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Economic Measures Inflation

  • Market conundrum: Why are yields falling as rates ride?

    Rich Clarida, PIMCO global strategic advisor; John Augustine, Huntington Bank CIO; and Shannon Saccocia, Boston Private Wealth, weigh in on what they expect to hear from the Federal Reserve's meeting.

  • A cashier completes a purchase at a Walmart store in Burbank, California.

    The U.S. Consumer Price Index was forecast to rise 0.2 percent in May, after inching up 0.1 percent a month earlier.

  • The U.S. consumer may be the biggest concern for the Fed

    Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management says the consumer is more depressed than the market thinks, and the Fed should consider that as it hikes rates.

  • BEIJING, June 14- China's economy generally remained on solid footing in May, but tighter monetary policy, a cooling housing market and slowing investment reinforced views that it will gradually lose momentum in coming months. China's fast start to the year led the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday to raise its 2017 growth outlook for the country to 6.7...

  • Singapore

    Economists raised their forecasts for Singapore's growth this year as they upgraded their views on manufacturing and bank lending.

  • WASHINGTON— In the United States and around the world, economic strength isn't what it used to be. Across the Atlantic, the European Central Bank is edging toward ending extraordinary steps to speed growth in the 19 countries that use the euro, a sign that an agonizing era of stagnation may be nearing an end. "We certainly would expect slower growth than we had in the...

  • LONDON, June 13- Sterling steadied around $1.27 on Tuesday after UK inflation numbers came in above forecast, further complicating an outlook that shows the economy slowing but prices rising much faster than the Bank of England's 2 percent target. In a see-saw reaction to the numbers, the pound hit a day's high of $1.2717 before retreating to $1.2695 in the...

  • LONDON, June 13- Sterling steadied around $1.27 on Tuesday after UK inflation numbers came in above forecast, further complicating an outlook that shows the economy slowing but prices rising much faster than the Bank of England's 2 percent target. In a see-saw reaction to the numbers, the pound hit a day's high of $1.2717 before retreating to $1.2695 in the...

  • Fed on a path to try to normalize: Former Fed governor Kroszner

    Randy Kroszner, former governor at the Federal Reserve, speaks about monetary policy and how U.S. President Donald Trump could impact the national economy.

  • Chartmaster Carter Worth says this is why you should sell the tech wreck

    Carter Worth, Cornerstone Macro head of technical analysis, shows which tech stocks are bargain buys.

  • WINNIPEG, June 12- The Bank of Canada will assess whether all the considerable monetary policy stimulus in place is still needed as the economy continues to grow, a senior official at the central bank said on Monday. In some of the bank's most upbeat comments on the economy, Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said first-quarter growth had been "pretty...

  • The European Central Bank could be expected to continue its quantitative easing (QE) program into 2019 despite announcing at its most recent policy meeting that the region’s growth prospects now look “broadly balanced”, Societe Generale has suggested.

  • Many expect inflation move above 3 percent longer term: Nomura

    Richard Hodges, head of unconstrained fixed income at Nomura Asset Management, speaks about how key measures of the U.K. economy are reacting to political uncertainty.

  • A man holds English Pound notes.

    The drop in the British currency on Friday will have an impact not just on the local economy, but also on companies from around the world and tourists.

  • *UK industrial output and construction disappoint forecasts. *NIESR estimates UK economy grew 0.2 pct in 3 months to May. LONDON, June 9- Britain's economy appeared to be struggling to pick up pace even before Friday's inconclusive election result, with industrial output rising less than expected in April after a poor start to 2017..

  • PARIS, June 9- The French economy is set to expand slightly more than expected through 2019 thanks to stronger international trade, but is at risk of breaking its public deficit commitments, the central bank forecast on Friday. Though the economy- like the broader euro zone economy- was picking up faster than expected, Bank of France governor Francois Villeroy de...

  • PARIS, June 9- The French economy is set to grow slightly more than expected through 2019 thanks to stronger international trade, but is at risk of breaking its public deficit commitments, the central bank forecast on Friday. Growth should pick up from an estimated 1.4 percent this year to 1.6 percent in both 2018 and 2019, the Bank of France said in its biannual...

  • TALLINN, June 8- The European Central Bank closed the door on more interest rate cuts on Thursday, judging the euro zone economy to be rebounding, but said inflation looks to remain weak for years so it still needs to pump out the cash. Yet rate setters did not even discuss winding down the ECB's 2.3 trillion euro asset purchase scheme, kept rates below zero, and...

  • European Central Bank President Mario Draghi

    The euro dropped to $1.1207 against the greenback after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced a downward revision to its inflation projections.

  • Mario Draghi

    European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi gave a press conference following a routine meeting on monetary policy.