QE end needed: Fed Fisher Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 9:11 AM ET
    Richard Fisher, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    Dallas Fed President Fisher said stock market volatility has not changed his outlook for ending the central bank's bond-buying program "one iota."

  • LONDON, Oct 19- Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy. With the Fed set to turn off its money taps at the end of this month, investors appear to have woken up to poor growth prospects in much of the world, something International Monetary Fund chief Christine...

  • *Bank of Canada to hold rates until Q3 2015. TORONTO/ BANGALORE, Oct 17- Inadequate growth in exports and business investment in Canada and a weak outlook for the global economy are likely to keep the Bank of Canada from raising rates before the second half of next year, a Reuters poll found. "It just makes for a very jittery market and that's just going to embolden the...

  • Santelli: Back to before liquidation trade     Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.

  • MOSCOW, Oct 17- Investment by Russian companies fell sharply in September and real wages declined, underlining the gloomy outlook for an economy under pressure from Western sanctions. "The data looks weak, given the fact that investment is in contraction mode," said Dmitry Polevoy, economist at ING. Investment has fallen every month this year except June,...

  • *Platinum, palladium recover after sharp losses. LONDON, Oct 17- Gold inched down on Friday as shares rebounded, but was still set for a second straight weekly gain as concerns over the global economy have raised speculation the U.S. "Gold has had a good week because just about everything else has had a bad week.

  • LONDON, Oct 17- Britain's economic recovery might stall if interest rates rise too soon, the Bank of England's chief economist said on Friday as he offered the strongest signal yet that the bank is prepared to delay increases in borrowing costs. Andrew Haldane said he was more downbeat about the outlook for the economy, given weaker global growth, greater...

  • *Platinum, palladium recover after sharp losses. LONDON, Oct 17- Gold edged down on Friday as shares rebounded, although it was set for a gain for a second straight week as concerns over the global economy raised speculation the U.S. "There has been a move down in the dollar and equities this week, but in comparison the upside in gold has been relatively modest," ABN Amro...

  • TOKYO, Oct 17- Japanese business confidence slipped to the lowest in 1-1/ 2 years in October and it is seen struggling to rebound, a Reuters poll showed, a further sign Tokyo may be forced to offer fresh policy support to recharge an economy ailing from a sales tax hike. The sentiment index for manufacturers in the Reuters Tankan, which closely correlates with the...

  • *Industrial output posts biggest gain since November 2012. WASHINGTON, Oct 16- The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14- year low last week and industrial output rose sharply in September, positive signals that helped ease fears over the economic outlook. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 23,000 to...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 16- The U.S. dollar recovered against the euro and yen on Thursday after stronger U.S. economic data reinforced the view that Wednesday's selloff in the greenback was overdone. "The data today was very important in that it provided reassurance that the U.S. economic outlook hasn't changed drastically," said Camilla Sutton, chief currency strategist...

  • *Gold trades in narrow range after Wednesday rally. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Oct 16- Gold prices were steady on Thursday, supported by renewed worries about a global economic slowdown, but bullion's failure to rally at a time of extreme volatility in equity and energy markets suggested the metal could pull back in the near term. Gold was underpinned after James Bullard,...

  • Santelli: 10-year yield at 10%     Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses bond prices and yields.