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.)
Flash: US inflation... lower for longer? - BAML
11 March 2014 | 5:32 pm
FXStreet (Barcelona) - Michael S. Hanson, US Economist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, assesses... For more information, read our latest forex news.
Inflation Is A Weak Argument For The Gold Standard
11 March 2014 | 6:52 am
The most popular argument against the fiat dollar is that it’s prone to inflation—defined by most people as rising prices. We must switch to the gold standard, according to this argument, because the paper dollar causes consumer prices to rise relentlessly.
US stocks dip on weak data from China, Japan
10 March 2014 | 8:51 pm
New York (AFP) - US stocks slipped on Monday as weak economic data from China and Japan raised questions about the growth outlook in Asia.
US stocks dip on weak Asian data, Ukraine
10 March 2014 | 2:20 pm
US stocks Monday fell in early trade following disappointing economic data from China and Japan and continued tension over Ukraine. About 30 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined ...
Inflation Fighting With Dividend Growth ETFs
10 March 2014 | 1:30 pm
Dividends, both foreign and domestic, are on the move higher. Global dividend reached $1.03 trillion last year with S&P 500 member payouts rising to a record of nearly $312 billion. [ At Least EM Dividends ...
Qatar- QNB: Risk of deflation is likely to keep short-term interest rates low
9 March 2014 | 2:40 pm
(MENAFN -Arab News) In the euro zone and the US, inflation remains dangerously low and well below the 2 percent central bank targets. Inflation is not expected to pick up in the sh...
QNB: Risk of deflation is likely to keep short-term interest rates low
8 March 2014 | 9:39 pm
In the euro zone and the US, inflation remains dangerously low and well below the 2 percent central bank targets. Inflation is not expected to pick up in the short term as weak global demand holds back global energy and food prices.
Europe close: Stocks little changed as traders digest mixed data
27 February 2014 | 5:20 pm
Eurozone consumer confidence falls; German inflation drops more than forecast; German unemployment declines; US jobless claims rise; Yellen delivers testimony to Senate
WallStAnalyst.com: Weak Housing Stats Wilt US Dollar; US Oil Futures Slip on Libya and Sudan Unrest
24 February 2014 | 2:15 pm
Wall St. Analyst has announced its comprehensive market summary that analyzes the most relevant news, events, and economic releases. This edition of the newsletter provides an insight into why the US dollar slumped against the Euro following lackluster home sales data and consumer price inflation.
Europe close: Stocks finish mixed after slate of economic data
20 February 2014 | 5:00 pm
Eurozone PMIs weaker than expected; Euro-area consumer confidence falls; US inflation rises in line
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Japan to assist in search for missing Malaysian jet
12 March 2014 | 2:22 pm
Japan is sending four members of its self defence force to help in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Tokyo will also deploy four military planes to assist in the search and locate efforts.
Japan's Abe seeks trilateral summit with Korea, U.S.
12 March 2014 | 10:08 am
Japan is trying to arrange a trilateral summit with South Korea and the United States for this month, a government official said on Wednesday, in a bid to thaw Tokyo's frozen relations with Seoul. But Seoul appears cool to the idea of a meeting of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.S. President Barack Obama on the sidelines of a global nuclear-security ...
Japan agrees to lend Tunisia $480 million to support transition
11 March 2014 | 2:50 pm
Japan has agreed to lend Tunisia 750 million dinars to support the transition to democracy in the North African country where the Arab Spring began, Deputy Foreign Minister Akitaka Saiki said on Tuesday. The money, which will be split into two loans, will be allocated to finance infrastructure and energy projects in Tunisia, which is struggling to revive its economy. A caretaker government has ...
Japan Outlook: The Easy Part Is Done
11 March 2014 | 2:01 pm
Japan has realized most of the easy gains from Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic program. The BoJ’s monetary stimulus has pushed down the yen, lifted the stock market and sparked needed inflation. The main beneficiaries thus far have been Japanese businesses; Gross domestic product grew 1.5% in 2013, putting it near the economy’s potential growth rate, with most sectors improving over the year.
Japan marks third anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster
11 March 2014 | 10:32 am
Japan observed a moment of silence Tuesday to mark the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster which swept away thousands of victims, destroyed coastal communities, and sparked the nuclear emergency that forced a re-think on atomic power.
Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster
10 March 2014 | 9:35 pm
Japan on Tuesday marks the third anniversary of the quake-tsunami disaster which swept away 18,000 victims, destroyed coastal communities, and sparked a nuclear emergency that forced a re-think on atomic power. Remembrance ceremonies will be held in towns and cities around the disaster zone and in the capital Tokyo, where Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are to lead tributes to those who lost ...
Japan Display sets IPO price at bottom of guidance
10 March 2014 | 5:05 pm
* Japan Display IPO priced at bottom of 900-1,100 yen guidance * Offering worth $3.08 bln, taps strong Japan equities performance * Overseas investor demand was weaker than expected -bankers By Reiji Murai and Emi Emoto TOKYO, March 10 (Reuters) - Japan Display Inc, the world's biggest maker of screens for tablets and smartphones, set the price of its stock listing at the bottom of its guidance ...
Japan: Won't Change Apology on Forced Prostitution
10 March 2014 | 11:11 am
Japan says it's not planning to change apology on forced prostitution, but reviewing evidence
Japan Display Prices Initial Share Sale at Bottom End of Range
10 March 2014 | 6:44 am
Japan Display sold shares at 900 yen a piece, according to a statement to the Japan’s Finance Ministry . The company sold 140 million new shares and investors including Sony (6758) Corp. offered 213.9 million existing shares, according to the filing.
Japan in record deficit, growth slows
10 March 2014 | 1:53 am
Japan's current account deficit hits a record 1.5tn yen ($15bn; £8.7bn) in January, as economic growth figures are revised downwards.