US Inflation News
Firmer underlying inflation keeps Fed on rate hike path - Reuters
22 May 2015 | 6:22 pm
Firmer underlying inflation keeps Fed on rate hike path
Economists who had expected core inflation to increase 0.2 percent last month said the increase, which also reflected gains in the prices of household furnishings and new and used motor vehicles, should keep the U.S. central bank on track to hike rates ...
Forget the Fed's So-Called Low Inflation Problem, Says Morningstar Economist
While central bankers acknowledge U.S. inflation is low, they have indicated that short-term interest rates, which have remained near zero for over six years, won't rise until they are reasonably confident that inflation will move back towards its target.
Inflation Closer to Fed's Goal After Core Prices Advance - Bloomberg
22 May 2015 | 3:47 pm
Inflation Closer to Fed's Goal After Core Prices Advance
The U.S. cost of living excluding what households pay for food and fuel climbed more than forecast in April, indicating inflation is gravitating toward the Federal Reserve's goal. The core consumer-price index rose 0.3 percent, the biggest gain since ...
Housing, healthcare behind strong rise in core inflation in April - MarketWatch
22 May 2015 | 2:43 pm
Housing, healthcare behind strong rise in core inflation in April
Stock futures US:ESM5 turned lower after the CPI report. Yields on 10-year Treasury notes TMUBMUSD10Y, -0.84% moved higher. Core prices are viewed as a better gauge of long-term trends in consumer inflation. Year over year, core inflation is up 1.8% in ...
Core Inflation Moves Higher, Fed is Watching - Fox Business
22 May 2015 | 2:13 pm
Core Inflation Moves Higher, Fed is Watching
But the Fed has expressed confidence that continued momentum in U.S. labor markets will ease slack in the job market and eventually push wages higher. When consumers start making more money they will increase their spending and lift demand for goods, ...
Inflation in check, but signs point to rising prices - CBS News
22 May 2015 | 1:54 pm
Inflation in check, but signs point to rising prices
WASHINGTON - Declining energy costs are keeping a lid on inflation, but health care prices are jumping. U.S. consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent in April over the previous month, when prices rose a modest 0.2 percent, the Labor Department said Friday.
US STOCKS-Futures turn negative as core inflation rises - Reuters
22 May 2015 | 1:11 pm
US STOCKS-Futures turn negative as core inflation rises
Core inflation at highest since January 2013. * Yellen speaks at 1:00 p.m.. * Aeropostle slumps after results. * Futures down: Dow 23 pts, S&P 3.75 pts, Nasdaq 3 pts (Adds details, comment, updates prices). By Tanya Agrawal. May 22 (Reuters) - U.S ...
US Consumer Prices Climb for Third Straight Month - Wall Street Journal
22 May 2015 | 1:07 pm
Wall Street Journal
US Consumer Prices Climb for Third Straight Month
Wall Street Journal
U.S. consumer prices rose for the third consecutive month in April, the latest sign of firming inflation. The consumer-price index, which reflects what Americans pay for everything from breakfast cereal to medical care, rose a seasonally adjusted 0.1 ...
U.S. consumer prices soft, underlying inflation pushes up - Business Insider
22 May 2015 | 12:36 pm
U.S. consumer prices soft, underlying inflation pushes up
U.S. consumer prices moderated in April on weak gasoline prices, but rising shelter and medical care costs boosted underlying inflation pressures, which should keep the Federal Reserve on course to raise interest rates later this year. The Labor ...
EconomyUS core inflation rate rises more than forecast - Financial Times
22 May 2015 | 12:35 pm
EconomyUS core inflation rate rises more than forecast
There's some potentially interesting ammunition for any hawks at the Federal Reserve in the latest snapshot of prices in the US economy. Headline inflation crept up 0.1 in April, putting the annual rate at negative -0.2 per cent - as was expected. But ...
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