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GBP/USD – Pound Edges Higher, Investors Eye US Consumer Inflation, Spending Data

The British pound has posted small gains in the Friday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3291, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, .....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseOct 13th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar claws back ground after Beige Book; Canadian dollar sells off after BOC decision

The U.S. dollar edges slightly higher against its main rivals on Wednesday as the British pound falls from a new post-Brexit high on disappointing inflation data, and the Canadian dollar slips as the Bank of Canada left rates unchanged......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar strengthens but off its highest levels; Canadian dollar sells off after BOC decision

The U.S. dollar edges slightly higher against its main rivals on Wednesday as the British pound falls from a new post-Brexit high on disappointing inflation data, and the Canadian dollar slips as the Bank of Canada left rates unchanged......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Wall St. higher as easing inflation worries outweigh Tillerson exit

(Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose on Tuesday as fears of faster interest rate hikes eased after a tepid U.S. consumer prices data and investors shrugged off news of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's ouster......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2018

Market Snapshot: U.S. stock futures tiptoe higher with inflation data in focus

Stock futures are moving ahead modestly as investors wait for consumer prices coming up ahead of the open. The data is expected to come in mild, and any surprise could rattle investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock market tries to shake off strong inflation data

U.S. stock-market indexes reverse opening losses and traded higher Wednesday as investors try to shake off inflation jitters after a reading of January consumer prices showed the strongest monthly rise in five months......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2018

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks poised for lackluster open, but monthly gains look intact

U.S. stock futures struggled to push higher on Friday, but Wall Street remained on track for monthly and quarterly gains as investors looked ahead to inflation data and a reading on consumer sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2017

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks set for weaker open, but monthly gains remain intact

U.S. stock futures struggled to push higher on Friday, but Wall Street remained on track for monthly and quarterly gains as investors looked ahead to inflation data and a reading on consumer sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 29th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar edges up, helped by pound’s fall after disappointing U.K. data

The U.S. dollar mostly gains on its main rivals Wednesday, getting a lift from a tumble for the British pound after disappointing U.K. inflation data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Stocks end higher as tech and consumer shares rally

U.S. equity markets closed solidly higher on Tuesday, led by a rally in technology and consumer discretionary stocks. Investors welcomed a round of better-than-expected earnings reports and solid economic data releases. The Dow Jones Industri.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2018

US consumer spending up modestly; savings rise to 6-month high

There was also a moderation in monthly inflation readings after prices pushed higher in January......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 29th, 2018

Economic Report: Inflation creeps higher in February, pinches consumer spending

Incomes for Americans increased strongly again in February, but consumers pocketed some of the money instead of spending it. Inflation also crept higher......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 29th, 2018

Pound edges back to $1.4040 after U.K. February inflation data

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 ends higher but home builders keep a lid on bigger gains

U.K. blue-chip stocks ended higher Friday, helped by a fall in the pound against the dollar after upbeat U.S. data lured investors into the greenback......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 16th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock market poised to open higher as data calms inflation fears

Wall Street was poised for an upbeat trading day on Wednesday, as investors looked ahead to data on U.S. retail sales, which could either strengthen or weaken the case for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates four times this year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2018

Subdued Inflation Data Ease Market-Volatility Worries

U.S. government-bond prices bounced Tuesday after closely watched data on consumer prices signaled inflation remains muted, easing concerns among investors that rising prices could spark a fresh wave of volatility in financial markets......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 13th, 2018

Wall Street edges lower as technology, energy stocks drag

(Reuters) - Losses in technology and energy stocks on Tuesday weakened Wall Street's strong opening gains following U.S. consumer price data that eased worries about rising inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2018

U.S. consumer prices slow

Price increases at the consumer level cooled in February, rising 0.2 percent. As Fred Katayama reports, inflation-focused investors cheered the data......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 13th, 2018

World stocks inch higher as investors await US inflation data - Reuters

The HinduWorld stocks inch higher as investors await US inflation dataReutersLONDON (Reuters) - World shares inched higher on Tuesday, eking out .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 13th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks edge higher in countdown to U.S. inflation data

The Stoxx Europe 600 index rises slightly, kept aloft by well-received corporate updates ahead of the release of data on U.S. inflation, a focus for global stock investors this year, and with the U.K. Spring Statement ahead......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar firms ahead of consumer-price data

The dollar is moving higher ahead of the release of a U.S. consumer-price report. Inflation is expected at a mild reading, but a surprise on the upside could give the dollar a boost and intensify the Fed’s interest-rate-hiking plans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 13th, 2018