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Opinion: As inflation continues to heat up, Jerome Powell is going to have some ‘splaining to do

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Prices are soaring and Americans aren’t happy about it. Don’t worry, says the Fed.

Americans aren't happy about higher inflation and how much it's costing them, but not to worry the Federal Reserve says. Here's why (and why the Fed might be too lax).

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The cost of living posts biggest surge since 2008, U.S. CPI shows, as inflation spreads through economy

The cost of living leaped in June by the largest amount since 2008 as inflation spread more broadly through the U.S. economy, raising fresh questions about whether the spike in prices will subside as quickly as the Federal Reserve predicts.

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Treasury yields slip after surprising surge in jobless claims

Treasurys rally on Thursday, sending the yield on the 10-year note back down to 1.26% following an above-estimate increase in weekly jobless claims.

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The ECB aims to keep interest rates lower for longer — a lot longer, say economists

The European Central Bank tweaks and simplifies its message after changing its inflation target. The key takeaway --- rates are going to remain low for a long time.

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European stocks rise with travel stocks gaining, as ECB pledges low-rate stance

European stocks rose Thursday as traders renewed bets on an economic recovery, ahead of an European Central Bank meeting in which the central bank will communicate its intention to keep monetary policy loose for the forese...

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Why did the Dow tumble Monday? Economic growth is now a bigger worry than inflation.

The Dow falls over 700 points Monday as stock-market investors take a clue from the bond market and start worrying about growth.

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AutoNation CEO won’t fight the Fed, says inflation won’t last

AutoNation Inc. Chief Executive Mike Jackson isn't about to fight the Federal Reserve, saying he agreed with the central bank's view that inflation is transitory.

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Three more ways to fight inflation

A basic understanding of inflation can help you use smart strategies to ward off the pain of rising prices, plus—surprise—there's are upsides to inflation.

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Does the bond market have it wrong about inflation?

Beneath the surface of a relatively sanguine U.S. government-bond market is an undercurrent of worry.

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These big tech stocks, including Square and Tesla, are expected to show the best sales growth as the U.S. economy expands

Rapid economic growth bodes well for the largest technology companies.

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This surge in inflation will soon be history — because companies will sacrifice profit for market share

If there is one painful lesson companies of all sizes have learned it is that once you lose market share, it is hellishly difficult and expensive to get it back.

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Why used-car prices are driving U.S. inflation higher — and why it won’t last

Rapidly rising inflation in the U.S. is bound to slow soon --- if just because the cost of used cars and trucks can't keep rising astronomically.

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Weekend reads: Rising inflation and the Federal Reserve’s response to it

Also, retirement locations, how to fix a troubled pension fund, stock- and bond-market warnings, and child tax-credit payments.

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What happened the last time the economy emerged from a pandemic?

A historical perspective on whether inflation’s spike is temporary

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As inflation surges, BlackRock’s iShares investment strategy pro says clients ‘confounded by the move in interest rates’

Every week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance.

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Bond King Jeff Gundlach says there is a simple reason Treasury yields are so low even as inflation surges

Bond guru Jeffrey Gundlach of DoubleLine Capital said it is no mystery why U.S. Treasury yields are anchored lower despite evidence that inflation is rising in an economy attempting to rebound from a stultifying pandemic.

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Why this Man Group managing director doesn’t ‘share the market’s confidence’ on inflation

The market appears to have accepted the Federal Reserve’s narrative that rising inflation will be temporary, but Man Group’s Peter van Dooijeweert is less sure.

U.S. stocks close mixed after Powell reiterates expectations for inflation pressures to fade

U.S. stocks closed mixed on Thursday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite bouncing off session lows in mid-afternoon after investors weighed mostly upbeat U.S. economic data, corporate earnings reports, and a second day...

10-year Treasury yields sink beneath 1.30% as Powell says uneasy Fed still sees inflation receding

Long-dated Treasury yields retreat Thursday as Federal Reserve Chairman Powell said that a recent bout of high inflation has left the central bank “not comfortable” but undaunted in the belief that inflation, hanging well ...

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Inflation is going to ease. Just be patient, Chicago Fed’s Evans says

The president of the Chicago Federal Reserve said he still thinks a surge in U.S. inflation this year will largely fade away by 2022, though he admitted he's less certain about how quickly it will happen.

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Import prices climb 1% in June as Americans pay more for foreign goods

The cost of imported goods rose sharply again in June for the seventh month in a row and added to the upward pressure on U.S. inflation. The import price index jumped 1% last month.

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Inflation data says hotel prices are skyrocketing, but you can still find deals

The cost of hotel rooms rose almost 17% on the year, according to the consumer price index. But the truth is more complex.