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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....

Muted U.S. inflation strengthens case for Fed rate cut

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U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal R...
16:00, 06/12/2019

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted....
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Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers ce...
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20:48, 07/30/2019

Fed's Bostic Untroubled by Inflation, Demurs on Rate-Cut Prospects Atlanta Fed leader Raphael Bostic declined to say what he wants to see the U.S. central bank do with its short-term rate target at the end of the mon...
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Soft inflation data on Wednesday could spark more speculation for a Fed rate cut soon Consumer price inflation was expected to have increased at a pace of 1.9% in May, slower than in April and below the Federal Reserve's 2% target...
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Inflation Bonds Rally Without Inflation, Signaling Fed Bets Demand is surging for U.S. government bonds that have returns adjusted for the rate of inflation, even as investors have grown increasingly skeptical...
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Two Fed officials see no case for rate cut now; Kaplan 'open-minded' Two Federal Reserve officials on Thursday said they see no need for an interest rate cut next month, while another said he was "open-minded," highlig...
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Inflation Is Likely to Fuel Discussion as Fed Officials Meet Federal Reserve officials meet this week more confident that the economy has shaken off recession worries that sent markets reeling late last year, b...
23:00, 04/29/2019

Wholesale Inflation Eases To 25-Month Low Of 1.08% In July The wholesale inflation data comes a day after separate official data showed consumer inflation (gauged by the Consumer Price Index) eased to 3.15 pe...
05:00, 08/15/2019

The rise of the sharing economy and the decline of inflation What if, by waving a magic wand, people worldwide could suddenly get 10% more activity from the existing stock of cars, houses, and manufacturing pla...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Thanks to our trillion dollar deficit, inflation will hit us hard The White House reported last week that the 2019 budget deficit will top $1 trillion. Remember when people used to care. Well, someday inflation will...
04:48, 07/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkish inflation lower than expected in May Turkish inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 18.71% in May, official data showed on Monday, causing the lira to decline as investors worried that...
14:48, 06/03/2019

College costs rising faster than inflation College costs are about to get even higher. The Higher Education Price Index is forecasting inflation for U.S. colleges and universities to increase ...
15:16, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkish inflation lower than expected in May Turkish inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 18.71% in May, pushed lower by falls in prices for household goods and food, official data showed on...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends sho...
15:32, 06/12/2019

BlackRock's Rieder says Fed shouldn't be too concerned with low inflation BlackRock's Rick Rieder says the Fed is unnecessarily concerned about low inflation and is more likely to raise interest rates before it cuts th...
22:16, 05/01/2019

U.S. inflation much softer in first quarter; puts spotlight on Fed U.S. inflation was much weaker than initially thought in the first quarter amid a sharp slowdown in domestic demand, which could cast doubts on the F...
20:00, 05/30/2019

Underlying U.S. producer inflation boosted by services Underlying U.S. producer prices increased solidly for a second straight month in May, boosted by a surge in the cost of hotel accommodation and gains...
18:00, 06/11/2019

U.S. inflation tame; economic outlook strengthening U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as a jump in transportation and manufacturing wages was offset by small gains elsewhere, poi...
20:32, 04/30/2019

U.S. Inflation Continues Recovery but Remains Below Fed Target Inflation continued to recover in May from a sharp slowdown earlier this year, a trend that could ease the Federal Reserve’s worries about weak price...
05:32, 06/29/2019

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impendin...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Fed's Williams says tariffs boost U.S. inflation, weigh on growth Tariffs imposed by President Donald Trump on Chinese goods in the escalating trade war between the two countries will boost U.S. inflation and could ...
14:32, 05/14/2019

Crest Nicholson profits down as build inflation bites Crest Nicholson has reported an 11% drop in pre-tax profits to £64.4m for the six months to April 30 as the housebuilder came faced stagnant pri...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading o...
10:32, 06/12/2019

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slow...
21:48, 07/09/2019

U.S. Producer Prices Up Slightly in May, Showing Little Inflation Pressure The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive for their goods and services, advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in May from a ...
15:32, 06/11/2019

U.S. producer prices up slightly, point to moderate inflation U.S. producer prices rose slightly in June as the cost of energy and other goods dropped for a second straight month, resulting in the smallest annua...
16:16, 07/12/2019

Uptick in inflation may ease Fed's worries about slowing US growth Consumer prices for urban shoppers, an inflation benchmark that covers nearly 90% of the U.S. population, climbed more rapidly last month, a shift th...
16:32, 08/14/2019

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation feeds Fed bets World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a barely vi...
16:00, 06/12/2019

The Bond Market Is Wrong. Inflation Will Return, Someday. To believe inflation will stay very low for a very long time requires believing both that central banks are running on empty and that governments won...
17:16, 08/25/2019

U.S. core inflation in June saw largest rise in 18 months Core inflation in the United States -- the change in the costs of most goods and services -- rose during the month of June by the largest amount in o...
23:16, 07/11/2019

Fed officials see risks in weaker inflation expectations, trade row A drop in the consumer outlook for inflation and intensifying trade tensions drew caution from Federal Reserve officials on Monday as policymakers fa...
22:00, 05/13/2019

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 n...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Fed Officials Reveal More Doubts About Inflation Dynamics, but See Few Solutions Federal Reserve officials thought inflation would be running solidly at their 2% target this year. It isn’t. And they are puzzled over why and what t...
08:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. underlying inflation firming; labor market tightening U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June amid solid gains in the costs of a range of goods and services, b...
17:00, 07/11/2019

US STOCKS-Futures decline ahead of inflation reading U.S. stock index futures dropped on Wednesday ahead of inflation data as trade worries returned to the forefront and weighed on sentiment after Washi...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest...
06:16, 07/12/2019

RBI Raises Retail Inflation Forecast To 3-3.1% For First Half Of 2019-20 In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2....
11:32, 06/06/2019

Confident Consumers Keep Spending Amid Soft Inflation U.S. consumers continued to spend and maintained confidence heading into the summer while inflation remained soft, according to data that will likely...
06:48, 07/31/2019

Fed officials see past misses as trouble for any new inflation approach The Federal Reserve is discussing whether a better way to get the U.S. economy to hit the central bank's inflation target is to tolerate much higher ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Draghi questions market-based inflation indicators Some market-based measures of inflation expectations have lost significance “due to technical conditions”, the European Central Bank’s President Mari...
17:32, 06/18/2019

The Market's Inflation Expectations Aren't Making Sense Inflation expectations implied by the price of financial assets are a key guide for central bankers and investors alike. Seeing how they have behaved...
12:48, 06/14/2019

Record Low Inflation Expectations Bolster U.S. Government Bonds Treasury prices are rising again Friday, with the 10-year yield briefly falling below 2.08% amid an inflation sentiment reading that touched a record...
19:16, 06/14/2019

Trump's Latest Tariffs Likely to Have Only Modest Impact on Inflation The latest tariff increases on Chinese imports will likely deliver a modest and temporary boost to U.S. inflation,reflecting the relatively small por...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Fed Governor Says Central Bank Could Take Advantage of Trade War Inflation Lael Brainard, a Fed governor, said the potential inflation on imports caused by President Trump’s tariffs could help the central bank achieve one of...
21:32, 05/16/2019

