LONDON, May 25- The dollar hit a one-month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday after stronger-than-expected underlying U.S. inflation bolstered the Federal Reserve's case for an interest rate hike later this year. Amid low volumes, with most of Europe as well as the United States shut for a holiday, the dollar index, which measures the greenback...» Read More
Investors are closely watching two reports this week to see whether a whiff of inflation is creeping into the economy.
Stocks rally as momentum stocks stabilize, bonds rise across the globe and China and India see strong gains.
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.
Lisa Emsbo-Mattingly, Fidelity Investments, shares her outlook on the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumers and housing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on unemployment and consumer prices. Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel, weighs in.
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.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a weaker open on Wall Street on Thursday, ahead of another wave of key fourth-quarter earnings.
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.
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.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on October's CPI and retail sales data. "We are not in crisis mode anymore," he says.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on consumer prices.
Millions of recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on consumer prices and unemployment, and discusses what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel economist.
Harmen Overdijk, Head of Portfolio Management for Asia at EFG International, says Tokyo markets could soar as high as 21,000.
A jump in gasoline prices helped fuel consumer prices last month. CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest economic data, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Inflation will be "very manageable" over the next 12 months and the price of consumer goods sold by General Mills will remain stable, the company's CEO, Ken Powell said.
Helen Zhu, Goldman Sachs chief China equity strategist, explains how weak PMI data out of China is sparking growing concerns about a possible cash crunch.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on consumers and housing and discusses what it indicates about the economy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and economist Stu Hoffman.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest unemployment, housing and CPI numbers, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.