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  • August CPI down 0.2%     Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    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.

  • U.S. consumer prices rise modestly in July Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 19- U.S. consumer prices barely rose in July as declining energy costs partially offset increases in food and rents, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month after increasing 0.3 percent in June.

  • July CPI up 0.1%; July housing starts up 15.7%     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on July CPI, as well as housing starts.

  • FOREX-Euro battling losses after poor German data Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    *Japan CPI as expected, muted reaction from dollar/yen. LONDON, July 25- The euro struggled to hold above eight-month lows against the dollar on Friday, hurt by a dive in Germany's Ifo survey of business sentiment heading in to the end of the U.S. currency's strongest week since March.

  • JGBs edge down on weaker Treasuries, firmer Nikkei Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:05 PM ET

    TOKYO, July 25- Japanese government bond prices slipped on Friday, weighed down by higher Tokyo shares and an overnight retreat in U.S. The benchmark 10- year JGB yield rose 0.5 basis point to 0.525 percent. The JGB market showed little reaction to a rise in Japan's June core CPI, as the rise of 3.3 percent from the previous month was in line with forecasts.

  • FOREX-Dollar, euro propped up by better economic data Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 10:42 PM ET

    *Japan CPI as expected, muted reaction from dollar/yen. TOKYO, July 25- The dollar held gains versus the yen on Friday and the euro stood steady after rebounding from an eight-month low against the greenback as data painted a brighter picture of the U.S. and eurozone economies.

  • Japan June core CPI up 3.3 pct year/year Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 7:33 PM ET

    TOKYO, July 25- Japan's core consumer prices rose 3.3 percent in June from a year earlier as an increase in the national sales tax continued to boost prices, data from the internal affairs ministry showed on Friday.

  • FOREX-Euro finally gives in, Aussie eyes CPI test Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:21 PM ET

    SYDNEY, July 23- The euro languished at multi-month lows against many of its peers early on Wednesday, having moved decisively lower overnight along with an eye-catching fall in the Swiss franc. Traders said there was no specific trigger although the weaker euro dovetailed nicely with expectations for the European Central Bank to ease policy further.

  • There was also some safe-haven buying in the afternoon, boosting bond prices, in connection with tensions in the Middle East after the Federal Aviation Administration advised U.S. airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv in Israel.

  • TREASURIES-Prices lower on no change in global tensions Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    CPI rises 0.3 percent, Treasuries trim losses. *Geopolitics still a big factor. NEW YORK, July 22- U.S. long-term Treasury debt prices fell on Tuesday as safe-haven demand weakened in line with a rise in stocks, with investors hopeful tensions in the Middle East and Ukraine will ease.

  • LONDON, July 22- Gold steadied on Tuesday, paring earlier losses as the dollar gave up some of its gains against the euro after U.S. consumer price data pointed to a gradual buildup of inflationary pressure. Gold could benefit from a higher CPI as the metal is often considered a hedge against inflation.

  • July 22- The U.S. dollar moved back to trade little changed against the euro, giving up earlier gains which drove the European currency to an eight-month low against the greenback on U.S. inflation data for June. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month after May's 0.4 percent gain.

  • High gasoline prices push up U.S. consumer prices Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, July 22- U.S. consumer prices rose in June as the cost of gasoline surged, but the overall trend continued to point to a gradual build up of inflationary pressures. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.3 percent last month after May's 0.4 percent gain.

  • June CPI up 0.3%     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 8:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer prices. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • What the CPI shows     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman, explains what the Consumer Price Index indicates about inflation. And Arthur Brooks, AEI president, weighs in on the economy.

  • *CPI data due July 25 at 8:30 a.m.. TOKYO, July 18- Japan's consumer price inflation is expected to ease slightly in June as the increase in import costs from a weak yen fades, but prices are likely to accelerate later this year if a tight labour market pushes up wages.

  • *Bank of Korea cuts GDP, CPI forecasts; recovery seen on track. As expected, the Bank of Korea left its policy interest rate unchanged at 2.50 percent for the 14th straight month and trimmed its economic forecasts to reflect recent softness, but its governor maintained the view that Asia's fourth-largest economy was still on a recovery track.

  • BEIJING, July 9- China's consumer prices rose 2.3 percent in June from a year earlier while producer prices fell 1.1 percent, official data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday, largely in line with market expectations.

  • JGBs steady; stronger Treasuries, sagging Nikkei support Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 10:43 PM ET

    TOKYO, June 27- Japanese government bond prices were mostly steady on Friday, with an overnight gain in U.S. Treasuries and sagging Tokyo stocks supporting the market. Analysts said the CPI rise is expected to lose momentum towards the summer, keeping intact expectations for the Bank of Japan to ponder easing monetary policy as the end of the year approaches.

  • Japan May core CPI up 3.4 pct yr/yr, fastest since 1982 Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 7:35 PM ET

    TOKYO, June 27- Japan's core consumer prices rose 3.4 percent in May from a year earlier, the fastest since April 1982, as an increase in the national sales tax continued to boost prices, data from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications showed on Friday.