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Stocks edged higher ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision today, and CNBC asked the experts whether it would cut, hike or hold interest rates.
New orders for long-lasting U.S. manufactured goods were unchanged in May after two consecutive months of decline.
Inflation risks have increased in the medium term and the European Central Bank stands ready to counter inflationary pressures, ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet told the EU Parliament on Wednesday.
The markets have worked themselves into a frenzy of navel contemplation about today's Fed meeting, and the "consensus" seems to be investors are collectively worried about Ben Bernanke & Co. sounding too hawkish.
The Federal Reserve finds itself in an uncomfortable situation: Staring down the barrel of inflation with limited options on what it can do.
With food and oil prices surging it seems almost certain the Fed will fight inflation with a rate hike, But when?
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The federal government’s policy of the last several years," writes Fast Money fan Mark C., "has given us the dot com bubble...
S&P C-S looks at prices in the top ten and top twenty markets, and those indexes are down 16.3 percent and 15.3 percent respectively on an annual basis for April. The OFHEO index shows prices nationwide down 4.7 percent from a year ago.
Borrowing costs are likely to hold steady as the Federal Reserve tries to avoid both stirring inflation and stifling a fragile economy.
US consumer confidence fell in June to its lowest in 16 years as high inflation continued to sap confidence and pushed expectations for the future to a record low.
Ireland will this year see its first recession since 1983, but recovery will be faster than when the economy shrank then, a government-funded research body said on Tuesday.
In the view of a central banker, the worst thing about skyrocketing food and energy prices is not their rise, but that most people think higher prices are here to stay, the New York Times reported.
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Unemployment, which has been relatively benign during the economic downturn, is expected to become a bigger problem.
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The unrelenting rise in oil prices has put Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in the precarious position of trying to talk down inflation without raising interest rates.
The U.S. Federal Reserve cannot lower interest rates at the moment, given high oil prices and the spectre of inflation, John Lonski, chief economist at Moody's rating agency, told La Repubblica newspaper.
The average asking price of a UK property fell in June as mortgage providers cherry-picked customers and competing properties outnumbered buyers by 15 to 1, property advertiser web site Rightmove, one of Britain's biggest, said.