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Muted inflation strengthens case for a 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: moneycentralJun 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

Weak UK inflation strengthens Bank of England’s rate cut advocates

Lowest inflation rate in three years makes rate cut more likely to counter Brexit slump.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 14th, 2019

Does The Latest U.S. Inflation Report Strengthen The Case For Another Rate Cut?

Does The Latest U.S. Inflation Report Strengthen The Case For Another Rate Cut?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaOct 12th, 2019

Weak U.S. producer inflation bolsters case for Fed rate cut

U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in September, leading to the smallest annual increase in nearly three years, likely giving the Federal Reserve further room to cut interest rates for the third time this year in October......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2019

Soft U.S. producer inflation supports case for Fed rate cut

U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in September, leading to the smallest annual increase in nearly three years, likely giving the Federal Reserve further room to cut interest rates for the third time this year in October......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2019

Tame U.S. producer inflation supports case for another rate cut

U.S. producer prices increased moderately in July, lifted by a rebound in the cost of energy products, while underlying producer inflation retreated, which could allow the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again next month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 9th, 2019

The Fed: Fed’s Bullard says he wanted interest-rate cut as ‘insurance’ while Clarida says the case for accommodation has increased

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard says a rate cut this week would have provided insurance against weaker inflation and a slowing economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 21st, 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: reutersJun 19th, 2019

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: reutersJun 19th, 2019

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