All posts tagged "inflation"
U.S. job market tightening, inflation steadily rising
Fed officials consider the labor market to be near or a little beyond full employment
- Posted March 15, 2018
U.S. economy adds 313,000 jobs in February; wage growth slows
There is optimism that tightening labor market conditions will spur faster wage growth this year and pull inflation toward Fed's 2% target
- Posted March 9, 2018
Puerto Rico Economic Outlook 2018: The Climb Begins
Economists weigh in on island’s long road to recovery
- Posted February 9, 2018
US consumer prices up slight 0.1 percent in July
Both overall inflation and core inflation have risen an identical 1.7 percent
- Posted August 11, 2017
Venezuela’s chief prosecutor decries violence as deaths rise
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor on Tuesday denounced a wave of unrest that has resulted in 26 deaths, vowing to hold all those responsible accountable and calling on both sides of a heated political spectrum to...
- Posted April 25, 2017
Unemployment drops, inflation jumps as Europe recovers
Europe's economic recovery is gathering speed
- Posted January 31, 2017
Stock indexes near records as car makers and retailers rise
Some of the largest gains are going to consumer-focused companies
- Posted January 4, 2017
Venezuela unveils 6 new bills amid galloping inflation
CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela has unveiled six new bills set to go into circulation next week. Central Bank President Nelson Merentes said Tuesday the new higher-denomination bills would make commercial transactions easier in the country with the...
- Posted December 7, 2016
Investors expect higher debt and inflation from Trump presidency
Bond investors loathe inflation because it erodes the purchasing power of their fixed payments
- Posted November 12, 2016
Comparing the US Federal Reserve’s views on jobs and economy
A comparison of the Federal Reserve’s statements from its two-day meeting that ended Wednesday and its meeting Sept. 20-21: RATE HIKE TIMING: Now: The Fed now simply needs just “some” additional evidence that the economy is improving:...
- Posted November 2, 2016