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  • Reality Check: Inflation Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    A crucial economic report is due Wednesday. Will it reveal that 70’s style inflation is back in fashion?

  • Inflation Fears to Focus on Consumer Price Report Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 5:02 PM ET

    Strong U.S. producer price growth in March may bode ill for Wednesday's reading on inflation at the broader consumer level, even though the two measures do not always move in lock-step.

  • Dollar Rises as Data Shows Higher U.S. Inflows Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 1:01 PM ET

    The dollar extended gains on Tuesday after U.S. Treasury data showed foreigners increased purchases of U.S. assets in February, easing some concern that the credit crisis would dry up U.S. capital inflows.

  • Reader Poll: Inflation, Big Problem? Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 12:42 PM ET

    Inflation at the wholesale level soared in March to nearly triple the rate that had been expected as the costs of energy and food both climbed rapidly....

  • Inflation Is Becoming a Big Problem For Economy, Fed Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 11:05 AM ET

    The growing inflation pressures are occurring at a time when the overall economy is slowing and many analysts believe may have toppled into a recession.

  • Wholesale Prices Soar 1.1% on Food, Energy Costs Tuesday, 15 Apr 2008 | 10:22 AM ET

    Producer prices advanced by a more-than-expected 1.1% in March after energy costs jumped, Labor Department data showed, but core inflation at the producer level was more subdued.

  • Dollar Mixed after U.S. Retail Sales Increase Monday, 14 Apr 2008 | 1:03 PM ET
    Exchanging Dollars and Euros

    The dollar was mixed against European and Asian currencies Monday after the Commerce Department reported that retail sales edged up in March.

  • Are Hank and Ben Gonna Address Inflation? Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 12:55 PM ET

    G7 finance ministers are meeting in Washington this weekend to discuss the sub-prime credit mess and ways to coordinate measures aimed at backstopping the world financial system against various credit strains and systemic risks.

  • Dollar Slides Against Yen Over Fears on US Economy Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 10:14 AM ET
    Exchanging Dollars and Euros

    The yen rose broadly after a fall in industrial conglomerate General Electric's quarterly earnings stoked fears about the health of the US economy, causing investors to dump riskier trades.

  • Import Prices Rise More than Expected in March Friday, 11 Apr 2008 | 8:38 AM ET
    Containers are loaded and unloaded Wednesday, April 11, 2007  at the New York Container Terminal in the Staten Island borough of New York. The Director of Homeland Security's  Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Vayl Oxford toured the Advanced Spectroscopic Portals installed at the New York Container Terminal on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    U.S. import prices rose by a more-than-expected 2.8 percent in March as petroleum prices jumped 9.1 percent, a Labor Department report showed Friday.

  • Japan Wants Clear G7 Message on Financial Stability Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 9:07 PM ET

    Japan wants the Group of Seven rich nations to show a clear determination to ensure financial system stability as global markets remain turbulent, Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa said on Thursday.

  • China's Ricebowl: Present And Future Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 7:42 PM ET

    We wrap up our special coverage this week on food inflation in Asia. We thought it appropriate to take a closer look at how Asia's powerhouse, China,  is dealing with the situation.

  • CEOs Expect Lower US Growth This Year: Survey Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 1:27 PM ET

    U.S. chief executives have lowered their expectations for domestic growth this year, but held their overall business outlook steady.

  • Markets End in Red, But Well Off Day's Lows Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 11:58 AM ET

    European stocks ended lower for the third straight session on Thursday but well off the day's lows as strong gains on Wall Street sparked a late recovery, eclipsing fears of more asset writedowns in the banking sector.

  • Dollar Trims Losses vs. Euro on Trichet's Remarks Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 10:30 AM ET
    Dollar and Euro

    The dollar fell to a record low against the euro Thursday, but pared losses as European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet did not drastically change his growth and inflation views for the euro zone.

  • Bernanke Says US Could Be Facing A Mild Recession Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 10:12 AM ET
    Ben Bernanke

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. economy could face a mild recession but that growth should pick up as the impact of aggressive interest rates cuts are felt.

  • Paulson: Housing Is Still Biggest Threat to Economy Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 9:49 AM ET
    Henry M. Paulson, US Treasury Secretary

    The U.S. economy has "turned down sharply" and is at risk of weakening further because of the slump in housing, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said.

  • European Central Bank Rate Decision Timeline Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 9:12 AM ET

    This is a timeline of the European Central Bank's rate decisions from 2007 to date.

  • Trade Deficit Up; Jobless Claims Less Than Expected Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 8:40 AM ET

    The US trade deficit widened unexpectedly in February as imports of consumer and other goods set a record and grew faster than exports, which hit a record for the 12th consecutive month, a government report showed on Thursday.

  • Pimco's El-Erian: Rate-Cutting May Be Near End Thursday, 10 Apr 2008 | 7:41 AM ET

    The Federal Reserve will stop cutting interest rates once it is assured that the economic contraction is limited to the financial sector, PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Arian told CNBC.