Why central banks should forget about 2% inflation | Jeffrey Frankel Economists remain fixated on the need for 2% inflation. It’s time to move onThe Federal Reserve has some reasons to cut interest rates at its 31 July...
21:16, 07/26/2019

Hollywood's 10 top-grossing films ever, adjusted for inflation Is 'Avengers: Endgame' all that? These would be the 10 highest-grossing films if Hollywood recalculated the box office based on modern tick...
02:00, 07/23/2019

The top 10 highest-grossing films of all time in the US, adjusted for inflation Here are the top 10 highest-grossing films if Hollywood did adjust the box office based on modern ticket prices in the U.S.     ...
20:32, 07/22/2019

If Hollywood adjusted its highest-grossing films for inflation, this would be the top 10 There's a reason the film industry doesn't measure the success of modern movies against those of the past — movie ticket inflation isn'...
18:16, 07/22/2019

U.S. wage inflation moderate, Midwest manufacturing slumps U.S. labor costs rose at their slowest pace in 1-1/2 years in the second quarter, the latest sign of benign inflation that enabled the Federal Reserv...
21:48, 07/31/2019

Slowing inflation may lead Fed to cut interest rates: Kudlow Slowing inflation may lead the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said in a television interview on Mon...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Iran slashes four zeroes from rial currency over inflation Iran is planning to remove four zeroes from its national currency, the rial, as the country struggles with soaring inflation. The oil-rich nation's e...
14:16, 07/31/2019

Time to Relent on 2%? Japan Debates Inflation Target Monetary authorities galore have set inflation targets of around 2%, including the U.S. Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the Bank of En...
23:16, 07/30/2019

Fed's Williams Says It's 'Good' Economy Can Have Strong Job Market Without Inflation New York Fed leader John Williams said Monday the central bank’s views on how low the unemployment rate can go without sparking inflation have evolve...
02:48, 05/21/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise On Weak Inflation Data U.S. government bond prices rose after a Commerce Department report showed that a key measure of inflation fell in the first quarter, even as the eco...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Dollar Edges Lower Following Soft Inflation Data The dollar slipped Friday after a measure of first-quarter inflation came in below expectations despite surprisingly strong economic growth in the fi...
19:16, 04/28/2019

U.S. consumer spending roars back, but inflation tame U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March as households stepped up purchases of motor vehicles, but price pressu...
19:00, 04/29/2019

Why former fed chair Alan Greenspan is wrong about inflation estimates Alan Greenspan, who used to be an important person, says the government’s inflation figures are wrong. Esther George, who is still important — as the...
09:00, 05/16/2019

Inflation Expectations Ease in August, New York Fed Survey Says Amid signs overall inflation may be moving higher, inflation expectations headed the other way in August, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Ne...
03:48, 09/10/2019

The Latest: European Central Bank unhappy with low inflation European Central Bank President Mario Draghi says the eurozone’s monetary authority is ready to provide more stimulus because it is not willing to ac...
15:48, 07/25/2019

Government Economists Turn to Big Data in Estimating Inflation The government is trying to incorporate insights from the massive amounts of information that firms collect, as part of doing business, into official...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Fed officials face weak inflation, but split over what it means U.S. Federal Reserve officials were divided Friday over how seriously to treat a slide in inflation, with one top policymaker saying the Fed was "clo...
19:16, 06/21/2019

ECB back to easing again, but inflation still not in its grip: Reuters poll The European Central Bank will cut its deposit rate next week and announce a restart of its asset purchase program, but over 80% of economists polled...
03:00, 09/04/2019

Zimbabwe’s civil servants protest pay as inflation hits 176% Representatives of Zimbabwe’s government workers Tuesday protested against what they called “slave salaries” as inflation almost doubled to 176%, a d...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Wall St. gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation d...
19:00, 04/29/2019

US STOCKS-Futures edge lower ahead of inflation data U.S. stocks were on course to open lower on Monday after hitting another closing high in the previous session, as investors awaited inflation data an...
14:48, 04/29/2019

Buffett: low inflation at odds with current fiscal, monetary policy Warren Buffett said he does not think that the present economic conditions with regard to fiscal and monetary policy can co-exist with "really low in...
15:32, 05/03/2019

How Interest Rates, Inflation Impact Equity Select Sectors Tech stocks loathe volatility, higher short-term rates benefit financials but hurt real estate and utilities. See key factors that drive equity selec...
19:32, 06/11/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures pare gains after inflation data U.S. stock index futures pared gains on Thursday after U.S. underlying consumer prices increased by the most in nearly 1-1/2 years in June, dimming h...
16:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. Inflation Expectations Decline to Lowest Level Since Late 2017, N.Y. Fed Says Inflation expectations are continuing to fall, in what is likely to be a worrisome development for the Federal Reserve as it contemplates whether to ...
15:32, 06/11/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the hi...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Pakistani PM Imran Khan draws ire over taxes, rising inflation Pakistan's prime minister is facing a backlash over his economic policies, with public discontent growing over increased taxes and rising inflation. ...
16:16, 07/14/2019

Brazil inflation on a downward path - central bank president Inflation in Brazil, a country that once suffered from hyperinflation, is low and predictable, and appears to be heading lower, central bank presiden...
18:16, 08/28/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. inflation perks ups; slowing economy may limit gains U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, but a cooling in spending pointed to a slowdown in economic growth that could keep ...
19:16, 05/31/2019

Wholesale Price Index Inflation Eases To Near 2 Year Low At 2.02% In June Wholesale price-based inflation declined for the second consecutive month to its 23-month low of 2.02 per cent in June, helped by decline in prices o...
12:00, 07/15/2019

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for 1st time in 3 months -NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure ...
18:16, 07/08/2019

Markets see long fight ahead as ECB battles low inflation expectations Mario Draghi's dramatic Tuesday hints of further monetary easing by the European Central Bank has stabilized collapsing euro zone inflation expectati...
10:16, 06/20/2019

Fed Could Mull Lower Rates if Inflation and Global Risks Worsen Richard Clarida, the Fed’s vice chairman, said persistently low inflation or worsening global conditions could cause officials to reconsider patience...
23:16, 05/30/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. inflation picks up; slowing economy likely to curb rise U.S. consumer prices increased by the most in 15 months in April, which could support the Federal Reserve's contention that recent low inflation read...
15:48, 05/31/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market ...
18:48, 06/13/2019

Consumer Inflation Hits 10-Month High Of 3.21% In August: 10 Points Consumer inflation came in at 3.21 per cent in August, government data showed on Thursday. That marked the highest level recorded since October last ...
22:00, 09/12/2019

Trump Rules Out Indexing Capital-Gains Taxes to Inflation President Trump told his advisers that he doesn’t plan to try to bypass Congress and lower capital-gains taxes by indexing gains to inflation, accord...
04:48, 09/12/2019

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 goo...
18:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation weak The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market ...
15:32, 06/13/2019

