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Soaring Restaurant Prices Signal Inflation Is Much Higher Than "Official" Data Suggest?

For equity market bulls, Friday's CPI data couldn't have been more of a gift if the report came wrapped up with a bow. Falling neatly in line with the market's expectations, headline core inflation downshi.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

Chinese Consumers Feel More Pain Than Official Data Suggest

Inflation is merely creeping higher in China, according to the official data, but consumers are feeling a more intense sting from surging living costs, exacerbated by the impact of the trade fight with the U.S. on prices and economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 16th, 2018

Chinese Consumers Feel More Pain Than Official Data Suggests

Inflation is merely creeping higher in China, according to the official data, but consumers are feeling a more intense sting from surging living costs, exacerbated by the impact of the trade fight with the U.S. on prices and economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 16th, 2018

S&P, Nasdaq futures extend gains after inflation data

S&P and Nasdaq futures moved higher on Monday after a Labor Department report showed U.S. consumer prices rose for the first time in four months in February, but Boeing's drop for the second day weighed on the Dow futures......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 12th, 2019

Inflation Everywhere... Except Super Bowl Ticket Prices Tumble

While, according to the government's latest aggregated, normalized, smoothed data, incomes are growing at their fastest rates in years, it seems that while healthcare and education costs are soaring, luxuries (and .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 3rd, 2019

Wall Street gains on tame inflation data, oil rebound

U.S. stocks were higher on Wednesday, after consumer prices in October rose as expected, adding little pressure on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates swiftly, while a rebound in oil prices lifted energy stocks......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 14th, 2018

Eurozone inflation spikes to near 6-year high

Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone has risen to its highest level in nearly six years, largely on the back of higher energy prices......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 31st, 2018

Year of the Pricey Pig: Investors Fret Over China Inflation

Inflation is becoming another headache for investors in China, despite official data that show only a small rise in prices......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjSep 24th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold’s climb sets prices up for highest finish in 2 weeks

Gold futures move solidly higher on Wednesday, buoyed by a weaker dollar, even as a decline in the latest wholesale inflation data did little to sway expectations for further Federal Reserve interest-rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2018

Futures Movers: Oil ticks higher as traders await inventory data

Crude-oil prices early Wednesday edge slightly higher after a U.S. inventory report showed that oil supplies barely budged in the prior week, though an official data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration is due later in the morning......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 29th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold tries for third gain in row even as dollar perks up, stocks climb

Gold prices ticked higher Thursday, trying for a third gain in a row, as the latest round of economic data on jobs and inflation backed the case for moderately higher U.S. interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 9th, 2018

Researchers suggest one important change in how we evaluate consumer prices

This one monthly cost might be skewing inflation data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2018

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

Metals Stocks: Gold moves up from low of the year, tracking higher oil and weaker stocks

Gold prices pushed up from the four-month low reached in recent sessions, in part as oil gains lifted the specter of inflation risk, against which gold can act as a hedge, and as stock futures pointed to a lower start for riskier assets......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2019

Metals Stocks: Gold tips higher as stocks ease, but hovers near 2019 low

Gold futures prices scratch higher early Thursday as eurozone data softened and stock futures point lower......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2019

Futures Movers: Oil ends higher as investors await inventory data

Oil futures finish higher on Tuesday, with U.S. prices rebounding after dropping to a more than one-week low a day earlier, as investors await weekly petroleum data, which may reveal a fourth straight weekly rise in domestic crude inventories......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

Will Rising Energy Prices Lead To Higher Inflation?

Will Rising Energy Prices Lead To Higher Inflation?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaApr 16th, 2019

U.S. oil futures settle higher, up more than 1% for the week

Oil futures settled with a gain on Friday, with U.S. prices up 1.3% for the week. Violence in Libya raised the threat of tighter global supplies and economic data from China helped to ease concerns over a slowdown in energy demand. May West Texa.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2019

Economic Report: Wholesale prices surge on higher cost of gas, PPI shows, but inflation mostly tame

The wholesale cost of U.S. goods and services surged 0.6% in March, but almost all of the increase reflected the higher cost of gas. Evidence of rising inflation was otherwise largely absent......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 11th, 2019

Wall Street ekes out gains as investors shrug off Fed minutes

Tech stocks led Wall Street slightly higher on Wednesday, with investors largely shrugging off benign U.S. inflation data and unsurprising minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

S&P, Nasdaq edge higher as Wall Street shrugs off Fed minutes

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq inched higher on Wednesday, as investors largely shrugged off benign U.S. inflation data and unsurprising minutes from the Federal Reserve's March meeting......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019