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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

Inflation Is 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

Wages Are Rising. Will Inflation Follow?

Should wages accelerate, some analysts expect the gains to power more consumer spending, leading to a cycle of price increases throughout the economy.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 9th, 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

U.S. Consumer Prices Rose 0.2% in July

Inflation picked up modestly in July, eating up Americans’ wage gains......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 10th, 2018

Why Americans Aren"t Feeling Wage Gains

The consumer-price index rose 0.2% in April, while average hourly pay for private-sector workers was flat and average weekly earnings fell 0.1%, taking inflation into account......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 10th, 2018

Want To Boost Your Salary? Try Moving To Singapore

Are you a diligent US-based worker who's tired of watching inflation wipe out what little wage gains you've managed to scrape together over the past few years? Well, if you're looking for a pay boost, but don't want to go through all the trouble of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump’s corporate tax cuts are having little effect on worker paychecks

In the months after the tax-code overhaul, dozens of companies announced one-time bonuses and wage increases......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 2nd, 2018

Housing market slows as prices outpace wages

Denver’s once-soaring housing market has run into turbulence. Homebuyers appear to be reaching a breaking point after years of breakneck price increases that far exceeded income gains......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 30th, 2018

Income And Spending Post Solid Gains In August As Price Increases Moderate

Income And Spending Post Solid Gains In August As Price Increases Moderate.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 29th, 2018

September Consumer Sentiment Soars on Jobs, Pay Increases

The University of Michigan's preliminary September consumer sentiment survey recorded its second-highest reading since 2004. Job and wage growth are the driving forces......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 14th, 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

If Inflation Rips Higher, Consider This Sector ETF

The consumer price index notched a 2.9-percent year-over-year increase last month, one of the biggest year-over-year index increases in almost seven years. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 17th, 2018

Kimberly-Clark announces price increases for N. American consumer products units

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 15th, 2018

Job Growth Cools Slightly but Unemployment Rate Still Drops Below 4% for July

Wage increases stayed contained U.S. hiring cooled in July after more-robust gains than previously reported, while the unemployment rate slipped back below 4 .....»»

Category: topSource: timeAug 3rd, 2018

U.S. consumer spending increases; wage growth slows in second-quarter

U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in June as households spent more at restaurants and on accommodation, building a strong base for the economy heading into the third quarter, while inflation rose moderately......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 31st, 2018

Beige Book: Wage and price increases generally "modest"

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: marketwatchJul 18th, 2018

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) breaking out, and we could see more gains ahead

Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) breaking out, and we could see more gains ahead  Goldman Sachs increases its price target on Twitter to $55 from $40 and says the company’s efforts to drive and monetize user en.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 13th, 2018

U.S. Consumer Prices Increase at Fastest Annual Rate Since 2012

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

Monthly job growth comes in stronger than expected

U.S. job growth increased more than expected in June as manufacturers stepped up hiring, but steady wage gains pointed to moderate inflation pressures that should keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 6th, 2018

U.S. job growth underscores economy"s strength, tariffs a threat

The U.S. economy created more jobs than expected in June, but steady wage gains pointed to moderate inflation pressures that should keep the Federal Reserve on a path of gradual interest rate increases this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 6th, 2018