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  • Food, rental housing bump up U.S. consumer inflation Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 15- U.S. consumer prices rose in March, but inflation pressures remained generally benign, which should give the Federal Reserve ample scope to keep interest rates low. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index increased 0.2 percent last month as a rise in food and shelter costs offset a decline in gasoline prices.

  • March CPI up 0.2% vs. 0.1% estimate     Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Steve Liesman take a look at the latest data on consumer inflation. I'll bet you a bag of cheeseburgers there's no 4-handle in the second quarter, says Santelli.

  • BRASILIA, April 9- Brazil's inflation rose at the fastest pace for March in 11 years, challenging a potential central bank plan to stop raising interest rates soon and complicating President Dilma Rousseff's chances of re-election. Brazil's benchmark IPCA consumer price index jumped 0.92 percent from February, topping all 37 forecasts in a Reuters poll.

  • *Trade data due Apr 10, CPI Apr 11, GDP Apr 16. BEIJING, April 4- China is forecast to have grown at its slowest rate in five years in the first quarter, a Reuters poll shows, with the slow start to 2014 already prompting government action to steady the world's second-largest economy. Back then, Beijing unleashed a 4 trillion yuan stimulus package to shore up growth.

  • *March CPI up 1.13 pct versus 0.88 pct forecast. ANKARA/ LONDON April 3- Turkey's central bank said its current tight monetary policy was sufficient to tackle inflation, even though consumer prices rose more than expected in March, and inflation would start to ease from June to approach its 5 percent target by mid-2015.

  • LONDON, March 28- The euro and benchmark German bond yields slid to three-week lows on Friday as a surprise fall in Spanish inflation bolstered investors' bets the European Central Bank will ease policy next week to ward off the threat of deflation.

  • Japan Feb core CPI rises 1.3 pct yr/yr Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 7:42 PM ET

    TOKYO, March 28- Japan's core consumer prices rose 1.3 percent in February from a year earlier, posting a ninth straight month of gains, government data showed, a sign the economy is making steady progress to overcome 15 years of mild deflation.

  • *CPI, Jobless, Household spending due 8:30 a.m. March 28. TOKYO, March 20- Japan's consumer inflation probably hovered at a five-year peak in February while the job market likely remain solid, a Reuters poll showed, but a sales tax hike next month is clouding the outlook for the world's third-largest economy.

  • Pro predicts real incomes will rise     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    Lisa Emsbo-Mattingly, Fidelity Investments, shares her outlook on the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • U.S. consumer inflation muted despite food price spike Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, March 18- U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in February, but the lack of inflation pressures will probably not dissuade the Federal Reserve from dialing back its monetary stimulus. The Labor Department said on Tuesday its Consumer Price Index nudged up 0.1 percent as a decline in gasoline prices offset an increase in the cost of food.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumers and housing.

  • *Euro zone CPI picks up in Feb, stays far below target. LONDON, Feb 28- Spanish bond yields reached new historical lows on Friday as persistent expectations the European Central Bank will loosen monetary policy further supported lower-rated debt even though inflation ticked up.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and consumer prices. Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel, weighs in.

  • Treasurys gain as inflation steady, bunds rally Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:54 PM ET

    US Treasurys gained after inflation data came in as expected and amid strength in German government debt and overnight demand for safe-haven US debt.

  • US stock futures retain modest losses after claims, CPI Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 8:34 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures signaled a weaker open on Wall Street on Thursday, ahead of another wave of key fourth-quarter earnings.

  • November CPI unchanged     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports there were no significant revisions in the latest indicator on inflation. CNBC's Steve Liesman and James Grant, Grant's Interest Rate Observer, weigh in on the data.

  • Slowdown ahead? Economists trim US growth forecasts Monday, 25 Nov 2013 | 10:44 AM ET

    Economists trimmed forecasts for U.S. economic growth in the final quarter of the year and the first three months of 2014 but predicted job growth.

  • October retail sales up 0.4%     Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on October's CPI and retail sales data. "We are not in crisis mode anymore," he says.

  • September CPI up 0.2%     Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer prices.

  • Social Security raise to be among lowest in years Sunday, 13 Oct 2013 | 4:40 PM ET

    Millions of recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.