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure ...
19:32, 07/08/2019

Fed describes labor market as strong, weak inflation as 'transitory' U.S. economic growth continued "at a solid pace" in the first half of the year though it likely weakened in recent months as higher tariffs depressed...
23:32, 07/05/2019

Cuban government imposes price controls as it seeks to keep lid on inflation Communist-run Cuba has imposed price controls on goods and services ranging from lemons and pork to haircuts and taxi fares in what it says is an eff...
07:32, 08/16/2019

Mexico central bank governor says core inflation a 'challenge' Mexican central bank Governor Alejandro Diaz de Leon sees core inflation as a 'challenge' and said the bank will consider new information over the co...
09:00, 08/16/2019

Markets doubt Fed's ability to defend economy, spur inflation The U.S. Federal Reserve wanted to do two things when it cut rates for the first time in a decade last month: Support the economy and spark inflation...
08:16, 08/23/2019

Treasurys Extend Gains as Investors Focus on Trade and Inflation U.S. government-bond prices rose in choppy trading as investors kept a close eye on U.S.-China trade developments and reacted to a mixed inflation re...
21:16, 05/10/2019

WRAPUP 1-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,...
16:32, 08/09/2019

Wall Street climbs as tame inflation data supports dovish Fed U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and benign inflation data unders...
20:48, 04/29/2019

Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold The Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its policy meeting this week as policymakers balance recent stronger-than-expected U...
20:48, 04/29/2019

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt America...
01:16, 06/03/2019

FOREX-Euro dips on report on ECB inflation goal, dollar flat The euro dipped on Thursday following a report the European Central Bank staff is studying a potential change to its inflation goal, while the dollar...
18:32, 07/18/2019

China's food inflation rose 6.1% in April as pork prices spiked China's April consumer inflation was in line with expectations, but a spike in pork prices contributed to higher food prices, the National Burea...
08:48, 05/09/2019

Turkey's Albayrak says inflation falling, hopes to achieve targets at year-end Turkish Finance Minister Berat Albayrak said on Monday that the falling trend in inflation continued after consumer prices eased to a less-than-expec...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Higher Fed Inflation Target Before Recession Would Have Led to Faster Recovery, Economists Find A higher Fed inflation target ahead of the 2007-09 recession likely would have given the central bank more room to lower interest rates and resulted ...
15:32, 07/25/2019

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow The European Commission lowered its estimates on Wednesday for euro zone growth and inflation, saying uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a majo...
15:32, 07/10/2019

How the Amazon-Google-Uber effect sets inflation | Mohamed El-Erian Tech innovations have driven the drift down in prices – policymakers ignore such forces at their peril Debates about inflation in advanced economies ...
12:32, 05/24/2019

Carrefour Brasil expects food inflation to ease despite pressure from China Carrefour Brasil expects food inflation to stabilize despite external factors such as a swine flu outbreak in China, Chief Executive Officer of whole...
17:00, 05/10/2019

What are the warning signs of a recession? Experts say inflation, political turmoil, fear We asked experts to list the key indicators that a recession is on the way, and whether or not those indicators are present in the market today. Here...
02:16, 08/22/2019

Fed Holds Rates Steady, Signals Concern Over Sluggish Spending, Low Inflation Federal Reserve officials agreed to hold their benchmark interest rate steady Wednesday and noted some key economic activity had slowed during the fi...
21:16, 05/01/2019

World bonds wave recession flags as future inflation evaporates After almost three years of successfully predicting a global economic revival, world bond markets are furiously flagging the risk of yet another rece...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Eurozone economic growth halves and inflation slows – business live Eurozone growth cools to 0.2% in second quarter; unemployment at 11-year lowFed expected to cut rates for first time in a decadePound rebounds from 2...
12:16, 07/31/2019

Energy bills and air fares drive UK inflation up, as pound slides - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, including the latest on the US-China trade war and new UK inflation figuresInflation jump...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Almost 1m public sector workers to get above-inflation pay rises, ministers announce - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 1.25pm BST Here are links to the written ministerial statements out today with de...
14:32, 07/22/2019

REFILE-US STOCKS-Wall St gains as soft inflation data supports accommodative Fed U.S. stocks edged higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq hitting record highs, as consumer spending rose in March and a benign inflation d...
19:16, 04/29/2019

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more differen...
10:48, 06/06/2019

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame....
15:32, 06/28/2019

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inf...
15:32, 07/12/2019

CEE MARKETS-Currencies tread water as investors await ECB, local inflation data Central European currencies were steady on Monday while stocks mostly rose as investors shifted focus to the European Central Bank's meeting later th...
13:00, 09/09/2019

Brazil needs concrete progress on reform to anchor inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's fiscal and economic reform agenda is crucial to a benign outlook for inflation, central bank President Roberto Campos N...
01:48, 07/05/2019

Euro zone second-quarter growth halves, inflation slows despite jobless at 11-year low Euro zone economic growth halved in the April-June period and inflation slowed sharply in July even though the unemployment rate fell to its lowest i...
22:16, 07/31/2019

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at Bronx school amid high test scores At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classe...
02:32, 06/30/2019

Trump deputies study cutting taxes by indexing capital gains to inflation Several offices within the Trump administration are studying a policy that would lower taxes for investments such as stocks and real estate, accordin...
18:00, 09/03/2019

Producer price index for June shows smallest rise in business inflation in over 2 years The main gauge that measures business prices in the United States recorded a small increase for the month of June -- which capped the smallest annual...
19:16, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates i...
11:48, 07/03/2019

African swine fever could drive up inflation in emerging markets as pork prices soar African swine fever, which has already ravaged pig herds in China and pushed up food prices there, could also drive up inflation in the other emergin...
10:16, 06/17/2019

Japan's core consumer inflation ticks up in April, BOJ's price goal stays distant Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.9 % in April from a year earlier, accelerating slightly from the previous month but remaining distant from t...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Venezuela inflation hits 10 million percent. 'Shock therapy' is its only chance to undo the damage A coup taking down Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro would be only the first step to get the South American economy back on track. Shock therapy wi...
15:32, 08/03/2019

Asia Pacific shares set to trade mixed as investors await Chinese inflation data China's inflation rate for the month of July is set to be released around 9:30 a.m. HK/SIN on Friday. Investors will be looking out for the impa...
02:32, 08/09/2019

Asia shares mixed as Chinese food inflation soars, Japan GDP beats expectations China's consumer inflation for the month of July rose at its fastest year-on-year pace since February 2018, according to data from the National ...
08:32, 08/09/2019

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension syste...
14:32, 07/12/2019

Labor Dept. Producer Price Index shows slowing inflation amid slower growth National inflation settled a bit in May as the Producer Price Index climbed a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, the Labor Department said in its month...
00:00, 06/12/2019

"Concrete" progress on reform agenda critical to Brazil economy, inflation -central bank chief Concrete progress on Brazil's economic and fiscal reform agenda is essential to fostering a sustained economic recovery and benign outlook for inflat...
16:32, 06/25/2019

