US Inflation News
Will Weaker US Inflation Affect the S&P 500? - Market Realist
24 April 2017 | 1:57 pm
Will Weaker US Inflation Affect the S&P 500?
According to data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. Consumer Price Index (or inflation index) was -0.30% in March 2017, compared to 0.10% in February 2017. This inflation figure was below the market expectation of a 0.20% rise.
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US inflation-protected securities garner strong demand at auction - Financial Times
20 April 2017 | 8:01 pm
US inflation-protected securities garner strong demand at auction
TIPs are often considered to be inflation protected in a rising-rate environment, assuming that the driver of rising rates is inflation increasing, meaning the products offer some protection as yields rise and prices fall. But strong demand from ...
Going Negative: 5-Year TIPS Auctions With A Real Yield Of -0.049%
US economy shows only modest signs of inflation pressures: Fed - Reuters
19 April 2017 | 6:10 pm
US economy shows only modest signs of inflation pressures: Fed
That said, there is still debate within the Fed about just how rapid and sustained the pickup in inflation will be given that it has struggled to reach the central bank's 2 percent target over several years. Elsewhere in the report, most Fed districts ...
Wages are climbing but not really boosting inflation, Beige Book report says
US inflation expectations at lowest levels for 2017 - Financial Times
18 April 2017 | 1:58 pm
US inflation expectations at lowest levels for 2017
Bond market expectations for inflation over the next five years have eased below 1.80 per cent, while those for the next 10 years have dropped below 1.89 per cent. These are levels not seen since December and come as annualised US inflation figures for ...
What the US Inflation Outlook Spells for Gold - Market Realist
17 April 2017 | 6:12 pm
What the US Inflation Outlook Spells for Gold
Investors tend to hold gold in their portfolios as insurance against inflation. When inflation is high, the value of paper currency falls in terms of the goods and services it can buy. Investors want something that doesn't lose its value. So gold ...
US retail sales, inflation data highlight weak first quarter growth - Reuters
14 April 2017 | 4:33 pm
US retail sales, inflation data highlight weak first quarter growth
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales fell for a second straight month in March and consumer prices dropped for the first time in just over a year, underscoring the magnitude of the loss of economic growth momentum in the first quarter. But with the labor ...
US retail sales drop, inflation falls back
US retail sales, consumer prices slump
Consumer Price Index (CPI) - Bureau of Labor Statistics
US core consumer price inflation rate lowest since 2015 - Financial Times
14 April 2017 | 1:02 pm
US core consumer price inflation rate lowest since 2015
The so-called core consumer price index, which excludes volatile food and energy prices, fell 0.1 per cent in March from the month prior, the US labour department reported. From a year earlier, the inflation rate dipped to 2 per cent from 2.2 per cent ...
Gold Prices May Edge Up on Soft US Inflation Data - Nasdaq
14 April 2017 | 4:58 am
Gold Prices May Edge Up on Soft US Inflation Data
The core on-year inflation rate is expected to tick up to 2.3 percent, a print broadly in line with the trend average (2.2 percent). US economic news-flow has deteriorated relative to forecasts over the past month, opening the door for a downside ...
US wholesale inflation falls for first time in 7 months, PPI shows - MarketWatch
13 April 2017 | 12:37 pm
US wholesale inflation falls for first time in 7 months, PPI shows
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — U.S. inflation at the wholesale level fell in March for the first time in seven months, owing to lower costs for services such as investment advice as well as cheaper fuel for cars and homes. The producer price index slipped ...
US wholesale inflation slid in March as energy prices fell
US Import Prices Post Largest Drop in Seven Months in March
Key US inflation measure edges past Fed target - Financial Times
31 March 2017 | 12:47 pm
Key US inflation measure edges past Fed target
Alongside the inflation figure, the Commerce department said that personal income rose 0.4 per cent in February, in line with Wall Street's expectations, while real personal spending pulled back, dropping 0.1 per cent despite predictions for a 0.1 per ...
US Core PCE Inflation Measure Stays Below Fed's 2% Target
Key US inflation measure hits fresh 4-year record
US inflation stays steady despite March rate hike
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