Inflation - News Headlines

Mexico ups benchmark lending rate ¼-point to 7.25 percent
December 14th, 2017. 4:53 PM

Mexico's central bank is raising its benchmark interest rate a quarter-point to 7.25 percent to try to rein in inflation that continues to outpace targets

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European Central Bank leaves rates, stimulus plans unchanged
December 14th, 2017. 7:54 AM

The European Central Bank has left its interest rates and stimulus measures unchanged as it looks ahead to the delicate matter of ending its bond-purchase program next year

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Bank of England holds rates after first hike in decade
December 14th, 2017. 7:12 AM

The Bank of England has kept its main interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent, a month after increasing borrowing costs for the first time in a decade to contain a rise inflation stoked by last year's Brexit vote.

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Bank of England set to hold rates after first hike in decade
December 14th, 2017. 4:58 AM

The Bank of England is set to keep its main interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent on Thursday, a month after increasing borrowing costs for the first time in a decade to contain a rise inflation stoked by last year's Brexit vote

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Bank of England set to hold rates after first hike in decade
December 14th, 2017. 12:02 AM

The Bank of England is set to keep its main interest rate unchanged at 0.50 percent on Thursday, a month after increasing borrowing costs for the first time in a decade to contain a rise inflation stoked by last year's Brexit vote

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Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018
December 13th, 2017. 6:02 PM

Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent

Janet Yellen
Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation
December 13th, 2017. 5:43 PM

As inflation in Venezuela reaches catastrophic heights, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to salvage what little value remains from their increasingly worthless bolivars

Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation
The Latest: Fed sees 'modest lift' to growth from tax cuts
December 13th, 2017. 3:08 PM

Fed Chair Janet Yellen says to expect a "modest lift" to economic growth from the Republican tax plan

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Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018
December 13th, 2017. 3:01 PM

Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent

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Text of the Fed's statement after its meeting Wednesday
December 13th, 2017. 2:12 PM

The full text of the Federal Reserve's policy statement after its meeting Wednesday

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US stocks move higher ahead of expected Fed rate hike
December 13th, 2017. 11:32 AM

U.S. stocks are moving higher in morning trading Wednesday ahead of an expected interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve

US stocks move higher ahead of expected Fed rate hike
Gasoline prices lift US consumer inflation 0.4 percent
December 13th, 2017. 8:51 AM

Rising gasoline prices lift US consumer inflation 0.4 percent in November

Gasoline prices lift US consumer inflation 0.4 percent
UK pay rates up but still lagging behind price rises
December 13th, 2017. 5:43 AM

Official figures are showing wages in Britain creeping up but still lagging the rise in prices, meaning working households continue to experience a real-terms pay cut as they ready for Christmas

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European Central Bank in no hurry to yank stimulus
December 13th, 2017. 5:12 AM

The European Central Bank is not expected to announce big changes to its monetary policy on Thursday but will instead be scrutinized for its views on the future, including how it might eventually end its stimulus program.

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3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday
December 13th, 2017. 3:19 AM

3 things to watch for from the Fed in its statement, updated forecasts and Yellen news conference

Janet Yellen
US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November
December 12th, 2017. 9:01 AM

US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November, led by big spike in gasoline prices

US wholesale prices up 0.4 percent in November
UK inflation rises to highest level since March 2012
December 12th, 2017. 5:41 AM

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to write a letter to Britain's Treasury chief explaining why inflation in the country is running by more than a percentage point above target

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UK inflation rate rises unexpectedly to 3.1 percent
December 12th, 2017. 5:06 AM

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to write a letter to Britain's Treasury chief explaining why inflation in the country is running by more than a percentage point above target

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Fed set to raise rates as Yellen gives final news conference
December 11th, 2017. 11:37 AM

Fed is set to lift rates for 3rd time this year as Yellen gives final news conference as chair

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Postal regulators move to let stamp prices jump higher
December 1st, 2017. 6:38 PM

Seeking to bolster the ailing U.S. Postal Service, federal regulators are moving to allow bigger jumps to stamp prices beyond the rate of inflation

Robert Taub

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