World stocks rally after U.S. payrolls data tops views; inflation comments dent dollar Global equity markets rallied on Friday, buoyed by a U.S. payrolls report that shot past expectations, while the dollar weakened after several Federa...
00:48, 05/04/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt extends gains on inflation data, Gulf dips on recession fears Egyptian blue-chip stocks rose to their highest in nearly three and a half months, extending the previous session's gains, after Egypt reported bette...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Rail fare increase 2019: Commuter prices to rise even higher after inflation index hits 2.8% Commuter rail fares are to rise even higher than expected in the new year after the inflation benchmark they are linked to went up faster than foreca...
16:00, 08/14/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real slides on weak inflation outlook; Latam stocks fall Latin American currencies slid lower on Tuesday, led by the Brazilian real after the government cut its 2019 annual inflation forecast, pointing to f...
18:16, 09/10/2019

World stocks climb after U.S. payrolls data tops views; dollar falls with inflation comments Global equity markets rallied on Friday, buoyed by a U.S. payrolls report that blew past expectations, while the dollar weakened after several Federa...
21:32, 05/03/2019

Trade talks closing in on finish line as markets weigh inflation data, earnings in week ahead A trade agreement between the U.S. and China could be a strong catalyst for stocks, even though analysts say the market may have already priced in mu...
20:16, 05/03/2019

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation Trump and economic advisor Larry Kudlow have also called for lower rates, though the Fed generally makes decisions independently of political demands...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Fed will fix its own fumble with rate cut Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell telegraphed to the markets that a rate cut is coming. There seems to be quite a bit of uncertainty ...
20:00, 07/14/2019

Do Investors Really Want This Fed Rate Cut? Investors betting that the Fed will almost certainly cut rates next month and twice more in 2019 following Wednesday’s meeting should consider what s...
02:16, 06/20/2019

Did someone say rate cut? Five questions for the ECB After weeks of speculation that interest rate cuts and another round of asset purchases are on their way, investors hope Thursday's European Central ...
09:16, 07/22/2019

Fed: Neither rate hike nor cut is likely soon The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday and signaled that it's unlikely to either raise or cut rates in coming months...
23:48, 05/01/2019

A Fed interest rate cut is in the bag. What then? U.S. central bankers are expected to lower borrowing costs this week for the first time since the depths of the financial crisis more than a decade a...
07:48, 07/29/2019

Is Fed rate cut good or bad? The Federal Reserve's recent interest rate cut means lower costs for automakers, dealers and consumers -- but it's a sign the economy is slowing....
20:32, 08/06/2019

Fat burning heart rate: Everything you need to know A person's fat burning heart rate depends on their age. Staying within this heart rate range during exercise is supposed to help people lose weight. ...
11:00, 08/10/2019

Rate Spikes and Crises: Here We Go Again Interest rates make a lot of headlines these days. We find important correlations between the rates and the overall health of the stock market and ec...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Hold the Applause for a Rate Cut When the Federal Reserve cuts rates, it is usually because something bad is happening. Investors, in their joy over the prospect of Fed easing, may h...
17:00, 06/09/2019

Here's what that Fed rate cut means for your finances Everything from credit cards to car loans are generally based on a benchmark rate, which in turn is influenced by the Fed's target interest rate...
04:48, 08/01/2019

What to expect when you're expecting a rate cut A week of dovish fireworks out of the central banking community has just gone by with most of the world's leading central banks now guiding towa...
09:32, 06/25/2019

3 ways to play a Fed rate cut The market is fully betting on a rate cut from the Federal Reserve this week — the Fed's first such move in a decade — but investors continue to...
18:48, 07/30/2019

Fed's Kaplan Says He Is 'Agnostic' About Whether Next Rate Move Is Up or Down Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said Thursday he is concerned about the potential for trade-related uncertainty to exert a dra...
03:16, 05/24/2019

The Fed should ditch the rate cut and re-establish its independence The Fed’s big problem is that the economy isn’t doing badly enough for rate cuts — no matter how much the president begs. Last Friday the Bureau of E...
16:48, 07/30/2019

What the Federal Reserve Interest Rate Cut Might Mean for You The Federal Reserve is scheduled to lower interest rates this week. What does that mean, and how might it affect your spending decisions?...
19:48, 07/29/2019

The Fed should stop its interest-rate games Rather than try to figure out which placebo will best assuage the delicate psychologies of day-traders, the Federal Reserve Board should announce it ...
22:00, 08/01/2019

Why is the C-section rate still climbing in Canada? Every year the rate of delivering a baby via surgery continues to climb and is far above the ideal rate put forward by the World Health Organization....
02:48, 05/29/2019

ECB Signals Rate Cut, Possible Asset Purchases The European Central Bank signaled it is preparing to cut short-term interest rates for the first time since early 2016 and possibly restart its gian...
15:48, 07/25/2019

Meet the Economist Who Predicted the Fed's Rate Cut After the Federal Reserve signaled a pause in interest-rate increases at the end of January, only one of 62 economists surveyed in February by The Wa...
13:32, 08/01/2019

EPF Vs GPF: Benefits, Rate of Interest And Other Details There are three major provident fund accounts -- namely Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, General Provident Fund or GPF and Public Provident Fund or ...
19:32, 05/14/2019

Oil rises 1.2% on prospect of US interest rate cut Oil prices edged higher on Monday as the prospect of an expected interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve overshadowed pessimism over U.S.-China...
01:16, 07/30/2019

Dallas Fed president says it’s time for a rate cut — but just one Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan has joined the chorus of central bank leaders hinting that an interest-rate cut is coming at the end o...
18:48, 07/16/2019

Trump urges Fed to do more than a 'small rate cut' U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged the Federal Reserve to go beyond making a "small rate cut" this week, raising pressure on the central ban...
19:16, 07/29/2019

Chances of a September Fed rate cut increase Traders now see a bigger chance of another rate cut by the Federal Reserve in September after it lowered interest rates for the first time since 2008...
23:16, 07/31/2019

CDC: US fertility rate falls to ‘all-time-low’ Pregnant woman sitting on sofa with blank notebook, pen, tiny shoes and sonogram and writing names for her baby, making shopping list, top view, copy...
02:49, 07/27/2019

US economy grew at solid 3.1% rate in Q1 WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1% rate in the first three months of the year, but much of that gain was based on temporary fact...
16:16, 05/30/2019

How would you rate Apple's newest AirPods? The original Airpods from 2016 had issues with sound quality and fit, but the second generation packed in a few upgrades, including a H1 chipset that...
03:00, 08/09/2019

Powell signals that rate cut could be coming soon Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is likely to cut interest rates late this month for the first time in a decade in ...
19:16, 07/10/2019

Trump Criticizes Expected Fed Rate Cut as 'Not Enough' President Trump said that the Federal Reserve’s expected small interest-rate cut this week is “not enough,” but he expressed optimism that the countr...
17:48, 07/29/2019

Fed Readies First Interest-Rate Cut Since 2008 The Federal Reserve is expected to reduce its benchmark interest rate by one quarter percentage point, marking the fifth time in the past 25 years it...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Oil prices boosted by expectations of Fed rate cut Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Tuesday on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will this week cut interest rates for the first time in more than 10...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Rate Cuts Aren't as Certain as Markets Think Economics Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson was fond of saying that rational people change their mind when the facts change. In the case of interest rate...
12:16, 06/06/2019

