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Economic Report: U.S. consumer prices rise most in 7 months on higher gas prices

Americans paid higher prices for gasoline, medical treatment and recreation in October, but inflation more broadly remained low and fairly stable. The consumer price index rose 0.4% in October, with energy accounting for more than half the increase......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2019

Economic Report: Inflation tame: Consumer prices rise 0.1% in smallest bump in 4 months, CPI shows

Falling gasoline prices held inflation in check in May, though rent, food and medical care cost more. The consumer price index rose a scant 0.1% in April, the smallest increase in four months......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Economic Report: Higher rents, grocery prices push up U.S. cost of living in February, CPI shows, but inflation still low overall

Higher rents and grocery prices pushed up the cost of living slightly in February, but inflation was mild overall and there was no sign yet of any influence from the coronavirus epidemic. The consumer price index edged up 0.1%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 11th, 2020

Economic Report: Rising rents drive consumer prices higher in January

The cost of staples such as rent, medical care and prepared food rose in January to push consumer prices higher, but inflation more broadly was still relatively tame. The consumer price index edged up 0.1% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 13th, 2020

Economic Report: Import prices rise in November due to oil, but they still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation

The cost of imported goods rose in November at the fastest pace in six months, but the increased was tied entirely to oil and unlikely to add much pressure to U.S. inflation. The import price index advanced 0.2% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 13th, 2019

Consumer prices rise most in 7 months as gasoline surges

Americans paid higher prices for gasoline, medical treatment and recreation in October, but inflation more broadly remained low and fairly stable. The consumer price index rose 0.4% in October, with energy accounting for more than half the increase......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 13th, 2019

Consumer prices rise most in 7 months as gasoline surges

Americans paid higher prices for gasoline, medical treatment and recreation in October, but inflation more broadly remained low and fairly stable. The consumer price index rose 0.4% in October, with energy accounting for more than half the increase......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 13th, 2019

Economic Report: Import prices rise in July on higher cost of oil, but not enough to stoke inflation worries

The cost of imported goods rose modestly in July after a big drop in the prior month, largely reflecting a rebound in oil prices. Yet imports still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation more broadly. The import price index rose 0.2% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2019

Economic Report: Import prices rise in July on higher cost of oil, but still not adding to U.S. inflation

The cost of imported goods rose modestly in July after a big drop in the prior month, largely reflecting a rebound in oil prices. Yet imports still aren’t adding to U.S. inflation more broadly. The import price index rose 0.2% last month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 14th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence hits 6-month high on strong labor market

Consumer confidence surged in May to a six-month high, spurred by a strong labor market, a new survey showed. Higher gas prices and a flareup in trade tensions with China appeared to do little to dampen the optimism of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

Economic Report: Consumer confidence hits 6-month high despite China trade tensions, costlier gas

Consumer confidence surged in May to a six-month high, spurred by a strong labor market, a new survey showed. Higher gas prices and a flareup in trade tensions with China appeared to do little to dampen the optimism of Americans......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2019

U.S. consumer prices rise solidly, but underlying trend tame

U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 14 months in March, but the underlying inflation trend remained benign amid slowing domestic and global economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

U.S. consumer prices rise solidly; but underlying trend tame

U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 14 months in March, but the underlying inflation trend remained benign against the backdrop of slowing domestic and global economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 10th, 2019

Economic Report: Higher gas prices boost cost of living, CPI shows, but inflation still not a big threat

Americans paid more for gas and rent in March, but inflationary pressures more broadly were muted in the U.S. economy. The consumer price index jumped 0.4% in March, the biggest increase in more than a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2019

Economic Report: Higher gas prices boost cost of living in March, but inflation still soft, CPI shows

Americans paid more for gas and rent in March, but inflationary pressures more broadly were muted in the U.S. economy. The consumer price index jumped 0.4% in March, the biggest increase in more than a year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2019

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

Economic Report: Existing-home sales rise in March even as supply crunch worsens

Previously-owned home sales were strong in March despite increasingly thin supply, which is pushing prices higher and keeping first-time buyers largely sidelined......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

Economic Report: Inflation flat in November on decline in gas prices, CPI shows

Falling gasoline prices helped cushion the blow of higher rent and prescription drug prices in November and help keep inflation at bay, fresh government figures show. The consumer price index, or cost of living, was unchanged in November.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2018

Economic Report: Consumer inflation falls for first time in 9 months due to lower gas prices, CPI shows

Falling gasoline prices curbed inflation at the end of 2018, giving Americans a bigger financial cushion and potentially allowing the Federal Reserve to bide its time on raising U.S. interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 11th, 2019

Economic Report: Home prices continued to rise even as the coronavirus pandemic swept across America, FHFA says

‘It’s likely housing will feel the broader economy’s downturn eventually,’ one economist says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 24th, 2020

Futures Movers: Oil prices gain more than 3% as IEA report points to record rise in crude appetite next year

Oil futures finish more than 3% higher on Tuesday as a monthly report from the International Energy Agency forecast a record rise in demand for crude and its byproducts next year, but only after first dropping significantly in the current year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2020