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Consumer Confidence

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  • Surprise CPI fall rattles U.S. inflation bond market

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - News on Wednesday that inflation unexpectedly cooled in August rattled the U.S. inflation bond market where traders had bet on price increases accelerating to achieve the Federal Reserve's desired level. The corner of the bond market...
  • Bathroom Fall Prevention

    Bathroom Fall Prevention You have been living in your home for over 15 years, and you know the path to your bathroom even with your eyes covered. As older adults, we often become so overly confident about our living environment that we often cut...
  • Consumer prices fall for first time in 16 months on lower gas costs

     Consumer prices fall for first time in 16 months on lower gas costs
    Consumer prices fell in August for the first time in 16 months as lower gasoline costs helped keep inflation tame, the Labor Department said Wednesday. The report should ease pressure on Federal Reserve policymakers, meeting this week, to start...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: Consumer price index for August, Spetember NAHB housing market index, weekly mortgage applications Local earnings: None Other earnings: Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc., FedEx Corp., General Mills Inc. Herman Miller Inc., Lennar Corp.,...
  • Banking association cuts forecast for German economic growth

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's BdB banking association slashed its forecasts for German growth this year and next on Wednesday, saying tensions over Ukraine and crises in the Middle East were hitting business sentiment in Europe's largest economy. The...
  • District 64 expects deficit spending to pay for some projects

    District 64 expects deficit spending to pay for some projects
    The Niles Park Ridge School District 64 administration projects a small operating budget surplus of roughly $641,000 for the 2014-15 school year, but that projection does not take into account the cost of roughly $5.9 million worth of capital...
  • Chicago harbors 75 percent full, lowest occupancy in 15 years: data

    Chicago harbors 75 percent full, lowest occupancy in 15 years: data
    This summer, Matt O’Donnell cruised the open waters aboard his newly-purchased 35-foot-long boat with the backdrop of the Chicago skyline and listened to the Dave Matthews Band jamming at Northerly Island, watched the Air and Water Show where the...
  • Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays

    As back-to-school sales blur into Christmas layaway promotions, consumers are spending again — but some economists warn that the splurging may be fleeting. Americans opened their wallets in August after falling gas prices and an improving job...
  • Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming

    Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming
    The earliest teachers in Hinsdale Township High School could legally call a strike is Oct. 7, although teachers have vowed that if they call for a walk-out it will not be before homecoming, which is scheduled for Oct. 11. At a press conference Monday,...
  • Brazil's inflation to pierce target ceiling in mid-September

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's annual inflation rate probably pierced the government's target ceiling in mid-September as airfares rose and food prices slowed their decline, according to analysts surveyed in a Reuters poll published on Tuesday. Consumer...
  • Stocks fall, led by drop in energy stocks

    Stocks fall, led by drop in energy stocks
    U.S. stocks opened lower Thursday, led by a decline in energy stocks as the price of oil continue to slide. Oil has tumbled 13 percent in the last three months as supplies have remained ample despite geopolitical tension. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard &...