US Inflation News

US job growth is rising solidly, so why isn't pay?
4 October 2014 | 2:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Where are the pay raises?


US unemployment rate falls below 6%
3 October 2014 | 9:48 pm
Washington (AFP) - The US jobs machine shifted into higher gear in September, pushing the unemployment rate down to the lowest level in six years.


Inflation panic will kill US, UK recovery
3 October 2014 | 3:32 pm
WHEN will central banks in the US and UK start raising interest rates? The question preoccupies financial markets, and much...


Fresh Yearly Lows in EUR/USD as US Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.9%
3 October 2014 | 1:45 pm
Fresh Yearly Lows in EUR/USD as US Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.9%


Surge of Hiring Cuts US Jobless Rate to 5.9 Pct.
3 October 2014 | 12:41 pm
US employers added 248K jobs in September, cutting unemployment rate to 6-year low of 5.9 pct.


$US climbs on new 'currency war'
3 October 2014 | 1:00 am
The current rally in the US dollar is a one-off made more dramatic by other countries’ efforts to weaken their currencies against a range of trading partners, according to new research by HSBC.


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2 October 2014 | 3:28 pm
In late September, we highlighted what Albert...


Hidden damage
30 September 2014 | 6:38 am
Last week's US inflation figures showed that the Federal Reserve's over-expansionary monetary policy wasn't revealing itself in inflation. But that doesn't mean it's doing no damage.


US economy may need to exceed full employment for inflation to rise, says Fed's Dudley
22 September 2014 | 5:12 pm
He also said the steady rise in the dollar's value could complicate the Fed's job, potentially hurting US economic performance and pushing down inflation.


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21 September 2014 | 11:50 pm
The US Fed has maintained its effort to cut another US$10 billion stimulus while Yellen had vowed to keep interest rates low. Japan trade balance showed improvements, while its national household asset net worth increased through the efforts for economic reforms.


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World Inflation News

Japan on verge of place in Super Rugby comp
4 October 2014 | 5:12 pm
Japan is expected to be confirmed as the host country for Super Rugby's 18th team this week.


Japan places third overall in Asian Games medal count
4 October 2014 | 1:19 pm
Japan wrapped up the 17th Asian Games on Saturday, falling well shy of its target of second place in the first international multi-sports tournament... Read more ...


4 more bodies found on Japan volcano as typhoon nears
4 October 2014 | 7:25 am
TOKYO, Japan - (UPDATED) Authorities found four more bodies on a still-smouldering Japanese volcano on Saturday, October 4, after a search stalled by heavy rain resumed, while a typhoon threatened to further hamper the recovery operation. Local authorities said Friday, October 3, that 16 people were unaccounted for on Mount Ontake, which erupted ...


Lewis Hamilton ahead in Japan as typhoon threatens
3 October 2014 | 1:13 pm
Suzuka (Japan) (AFP) - Championship leader Lewis Hamilton stayed ahead of Mercedes teammate and rival Nico Rosberg in Friday's Japanese Grand Prix practice as teenager Max Verstappen became the youngest Formula One driver.


Japan's image 'hurt' by false reporting on comfort women -Abe
3 October 2014 | 12:33 pm
Japan's image abroad was "badly hurt" by false reporting on the issue of "comfort women" by a major Japanese daily, and Tokyo will work to spread "correct perceptions" of history, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday.


Japan hopes Hong Kong keeps 'free and open' system
3 October 2014 | 10:09 am
TOKYO, Japan – Japan weighed in on the stand-off between government and pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong Friday, October 3, calling for the city's "free and open" system not to be undermined, in an intervention likely to anger Beijing. "Japan strongly hopes that Hong Kong's free and open system will ...


Japan to Address Weak-Yen Concern With Aid to Small Firms
3 October 2014 | 5:46 am
Shinzo Abe, Japan's Prime Minister, told lawmakers in Tokyo that big firms and exporters should pass on the benefits they have reaped from the weaker yen to smaller enterprises.


Japan Braces For 300-Mile-Wide Typhoon
3 October 2014 | 2:22 am
Japan is set to be battered by 150mph winds amid growing fears a super typhoon could trigger deadly landslides and flash floods.


Japan's Obuchi: Political 'princess' could be first female PM
3 October 2014 | 1:58 am
By Linda Sieg and Mari Saito TOKYO (Reuters) - With a telegenic presence, powerful ruling party mentors and a talent for avoiding making political enemies, Japan's new trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, may have what it takes to become the country's first female prime minister. In Tokyo's male-dominated corridors of power, where seniority still matters, Obuchi's gender and youth would in ...


Japan's Obuchi could be first female PM
3 October 2014 | 12:14 am
Japan's new trade and industry minister, Yuko Obuchi, may have what it takes to become the country's first female prime minister.