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Fed may not be able to engineer higher inflation: Kashkari

The Federal Reserve should not cut interest rates unless there is hard data signaling economic weakness ahead, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Thursday, and should not rely on a rate cut to try to kickstart a healthier level of inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2019

Fed should wait for faster wage growth before raising rates: Kashkari

The Federal Reserve should allow labor markets to strengthen further and only raise interest rates if wages start to rise so fast that they signal suddenly higher inflation, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2019

Dancing in the dark: The Bank of England’s rate problem isn’t about to go away

Economic growth in the U.K. is slower than forecast — with gross domestic product even shrinking 0.2% in the second quarter — but inflation is higher than economists expected, at an annual 2% in July......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 20th, 2019

Schiff: The World Will Drown In An Ocean Of Inflation; Gold Is Going Ballistic

Via SchiffGold.com, The gold market took a one-two punch on Tuesday as Trump made some concessions in the trade war and inflation numbers came in a bit higher than expected. Peter Schiff tal.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 15th, 2019

Economic Report: Import prices rise in July on higher cost of oil, but not enough to stoke inflation worries

The cost of imported goods rose modestly in July after a big drop in the prior month, largely reflecting a rebound in oil prices. Yet imports still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation more broadly. The import price index rose 0.2% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2019

Economic Report: Import prices rise in July on higher cost of oil, but still not adding to U.S. inflation

The cost of imported goods rose modestly in July after a big drop in the prior month, largely reflecting a rebound in oil prices. Yet imports still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation more broadly. The import price index rose 0.2% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2019

Bond Report: Treasury yields jump after inflation data and signs of U.S.-China trade progress

U.S. Treasury yields jump Tuesday after a higher-than-expected core inflation reading and reports of progress in U.S.-China trade negotiations sap demand for safe assets like bonds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 13th, 2019

Bank of America: "What Trump Did Is A Game Changer"

For the past year, one of the points of biggest contention among economists and traders is that despite what is now a 1+ year trade war with China, inflation due to higher t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 4th, 2019

EUR/USD: Ready To Break Out

EUR/USD has been inching its way higher ahead of critical events.  Euro-zone growth and inflation figures are set to decline and the US Fed is set to cut rates. Wednesday's four-hour technical chart is mixed for EUR/USD. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 31st, 2019

Gold extends climb, on pace for longest string of gains in 5 weeks

Gold futures head higher for a third consecutive gain on Tuesday as investors watch for the start of an important Federal Reserve meeting and digested U.S. economic data indicated that domestic inflation remains muted......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 30th, 2019

Higher Returns From Safe Investments: The Safest Securities

For pure safety, consider Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS).....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 24th, 2019

U.S. Inflation Rose 0.1% In June, Higher Than Expected

U.S. Inflation Rose 0.1% In June, Higher Than Expected.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 11th, 2019

Consumer prices tick higher as inflation remains tame

U.S. consumer prices rose just 0.1% in June, as lower gas prices were offset by higher rents and auto costs. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2019

Consumer prices tick higher as inflation remains tame

U.S. consumer prices rose just 0.1% in June, as lower gas prices were offset by higher rents and auto costs. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 11th, 2019

Illinois Leads The Way With The Biggest Diesel Tax Increase On July 1

July 1 marked a significant day for increased diesel taxes, as two of the country's biggest states implemented higher levies while inflation or previously approved staged increases affect prices in several other states. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 2nd, 2019

Consumer spending and inflation edge higher

U.S. consumer spending, inflation rise moderately in May.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 28th, 2019

Futures higher with G20 summit, inflation data in focus

U.S. equity futures rose on Friday amid growing caution ahead of a crucial meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping and the release of inflation data that could feed into the Federal Reserve's decision on interest rates next month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 28th, 2019

Mark Hulbert: The inflation bet you’re making for retirement — even if you don’t know it

Retirees may not be considering the risk of higher inflation in coming decades......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 24th, 2019

Gold Is Breaking Out To 5-Year Highs and Could Be Going Much Higher

Many investors maintain holdings of precious metals stocks in their portfolios as a hedge against inflation and the stock's tendency to go up when the market goes down. Here are four solid precious........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 21st, 2019

Can Williams-Sonoma"s E-Commerce Channel Offset Margin Woes?

Williams-Sonoma's (WSM) business is benefiting from improved e-commerce platform. However, higher costs and inflation pose risks. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 17th, 2019

The Best Investment Solution For Higher Inflation Expectations

The Best Investment Solution For Higher Inflation Expectations.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJun 14th, 2019