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  • Japan's recovery weak after 2 years of monetary 'bazooka'

    Two years after launching a bazooka of ultra-lavish monetary easing, Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has made only fitful progress toward the goal of the 2 percent inflation rate he and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said was needed to jolt the world's No. 3 economy out of its deflationary rut.
  • Russia inflation hits 16.9 percent in March

    Russia's consumer price inflation hit 16.9 percent in March as the country heads for recession, the state statistics agency Rosstat said Monday. While annual inflation has continued to rise to levels last seen in 2002, month-on-month inflation has slowed...

    5 Savage truths about inflation

    5 Savage truths about inflation
    No one seems worried about inflation today. The symptom of inflation is rising prices, which doesn't seem to be happening -- except perhaps for medical services and college expenses. But inflation is specifically a money issue: more money pushing prices...

    Gloomy China, Japan data add to pressure for stimulus

    China and Japan reported gloomy industrial data Wednesday, adding to pressure on leaders of the world's second- and third-largest economies to launch new stimulus. Two surveys showed Chinese manufacturing was weak in March and employers cut more jobs. In...

    Fed's Lacker says there's 'strong' case for June interest rate hike

    Fed's Lacker says there's 'strong' case for June interest rate hike
    A top Federal Reserve policymaker said some of the recent economic weakness probably was caused by bad weather and insisted that a “strong” case for raising interest rates in June still exists. Jeffrey M. Lacker, president of the Federal...