The Fed: Is There Such a Thing as a "Neutral" Rate Policy? Our analyst Murray Gunn says "The Fed doesn’t control the economy." Now see his evidence -- namely, a 40-plus year chart of GDP and the Fed Fun...
16:32, 05/01/2019

The Mets Are Metsing At An Alarming Rate The high point of the Mets’ existence on Sunday, and not inconceivably of their entire season, came when the team’s Twitter account attempted to dunk...
15:32, 06/24/2019

ECB Raises Prospect of Rate Cut, Follows Fed Lead ECB President Mario Draghi opened the door to interest-rate cuts for the eurozone economy, a significant policy shift that amplifies a global trend t...
02:00, 06/07/2019

IT Unemployment Rate Estimated at 20-Year Low Demand is surging for information-technology workers with advanced digital skills, as more companies seek help developing data analytics, artificial ...
04:32, 06/11/2019

Fed Lines Up Another Quarter-Point Rate Cut Federal Reserve officials are gearing up to reduce interest rates at their next policy meeting in two weeks, most likely by a quarter-percentage poin...
15:32, 09/05/2019

You Probably Don't Know Your Credit Card's Interest Rate Think about the credit cards in your wallet right now. Can you rattle off the rewards you earn for each of them? What about the interest rates: Can y...
04:48, 08/23/2019

Fed Begins Debate On Whether to Cut Rate as Soon as June One month ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell played down speculation of an interest-rate cut this summer. Now officials face a darker econom...
21:32, 06/06/2019

Non-Subsidised LPG Rate Hiked. Here's How Much You Pay This Month LPG cylinder rate: In July and August, the non-subsidised prices of LPG were lowered by a total Rs 163 per cylinder (14.2 kilograms) each in Delhi an...
08:00, 09/02/2019

Non-Subsidised LPG Rate Hiked, Here's How Much You Pay This Month LPG cylinder rate: In July and August, the non-subsidised prices of LPG were lowered by a total Rs 163 per cylinder (14.2 kilograms) each in Delhi an...
07:00, 09/02/2019

Traders see fading prospects for Fed rate cut Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures trimmed bets the Federal Reserve would cut rates before the end of the year after Fed Chairman Jerom...
23:00, 05/01/2019

Cut US Interest Rate 'Down To ZERO, Or Less', Says Donald Trump President Donald Trump wants US "interest rates down to ZERO, or less," he tweeted Wednesday amid widespread expectations that the Federal Reserve wi...
15:16, 09/11/2019

Most Economists Say Fed's Next Move Is Rate Cut, Survey Says More than three quarters of economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect the Federal Reserve’s next move will be to lower interest rates, wh...
16:32, 06/13/2019

U.S. job growth seen accelerating, rate cut still expected U.S. job growth likely rebounded in June, with wage gains expected to pick up, but that would probably not be enough to discourage the Federal Reserv...
06:48, 07/05/2019

Opinion: This matters more than jobless rate This Friday, headlines will tout two big numbers from the monthly jobs report: the unemployment rate and the number of new jobs created. But there is...
01:00, 09/07/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at 3.2% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy roared back in the first quarter, growing at a rapid pace despite multiple headwinds, suggesting the current expansion has more room...
18:32, 04/28/2019

This little-known metric is key to the Fed’s interest rate decisions Analyzing the employment numbers that came out on July 5 requires a basic understanding of BS. “BS” doesn’t mean what you are thinking. In this case,...
08:16, 07/09/2019

Fed's not yet done with U.S. rate hikes, says Guggenheim Global CIO Federal Reserve policymakers have no reason to change U.S. interest rates anytime soon but will startle global markets by resuming rate hikes rather ...
23:16, 04/30/2019

Will Fed Rate Cuts Bolster Job Growth? Corporations slowed hiring in May amid concerns over the drawn-out trade war with China. Are Fed rate cuts the impetus that can galvanize employment?...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Markets Bet on Fed Rate Cut---but Goldman, UBS Don't Agree Despite the market’s conviction, analysts from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America doubt the Fed will cut rates this summer. As the central bank kicks o...
17:00, 06/18/2019

US suicide rate at its highest since the end of the second world war Suicide rates in the US are at their highest since the second world war, and a new report shows an increase among Native Americans and Asian or Pacif...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Here's why you might want to rethink getting an adjustable rate mortgage With recessionary fears causing longer-term interest rates to hover near or below short-term rates, the advantage that typically comes with adjustabl...
17:16, 08/23/2019

Mortgage Rates Were Falling Before Fed Signaled Rate Cut The Federal Reserve is prepared to cut interest rates this week for the first time since 2008, but the biggest source of debt for U.S. consumers—mort...
16:16, 07/30/2019

Trump fails to see rate cut would hurt savers Donald Trump just doesn’t seem to understand interest rates. The president went on several tweet rants recently, his latest attempt to bully the Fede...
16:48, 07/30/2019

Canada Jobless Rate Edged Up In June Canada’s jobless rate edged up and the number of people employed was roughly unchanged in June following two straight months of stronger-than-anticip...
15:32, 07/05/2019

Time to Bet on Multiple Rate Cuts? Analysts Say It's Too Soon Federal-funds futures suggest investors are more convinced than ever that the Fed will lower rates multiple times by the end of the year. Economic da...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Arizona unemployment rate declines to 4.8% in April PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.8% in April, down from 5% in March. State officials say ArizonaR...
09:16, 05/18/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at Unrevised 3.1% Rate in First Quarter The pace of U.S. economic growth remained at a strong 3.1% annual rate in the first three months of the year, but a downward revision to consumer spe...
19:00, 06/27/2019

As Fed nears rate cut, policymakers debate how deep, and even if With the first U.S. interest rate reduction in a decade expected later this month, two Federal Reserve policymakers sketched out arguments on Tuesday...
03:16, 07/17/2019

Suicide rate for Native American women is up 139% Suicide disproportionately affects Native Americans and Alaska Natives, who experience higher rates of poverty, substance abuse and PTSD.  ...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Mutation that protects against HIV raises death rate NEW YORK (AP) — A large new study finds that people with a DNA mutation that reduces their risk of HIV infection may die sooner. The researchers say ...
17:16, 06/03/2019

S&P 500 Ticks Lower as Expected Fed Rate Cut Looms The S&P 500 inched lower as investors looked ahead to a key Federal Reserve meeting that many anticipate will result in the first interest-rate cut s...
05:16, 07/30/2019

GST Fitment Committee Opposes Tax Rate Cut On Automobiles Late last week, the GST Fitment Committee, a panel of GST officials from the GST Council, came together to discuss the repercussions of GST rate cut ...
15:00, 09/09/2019

Powell's speech support U.S. rate-cut bets U.S. interest rates futures rose on Friday as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank will do what it can to preserve the longest U...
01:48, 08/24/2019

