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Fed"s Harker Says Inflation Will Determine Whether There Are Three or Four Rate Increases in 2018

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker said Thursday that the direction of inflation is the key determinant of how many rate increases he will support in 2018......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Bond Report: 2-year Treasury yield posts largest weekly climb in three weeks

Treasurys held their ground on Friday after one measure of inflation on Thursday shows prices weren’t rising at a pace that might prompt the Federal Reserve to adopt a more aggressive path of rate increases in 2018 than anticipated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2018

Trump says Fed moving too fast on interest rate increases

President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve is moving too fast with interest rates increases, dismissing concerns about inflation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2018

Trump says Fed moving too fast on interest rate increases

President Donald Trump said the Federal Reserve is moving too fast with interest rates increases, dismissing concerns about inflation......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 9th, 2018

Atlanta Fed"s Bostic: Rate hikes can continue for several more quarters

There may be room for the U.S. jobs market to improve further without pressure on inflation, an argument for the Fed to be patient as it considers further rate increases, Atlanta Federal Reserve bank president Raphael Bostic said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 13th, 2018

Consumer Prices Moderate After Run-Up Earlier in 2018

Consumer-price pressures began to moderate in August after a buildup in inflation through much of the year, a positive signal for workers who have seen bigger paychecks largely eaten by price increases......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 13th, 2018

This Sector Gains Prominence In Low Vol ETFs

With the Federal Reserve's plans for multiple interest rate increases widely known heading into 2018, it wouldn't have been surprising to see the rate-sensitive real estate sector lag. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 21st, 2018

UK inflation rises for first time in 2018, pay sqeeze continues

Britain's inflation rate picked up for the first time this year in July, leaving many British households still feeling squeezed by prices that are still rising at about the same pace as their salaries. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersAug 15th, 2018

Rising U.S. Consumer Prices Are Eroding Wage Gains

The gains follow months of steady increases that have pushed up the inflation rate to the highest level in years. Overall prices are up 2.9% over the past 12 months, a rate last exceeded in early 2012......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

Inflation Pressures Ease But Trucking Rate Increases Push To Record Highs

Data on pro.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 9th, 2018

August 2018 Bank Of England Rate Rise: Impact On Inflation, Markets And Recession Risk

August 2018 Bank Of England Rate Rise: Impact On Inflation, Markets And Recession Risk.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 7th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields bounce after Fed keeps rates unchanged

U.S. Treasury yields climb Wednesday after the Federal Reserve stayed the course with its monetary policy plan and emphasized the strength of the domestic economy, affirming expectations that a further two rate increases are in store in 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

Currencies: Dollar holds gains as trade worries rise, Fed stands pat

The U.S. dollar remains slightly stronger versus its rivals on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve affirms expectations for more rate increases in 2018 and trade war worries rise......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields hold steady after Fed keeps rates unchanged

U.S. government bond yields see muted moves after the Federal Reserve stays the course on monetary policy and emphasizes the strength of the domestic economy, underlining expectations for another two interest-rate increases before the end of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

2018 Rate Increases, Asset Class Benefits Drive Ongoing ILS Investor Demand

2018 Rate Increases, Asset Class Benefits Drive Ongoing ILS Investor Demand.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaJul 26th, 2018

IMF projects Venezuela inflation will hit 1,000,000 percent in 2018

Venezuela's inflation rate is likely to top 1,000,000 percent in 2018, an International Monetary Fund official wrote on Monday, putting it on track to become one of the worst hyperinflationary crises in modern history......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 23rd, 2018

5 Dividend Growth ETFs to Fight Trade & Inflation Fears

Get quality exposure by investing in these dividend growth ETFs and fight trade war and inflation concerns. The year 2018 has been anything but smooth so far for the stock market. First, rising rate concerns in the late January-early Februa.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJul 16th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Price Increases Are Eating Away Worker Wage Gains

U.S. consumer prices rose for a third straight month in June, eating away at sluggish wage growth and sending inflation to its highest rate in more than six years......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

U.S. inflation steadily firming; labor market strong

U.S. consumer prices barely rose in June, but the underlying trend continued to point to a steady buildup of inflation pressures that could keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2018

Investors Bet on Higher Rates as U.S. Inflation Firms

Investors’ bets that the Fed will deliver a fourth interest-rate increase in 2018 touched their highest levels this year on Wednesday, as the intensifying trade spat between the U.S. and China threatens to add to mounting inflation pressures......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 12th, 2018

Outside the Box: Inflation headlines hide the real story — price increases aren’t widespread, and they’re not caused by the Fed

Popularly called “inflation,” it conjures images that prices generally rose 2% or that the increase was due to monetary causes (primarily federal funds rate and Fed’s balance sheet) controlled by the FOMC. Is that true? Not really......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2018