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  • Pro: Starting to see inflation pressures build

    Jeff Rosenberg, BlackRock, and Jason Pride, Glenmede share their outlook on the markets and weigh in on inflation, employment and Fed expectations.

  • Inflation worries rising

    CNBC’s Steve Liesman breaks down today's inflation data which is rising at the fastest pace in more than three years.

  • Wal-Mart

    U.S. consumer prices jumped as gasoline and rents rose, pointing to a steady inflation build-up that could give the Fed ammunition to raise rates.

  • John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

    The U.S. economic outlook is "definitely looking good," San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams said on Friday.

  • MOSCOW, May 16- Russia's top bank Sberbank said on Monday it had lowered the interest rates it charges on consumer loans to below the level they were at before an economic crisis and that it saw higher demand for such loans. The bank, a dominant player in Russia with around a third of total banking assets, lowered rates on its main line of consumer loans by between 1.1...

  • SACRAMENTO, May 13- With the U.S. economic outlook "definitely looking good," the U.S. central bank is on the cusp of deciding whether to raise rates at any of its next few meetings, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams said on Friday. Williams told reporters after a speech at the Sacramento Economic Forum. The Fed raised rates in December for the...

  • Santelli Extra: Peter Boockvar on negative interest rates

    Peter Boockvar, chief market analyst at The Lindsey Group, joins Rick to debate the impact of negative interest rates and whether they are unavoidable in the U.S.

  • WASHINGTON, May 13- U.S. retail sales in April recorded their biggest increase in a year as Americans stepped up purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, suggesting the economy was regaining momentum after growth almost stalled in the first quarter. The jump in sales reported by the Commerce Department on Friday is a boost for the sector that has been...

  • WASHINGTON, May 13- U.S. retail sales in April recorded their biggest increase in a year as Americans stepped up purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods, suggesting the economy was regaining momentum after growth almost stalled in the first quarter. The jump in sales reported by the Commerce Department on Friday is a boost for the sector that has been...

  • Production

    U.S. producer prices rose in April as energy prices increased.

  • Dennis Gartman

    Dennis Gartman says he is "turning fundamentally bullish" on gold in dollar terms.

  • China commodities, steel in China

    A new bubble is bursting in China and it could lead to a commodities meltdown that rocks global markets, Ron Insana.

  • Bob Doll

    Bob Doll of Nuveen Asset Management explains why earnings need to improve for markets to stabilize.

  • LONDON, May 12- The Bank of England stepped up its warnings about the economic risks if Britain votes to leave the European Union, saying on Thursday that sterling could fall sharply and unemployment would probably rise. The central bank also cut Britain's growth forecast for this year to 2.0 percent from 2.2 percent in February, reflecting how uncertainty...

  • Guests wearing pro-Brexit t-shirts arrive for the premiere of "Brexit: The Movie" in London.

    The Bank of England cut its growth outlook for the U.K. from 2016 through to 2018 on Thursday, as it announced no change to its main interest rate and stock of purchased assets.

  • Still few years until 2% inflation target: Pro

    Alan Clarke, head of European fixed income strategy at Scotiabank, looks at sterling in relation to the Bank of England and the EU referendum. He also comments on the inflation forecasts.

  • MANILA, May 12- The Philippine central bank, expecting economic growth to remain strong after the country's leadership change, kept its benchmark interest rate steady on Thursday, as predicted. Growth indicators "continue to be firm, so additional monetary support is not needed at this point," Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo told reporters.

  • *Dollar faces resistance in 109.30- 40 yen area. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, May 12- The dollar edged higher against the yen on Thursday with traders citing position-squaring by short-term players, although doubts over global growth prospects continued to cloud the greenback's outlook. But analysts believe Japan will be wary of intervening before it hosts a Group of 7...

  • LONDON, May 12- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will tread carefully back into Britain's debate on whether to leave the European Union on Thursday, when he sets out the central bank's latest forecasts against the most uncertain economic backdrop in years. Anti-EU campaigners have already accused Carney of showing bias by highlighting the risks of a...

  • Interest rates rising

    Strengthening lending and inflation in the U.K. may mean the Bank of England raises rates sooner than expected — possibly even this year.