Oil prices rise as market eyes likely Fed rate cut Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Tuesday on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will this week cut interest rates for the first time in more than 10...
09:48, 07/30/2019

How borrowers like Trump could use negative-rate deals Imagine how the president who keeps pushing for lower U.S. interest rates would have responded to negative borrowing rates during his days as a real ...
22:00, 08/09/2019

U.S. birth rate fell to a 32-year low in 2018 The U.S. birth rate dropped 2 percent from 2018 to 2017, hitting a 32-year low, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for ...
19:32, 05/15/2019

Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday pushed back on market expectations and presidential pressure for the central bank to deliver a significant U.S. ...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Crude Oil Bulls Got Their Rate Cut. And... Oil Prices Crashed 8.1% in One Day? Before the Fed's July 31 decision on interest rates, oil bulls crossed their fingers for the first rate cut since 2008. That's exactly what happened....
17:32, 08/02/2019

Oro Valley residents could see water rate increase ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – Residents in Oro Valley could see their water rates increase. Oro Valley council members will be voting to approve the incr...
15:32, 05/15/2019

Oil rises on expectations of Fed rate cut, another U.S. crude drawdown Oil prices rose on Tuesday, on track to close at a two-week high, on optimism the U.S. Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this week for the firs...
20:48, 07/30/2019

A pro-growth carbon tax could lower the payroll tax rate The demand for climate change action is growing, prompting many conservatives to look for policies to address climate change while holding true to th...
22:32, 08/03/2019

U.S. Economy Grew at Revised 3.1% Rate in First Quarter The U.S. economy grew at a slightly slower rate in the first three months of 2019 than earlier estimated, and a key measure of U.S. corporate profits...
15:32, 05/30/2019

Dallas Fed President: Too Early to Tell Whether Rate Cut Will Be Warranted Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan said it is too soon to say whether the Fed will need to reduce interest rates in coming months...
06:00, 06/25/2019

An RBA rate cut will not send the economy into a boom: Economist An interest rate cut from the Reserve Bank of Australia is probably going to just stem the pace of house price declines, says Adam Boyton of the Busi...
15:32, 07/02/2019

Powell Signals Rate Cut Likely at Meeting This Month Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the U.S. economy faced a favorable outlook and cited the central bank’s steps to provide more stimulus as...
21:00, 09/06/2019

Investors Find Ways to Play a Fed Rate Cut The expected Federal Reserve rate cut is prompting investors and financial advisers to reposition portfolios, including buying stocks, in order to yi...
21:16, 07/31/2019

U.S. job growth surges; unemployment rate drops to 3.6 % U.S. job growth surged in April and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in nearly half a century, pointing to sustained strength in economic ...
00:48, 05/04/2019

Ugh, this is what Bitcoin’s hash rate means and why it matters Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Earlie...
23:32, 08/05/2019

The Latest: Strong US job gains of 263,000 cuts rate to 3.6% WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the April jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Hiring jumped in April as U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs, a str...
16:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. Worker Productivity Advances at Best Rate Since 2010 U.S. workers’ efficiency improved during the past year at the best pace in nearly a decade, laying groundwork for stronger wage growth and continued ...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Wall Street unimpressed by Fed's expected rate cut Wall Street had a mixed reaction on Wednesday after the expected interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve, the first in a decade, failed to impr...
21:48, 07/31/2019

Fed Faces Unfamiliar Dilemma With Rate Projections The Federal Reserve’s so-called dot plot hasn’t existed during a period when markets expected the central bank’s next move would be to cut rates, and...
18:16, 06/17/2019

Indeed: AI job-posting rate slows and interest dips Job-posting growth for AI jobs has slowed, and interest in these jobs is also dipping compared to a year earlier, according to job site Indeed.Read M...
20:32, 06/28/2019

Fed rate cut, trade wars: How to know if you have too much risk in your portfolio Recent market highs could have prompted you to take on more equity risk in your portfolio. Here's why you may want to reevaluate your positions ...
15:00, 08/02/2019

Fed's Bullard Wants to See Rate Cut's Impact Before Determining Next Move St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President James Bullard said it is too soon to say whether or when the central bank will need to cut rates because he ...
18:00, 08/06/2019

St. Louis Fed's Bullard Sees No Need for Larger Rate Cut Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard said he would support a quarter-percentage-point cut in the central bank’s benchmark short-...
16:16, 07/19/2019

For Decoding Labor Market, Unemployment Rate May Not Do the Job A low jobless rate should mean a tight labor market and inflation on the rise. Instead, wage growth has been muted and inflation weak, leading econom...
23:16, 07/14/2019

S&P 500, Dow hit record high at open on hopes of rate cut The S&P 500 and Dow indexes hit a record high at the open on Friday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's dovish remarks this week boosted ...
16:16, 07/12/2019

Stocks gain on Fed rate cut optimism; oil drops A gauge of global stocks advanced on Thursday, erasing declines on a late rally after comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve policymaker heightened exp...
04:00, 07/19/2019

What job growth in June can reveal about a Fed rate cut in July Slowing private payroll growth in June, an indicator of broader labor market performance, will play a key role in whether the Federal Reserve cuts in...
19:16, 07/03/2019

Goldman skeptical of 'insurance' U.S. rate cuts from Fed Goldman Sachs economists said on Sunday they are skeptical of "insurance" U.S. interest rate decreases from the Federal Reserve to forestall possible...
21:48, 06/16/2019

Fed's Powell Faces Senators After Rate Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify before the Senate Banking Committee after signaling to a House panel that the central bank is rea...
14:48, 07/11/2019

RBI Seen Cutting Rate On June 6, May Turn "Accommodative" Beginning a three day review on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank of India's six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) can draw comfort from subdued inflati...
10:16, 06/04/2019

World Looms Large in Fed Rate Plans Like it or not, the Fed is the world’s central bank. Thus, it is now signaling it will likely cut rates in coming months, not because the U.S. is hea...
13:32, 06/20/2019

Subways hit highest ‘on-time’ rate in six years: MTA Weekday subway trains are more punctual than they have been in six years, officials announced Thursday — but warned the improvements will plate...
23:32, 09/12/2019

Oil prices fall after OPEC+ talks, ECB rate cut Oil prices fell on Thursday after a meeting of the OPEC+ alliance yielded no decision on deepening supply cuts but focused instead on bringing Nigeri...
19:48, 09/12/2019

Wall Street soars on U.S. rate cut hopes Wall Street's three major indexes rallied on Tuesday to clock their biggest one-day gains in five months after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell le...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Fed chairman hints at first interest rate cut in over a decade Officials believe weakening global economy and rising trade tensions strengthened the case for a rate cut, Jerome Powell wroteThe US looks increasing...
18:32, 07/10/2019

UBS sees U.S. rate cut if economic data deteriorate UBS economists said on Tuesday the Federal Reserve would consider lower U.S. interest rates if economic data deteriorate to levels that raise concern...
22:16, 06/04/2019

Wall Street rebounds on rate-cut hopes U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, led by a rebound in the technology sector, as Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank would act "as ap...
21:16, 06/04/2019

