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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

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach

The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher price increases in some years to counter the weaker ones......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

Kashkari says Fed needs to "walk the walk" by letting inflation exceed 2%

Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari on Thursday said the Federal Reserve in the current recovery has treated the 2% inflation target as a ceiling instead of a ta.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2019

Fed needs to let inflation rise above 2%, Kashkari says

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Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2019

Economic Report: Import prices climb 0.2% in April, but show barely any whiff of inflation

The cost of goods imported into the U.S. rose mildly in April, mostly because of the higher cost of oil. Energy aside there was little hint of rising import-related inflation......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2019

Fixing The Trade Balance Means Lower Productivity And Higher Inflation

Fixing The Trade Balance Means Lower Productivity And Higher Inflation.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 13th, 2019

Economic Report: Trump elated as CPI shows inflation still low despite higher rents, gas prices in April

Rising rents and a higher cost of gas in April spawned a sizable increase in inflation for the second month in a row, but prices pressures more broadly appeared to pose little threat to the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

U.S. Inflation Rose 0.3% In April, Driven By Higher Gas Prices

U.S. Inflation Rose 0.3% In April, Driven By Higher Gas Prices.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 10th, 2019

Inflation Expectations Are Higher - And Will Probably Keep Rising

Inflation Expectations Are Higher - And Will Probably Keep Rising.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 9th, 2019

Stocks set to make further gains; buy healthcare, industrials, says Kate Warne

Edward Jones' investment strategist Kate Warne tells Reuters' Fred Katayama the combination of economic growth, higher earnings, and low inflation will keep driving U.S. stocks north......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2019

Bond Report: Treasury yields tick higher as bond market reels in wake of Fed meeting

Treasury prices fell Thursday, pushing yields higher, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said he remained confident of inflation returning back to the central bank’s 2% target......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2019

Stock market gains after Fed leaves rates unchanged, acknowledges pesky inflation and weak spending

U.S. stock benchmarks Wednesday afternoon headed modestly higher after the Fede.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 1st, 2019

Fed keeps interest rates steady as U.S. economy motors along

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday as policymakers took heart in continued U.S. job gains and economic growth and held out hope that weak inflation will edge higher......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

U.S. Fed sees no strong case for hiking or cutting rates

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday held interest rates steady and signaled little appetite to adjust them any time soon, taking heart in continued job gains and economic growth and the likelihood that weak inflation will edge higher......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Consumer Confidence Bounces Back in April: 5 Top Picks

A robust job market, higher consumer spending, low inflation rate and a stable interest rate are likely to increase consumer confidence in the months to come. Want the latest recommendat.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 1st, 2019

US Market Indexes Close Higher Monday With Key Inflation Report

S&P 500 and Nasdaq post new record closing highsRelated Stocks: GS, JPM, WBA, CYOU, SOHU, SALT, CADE, KMPR, L, GOOG, GOOGL, W,.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 29th, 2019

IMF"s Lagarde Laments "Highly Mysterious" Low Inflation, Says "Everybody" Would Like It To Be Higher

Without skipping a beat, IMF Director Christine Lagarde left President Xi's Belt and Road initiative conference and .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 29th, 2019

Wall St. gains after tame inflation data; S&P 500 hits high

U.S. stocks were higher in Monday afternoon trading, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's accommodative stance on interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 29th, 2019

Wall St. gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed

U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 29th, 2019

Wall Street gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed

U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation data underscored the Federal Reserve's dovish stance on interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 29th, 2019