WASHINGTON, Nov 20- Underlying inflation pressures rose in October, even as falling gasoline prices kept overall U.S. consumer prices in check, bolstering expectations of a mid-2015 interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve. The Labor Department said on Thursday its so-called core Consumer Price Index, which excludes food and energy, increased 0.2 percent,...» Read More
Investors will be closely watching the government's October report on consumer prices this morning, after the latest Fed minutes left market-watchers divided over inflation.
WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases weekly jobless claims, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for October, 8:30 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m..
NEW YORK, Nov 18- U.S. "The headline PPI is a little bit stronger, but what I think people are waiting for is whether there is any pass-through to consumers so we'll get to see that this Thursday when CPI comes out," said Dan Heckman, senior fixed income strategist, at U.S. Bank Wealth Management in Kansas City.
While policymakers in Europe and the U.S. are fretting about waning inflation rates, industries like telecoms and media could be gainers.
TOKYO, Oct 31- The Bank of Japan cut in half its economic forecast for the current fiscal year on Friday after demand weakened in the wake of a sales tax hike in April. The BOJ also slightly lowered its CPI forecast for fiscal 2014 and fiscal 2015, but still expects to meet its inflation target within the two-year timeframe it originally set out.
TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's annual core consumer inflation slowed for a second straight month in September, adding to evidence the Bank of Japan will miss its 2 percent price goal even as it dismisses growing doubts about the efficacy of its money-printing programme. The 3.0 percent year-on-year gain in the core consumer price index, which excludes volatile prices...
*Factory output due Oct 29 at 8:50 a.m.. *CPI, jobs, household spending Oct 31 at 8:30 a.m.. TOKYO, Oct 24- Japanese factory output probably recovered in September, but only moderately, and consumer price inflation may have dipped, a Reuters poll showed, adding to uncertainty over whether the government will decide to raise the sales tax again next year.
WASHINGTON, Oct 22- U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month as a rise in food and shelter costs offset a decline in energy prices.
Sept CPI slightly above forecast, gives dollar added boost. NEW YORK, Oct 22- The U.S. dollar extended broad-based gains on Wednesday after marginally higher-than-expected U.S. inflation data coupled with earlier concerns over European banks sent the greenback to one-week highs against the euro. The sharp drop in U.S. yields last week was driven by fears of a...
NEW YORK, Oct 22- U.S. The U.S. Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index, the government's broadest inflation gauge, edged up 0.1 percent last month after falling 0.2 percent in August. "Given the anxious environment we are in, this report came as a bit of a balm," said Com Crocker, managing director of government and agency securities trading at Mesirow Financial...
WASHINGTON, Oct 22- U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month as a rise in food and shelter costs offset a broad decline in energy prices.
WASHINGTON, Oct 22- U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September as energy costs fell broadly, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month after declining 0.2 percent in August.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest numbers from the Consumer Price Index.
CNBC's Patti Domm takes a look ahead at Wednesday's market report, anticipating a major CPI drop caused by the plummeting gasoline prices.
LONDON, Oct 16- Global markets showed some signs of stabilisation on Thursday after their most turbulent day in four years, but worries about world growth and the end of years of U.S. stimulus kept investors in a fraught mood. "In Europe we only have final September CPI, but in the US there are initial claims, industrial production, the Philly Fed, and the NAHB housing...
*Tankan due 8:50 a.m. Oct 1. TOKYO, Sept 19- The mood of Japanese manufacturers is seen as less optimistic in the three months to September and it will probably improve only slightly in the coming quarter, indicating that a sale tax hike and slow recovery in exports are hurting firms' sentiment.
REUTERS POLL- JAPAN FY 2014/ 15 CORE CPI EXCLUDING TAX-RISE EFFECT.
NEW YORK, Sept 17- The U.S. dollar edged lower against the euro on Wednesday after data showed U.S. consumer prices fell last month, fueling skepticism that the Federal Reserve will adopt a more hawkish tone in a policy statement later in the session.
NEW YORK, Sept 17- U.S. The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index dropped 0.2 percent last month as a broad decline in energy prices offset increases in food and shelter costs.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on the consumer. And CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on how the numbers may likely impact the Fed's policy decision.