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).
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.
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.
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.
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...
The Dow falls over 700 points Monday as stock-market investors take a clue from the bond market and start worrying about growth.
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.
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.
Beneath the surface of a relatively sanguine U.S. government-bond market is an undercurrent of worry.
Rapid economic growth bodes well for the largest technology companies.
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.
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.
Also, retirement locations, how to fix a troubled pension fund, stock- and bond-market warnings, and child tax-credit payments.
A historical perspective on whether inflation’s spike is temporary
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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.
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 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...
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 ...
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.
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.
The cost of hotel rooms rose almost 17% on the year, according to the consumer price index. But the truth is more complex.