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  • Dollar holds steady, supported by Treasury yields, sagging euro

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Thursday, hovering near a one-week high versus the euro, supported by a slight rise in Treasury yields following news of an uptick in U.S. inflation.
  • U.S. inflation muted in September as energy costs drop

    U.S. inflation muted in September as energy costs drop
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer...

    Costs rising faster than Social Security payments

    Costs rising faster than Social Security payments
    A new cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security may not be enough to help retirees in South Florida. Inflation here is running 2.4 percent, more than the 1.7 percent increase that Social Security recipients will get in January 2015. The increase,...

    Global shares falter as Wall St tumbles; bond prices fall

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets fell on Wednesday, reversing earlier gains driven by solid corporate earnings and mild U.S. inflation data that may let the Federal Reserve keep interest rates lower for longer, as U.S. stocks retreated after...

    Japan PM adviser Honda urges delaying planned sales tax hike to April 2017

    TOKYO (Reuters) - An economic adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that the next sales tax hike should be delayed until April 2017, given the big risk that a tax increase would pose to the fragile economy. Etsuro Honda, a...