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  • India’s central bank is determined to look through headline inflation figures and focus on core trends to meet its medium-term target.

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen speaks about the Federal Reserve's semiannual report during a hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill February 14, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Household debt in the U.S. totals a staggering $12.58 trillion, a level not seen since 2008, according to the New York Federal Reserve.

  • The bigger risk I think is politics and not a weakening in the economic data: Kleintop

    John Silvia, Wells Fargo Chief Economist, and Jeffrey Kleintop, Charles Schwab Chief Global Investment Strategist, weigh in on the markets, inflation and trade policy.

  • Janet Yellen

    Inflation statistics and Janet Yellen's congressional testimony set the stage for a March hike, Boockvar tells CNBC.

  • Attendees pass the Juniper Networks pavilion in a trade show.

    Goldman Sachs says tech firms with the highest profit margins can do well during periods of rising prices.

  • Is the Fed bad for America?

    Danielle Dimartino Booth, author of Fed Up: An Insider's Take on Why The Federal Reserve is Bad For America, weighs in on the Fed's dual mandate.

  • Gold bars

    Tying currency to gold would make Trump's promise of ending currency manipulation a lot more doable, former Trump advisor Judy Shelton told CNBC Wednesday.

  • A customer puts gas into a vehicle at the U-gas station in Miami.

    Remember inflation? Looks like it's back. Here's what's driving prices higher.

  • January consumer price index up 0.6%

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the details of the latest reads on CPI and retail sales.

  • Mark Zandi

    The economy is in the right place for a rate hike, but the Fed probably won't raise in March, economist Mark Zandi says.

  • WASHINGTON— The Labor Department releases its report on January U.S. consumer prices Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. The Fed left a key interest rate unchanged at its last meeting Jan. 31- Feb. 1, saying it needs more time to monitor the economy but still expects to raise rates gradually. Many economists expect the central bank to delay further rate increases...

  • *Banks in Hong Kong rally after Yellen's comments. SHANGHAI, Feb 15- Hong Kong stocks reached a fresh four-month high on Wednesday morning, after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments on the U.S. economy and the rate hike outlook sent Wall Street to record highs. But Alex Wong, Hong Kong- based director of Ample Finance Group, said concern about monetary...

  • Yellen's in a 'tight spot': Expert

    Viktor Shvets of Macquarie Securities Group says there's a risk of derailing economies when interest rates are increased in times of high debt.

  • BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob and National Economic and Social Development Board head, Porametee Vimolsiri, to speak about the Thai economy- 0600 GMT. CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt monetary policy committee meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum-...

  • LONDON, Feb 14- Sterling's best run against the euro in over four months came to a low-key end on Tuesday as below-forecast British inflation data added to a handful of subdued signals coming from the economy in the past couple of weeks. It was seen as doing little for the chances of an early rise in Britain's record low interest rates and knocked the pound, which on...

  • Yellen: I do intend to complete my term as Chair

    At a hearing with the Senate Banking Committee, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen answers questions about whether or not she intends to complete her term and the biggest challenge in measuring what inflation is doing.

  • SAO PAULO, Feb 14- Investors are giving Brazil's central bank the benefit of the doubt for the first time in at least seven years, betting that slumping inflation will allow policymakers to cut the official target below the current 4.5 percent. Three-year breakeven rates are also hovering below the target, highlighting investors' growing trust in Central Bank...

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen.

    U.S. President Donald Trump's pledge to cut taxes is one of the key reasons why, argues Nick Gartside of JPMorgan Asset Management.