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U.S. consumer prices gain slightly; underlying inflation tame

U.S. consumer prices rose slightly in December even as households paid more for healthcare, and monthly underlying inflation slowed, supporting the Federal Reserve's desire to keep interest rates unchanged at least through this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020

S&P futures turn positive after tame CPI data

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq index futures reversed losses to turn positive on Thursday after data showed U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

Rents lift U.S. core inflation; weekly jobless claims rise slightly

U.S. underlying consumer prices picked up in January, while the number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week, suggesting the economy was stable enough for the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates on hold this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2020

U.S. consumer prices rise slightly; underlying inflation muted

U.S. consumer prices rose slightly less than expected in December and monthly underlying inflation pressures retreated, which could allow the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates unchanged at least through this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2020

U.S. consumer inflation tame, labor market still tightening

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in September and underlying inflation retreated, supporting expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in October for the third time this year amid risks to the economy from trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 10th, 2019

U.S. core inflation firming, but Fed still seen cutting rates

U.S. underlying consumer prices increased solidly in August, leading to the largest annual gain in a year, but rising inflation is unlikely to deter the Federal Reserve from cutting interest rates again next week to support a slowing economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 12th, 2019

U.S. core inflation firms in August; weekly jobless claims fall

U.S. underlying consumer prices increased solidly in August, leading to the largest annual gain in a year, but rising inflation is unlikely to deter the Federal Reserve from cutting interest rates again next week to support a slowing economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 12th, 2019

U.S. producer prices rise slightly; underlying inflation tame

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

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

U.S. consumer prices rise; underlying inflation slowing

U.S. consumer prices rose for the first time in four months in February, but the pace of the increase was modest, resulting in the smallest annual gain in nearly 2-1/2 years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 12th, 2019

U.S. inflation slows in September, weekly jobless claims rise

U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, held back by a slower increase in the cost of rent and falling energy prices, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

U.S. inflation slows in September, weekly jobless claims increase

U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in September, held back by a slower increase in the cost of rent and falling energy prices, as underlying inflation pressures appeared to cool slightly......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

U.S. inflation subdued with economy in recession

U.S. consumer prices fell for a third straight month in May and underlying inflation was weak as demand for goods and services remained subdued amid a recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2020

U.S. consumer prices post third straight monthly drop

U.S. consumer prices fell for a third straight month in May and underlying inflation was weak as demand remained subdued amid a recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2020

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

U.S. consumer inflation muted; labor market tightening

U.S. consumer prices were unchanged in September and underlying inflation retreated, supporting expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in October for the third time this year amid risks to the economy from trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 10th, 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

U.S. producer prices rise marginally, suggest tame inflation

U.S. producer prices rose slightly for the second straight month in June as an acceleration in the cost of services was offset by cheaper energy goods, resulting in the smallest annual increase in producer inflation in nearly 2-1/2 years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 12th, 2019

U.S. underlying inflation stirring; labor market tightening

U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in a range of goods and services, but that did not change expectations the Federal Reserve would cut interest rates this month......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2019