Why Rate Cuts in Europe May Do More Harm Than Good The European Central Bank is likely to launch a fresh wave of loose-money policies to jolt its stubbornly low inflation rate. But many suspect its pr...
12:32, 09/12/2019

These colleges have the highest employment rate after graduating Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge tells us about a report analyzing colleges with the highest post-graduation employment rate.    ...
19:32, 06/20/2019

Fed's rate-cut debate focuses on 'robust' U.S. consumer Slowing global economies, the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing and a warning sign of recession flashing in the U.S. Treasury marke...
00:32, 09/05/2019

Oil jumps 1.5% on expectations of Fed rate cut, supply drawdown Oil prices rose for a fourth day on Tuesday on optimism the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates for the first time in more than 10 years, support...
10:32, 08/01/2019

Black unemployment rate hits record low The unemployment rate among black Americans hit a record low in August, closing in on the gap in unemployment rates between white and black Americans...
17:00, 09/07/2019

Markets surge after Fed signals rate-cut probability The stock market roared Tuesday as Federal Reserve officials signaled they were open to cutting rates to prolong the US economy’s 10-year expansion. ...
09:32, 06/05/2019

Trump is pushing the Fed for a big rate cut. But would it help or hurt the economy? President Trump is calling on the Fed to cut interest rates by a full percentage point. But such a step carries risks for the economy and markets. &...
04:16, 08/21/2019

NYC’s rent-stabilized units about to see rate hikes The city’s Rent Guidelines Board narrowly backed a proposal Tuesday night that would hike rents for the million-plus New Yorkers who live in re...
23:32, 05/08/2019

A Recap Of RBI Key Interest Rate Changes In Past One Year RBI interest rate: While many economists expect the six-member panel to announce a reduction in repo rate, analysts will keenly look out for any step...
23:16, 06/05/2019

Philadelphia Fed's Harker Sees No Need for Interest-Rate Changes Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said he doesn’t see a compelling reason to lower interest rates given the apparent strength of the U.S. eco...
18:16, 07/09/2019

All eyes on Fed as stock market pines for rate cut The Federal Open Market Committee meeting next week is shaping up as a pivotal one for Wall Street, with stocks primed for a selloff should the Fed f...
21:00, 06/14/2019

Trump knocks Fed chairman and calls for rate cut President Trump on Monday continued his broadside against Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, saying he has a “horrendous lack of vision,” and ca...
00:00, 08/20/2019

Trump Calls for a Big Fed Rate Cut, Again Criticizes Powell President Trump called for the Fed to sharply cut interest rates and again criticized the central bank’s chairman for a “horrendous lack of vision,” ...
23:32, 08/19/2019

Amazon rainforest burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate ...
19:16, 08/21/2019

US productivity grew at solid 3.4% rate in first quarter WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. productivity grew at a strong 3.4% rate in the January-March quarter, the best showing in more than four years. It is an encou...
16:00, 06/06/2019

Here are three reasons why a Fed rate cut won't save Wall Street Senior economists from both political parties say a rate cut may not work that smoothly even if the Fed says yes. And that poses risks to America...
05:16, 06/15/2019

Traders bet heavy on Fed rate cuts ahead Traders of U.S. short-term interest rate futures added to bets that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates starting next month, after the centra...
21:00, 06/19/2019

China may need more than a new interest rate to stimulate its economy Analysts generally doubt how effective the People Bank of China's latest interest rate announcement will be in significantly helping businesses ...
06:48, 08/22/2019

Exclusive: Fed's Mester weighing argument for U.S. rate cut One Federal Reserve policymaker who opposed the Fed's recent rate cut is considering whether to support such a move now given risks that a U.S.-China...
00:00, 08/17/2019

IVF study finds success rate a third lower in men over 51 than under 35 Expert who led study of 5,000 IVF cycles at London clinic busts myth that male fertility lasts for everIVF success rates decline significantly in old...
18:16, 06/26/2019

Stocks surge after Fed signals probable rate cut Wall Street just got a shot in the arm from the Federal Reserve. Stocks notched fresh highs — with the S&P briefly topping 3,000 for the first time e...
02:48, 07/11/2019

Need Uniform GST Rate Of 18% For All Components: ACMA President Speaking at the ongoing ACMA Convention, Ram Venkataramani - President, ACMA & Director, Amalgamations Component Group, today requested the GST counc...
13:16, 09/06/2019

Asia stocks dip on likely smaller Fed rate cut, oil gains Asia stocks eased on Monday as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East...
03:16, 07/22/2019

Dollar Falls as Expectations Build of a Rate Cut The Mexican peso fell against the dollar, pressured by flaring trade worries between Mexico and the U.S., but the greenback against many major curren...
23:00, 06/03/2019

US productivity grows at solid 3.6% rate in first quarter U.S. productivity grew at a solid 3.6% rate in the first three months of this year, the strongest quarterly gain in more than four years and a hopefu...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Kentucky’s Jobless Rate Stays Unchanged In May FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials say the state’s unemployment rate was unchanged in May. The Kentucky Center for Statistics says the st...
12:32, 06/21/2019

ECB Signals Possible Rate Cut Prompting Trump Tweets European Central Bank President Mario Draghi signaled that the bank could roll out fresh stimulus as soon as its next policy meeting in July, sending...
14:16, 06/18/2019

Birth rate in England and Wales at all-time low Rate drops by 46% from its ultimate peak in 1947 as 657,076 babies are bornThe birth rate in England and Wales has hit its lowest level since records...
19:00, 08/01/2019

RBC becomes first major bank to forecast BoE rate cut this year The Bank of England will be forced to cut interest rates this year because of rising risks to Britain from Brexit and global trade tensions, Royal Ba...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Run for cover NYC! Innocents being shot at an alarming rate June is only half over, and already this month seven innocent bystanders have been struck by bullets, two fatally, around the city. The four-borough ...
03:16, 06/14/2019

Many Fed officials saw near-term rate cut, not all convinced: minutes Many U.S. Federal Reserve officials at their last meeting thought more stimulus would be needed soon if risks to the U.S. economy did not let up, and...
00:16, 07/11/2019

That bad? How the U.S. economy stacks up to past rate cut cycles Spooked by a global economic slowdown, the U.S. Federal Reserve is seen launching on Wednesday its fifth interest rate-cutting campaign since 1995. I...
07:48, 07/29/2019

Unemployment rate in Arizona remains unchanged in May TUCSON – The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Arizona, which adjusts for seasonal fluctuations in the labor force, has remained unchan...
02:48, 06/21/2019

Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.25% Australia's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of 1.25% in the first rate change...
09:32, 06/04/2019

Will a Rate Cut Boost Equities, Defer any Recession? The Fed is expected to cut rates next week. Is a rate cut deep into an economic expansion unusual? It did so in 1987 and 1998. Find out what happened...
16:00, 07/26/2019

Still scope for US interest rate cut, says IMF's chief economist There is still room for the U.S. Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) chief economist suggested ahead ...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Fed's Rate Cut Plans Stop Making Sense The facts have changed, but the Federal Reserve sure doesn’t seem like it is changing its mind on leaning toward an interest-rate cut at its policy m...
17:48, 07/16/2019

