The very latest inflation related news from leading world media sources discussing US inflation, inflation rates, data and impact on economies. (News from this site is directly on the US Inflation home page, directly below the inflation calculator.)
US Stocks Seen Higher on Global Market Turnaround
24 May 2013 | 10:13 am
U.S. futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Friday, as European and Asia shares staged a turnaround after a strong sell-off in Thursday's session.
Prices gain after solid TIPS auction
23 May 2013 | 11:09 pm
NEW YORK: US Treasury debt prices rose on Thursday after the Treasury saw solid demand for new inflation-linked bonds, though benchmark yields held above 2 percent as traders worried about how high yields might rise whenever the US Federal Reserve decides to taper its bond purchases.
iShares: Four Ideas for Today’s Low Inflation Environment
23 May 2013 | 4:00 pm
There’s certainly no shortage of things to worry about right now related to the US economy. But one thing we’re not too worried about right now: Inflation. Not only is inflation low, but the latest numbers ...
PH growth to slow to 5.5% amid strong peso - analyst
23 May 2013 | 10:21 am
MANILA, Philippines - The strengthening of the Philippine peso against the US dollar and higher inflation could be among the factors that will cause the country's economic growth to slow to 5.5% in 2013 and 2014. In a briefing on Thursday, May 23, Mark Tan, the ASEAN economist of Singapore-based Goldman Sachs, ...
US Fed warns against premature end of QE
22 May 2013 | 9:58 pm
FEDERAL Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke warns against prematurely ending quantitative easing, but FOMC minutes show it's been considered.
The press just lied to you about inflation
22 May 2013 | 4:13 pm
Britain’s inflation figures are massaged to keep us from knowing what’s really going on, says Bengt Saelensminde. Here, he explains why, and what it means for your investments.
Larry Kudlow: Bernanke Was Right and I Was Wrong About Inflation
21 May 2013 | 6:12 pm
“He put the money in and those of us who expected inflation were wrong," says Larry Kudlow, syndicated columnist and host of CNBC’s The Kudlow Report
Prices gain on weak US economic data, low inflation
16 May 2013 | 10:24 pm
NEW YORK: US Treasuries prices rose on Thursday after data on housing, jobs, prices and manufacturing raised questions about the US economy's strength and made it look more likely that the Federal Reserve would keep monetary policy accommodative.
Eurozone and US inflation falls
16 May 2013 | 10:36 am
Inflation in both the the 17-strong eurozone bloc and the US falls to its lowest level in years.
Quartz Daily Brief—Americas Edition—US inflation, Japan’s revival, BP’s complaint, Amazon tax
16 May 2013 | 9:58 am
What to watch for today Drama at commodities giant’s first meet-up. Glencore Xstrata’s Steve Robson resigned as director early this morning, hours before today’s annual meeting, the first since the two ...
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STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-UK small caps climb 0.2 percent
24 May 2013 | 8:53 am
UK small caps are up 0.2 percent and AIM is 0.1 percent higher , outperforming flat mid-caps and blue chips. S&U adds 4.5 percent after the niche loans provider says trading remains in line with overall ...
Japan's PM Abe defends policies as markets settle
24 May 2013 | 6:51 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top leaders are defending the economic strategies championed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, though the central bank chief acknowledged a need for better communication with financial markets, a day after Tokyo shares suffered their worst loss since the 2011 tsunami disaster.
Japan’s Nikkei Goes for a Wild Ride
24 May 2013 | 6:36 am
Japan's stock market witnessed a second-straight day of heightened volatility on Friday.
Japan's Nikkei Goes on Wild Ride for Second Day
24 May 2013 | 6:08 am
Japan's stock market witnessed a second-straight day of heightened volatility on Friday, swinging from gains of 3 percent to deep losses before bouncing back again, leaving traders puzzled as to what was ...
Europe the benchmark for Zaccheroni´s Japan
24 May 2013 | 1:29 am
Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni has urged his players to take inspiration from the best clubs in Europe going into FIFA World Cup qualifying.
Japan ETFs Vulnerable After Nikkei, Topix Slide
23 May 2013 | 5:30 pm
ETFs tracking Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, slumped Thursday in U.S. trade after a late-session slide sent Japanese shares tumbling to their worst one-day performance in more than two years ...
Japan plunge spooks global markets
23 May 2013 | 8:50 am
A global rally in stocks came to an abrupt halt Thursday as a 7% plunge on Japan's Nikkei index unnerved investors in Europe and set the tone for a weak opening on Wall Street.
Carney to Europe: Learn from Japan the dangers of half measures
21 May 2013 | 4:31 pm
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Europe could face a decade of stagnation unless it makes big reforms and should heed the lessons of Japan, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney said on Tuesday as he highlighted Japan's bold moves to bolster growth. In his final speech as Canadian central bank chief before taking over the Bank of England on July 1, Carney noted that Europe's recessionary economy is being held ...
Inflation falls in April, giving more leeway for stimulus
21 May 2013 | 8:55 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Inflation fell twice as fast as expected last month, giving incoming Bank of England governor Mark Carney more leeway to support the economy with more stimulus should the recovery weaken. Related Stories Fiat Industrial seeks UK residence to cut tax bill Bank of Canada's Carney says Europe needs big reforms Exclusive - Intel CEO shakes up units, creates 'new devices' group ...
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline
17 May 2013 | 12:58 pm
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy.