Inflation

A man watches stock prices boards at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to a week of data releases and public comments by central bankers. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
November 13, 2017 - 4:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Monday following Wall Street's losing week as investors looked ahead to data releases and public comments by central bankers. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent to 7,452.04 while France's CAC 40 was little changed at 5,...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, joined by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, holds a proposed "postcard tax filing form" as they unveil the GOP's far-reaching tax overhaul, the first major revamp of the tax system in three decades, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 03, 2017 - 9:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP tax bill (all times local): 9 p.m. A change made Wednesday to the Republican tax plan would mean less generous cuts for many Americans. The House's top tax-writer, Rep. Kevin Brady, has released a revised version of the bill that would impose a new, lower-...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 03, 2017 - 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After she steps down in February, Janet Yellen will go into history books at the first woman to have led the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history. But Yellen, who has earned widespread praise for her stewardship of the Fed, will be remembered for much more than breaking a glass...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 02, 2017 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday announced his choice of Federal Reserve board member Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the nation's central bank, succeeding Janet Yellen, the first woman to hold the position. Trump made the announcement in a Rose Garden ceremony with...
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FILE- In this Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington. On Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
November 01, 2017 - 2:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new Federal Reserve leader about to be announced, the Fed is keeping its key interest rate unchanged. But it is hinting that it's preparing to resume raising rates as the economy shakes off the effects of recent hurricanes. In a statement after its latest policy meeting...
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The sun casts long shadows as poeple walk along a street in downtown Barcelona, Spain, Monday Oct. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 31, 2017 - 7:26 am
LONDON (AP) — The eurozone economy is enjoying its strongest and most sustained period of growth since a short-lived bounce-back following the global financial crisis. Official figures released Tuesday showed that the single currency bloc, which is made up of 19 countries, was 2.5 percent bigger in...
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October 31, 2017 - 12:56 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan has wrapped up a policy meeting with no changes to its ultra-lax stimulus program, but slightly raised its forecast for growth in this fiscal year. The central bank did cut its outlook for inflation for the full fiscal year, which ends next March, to 0.8 percent from...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, file photo, Jerome Powell, governor of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, arrives for a dinner during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo. A senior administration official said Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, that Powell is President Donald Trump's leading candidate to lead the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
October 30, 2017 - 4:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome "Jay" Powell, a member of the Federal Reserve's board, is President Donald Trump's leading candidate to replace Janet Yellen as the head of the nation's central bank, with an announcement planned for Thursday, according to senior administration officials. One senior...
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U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks with G30 Chairman Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 15, 2017 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Sunday sketched a bright outlook for the U.S. economy and for inflation prospects in coming months, saying the impact of the recent hurricanes will likely slow economic growth slightly but only temporarily and should be followed by a rebound...
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In this Tuesday, April 25, 2017, photo, a customer pumps gas at a Mobil station in Alameda, Calif. On Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for September. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 13, 2017 - 8:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in September, the largest increase in eight months. The result reflects another big jump in energy prices in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which shut Gulf Coast refineries and caused gasoline prices to spike around the country. The...
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