WRAPUP 2-Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday pushed back on market expectations and presidential pressure for the central bank to deliver a significant U.S. ...
00:16, 06/26/2019

Fed's Kaplan Says Rate Cut Could Be Warranted Based on Bond Market Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said he could be convinced by arguments to cut rates based on signals coming from bond markets, even though he had...
04:16, 07/17/2019

Powell says Fed won’t buckle to pressure from Trump on rate cuts The Federal Reserve won’t be handing President Trump his rate cuts on a silver platter. Fed officials acknowledged on Tuesday that weakening economic...
03:16, 06/26/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin hash rate over 100,000 PH/s for the first time’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, ...
12:16, 09/06/2019

Scotland has highest drug-related death rate in EU Scotland had the highest drug-related death rate in the European Union in 2018, with the likes of heroin, methadone and cocaine killing at almost th...
00:48, 07/17/2019

Fed Would Consider Interest-Rate Cuts if Growth Outlook Darkens Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the U.S. economy remains in good shape but that the central bank would consider interest-rate cuts...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Bihar Encephalitis Mortality Rate Down Due Thanks To Centre: Minister The mortality rate due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) cases in Bihar has come down significantly due to strategic interventions made by the cen...
00:32, 06/26/2019

WRAPUP 1-Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views Federal Reserve officials on Tuesday pushed back on market expectations and presidential pressure for the central bank to deliver a significant U.S. ...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Economists call the Fed interest rate cut an ‘unwise decision’ The Federal Reserve’s quarter-point rate cut was too little for Wall Street — and too much for some economists. “The Fed’s decision today is like in ...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Powell says Fed insulated from politics, wrestling with rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," and that its policym...
22:32, 06/25/2019

Trump says Fed Chief Powell 'let us down' by not clearly signaling more rate cuts President Donald Trump said that Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell "let us down" on Wednesday hours after the Fed lowered its benchmark rate by ...
04:48, 08/01/2019

As Fed approaches rate cut, policymakers debate how deep to trim U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers, moving toward their first interest rate reduction in a decade later this month, on Tuesday sketched out arguments ...
01:32, 07/17/2019

Markets await first Fed rate cut in a decade – business live European stock markets higher despite growth slowdown to 0.2% in Q2Beijing describes latest trade talks as ‘constructive’Pound rebounds from 28-month...
14:48, 07/31/2019

Cut the fat: The obesity rate is dropping among US preschoolers, study shows The latest data shows obesity rates dropped to about 14% in 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported, down from 16% in 2010. &#...
05:16, 06/19/2019

Brazil's Sky-High Murder Rate Begins to Fall Homicides in Brazil have declined by a fifth this year after falling in 2018 at the fastest rate in at least a decade, reversing a violent trend that...
20:48, 09/10/2019

Obesity rate falling among US preschoolers, study shows CHICAGO — Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a US study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declin...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, pricier oil Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive Federal Reserve interest rate cut, while crude oil prices rose on h...
09:16, 07/22/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth an...
14:32, 05/07/2019

How London's homicide rate stacks up against major US cities A spate of violence in London sparked another vitriolic tweet from Donald Trump blaming mayor Sadiq Khan for the city's knife crime problem -- but is...
16:16, 06/18/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one fig...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Suicide rate up 41 percent, particularly in rural areas, study says Suicide rates have increased by 41 percent since 2000, particularly in rural counties, with researchers highlighting factors such as lack of insuranc...
00:48, 09/10/2019

Fed could signal a policy shift toward future rate cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve seems poised to pivot from keeping interest rates steady to holding out the option of cutting rates if it were ...
09:32, 06/19/2019

Trump’s Fed board choice calls for rate reduction President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, Judy Shelton, is calling on the Fed to lower interest rates by 50 basis points as soon as ne...
02:00, 07/23/2019

European Central Bank cuts deposit rate The European Central Bank announced Thursday it will cut its deposit rate and make new monthly bond purchases in the billions among other steps to he...
15:32, 09/13/2019

Bullish GDP report could make Fed’s rate decision a lot harder The Federal Reserve’s job could be a lot easier or a lot harder depending on what Friday’s report on the nation’s gross domestic product shows. The r...
04:48, 07/25/2019

Hulkenberg: Renault F1's pace, development rate "disappointing" Nico Hulkenberg says his Renault Formula 1 team's pace and development rate has been "disappointing", as the squad lies fifth in the constructors' st...
05:48, 07/26/2019

Steady GDP Report Could Alter Bets on Several Rate Cuts Friday’s report on second-quarter economic activity could challenge investor projections for several rate cuts this year, a potential hurdle for the ...
14:32, 07/26/2019

Promise of Rate Cuts Lifts Range of Assets Stocks and government bonds aren’t the only assets getting a boost from an expected wave of central bank easing. The Swiss franc, gold and emerging m...
18:32, 07/23/2019

The Latest: Markets cautious ahead of Fed rate decision WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 5:05 a.m. Stock markets are subdued as investo...
13:48, 06/19/2019

Wall St. rises on Microsoft's beat, rate cut euphoria U.S. stock indexes advanced on Friday as solid results from Microsoft lifted technology stocks and added to an upbeat mood following signs from New Y...
16:32, 07/19/2019

GST Council Decides To Reduce Rate On Electric Vehicles To 5% The GST or Goods and Services Tax Council on Saturday decided to reduce the rates applicable to electric vehicles (EVs) and the chargers used for suc...
00:48, 07/28/2019

Treasury yields fall ahead of the Fed's anticipated rate cut Traders are bracing for a potential cut in interest rates for the first time in more than a decade. The U.S. Federal Reserve meets Tuesday and will a...
19:48, 07/29/2019

As Fed meets, Trump calls for sharp rate cut, stimulus President Donald Trump, in perhaps his most unorthodox statement yet on monetary policy, called for the U.S. Federal Reserve to act as if the country...
22:32, 04/30/2019

Fed rate cut bets buoy stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve offic...
16:32, 07/19/2019

Upward Move on Key Market Rate Could Bring Fed Response The Federal Reserve’s tool kit for controlling interest rates is facing a challenge that could prompt changes in the mechanics of how the central ban...
15:00, 05/01/2019

How do Federal Reserve interest rate changes affect your finances? USA TODAY personal finance reporter, Janna Herron, explains how changes in the Federal Reserve's interest rates affect your financial accounts. ...
13:16, 07/30/2019

Fed rate cut bets lift stocks, dollar steadies Global stocks rose on Friday as investors firmed up bets on a U.S. interest rate cut at the end of July after a speech by a top Federal Reserve offic...
12:00, 07/19/2019

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations Asian stocks advanced on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling app...
07:00, 07/19/2019

NY Fed clarifies Williams speech that market took as signal of a rate cut Earlier, Williams delivered a speech at the annual meeting of the Central Bank Research Association in which he said, "It's better to take preve...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Trump attacks Federal Reserve again, wants interest rate cut WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing efforts to pressure the U.S. central bank system, saying the stock markets and economic growth...
16:48, 06/24/2019