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Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut

U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut

U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy increased pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Trade tensions push Wall St. lower, rate cut hopes limit losses

Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday over worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington toughened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Trade tensions weigh on Wall St., hopes of rate cut limit losses

Wall Street's main indexes dropped on Wednesday on worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war after Washington hardened its stance, but losses were cushioned by a muted reading on inflation that backed the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Fed sees case building for interest rate cuts this year

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it was ready to battle growing global and domestic economic risks with interest rate cuts beginning as early as next month, as it took stock of rising trade tensions and growing concerns about weak inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reuters20 hr. 38 min. ago

Fed sees case for interest rate cuts this year building

The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled it could cut interest rates by as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year in response to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation......»»

Category: topSource: reuters21 hr. 38 min. ago

Wall St. dips on trade tensions, hopes of rate cut limit losses

Wall Street's main indexes dipped on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war were heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losses were limited by a tame inflation report that supported the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Wall St. opens flat as hopes of a rate cut counter trade worries

U.S. stocks opened flat on Wednesday as Washington's tough stance heightened worries of a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, with losses offset by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Wall Street set to open lower as trade tensions weigh

Wall Street was set to open slightly lower on Wednesday as worries of a protracted U.S.-China trade war was heightened by Washington's tough stance, but losses were limited by tame inflation data that supported the case for an interest rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 12th, 2019

Home Price Increases at 7-Year Low

U.S. home prices are rising at the slowest rate in nearly 7 years according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index. Even so, the increase in home prices continues to rise faster than inflation......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 28th, 2019

Fed officials are getting more worried about weak inflation

Two Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday said they are increasingly worried about weak inflation, an indication that some U.S. central bankers see a growing case for a future interest rate cut even as others push for continued patience......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 3rd, 2019

Some U.S. Fed officials are more worried by weak inflation

Two Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday said they were increasingly worried about weak inflation, an indication that some U.S. central bankers see a growing case for a future interest rate cut even as others push for continued patience......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 3rd, 2019

Market Extra: Weak inflation reading boosts bets for Australian rate cut

Ahead of a heated federal election in Australia, a muted inflation report accelerates bets for the national central bank to cut rates in two weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2019

Few Reasons to End Fed’s ‘patient’ Stance on Rates

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Next Fed rate hike several FMOC meetings ahead With inflation muted, but other risks to the US economy on the rise, the Fed’s patience on policy is nowhere.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 7th, 2019

Wall Street rises as CPI data cools inflation fears

(Reuters) - Wall Street was higher on Thursday after U.S. consumer prices increased modestly in April, cooling worries of accelerating inflation that would have made a case for faster interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 10th, 2018

Asian shares stumble as dollar strengthens, oil surges

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares skidded on Tuesday as a strong dollar sapped demand for emerging market assets while surging oil prices stoked concerns about a flare-up in inflation and faster U.S. interest rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2018

US Dollar: Interest Rates to Rise

Historically low unemployment and signs of rising inflation mean there is a “strong” case for continued, steady interest rate hikes, US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wedn.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 20th, 2018

Eurozone Inflation Tops ECB Target for First Time in More Than a Year

The eurozone’s annual rate of inflation rose above the ECB’s target for the first time since early 2017 during June, but that was largely due to higher energy costs, while underlying price pressures remained muted......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 29th, 2018

Inflation Muted, Fed ‘Patient’ on Interest Rate Hikes

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US wholesale prices fell last month on a steep fall in gasoline prices suggesting that inflation will remain tame in the coming months. The Labor Department said that t.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJan 15th, 2019

Fed"s Powell: "Muted" inflation gives room for wages to rise

A rise in productivity last year gives more room for wages to grow without the risk of higher inflation, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Thursday, offering another reason why the U.S. central bank can hold off on further rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 28th, 2019

Stocks rise after Fed signals future interest-rate cuts

Stocks on Wall Street brushed off a muted sta.....»»

Category: topSource: latimes19 hr. 52 min. ago