Import Prices Fall Again In August
August’s fall in import prices was led by a steep monthly decline in the price of imported fuel, which plunged 13.3%.
Fed Finds Wage Growth in Some Regions
Latest "Beige Book" survey may fuel confidence in the economy as the central bank considers interest-rate policy later this month.
Inflation In First Half of 2015 Lower Than Reported
Reports of the growth in consumer price inflation were somewhat overstated in the first two quarters, say San Francisco Fed reasearchers.
Consumer Prices Rise Slightly in July
Despite the tame inflation trend, signs of an improving economy may keep the Fed on course to hike interest rates this year.
Fed Official Criticizes Post-Crisis Policies
The St. Louis Fed's vice president says zero interest rates, forward guidance and QE have done little to stimulate the economy.
Producer Prices Rise for Second Month in a Row
Producer prices grew at double the rate of economists’ expectations in June, indicating inflationary pressures could be on the rise.
IMF Advises Fed Not To Raise Rates Until 2016
Regardless of timing, higher U.S. policy interest rates could result in "a significant and abrupt rebalancing of international portfolios."
Wholesale Prices Drop
A strong U.S. dollar and a fall in gasoline prices caused a 0.4% reduction in the producer price index in April.
The Problems of Prosperity
The latest Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Survey finds U.S. finance executives searching for the best ways to leverage the strengthening economy.
The High Cost of Falling Prices
Low or negative inflation is spreading around the world. That is more of a worry than it sounds.