WASHINGTON, Jan 15- U.S. producer prices fell in December as energy prices dropped sharply, a trend that could temper expectations that inflation will rise this year toward the Federal Reserve's target. The Labor Department said on Friday its producer price index slipped 0.2 percent after increasing 0.3 percent in November. In the 12 months through December,...» Read More
WASHINGTON, Sept 11- U.S. producer prices were flat in August, pointing to benign inflation pressures that could weigh on the Federal Reserve's decision whether to hike interest rates next week. The unchanged reading in the producer price index last month followed a 0.2 percent gain in July, the Labor Department said on Friday. The likelihood of a lift-off in the...
Jim Iuorio, TJM Securities breaks down the latest data on producer prices and weighs in on whether the Fed will likely
*New Zealand cbank governor warns on China risks. *China producer prices down most in six years in August. BEIJING/ WELLINGTON Sept 10- The risk of deflation in China is growing, data suggested on Thursday, as policymakers tried to reassure markets that the economy can stay on track and state banks were suspected of intervening in offshore markets to bolster the...
*New Zealand cbank governor warns on China risks. *China producer prices down most in six years in August. "We've seen authorities basically say they want to stabilise the renminbi, but if there were to be a very substantial depreciation in the renminbi it would certainly export deflation around the rest of the world, so everybody is looking closely at China," he said...
*Deflationary pressures may be intensifying. BEIJING, Sept 10- China's manufacturers slashed prices at the fastest rate in six years in August as commodity prices fell and demand cooled, signalling stubborn deflation risks in the economy and adding to expectations for further stimulus measures. The consumer price index rose 2 percent from a year earlier to a...
BEIJING, Sept 10- China's consumer inflation in August edged up more than expected from a year earlier, but producer prices fell for the 42nd straight month in the latest sign that deflation remains a significant risk for the world's second-largest economy. The consumer price index rose 2.0 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday, but much of...
Grace Ng, senior China economist at JP Morgan, says the persistent decline in the producer price index could hurt corporate revenue, which limits fixed investments and the country's overall growth.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Short-term U.S. The U.S. Department of Labor said its producer price index for final demand increased a more-than-forecast 0.2 percent last month after increasing 0.4 percent in June. "The stronger core number actually encouraged a lot of people by raising the odds for a rate hike," said strategist Gennadiy Goldberg at TD Securities in New York.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- U.S. The Labor Department said its producer price index for final demand increased a more-than-forecast 0.2 percent last month after increasing 0.4 percent in June. "The stronger core number actually encouraged a lot of people by raising the odds for a rate hike," said strategist Gennadiy Goldberg at TD Securities in New York.
*Producer prices increase 0.2 percent in July. WASHINGTON, Aug 14- U.S. producer prices rose for a third straight month in July, suggesting the drag on inflation from weaker oil prices was easing. The Labor Department said on Friday its producer price index for final demand increased 0.2 percent last month after increasing 0.4 percent in June.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the larger-than-expected numbers on producer prices.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on producer goods and services.
Peng Wengsheng, global economist and head of Research at CITIC Securities, says low domestic demand will likely underpin weak inflation in China for the near term.
The below-view May inflation data support the view that further interest rate cuts are needed to prop up China's growth, says Johanna Chua, head of Asia Economics & Market Analysis at Citi.
Bond market volatility could keep stocks in check in the coming week, as investors watch for more proof of momentum in the U.S. economy.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on unemployment and PPI data. And CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.
China's inflation was more muted than expected in April and producer prices fell, adding to concerns about growing deflationary pressures.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses the latest economic data on producer prices and retail sales.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on last month's producer prices and retail sales.
While China's consumer inflation stabilized in March, it will likely continue easing over the next 2-3 months, prompting further easing, says Zhu Haibin, chief China economist and head of Greater China Economic Research of J.P Morgan.